Samsung is without doubt a leader in terms of market share of mobile phone beating companies like Apple, Nokia, etc. Part of this can be attributed to Samsung’s wide range of devices in every category. Moreover, it never shies away from trying it hands on a new product, for which market might not even be existing. Adding 4th device in Tab 3 range filled with 7”, 8” and 10” models, today Samsung has unveiled Galaxy Tab 3 Kids. The tablet holds an interesting premise of designed specifically for kids with educational content, games, apps and e-books. The device comes in a bright yellow color to please the kids.
The tablet seems as a low-end device with average configuration to just suit the needs of a kid. There’s no cellular connectivity, however internet is accessible with the help of Wi-Fi. Samsung has customized the tablet’s interface with its own software skin and even its own Store for downloading apps. It doesn’t give access to Play Store so that the device may not be misused to install apps not suited for kids. It also offers Time Management setting to parents allowing them to set certain times when kid can use it. During other times, the device will prompt for a password which is known to parents only. It also comes with a special cover which also doubles up as a stand and stores a C-Pen. The C-Pen allows kids to draw on tablets.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids Specifications
- 7” screen with WVSGA resolution (1024 x 600 pixels), 170 ppi pixel density
- 1.2 GHz dual-core processor
- 1 GB RAM, 8 GB internal memory (expandable up to 64 GB via microSD card)
- Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth 3.0
- 9.9 mm thick and 302 g weight
- 3 MP rear camera, 1.3 MP front-facing camera
- 4000 mAh Li-ion battery
- Android 4.1 (JellyBean)
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids Availability and Pricing in India
The device will be first launched in Korea and subsequently in Europe, America, South Africa, and South East Asia. Although, Samsung has remained tight-lipped about the tablet’s pricing, rumors are rife that it will be lower than the Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 version.