After a successful launch of LeapPad Explorer last year, LeapFrog, a leader in educational entertainment in collaboration with MBE (My Baby Excels) have already released their latest LeapPad 2 in India.
The LeapPad 2, which is made for the children, comes loaded with best-in-class learning solution like extensive library of learning, games, eBooks, videos, music and more.
The 5 inch tablet is recommended for children aged between 3 to 9 years. Moreover, HCL and Swipe also launched 2 tablets in the market aiming at the kids section, just a day ago. However those came with the 7 inch display.
Lets take a looka t the specs and features of the recently announced LeapPad 2 tablets for kids:
The tablet comes with a 5 inch touch screen display along with a stylus pen. It is powered by a faster LF 2000 processor. Moreover, the device also comes with front and back cameras and can record videos. It is loaded with features like eReader, music player, motion sensor among others.
The 5 inch device also comes with a pre-loaded apps like Photo Lab, Art Studio, Pet Pad, LeapFrog Learning Songs and more. On top of that, LeapFrog's educator-approved library which offers over 800+ games, eBooks, videos can also be used by the kids.
The tablet comes with a 4GB internal storage capacity and is compatible with LeapFrog Explorer cartridges and apps. However, LeapFrog LeapPad 2 accessories are sold separately.
The company has not disclosed much details on the camera and the battery but they claim that the device would offer up to 9 hours of play time with a single full charge
Apart from that, additional games, Ultra eBooks and accessories are also available separately which can be downloaded from the library of over 125 titles in the on-line LeapFrog App Store. The games include animated characters like Minnie Mouse, Hello Kitty & Friends and eBooks based on movies like Cars 2, Cinderella, Tinkerbell among others. LeapFrog has also introduced a new Learn to Read Collection of Ultra eBooks that features the 300 keywords for early readers to help build phonics and decoding skills, sight word recognition and reading comprehension. This new series includes story classics from Fairy Tales to Adventure Stories.
Price and Availability
LeapPad 2 will be available in green and pink color variant and is priced at Rs. 11999 but the accessories and software will be priced separately starting at Rs. 899. LeapPad 2 is available across leading stores like Hamley's, Landmark, Mahindra Retail, Lifestyle among others as well as on the leading E-commerce websites like Flipkart.com, Amazon.in, Babyoye.com, FirstCry.com. However, Flipkart is selling the tablet at Rs. 7,799.