EE Robin kid’s tablet is budget friendly for Christmas


If you’re looking for a new tablet aimed fairly and squarely at kids then you might want to consider the EE Robin tablet. It comes with plenty of child-centric content and features, and can be purchased from EE on PAYG or with a choice of monthly plans. The EE Robin kid’s tablet is budget friendly for Christmas so it could make the ideal holiday season gift.

We’ll start with the specifications, which include a 1.1GHz quad-core processor, 7-inch display with 1024 x 600 resolution, 1GB of RAM, and 8GB of internal storage (expandable to 32GB with microSD support). It has a 2-megapixel camera but no flash. The EE Robin tablet has a 2820 mAh battery said to last for up to 10 hours of use or 850 hours of standby time. The 4G-ready tablet measures 191mm x 109.4mm x 9.25mm and weighs 257g. It runs the Android 5.1 Lollipop-based EE Kurio OS.

The tablet comes with easy-to-use parental controls for protecting the safety of your child when they’re online. With the smart web filter for example, you can ensure only appropriate sites are accessible determined by the age of your child. This also enables parents to add or remove website access as required. Parents can also set time limits for how long their kids can use the tablet every day, and app management is another feature.

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The Robin comes pre-loaded with plenty of app content for children, in fact more than 40 apps. These range from educational apps such as Age of Explorer to fun games such as Fruit Ninja. Kids also have unlimited access to shows such as Thomas and Friends, Postman Pat, and more with a Hopster subscription that comes with the tablet (3 months free or 24 months free when taken on an extra plan). The tablet also has a kid proof bumper to safeguard the device against the usual drops and knocks.

If you want to buy the EE Robin tablet on a 2GB pay as you go plan, the upfront price is £129.99. EE is currently throwing in a Christmas offer of 500MB of free data every month for a year with this option. Alternatively you can buy the EE Robin on a monthly plan with an upfront cost of £29.99. One plan will cost you £13 monthly over 24-months and offers 2GB of data per month. Another at £15 monthly includes 10GB of data. If you’re already an EE customer you can add the Robin to your account on the 10GB plan and receive 10% off each month and you won’t have to pay the £29.99 upfront payment.

Do you think the EE Robin tablet would make a great kid’s gift this Christmas? Let us have your thoughts on this child-focused 4G-enabled tablet.

Source: EE Robin (PAYG or Pay Monthly)

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