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Archos Announces 7-inch Android Tablet for Children

Archos Announces 7-inch Android Tablet for Children

Archos introduces the Child Pad.

A 7-inch Android tablet meant for children, the Child Pad is driven by a 1GHz processor with 1GB of RAM and operates on the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich platform. Featuring a kid-friendly UI with colored icons, home screen folders with direct access to games and puzzles, it comes pre-loaded with kids' apps such as Angry Birds, Pig Rush, and Flight Frenzy.

In addition, it provides access to the Kids App Store powered by AppsLib, which covers 14-friendly categories and 10,000 apps including (but not limited to) games, multimedia, and sports. On top of that, the Child Pad is equipped with parental controls and safe web browsing.

Priced at US$129, the Child Pad will be available in stores from the end of March.

Read on for the full press release.


DENVER, Colorado – ARCHOS announced today a themed 7” Android tablet for children, called the Child Pad. The 7’’ Child Pad features a compact light weight design, the latest Android version, 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich”, a 1GHz processor and 1GB of RAM. The Child Pad will be available at the end of March for $129 SRP.

Key Features & Benefits

Kid friendly features of the Child Pad include access to the Kids App Store powered by AppsLib which is filtered down to 14-friendly categories and 10,000 apps including games, entertainment, communication, multimedia, books, comics, sports and more.

In addition, ARCHOS has created a kid-friendly user interface with colored icons, home screen folders with direct access to games, entertainment, learning and puzzles and the top 28 kids’ apps pre-loaded including Angry Birds, Pig Rush and Flight Frenzy.

ARCHOS has also designed the Child Pad to comply with both CIPA and COPPA regulations, ensuring a safe tablet environment for kids and peace of mind for parents. The parental controls and safe web browsing is powered by Editions Profil, whose “Mobile Parental Filter” is ranked as the most efficient parental control software in worldwide benchmarks.

Availability & Price

The Child Pad will be available in stores starting the end of March with the recommended retail price of $129.

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