The kids of this generation are growing up on smartphones, touchscreen and other technologies that were mere fantasies when we were young. Even kids want to own tablets and smartphones these days. But are you going to risk your high-end tablet or smartphone by letting your kid play with it? Some do, but most people don’t. This definitely leads to some unhappy faces in your family. You can relax a bit as Amazon brings a pocket-friendly solution to your problem. Meet Amazon’s new budget tablet for kids. This tablet has pre-installed software for kids while eliminating your concern for any kind of hardware damage.
The Fire Kids edition tablet has been launched on 17th of this month. This tab has been designed keeping kids in mind. Thus, it looks especially appealing to them. It costs under $100 and comes along a protective case that is kid-proof. It has a 1-year warranty and one year use of FreeTime Unlimited. FreeTime Unlimited service offers educational apps and games and over 10000 books and videos that have been selected keeping in mind the age of the intended users.
The tablet will soon be updated with an internet browser that is easy for kids to use. FreeTime will allow kids to access over 20,000 inspected and certified websites and YouTube videos. Common Sense media and Amazon together handpicked each and every website to ensure their appropriateness for kids. Common Sense Media is a provider of online resources that help parents in deciding what content is appropriate for their kids. The new browser will be free and can be updated OTA (over the air). The operating system used for this tablet is Fire OS.
A large selection of Kid’s apps is available on the Fire Tablet. However, this time around, Amazon has roped in some big names in the kid’s entertainment industry like Disney, Nickelodeon, LEGO, app maker Toca Boca and offers lot of popular characters and brands for kids like Star Wars Rebels, SpongeBob SquarePants, Frozen Storybook deluxe etc.
As far as the hardware configuration goes, the tab boasts of a quad-core processor, rear and front cameras and storage space that is expandable to 128 GB (micro SD). Amazon’s app store can be accessed via the tab. However, a unique thing about this tablet is that it comes with a 2-year warranty, unlike most tablets that come with a single year warranty nowadays. The warranty includes physical damage, breakage etc.
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