Business News of 2013-12-24

Samsung launches new galaxy tablet for kids

Electronics giant Samsung has launched the Galaxy Tab 3 Kids, a tablet designed specifically for children at a media briefing event at the Accra Mall.

The device comes with educational tools and safety features. Pre-loaded with six top ranked and globally acknowledged kid’s apps and a new Kid’s Store, the tablet has over 600 activities catering for children’s entertainment, with content including educational games, entertainment and e-book applications.

This child-friendly device also gives parents the opportunity to select the apps they want their kids to have access to, using the Application Manager Control system.

The device also comes with a Time Management feature, which allows parents to set specific time periods for use with password protection. When the designated use-time is up, a password protected lock screen will appear on the screen, disabling further use of the device.

The Tablet also has the same interface as the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7-inches and thus kids can still use it as they grow up. Due to the powerful performance of this smart tablet, parents can also enjoy all the features of a regular tablet by activating the standard mode, thus making it a companion for the entire family.

According to Jaspreet Singh, Business Leader for Handheld Products at Samsung Ghana, the Galaxy Tab 3 Kids comes with a 1.2GHz dual processor, 1GB RAM, a 3MP front-facing camera and a 1.3MP rear-facing camera. He said, “The tablet is designed to be sturdy, and can withstand general wear and tear. It also comes with a strong protective cover for long lasting protection”

The Galaxy Tab 3 is accompanied by lucrative accessories like the kids grip cover which comes in different colours, multiple stand options and an ‘easy-to-grip’ C Pen, to help children draw.

“It is no secret that kids are using technology more and more these days, and the Galaxy Tab 3 Kids is designed to keep them entertained while giving parents the control they need to manage content and time spent using the tablet,” Mr. Singh added.