July 22, 2014

Polaroid debuts 7-inch Android tablet for kids

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Polaroid today announced a new Android based tablet, a 7-inch experience aimed at  younger children. Powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the unnamed device comes loaded with 35 premium apps (all full versions), including Dr. Seuss and Smithsonian interactive books.

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For those curious as to what the hardware looks like, the $149.99 Polaroid tablet comes with 1.0 GHz CORTEX-A8 procesor, 512MB RAM, 8GB internal storage, 2-megapixel rear camera, and 3500mAh battery. Additional details include side and rear bumpers, parental controls, and a display lock.

“Throughout our year history, we’ve been known for creating innovative and easy-to-use products that are fun for all ages,”says Polaroid President and CEO Scott W. Hardy. “The kids tablet is no exception. It epitomizes the Polaroid brand personality and brings together a host of features that will delight kids and parents alike.”

Polaroid will be demonstrating the 7-inch tablet at CES and we’ll be onsite to check things out and share our impressions.