Brand new android tablet for 2-7 year olds
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RTÉ Digital today announced the launch of the RTÉjr Juniorpad, an Android tablet for 2-7 year olds, which offers the perfect mix of premium RTÉjr content along with the all the benefits of an Android 4.2 tablet and pre-loaded parental controls.
Tech savvy children can now enjoy over 5 hours of RTÉjr content pre-loaded on an Android tablet including Meet the Animals, Musical Families and Tell Me a Story from RTÉjr Radio, and Hubble, The Clue Crew, Storytime, Tell Me a Story, The Curious World of Professor Fun & Dr Dull from RTÉjr Television.
“Children have become increasingly tech-literate, and using technology is now as natural as using pens and paper”, says Múirne Laffan, Managing Director of RTÉ Digital, “But it’s also become crucial to ensure children remain safe on-line, and provide them with age-appropriate trusted content pre-loaded and a parental app that will safeguard their on-line experiences. We saw the RTÉjr Pad as a great way to introduce young children to technology in a safe environment”.
The RTÉjr Juniorpad will be available on www.rte.ie/shop and in all major retailers from November 30th, and will retail at €149.99.
RTÉjr is a cross-platform ad-free service for 0-7 year olds on television, radio and online, which was launched last April.
This competitively priced tablet adds to the suite of free and ad-free services available on RTÉ Television, RTÉ Radio online and on iOS devices. In addition, RTÉjr has just launched the RTÉjr Facebook Page for grown-ups at www.facebook.com/RTEjr . The Facebook page, a useful resource for parents/guardians/teachers, will be constantly updated with information about all things RTÉjr.
Notes to Editors
- 7” touchscreen and 1.6Ghz dual core processor makes it the perfect platform for playing games or Apps.
- RTÉjr Juniorpad also includes a parental control app with features allowing users to:
- Activate a secure “Kids Zone”
- Permit or restrict access to apps or the internet
- Set the duration of play sessions
- Set a rest period between play sessions
- Option to lock Kids Zone with PIN number
RTÉjr Juniorpad (Android)
7″/ 17.7 cm tablet PC includes RTÉJr pouch
CPU: Rockchip RK3066 Cortex A9 1.6GHz Dual
Core 1GB RAM
8GB built in memory
Support: Micro SD cards up to 32GB
16:9 Capacitive Multi Touch Display 800 x 480
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
WiFi IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
0.3 MP Camera
Flash player support
Square pin charger
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