With the slew of apps that are out in the Play Store there are many that are kid friendly. However, as great as this is, kids usually aren’t easy on electronics. So you may be a bit reluctant to hand over that Nexus 7 or Galaxy Note tablet. Some companies keep that in mind, and help you out by creating kid specific tablets. Oregon Scientific is just such a company.
The second generation of the original MEEP! tablet boasts newer specs and a slimmer more robust design. Running a custom skin on top of Android 4.2, the tablet is a Toys “R” US exclusive. Besides a $150 price tag, you’ll see a dual core Cortex 1.2GHz processor, 1 GB of RAM, a microSD card, front and rear facing cameras, and WiFi.
Besides updated hardware specs, the tablet adds updated parental controls making it easier to keep your kids safe. The tablet is slated for kids 6 and up. We have the press release for you after the break. For those of you worried about your tablet in the hands of your little one, this may be a good way to go.