PBS reveals the Playtime Pad tablet for kids
Keeping kids away from technology is virtually impossible these days, but every responsible parent should be careful with it. As a consequence, tablets for kids are more about the software and content they allow access to than the hardware specs. The new Playtime Pad is the result of a partnership between Ematic and PBS KIDS, offering integrated parental tools and a collection of high-quality videos and games for kids.
As mentioned earlier, the hardware specs are not important, so the official press release only mentions 16 GB of internal storage. Some of the other highlights are:
- durable design, with a front-and-back camera
- WiFi connectivity
- 120 PSD KIDS videos
- 100 hours of video on the PBS KIDS Video app
- over 25 games from the PBS KIDS series
According to PBS KIDS, "One-hundred percent of the net proceeds PBS receives from purchases of the PBS KIDS Playtime Pad will support PBS KIDS’ mission to empower children to succeed in school and in life." The tablet is scheduled to go on sale starting on November 6 for $79.99 USD via BestBuy, Walmart, and PBS KIDS.