Various educational toys and apps, which are available for the kids, target particular age groups. These toys and apps do not change according to the needs of the kids, so parents have to pack them away after 4 or 5 months. Tech giant, LeapFrog has launched two kid-friendly tablets that change according to the needs of the kids as they grow. The names of these magical tablets are LeapPad 2 and Leapster GS. Both of them were originally introduced in 2011. They have got various awards including three prestigious awards such as Preschool Toy of the Year, Educational Toy of the Year, and the ultimate recognition-Toy of the Year.
LeapPad 2 and Leapster GS help the children to learn with entertainment and fun. LeapPad 2 is a Learning Tablet for kids aged between 3 and 9 years old while Leapster GS is an Ultimate Learning Game System for kids aged between 4 and 9 years old. Both tablets have improved features and specs compared to the previous versions. They support new internal battery system and recharger pack. The battery system and recharger pack are accessible with the tablets separately. LeapFrog tablets are safe and age appropriate for kids whether they want princess fun, superhero action or simply want to explore their inner artist/musician.
LeapPad 2 comes with durable and kid-friendly design just like the previous versions. It features two higher resolution cameras: one in front and other at rear. The cameras have been improved from 0.3MP to 2.0MP. The LeapPad 2 has faster LF 2000 processor and 2 times more built-in storage (from 2GB to 4GB). The battery life also has been enhanced. It is also equipped with the popular the LeapPad 2 Cartoon Director app, Pet Pad writing app, a music player with 5 LeapFrog Learning Songs, a new Cartoon Director creativity app and an Art Studio creativity app. The content library of the tablet will sport over 325 game cartridges, eBooks, apps, videos, music, etc by the end of the year.
The Leapster GS learning game system is perfect for fast-action LeapFrog games due to its size and button controls. Compared to Leapster Explorer, Leapster GS comes with bigger screen, faster LF 2000 processor, 4GB built-in storage, built-in microphone, sleek design as well as integrated motion sensor plus camera and video recorder. It features the popular Pet Pad writing app and the new “Escape of the Sillies” game app. The content library of Leapster GS will include over 300 action-packed game cartridges, eBooks, apps, videos, music, etc by the end of the year. Both, Leapster GS and LeapPad 2 support LeapFrog Explorer cartridges and LeapFrog App Center digital content.
The preorder for the LeapPad 2 and Leapster GS has been already started from 18th July at leapfrog.com and major online retailers in Canada, United States, United Kingdom and Ireland. The tablets will be available for $99.99 and $69.99 respectively. LeapPad 2 is also available with the Disney Princess Edition at $129.99. Up and game cartridges come with a price tag of $24.99 and Downloadable apps cost $5.00. The LeapPad 2 and Leapster GS will be available at major retail locations in the selected countries from August.
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