Binatone launches ‘App Star’ Android tablet for children, at Rs. 9,999

Electronics company Binatone has launched its first android-based tablet PC, App Star, designed for kids above 4 years, priced at Rs. 9,999.TEN-BEST-7

“This ‘APP STAR’ is packed full of software suitable for children of 4 years and above. It has preloaded fun games, educational apps, art studios, e-books, audio-books, music player and camera with video recorder,” Binatone GM India Operations S P Singh said in a statement.

The company has already launched this tablet for kids in UK and other European markets. It has a 7-inch capacitative touch screen and comes with a special cover that protects it from physical damage when dropped from table height.

The tablet has Wi-Fi connectivity option and a battery back of up of 4 hours.

The tablet can be operated in two modes – ‘APP STAR’ mode for kids and ‘parent’ mode which is the normal Android screen mode. The two can easily be switched through the parental control.

“The App Star has secured password protected parental control built-in to the software to ensure time control and firewalled Internet browsing for kids,” Singh said.

The company also plans to create full ecosystem for kids’ tablets with Fun Karaoke, Speaker dock, Racing Car, Helicopter and accessory pack during the X-mas time, the statement said.