Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids Edition Launching November 10th in the US for $229

October 28, 2013 - Written By Alexander Maxham

Samsung has just announced a rather chunky and brightly colored Galaxy Tab 3 for your Kids, which is headed to the US on November 10th and will be priced at about $229.99. This 7-inch tablet is essentially the same as the Galaxy Tab 3 7-inch in a new color. They’ve made a kid-friendly OS on board along with the standard Android/Touchwiz UI combination you’ve come to expect from Samsung. As you’d expect with a Kids tablet, it comes with a to of games and educational apps on board. There’s also some parental controls so parents can keep tabs on what their kids are doing on the tablet and control what they can’t do.


Here are some of the features on the Galaxy Tab 3 Kids:

  • Special Kid’s Interface:  Easily access kid-specific content through the easy to navigate user interface, including kid-friendly apps and games.
  • Kid-Friendly Games: Toca Train, Wipeout, Fruit Ninja, Disney’s Toy Story: Smash It! and Where’s My Perry? and more.
  • Educational Apps: Learn ABCs and 123s with educational apps including I Learn With Ocean, Dolphin Reader, Inventions 2 and Kids Planet Discovery
  • Built-In Camera: Capture moments or create movies with the 3-megapixel rear-facing camera and 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera.  In Kids mode, the camera features fun and interactive settings that let kids add stickers or costumes to photos.
  • Parental Controls: Manage a child’s tablet experience, including what content kids can access, as well as when and how long they use the tablet at one time.  In addition, you can control the transition between Standard mode and Kids mode with PIN-based access.
  • Built-For-Kids Case: Protect the lightweight, portable tablet from bumps and bruises with the colorful, easy-to-hold case available in orange.

The Galaxy Tab 3 Kids also comes with a free $10 Google Play credit as well as twelve months of Boingo WiFi access, 3-months free of Hulu Plus, and 50GB of Dropbox storage. Samsung’s really packed a lot of goodies in this tablet for just $229.99. Pre-orders will begin on Friday, November 1st from Samsung, Amazon, Best Buy, Fry’s, Office Depot, Sam’s Club, Tiger Direct, and Toys “R” Us. Additionally, Samsung is offering a bundled hardcase for the Galaxy Tab 3 Kids for just $249.99.