Polaroid announces Kids Tablet 2 preloaded with Cartoon Network, Disney, and Marvel apps

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Polaroid has announced a follow-up to their mildly successful Kids Tablet 2. The upgraded tablet is featuring the same 7-inch form of its predecessor, but it’s picking up a slightly improved processor, 1 GB of RAM, and  Android 4.2. On top of that, it’s preloaded with over 70 apps and e-books for children, boasting offerings from Cartoon Network, Disney, and Marvel. For a child-friendly tablet, that’s a ton of content available right out of the box.

The tab will run $149 at Toys R Us, which is slightly more than similar child tablets, but when you factor in all of the additional freebies, it’s a solid deal. Anyone planning on picking one of these up as a Christmas present?

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–

Polaroid is pleased to introduce the second generation of its highly-popular, award-winning tablet specifically designed for children— The Polaroid Kids Tablet 2. The 7.0” Kids Tablet 2 (PTAB780) features a stunning HD display, Dual-Core processor, and the Android 4.2 OS while still combining all the fun, entertainment, security, and durability kids and parents loved in the original version.

“Polaroid is bringing our 75 year tradition of instant sharing, fun and ease of use to a younger demographic with our Kids Tablet 2,” said Polaroid President and CEO Scott Hardy. “Children will now have the opportunity to experience an award winning device similar in specs to their parents’ tablets, but designed specifically to their needs and pre-loaded with content they want from our new partners, Disney, Marvel and Cartoon Network.”

Exciting New Content

The Polaroid Kids Tablet 2 is pre-loaded with over 70 popular books and apps (over $100 value) to keep children occupied for hours. The tablet now comes equipped with the full versions of 25 top-rated books and apps from Disney, Marvel and Cartoon Network that feature some of the most beloved cartoon and comic book characters. Children can learn to read with the help of comic book superheroes Spiderman, Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk or play fun and exciting games with characters from Toy Story, Wreck-It Ralph and Cars.

Additionally, the Kids Tablet 2 features new and updated apps that help children express their creative sides. The new front and rear cameras, along with the Kids Cam app, allows young users to easily take pictures and video with music and special effects using the tablet’s built-in filters. Kids can also make their own music with the tablet’s DJ Studio, which is pre-loaded with a library of different sounds and beats.

Safe, Tough and Durable

The Polaroid Kids Tablet 2 continues to deliver the durability and security parents have come to expect from the Polaroid brand. The tablet is equipped with innovative side and rear bumpers to help protect it from accidental bumps as well as built-in parental controls and a safe web browser that are quick and easy to setup. The tablet is specifically designed to provide a safe and interactive environment for children, while at the same time giving them a real tablet experience. Also included is the exclusive App Shop which is loaded with a variety of free and paid kid-friendly apps. The tablet even features a display lock, which locks the tablet’s display and buttons, allowing young children to enjoy videos or interactive books without interruption.

Features and Specs

  • Display
    • 7.0″ capacitive HD display
    • Screen Resolution: 1024×600
  • Storage
    • Internal Storage: 8GB with additional external SD card slot
  • Processor & OS
    • CPU: Dual-Core, 1.6 GHz CORTEX-A9
    • RAM: 1GB DDR3
    • OS: Android 4.2
  • Camera
    • Front & Rear Camera
  • Battery
    • Rechargeable (Li-ion Polymer)
  • ConnectivityPreloaded with over 70 premium apps (all full versions)
    • Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n)

Designed and manufactured by Southern Telecom, an authorized Polaroid licensee, the PolaroidKids Tablet 2 has a suggested retail price of $149.00 and is available in-store at Toys “R” Us and online at www.toysrus.com.

The Polaroid Brand

Polaroid is one of the most trusted, well-respected and recognizable brands with a rich 75 year history beginning with Polaroid instant film. Our range of products include instant and digital still cameras, high-definition and mountable sports video cameras, tablets and flat-screen TVs that deliver the fun, instant gratification and value for which the brand has long stood. Today, thePolaroid Classic Border Logo rooted in our beginnings of instant photo sharing serves to designate genuine Polaroid branded products. For more information, visit http://www.Polaroid.com.

Polaroid, Polaroid & Pixel, Polaroid Color Spectrum and Polaroid Classic Border Logo are trademarks of PLR IP Holdings, LLC, used under license.

About Southern Telecom

Southern Telecom Inc, (STI) is a leading manufacturer of quality consumer products since 1988. Find out more at www.southerntelecom.com.

 

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