Archos to release kiddy-friendly ICS Tablet

There's no shortage of toddler-friendly tablets, but this is the first one we'd spend our own cash on. The Archos ChildPad is a budget-priced tablet based around Android 4.0 (aka Ice Cream Sandwich), with the added sheen of child friendly themes and more parental control.

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Technically, it's quite an impressive beast for the money - 7 inches corner-to-corner the tablet features a 1024x600 resolution, a 1GHz processor and 1GB RAM. It is set to hit shelves at a reasonable £99 (US price $129.99). The ChildPad comes with 28 kid-friendly apps pre-installed with access to a Kids App Store featuring a further 10,000 of the blighters. You can also download books, comics and other multimedia making this a good all-round device.

It certainly appears far more capable than the likes of the LeapPad Explorer and VTech InnoTab. The ChildPad will hit shelves this month.

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