Swipe and HCL Launches Tablets for Kids


Two new tablets for kids now are available in Indian market. Swipe and HCL has launched their kids specific tablets called Swipe Junior and HCL ME Champ. Samsung already has a kids specific tablets Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids.

Swipe un

Swipe Junior is a 7 inch tablet with 5-point multi-touch display. It is powered by a 1 GHz dual core processor and runs on Android 4.1 Jelly bean. It has a 2 megapixel rear camera and a VGA front camera. Tablet comes with parental lock feature. So parents can block the internet usage, App restriction, and set timer to set amount of time each day children can access.

Swipe Junior specifications

  • 7-inch (1024 x 600 pixels) capacitive 5-point multi-touch display
  • 1 GHz processor
  • Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS
  • 2 megapixel rear camera
  • 0.3 megapixel (VGA) front-facing camera
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 4GB internal memory , 32GB expandable memory with microSD
  • 3G (via Dongle), WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
  • 3000 mAh battery
  • 3.5mm audio jack

It has been priced at INR 7,399.

HCL has also lanched a tablet for kids called HCL ME Champ. It features 7 inch multitouch display with 800×480 pixels. It is powered by a 1 GHz Cortex A9 processor with Mali-400 GPU. It features a 2 megapixel rear camera and a front VGA camera. It is packed with 1 GB RAM and 8 GB internal storage. See key features of the tablet below.

HCL ME Champ

Like Swipe Junior, It also has parental lock feature. Parents will be able to set usage time, app lock and internet lock. It also comes with many pre-loaded apps including Opera Mini, Kingsoft Office and Hungama.

HCL ME Champ specifications

  • 7-inch (800 x 480 pixels) multi-touch capacitive display
  • 1GHz ARM Cortex A9 processor with Mali-400 GPU
  • Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS
  • 2MP rear camera
  • 1GB DDR3 RAM
  • 0.3MP (VGA) front-facing camera
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Full HD 1080p video playback
  • 3G (via Dongle), WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Mini HDMI
  • 8GB internal memory , 32GB expandable memory with microSD
  • 3100mAh Li-Polymer Battery

HCL Me Champ is price at Rs. 7,399