Archos announced its new Child Pad, a 7-inch kid-friendly tablet running the latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Designed for children, the Child Pad features a kid-friendly user interface with colored icons, home screen folders with direct access to games, entertainment, learning and puzzles; comes with 28 pre-loaded kid apps including Angry Birds, Pig Rush and Flight Frenz. Instead of ordinary Android market, the tablet 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…etc.
The Child Pad is powered by a 1GHz processor and 1GB of RAM. It sports a 7-inch 1024×600 touchscreen. To ensure a safe tablet environment for kids and peace of mind for parents, the tablet complies with both CIPA and COPPA regulations. Parental control and safe web browsing functions are of course included.
The Archos Child Pad will be released in late-March for $129.