Vinci Tab Android Gingerbread Slate is for Your Kids; Rolling Out on August 10th

August 4, 2011, By Alexandru Ion

It’s been a year of the tablets – big and small, slim and fat.  Tablet makers have been rolling out slates for the professional, the traveler and the home user. As if they aren’t just enough, here comes a new device that aims at the kids. No kidding, the upcoming Vinci Tab is just for the toddlers around.

Vinci Tab Android Gingerbread Slate is for Your Kids; Rolling Out on August 10th

Built tough with foam handles and tempered glass, the Android 2.3 Gingerbread slate comes with a 7-inch 800×480 touchscreen display. Under the hood, it has a 1 GHz Cortex A8 processor and 512 MB of RAM.

Further, the device also offers a collection of built-in apps and games for the kids. It has no 3G or Wi-Fi, and also comes with safety locks to keep improper content at bay.

The device is circumscribed by a red, easy grip handle made of soft material like silicone, which makes it tough and shock proof. The multi-touch LCD display is concealed by the tempered glass used in the car windows. The housing components meet safety standards from toy and food contacts.

Other features include a 3 megapixel rear camera that records 720p videos, along with a microphone and built-in speaker. It supports video formats like H.264, MPEG-4 etc and audio formats like MP3, MP3 VBR, Audible and WAV audio files.

Further, the device also comes with a micro USB port and 4GB/8 GB built-in memory which can be expanded using micro SD cards. Two types of lithium polymer batteries – while one is a 3200mAH offering 3 hours of battery life, the other is a 6400mAH  offering 6 hours of battery life.

The Vinci Tab is expected to be unveiled on August 10th. The 8 GB/6400 mAh model will come for a price of $479, while the 4 GB/3200 mAh version version will sell for $389. Stay tuned for the roll out to give your kid a surprise.

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