VTech announced the FLiP, the world’s first children’s animated e-reder. It features a 4.3-inch color touchscreen, built-in dictionary and QWERTY keyboard. The FLiP not only shows words, it tells stories by offering vivid animation, narration, character voices, graphics, sounds and music.
The FLiP also provides the necessary building blocks for kids to grow into a fluent reader as they learn reading comprehension, vocabulary, phonics, word building and definitions that are easy for them to comprehend. Parents can download stories to the animated e-reader from VTech’s library.
Also introduced is the VTech MobiGo educational handheld gaming device for kids. It comes with a smart touch screen and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard. MobiGo boasts fun games, each of which teaching a wide range of skills including math, vocabulary, spelling, logic and categorization.
VTech’s FLiP and MobiGo are designed for ages 3 to 7 and are priced at $59.99.