Toys”R”Us is getting into the tablet business. Today the company announced the Tabeo, a “learning tablet created for kids.” The tablet is a 7″ Wi-Fi enabled tablet with a camera and 4GB of storage. It comes with a removable bumper to protect it in case of falls.
The tablet is designed specifically for kids and comes loaded with more than 50 apps including Angry Birds, Cut the Rope, Temple Run, 100 Floors, and educational apps AlphaTots, Discovery Kids Putterbugs, Operation Math. Kids can also use the device to search the Internet. Not to worry, it also has parental controls so that kids are limited in what they find. Parents can block 27 different categories of content and can even personalize sites to block.
The $149 device is currently available for presale and is estimated to ship on October 1st. The device hits stores on October 21st.