Archos, a consumer electronics company, has announced a themed 7” Android tablet for children, called the Child Pad. It features a compact light-weight design, the latest Android version, 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich,” a 1GHz processor and 1GB of RAM.
“As a pioneer in the portable audio and Android tablet market, we realize the importance of providing a tablet that can offer hours of entertainment for all ages, especially kids,” says Henri Crohas, founder and CEO, Archos.[ Also Read: Toshiba Brings “World’s Thinnest” 10-Inch Tablet ]
Kid-friendly features of the Child Pad include access to the Kids App Store powered by AppsLib which is filtered down to 14-friendly categories and 10,000 apps including games, entertainment, communication, multimedia, books, comics, sports and more.
In addition, Archos has created a kid-friendly user interface with colored icons, home screen folders with direct access to games, entertainment, learning and puzzles and the top 28 kids’ apps pre-loaded including Angry Birds, Pig Rush and Flight Frenzy.
The company has also designed the Child Pad to comply with both CIPA and COPPA regulations, ensuring a safe tablet environment for kids. The parental controls and safe web browsing is powered by Editions Profil.
The Child Pad will be available at the end of March for $129 SRP.