Galaxy Tab 3 Kids to go on sale in the UK from Friday


Tablet aimed at children to be available online from November 1 and from a range of high street retailers on November 8

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids will be available to buy online in the UK from Friday (November 1) and in-store a week later.

It will be available to buy from Samsung online in two days time and will be ranged at high street retailers Toys ‘R’ Us, Argos, Shop Direct, Dixons, JLP, Asda and the Samsung Experience store from next Friday.

The Galaxy Tab 3 Kids comes with the ability for parents to control when their child can use the device. Itis powered by a 1.2GHz processor and runs the Android 4.1 operating system. It has a seven inch screen, three megapixel rear camera, 1.3-megapixel front camera and 8GB of internal memory that can be expanded by 32GB with a microSD card.

It will come pre-loaded with educational, gaming, entertainment and e-book applications and with the Application Manager, parents can select the apps they want their children to have access to.

The Time Management feature allows parents to set specific time period for use. When the designated time is reached, a password protected lock screen will appear, requiring a parent to enter a password and unlock the device.

A Kids Case featuring a child-friendly grip and a number of stand options available for the device. The case will also come equipped with a C Pen, enabling children to draw on the screen without leaving marks on other objects.

Samsung Electronics UK and Ireland vice president of IT and mobile division Simon Stanford said: “We’re seeing technology become ever more popular with children, and wanted to create a tablet that provides kids with interactive and educational content with the added benefit of giving parents control over their children’s tab use.

“Parents played a huge part in the design process, and as a result the Galaxy Tab 3 Kids is a unique product that is both a fun and exciting piece of technology for kids to use and a device that parents can trust.”