PBS KIDS launched its own tablet for kids, the Playtime Pad. PBS KIDS is known for offering safe and educational media. It also offers content that are engaging and interactive plus mobile apps that help not only the children but also the parents and teachers.
Playtime Pad Contents
The debut of the Playtime Pad extends PBS KIDS’ work in the digital space, which includes a robust collection of content, such as more than 30 learning apps and the award-winning PBS Kids. Playtime Pad will be pre-loaded with 25 games, 100+ hours of video on the award-winning PBS KIDS Video App and 120 video clips, songs and music videos. Other popular apps such as PBS KIDS ScratchJr and PBS Parents Play and Learn are also included.
Playtime Pad Specs
Playtime Pad is powered by 1.3Hz quad-core processor, 16 GB RAM, a microSD card slot and USB connection, a 7-inch 1024×600 screen, a front-and-back camera and it runs a customized version of the Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) operating system.
Unlike other tablets for kids with proprietary content, Playtime Pad has access to over a million downloadable apps and games from the Google Play Store.
Playtime Pad Parental Controls
Playtime Pad comes with easy-to-use parental controls that let parents customize the tablet’s content, including the ability to approve or block streaming videos, online games, and installed apps. Parents can also set daily usage time limits and the hours when the tablet can be used.
What parents will like about the device is that it comes with easy-to-use parental controls that let them further customize the experience, including the ability to approve or block streaming videos, online games, and installed apps, and the ability to set daily usage time limits and the hours when the tablet can be used.
The PBS KIDS Playtime Pad will be available starting November 6 at a retail price of $79.99.