Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Android-powered Vinci Tab II for children coming soon

updated 11:31 am EDT, Thu May 31, 2012

Child safety-certified tablet gets significant price drop, Wi-Fi for the first time

Vinci has introduced its second learning tablet meant for kids, the 7-inch Tab II. It uses an unspecified version of Android that's heavily customized and powered by a 1.2GHz Cortex A8 processor. Two variations will be offered; one with Wi-Fi and one without.

The touchscreen has 800x480 resolution, and there is 8GB of storage space onboard, though it can be expanded thanks to a microSD memory card slot. Educational apps are preloaded, along with interactive storybooks, and animated music videos, with more available for purchase. They can be loaded onto the tablet with a microUSB port.

The original version of the tablet didn't have Wi-Fi and was priced at $389. The Tab II Wi-Fi costs $249, while the Wi-Fi-less version is priced at $199. The child safety-certified tablet is already arriving at some retailers, with Walmart, Toys 'R' Us, Yoyo.com, and Diapers.com expected to get it next month.



By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Kenu Airframe Plus

Simple, stylish and effective, the Kenu Airframe + portable car mount is the latest addition to Kenu's lineup. Released earlier this y ...

Plantronics Rig Surround 7.1 headset

Trying to capture the true soundscape of video games can be a daunting task. Looking to surround-sound home theater options, users hav ...

Adesso Compagno X Bluetooth keyboard

The shift from typing on physical keyboards to digital versions on smartphones and tablets hasn't been an easy for many consumers. Fro ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News