Child-friendly PlayBase tablet from Karuma

Stuck for Christmas ideas? Singapore company Karuma may just be able to help, with the introduction of a new slimline tablet for children called the “PlayBase.” So what makes this latest device the present to have under the tree?

As with all kiddie-orientated devices, they will be course need to be safe to use, exciting for the individual(s), durable to withstand bumps and knocks, portable and affordable.

The PlayBase has all of these qualities, including a 7-inch capacitive multi-touch screen, as Engadget reported, a 1.2GHz Rockchip Cortex A8 chip, front facing camera, up to five hours of battery life with 60 hours standby, durable screen with cover that converts into a kickstand, powered by Android although there is the inclusion of 1GB of DDR3 RAM for Honeycomb or Ice Cream Sandwich OS, WiFi and so on.

In order to pick up your new PlayBase, you will have to put £170 or converted $270 by with a release date of December 1st. Those of you that may be tempted will be pleased to learn that pre-orders of the device are being taken on November 15th from one of three websites including

Tempted? Would you be prepared to pay the above price for your child?