LeapFrog Announces New Learning Tablet for Kids - LeapPad Ultra
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Designed just for kids, the new must-have LeapPad Ultra is the only children's tablet with an integrated kid-safe web browser and a learning library of 800+ educator-approved games, apps and more
LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in children's learning tablets, today announced the launch of the ultimate kids' learning tablet, LeapPad Ultra. The new LeapPad Ultra is kid-tough and works with LeapFrog's unique library of more than 800 life-changing content experiences designed or approved by LeapFrog's learning experts. LeapPad Ultra is kid-ready right out of the box with LeapSearch by Zui, a proprietary kid-safe web browser that parents can trust. Unique to LeapPad Ultra, the seven-inch DUO TECH high-resolution screen is designed to help children learn to write using a stylus while supporting interactive touch experiences. Additionally, LeapPad Ultra features a sleek new look, a long-lasting rechargeable battery, and front and back cameras and video recorders plus 8 GB of storage for photos, apps, videos and more.
"For the past two years, our LeapPads have been the best-selling learning tablets 1 for children across many countries and have won more than 25 prestigious awards, including the TIA's Educational Toy of the Year awards and 2013 People's Choice award," said John Barbour, chief executive officer at LeapFrog. "When parents select a tablet for their child, one of the key criteria is the availability of a wide variety of fun and engaging learning content. LeapFrog's educational content library of more than 800 games, apps, eBooks, videos, music and more has won numerous awards from parents, teachers and industry experts, and our cartridge content was the #1 selling toy at retail in Canada last year 2."
"LeapPad Ultra has been designed to offer a safe and age-appropriate experience vetted by LeapFrog's in-house learning experts," continues Barbour. "Children can explore and play on their own while parents feel confident that their children are learning and engaging in a kid-safe environment with games, activities, videos and more designed just for them. With more features, including Wi-Fi with a kid-safe browser, we believe that LeapPad Ultra will be the top item on children's wish lists this year."
Everything Moms Want and Everything Kids Love
With new intuitive parental tools including a four-digit security code, parents are in control of what their child is able to access, while the Wi-Fi allows them to directly sync content to their child's LeapPad Ultra. Parents can easily browse, purchase and download apps from LeapFrog's library of world-class learning games, apps, eBooks, videos, music and more.
With LeapPad Ultra, LeapFrog is launching LeapSearch powered by Zui, a secure and proprietary browser that lets children access and explore content they love in a closed environment that is easy to navigate. Children can use LeapSearch on their LeapPad Ultra to browse videos, images and sites from the web that have been reviewed and approved by LeapFrog's highly-experienced team of learning experts as kid-appropriate.
LeapPad Ultra also offers kid-safe peer-to-peer play across devices, when two or more LeapPad Ultra tablets connect locally. In Pet Pad Party, one of the new apps with this feature, children can communicate and play with their friends and siblings in a kid-safe environment with their own personalized pet avatars.