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Eddy, rugged Android 4.2 tablet for kids launched at Rs. 9,999

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Instructional options begin-up Metis Studying on Wednesday launched an Android 4.2-powered tablet concentrated on children aged between 2 and 10 years, and focusing on educator-chosen finding out content material.

Eddy, which the agency claims is India’s first Android- powered children studying tablet, is being provided at an introductory worth of Rs. 9,999 until February 20, and at existing is completely to be had on Amazon.com and the begin-up’s website online, eddytablet.com.

Talking at the launch, Metis Learning CEO Bharat Gulia mentioned: “India is a big attainable market for capsules and the United States noticed the sale of about 4.5 million gadgets final 12 months. The children tablet area has an attainable of about 4.5 devices.”

Eddy is the handiest tablet to map faculty curriculum to video games and has been designed by way of a workforce with over one hundred years of blended expertise, he delivered.

On being requested about the quantity of devices it plans to promote, Glia stated: “We are expecting to promote about 50,000 devices in the first year.”

The 7-inch monitor tablet sports activities a 1.6 GHz twin-core processor coupled with 1GB of RAM, and constructed-in storage of 8GB, which can be extended to 32GB by means of micros card. A 3200mAh battery powers the instrument, rated to ship up to 4 hours of steady utilization time on full cost.

The tablet has been manufactured in China, Glia mentioned.

“Eddy is set to usher a new paradigm for early 12 months’ schooling in India with its idea of recreation-primarily based finding out,” he brought.

Kids can learn books, study to play the piano, discover the world and the universe as smartly as apply math thru video games on Eddy, he brought.

The staff of pro educators and specialists in the back of Eddy has ensured that handiest video games which are extremely attractive, violence-free and stress-free for kids are chosen.

Oldsters additionally have get admission to to over 50,000 instructional apps on Google Play retailer. Eddy additionally comes with a unique suggestion engine for oldsters, the Youngsters Radar, which recommends the most appropriate studying apps for their youngsters on the Play retailer.