One of the market segments that device manufacturers are turning their eyes on lately are kids. The recent introduction of kid friendly tablets just goes to prove that there is a need for such devices since kids today are fascinated with this type of technology. This is why Toys “R” Us has announced that it will soon be releasing a new 8-inch tablet called the Tabeo e2.
The Tabeo e2 is the successor of the first Tabeo tablet which was released last year. This upcoming model comes with several upgrades and improvements compared to its predecessor. It still retains its kid-friendly nature and comes with parental control software for moms and dads to easily monitor what their kid can access.
Tabeo e2 Technical Specifications
- Android Jelly Bean 4.2
- 8″ capacitive, multi-touch screen, 1,024 x 768 pixel resolution displays, 16 million colors
- Dual-core 1.0 GHz processor and a quad-core GPU
- Customizable parental controls
- Preloaded with 30 apps, including learning apps like Operation Math, games such as Bejeweled 2 and Fruit Ninja
- tabeo App Store offers access to thousands of free apps
- Downloadable Toys’R’Us Movies app
- Removable hard case with rubberized siding
- Dual-facing camera, microphone, built-in speakers and G-sensor
- USB 2.0 interface
- Plays video files with .avi, .mp4, .mkv, .mov and .flv extensions
- MP3, WAV, APE, OGG and FLAC audio playback
- 8 GB of internal storage; expandable up to 64 GB with a microSD card (sold separately)
- 1 GB RAM
- Bluetooth and Wi-Fi enabled
This model has a sturdy build that comes with a removable hard case with rubberized sidings that protects it from accidental drops and bumps.
Aside from keeping kids entertained it can also be used as an educational tool with access to several learning apps.
The Tabeo e2 8-inch tablet can now be pre-ordered at the Toys “R” Us online site for $149.99 and comes with free shipping. The estimated shipping date is December 31st of this year.