Holiday Gift Ideas 2011: Kid-Friendly, $199 Nabi Tablet from Toys ‘R Us

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11 Nov, 2011 7:30 am

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Motorola started the family-friendly tablet trend by releasing a Xoom Family Edition. Then we heard about the “world’s slimmest child-proof” tablet from Karuma called the PlayBase. Now Toys ‘R Us is offering their addition to the kid-friendly tabletspace called the Nabi Tablet.

While the specs won’t wow the power tablet user, the Nabi has a decent set of specs for a kid-oriented device:

  • 7-inch, 800 x 480 capacitive touchscreen
  • 533 MHz, dual-core Cortex A9 processor with PowerVR SGX530 GPU
  • 4 GB internal storage
  • Wi-Fi
  • front-facing camera
  • up to 5 hours battery life
  • can support up to 1080p HD video playback (!)

Toys ‘R Us has also packed the Nabi with a lot of useful educational software as well as their own app store of 500 applications and games:

Its the everything tablet for kids:

  • Its a University: The award-winning Fooz Kids University is a Nabi exclusive with over 22,000 state standardized math skills covering grades Pre-K through 5th.
  • Its a Design Studio: 30+ apps from drawing and painting to creating professional quality books allow for creative exploration that can be shared with friends and family.
  • Its a Movie Theater: A 7-inch brilliant 1080p display lets children watch their favorite TV shows and movies at home or on-the-go.
  • Its a Library: 30 pre-loaded e-Books make stories come to life and encourage children of all ages to read.
  • ay puts children in control of their favorite games such as Angry Birds, Cut the Rope, Fruit Ninja and Need for Speed.
  • It’s a Game Console: Tilt-sensor controls and a Multi-Touch display puts children in control of their favorite games such as Angry Birds, Cut the Rope, Fruit Ninja and Need for Speed.
  • Its Powerful Enough for Mom: With the tap of a button and password, mom can enter “Mommy Mode” and enjoy a full-featured Android tablet to browse the Web and use her favorite apps and games.

The Nabi tablet is available for pre-order on Toys ‘R Us now, and will ship by Dec. 1. In addition to free shipping, buyers can also choose from a free reindeer or bear plush toy for purchases over $50.

Via Phandroid, Toys ‘R Us


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    niche device. with only $199, it’s worth for money.