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OLPC, Vivitar Intros New XO Tablets With 7, 10 Inch Displays

The first XO Tablet was first released by One Laptop Per Child and Vivitar last year and now there’s going to be a new version that’s going to come in 7 and 10 inch displays. The XO tablet is known for its durability, kid friendly interface, and low price and the upcoming models will follow in this tradition.

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The 7 inch model is expected to cost $150 while the 10 inch model will be priced at $200.

As far as specifications goes it’s getting some slight upgrades from its predecessor. The 7 inch model will have a screen resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels, a quad-core processor, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB internal storage, WiFi, Bluetooth, 5MP rear camera, 2 MP front camera, and a battery that will last up to 7 hours of continuous use.

The 10 inch model on the other hand will have the same specifications with a few extra features added such as a GPS and a longer lasting battery that’s rated to last for up to 12 hours of continuous use.

Vivitar will also be making available several optional accessories that can be used with both tablets such as a wireless keyboard, digital microscope with 300 x magnifications, digital telescope with 200 x magnifications.

Some of the key features of the XO Tablet include

  • Full Android tablet: features a high-resolution screen, powerful processor, and the latest Android operating system.
  • Educational Curriculum: lessons are sourced from the leaders in education such as Oxford University and Discovery Communication.
  • Parental Controls: parents are able to track usage and learning styles to enhance their child’s development.
  • Bilingual: All content is available in both English and Spanish. Users will be able to easily switch between languages with a simple tap on the screen.

One Laptop Per Child developed the XO Tablet as a way to provide better educational opportunities for children all around the world.

via liliputing