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Introducing the Samsung Galaxy 3 Tab Kids

Introducing the Samsung Galaxy 3 Tab Kids

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The Next Big Thing in Kids Tablets?

If Samsung wasn’t already doing so well in selling tablets they are definitely going to get a boost by introducing the Samsung Galaxy 3 Tab Kids version. It is just one of four versions they have built including the 7, 8, and 10″ models.

I expect to see other big name companies to follow suit and tackle this ever growing market of kids tablets. Google and Amazon have already added parental controls to their tablets but not all of them are durable enough for younger kids.

Samsung has made a more durable child friendly model that is not necessarily as powerful as the other models but has components and apps targeting kids needs. Although it is not as fast as the iPad or as defined as the Nexus it is definitely better for the 5 to 12 year old range.

Screenshot Samsung Galazxy 3 tab kids model

 Samsung Galaxy 3 Tab Kids Specs

The new child friendly model is going to run the 4.1 Android Jelly Bean OS with parental controls that focus on time management and limiting apps available to children that the parents have preselected to be in their profile. It is going to have a dual core 1.2 GHz processor and 1 GB of RAM. You will 8 GB of internal memory and expandable SD memory slot to increase storage. It will also have 2 cameras like the other Galaxy Tabs with the front being 1.3 MP and the rear being 3 MP. It will have a 7″ 1024 x 600 resolution screen. They have also buffed up the exterior to make it more durable for kids.

It will come preloaded with some educational apps, games, and ebooks for children. I expect most of these are going to be lite versions or other free apps. You will be able to get more apps via the kids store.

Screenshot samsung galaxy 3 kids tab specs

Samsung Galaxy 3 Tab Release Date

The expected release is early in September for the Korean based company and then subsequently to the rest of the world. You can expect to see it in stores  anytime from late September or early October. Although a price has not been set I would expect to see a comparable price tag to the Galaxy tabs of around $200-$300.

How Will it Compare to Other Kids Tablets

A lot of other kids tablets like Meep and Kurio tried to come out with a $300 price tag and failed but the Samsung company has been very successful in launching their tablets and phones in the US. With a good track record for producing some of today’s hottest technology when introducing the Samsung Galaxy 3 Tab Kids model it is going to be a best seller this Christmas.

It has all of the features and specs of the current best kids tablets like the Nabi 2 and Kindle Fire HD but I’m waiting to see how they are going to make it stand out from the ever growing crowd of kids tablets.

You will see a full review of this new tablet as soon as I can get my hands on one of them. If your a fan of the Kindle Fire there are also rumors of a 3rd generation being launched very soon and I expect them to launch with plenty of time before Christmas.

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4 Comments

  1. I have a 6yr o,d and have been looking into buying a tablet for her. After researching I’m thinking about the Nabi 2 Disney edition. I was wondering if you have done a review on the SG 3 kids tablet yet? If so, would you recommend this over the Nabi 2? One last question, what are the age recommendations for both tablets? I’ve watched so many tonight I can’t remember if that was mentioned lol. Thanks for taking the time to do these reviews!

    • Your very welcome. The Samsung Galaxy 3 Tab Kids edition will be released November 10 and hit shelves shortly after. I should have mine very soon as I have already preordered it and will release a written review followed by a video review.

      The Nabi 2 is designed for 4 and up and although I have my seem the box it will be somewhere between 4-6 and up.

      I would say by Wednesday come back and visit and we will have the last 3 tablets that will be released this year up with both written and full reviews. The SGT 3 kids will retail for $229.

  2. Now, this is something that you don’t see every week. It is a good thing that I spotted this article thanks to my good friend who revealed it to me. It is very uncommon for a writer to shell out a large amount of time and effort providing the information that you delivered. It is quite apparent that you put alot of time and effort into this so glad I found it!

    • I appreciate you reading my articles and you are right. I have invested a lot of time in developing this website to help people find a tablet that is right for their child.

      Thanks for the comment

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