The LeapPad 2 and the Lexibook tablets for kids is about to witness the arrival of a new competitor as the Ematic FunTab Pro price and availability details have surfaced. The slate is powered by the Android Ice Cream Sandwich platform and it packs in various child-friendly features to keep little ones entertained and educated.
Together with Zoodles Kids Mode, the manufacturer claims to provide a safe and an educational experience for children. With Interactive Story Books, parents will be able to create a video recording of themselves narrating a story through the integrated camera or Zoodles.com. Additionally, the company has thrown in Video Mail and Art Studio which allows kids to create doodles. Other pre-loaded apps include Angry Birds, Where’s My Water?, Cut The Rope, Skitch, School Assistant, Fruit Ninja and a lot more.
To make the tablet rugged enough to survive the harshness of playtime, it features a rubberized form factor. This coating also aims to deliver a secure grip, while its ergonomic design should fit well in small hands. Coming to the specification, the slate houses a 1GHz processor and a dedicated GPU coupled with 1GB of RAM. Tucked away under the 7-inch WVGA touchscreen is 8GB of internal storage, a Li-ion battery capable of delivering around 8 hours of activity and connectivity features such as Wi-Fi, a mini-HDMI socket, a microSD card slot supporting 32GB and a mini USB 2.0 port.
Those looking forward to buying the Ematic FunTab Pro tablet ought to know that it is available through Walmart.com for $149.99. The device is accompanied by interchangeable faceplates which are sprayed with blue, pink and red shades.