Affordable FunTab Pro Android Tablet Goes on Sale in the US for $150 USD
The slate is aimed at children and is powered by Android 4.0 ICS platform
Aimed at children, Ematic’s new FunTab Pro tablet comes with the multi-awarded Zoodles Kids Mode. The slate is now available for purchase via Walmart for only $150 USD (115 EUR) and it comes with interchangeable faceplates which come in blue, pink and red.The FunTab Pro is parent-approved and especially tailored for children. Furthermore, the slate comes with a 7-inch capacitive touchscreen display that supports 480 x 800 pixels resolution and a built-in photo snapper.
Surprisingly, the tablet is powered by Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system out of the box and packs a 1 GHz single-core processor.
On the inside, the FunTab Pro packs 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory, which can be further expanded up to 32GB via microSD memory card.
Given the fact that the slate targets kids, the manufacturer used a rubberized texture and ergonomic design. The rubber coating offers a secure grip for children while the shape of the slate make it fit perfectly in small hands.
The tablet also comes with HDMI output which allows users to connect the slate to a TV. According to Ematic, FunTab Pro’s battery provides up to 8 hours of continuous playtime.
Last but not least, the FunTab Pro comes pre-loaded with Interactive Story Books, Video Mail and an Art Studio. Several games have been included as well, such as Angry Birds, Where’s My Water?, Cut The Rope, Skitch, School Assistant and Fruit Ninja, along with some educational apps from Intellijoy.
FunTab Pro also includes a kid safe web browser, which offers kid-friendly content. It is also worth mentioning parents can access Zoodles.com to track and control their child’s activities on the FunTab Pro.
“Ematic teamed up with Zoodles Kids Mode to create a safe and educational online learning experience for children. Zoodles is the top app for kids, and leads your child through every step of the interface with large buttons and vocal cues,” said Roy Rayn, president of Ematic.