ConveGenius and Lenovo partnered to launch the CG Slate entertainment tablet for kids in India at a price tag of Rs. 7,499. It comes in Ebony colour and it is available exclusively on Flipkart. The first 1000 units will be available at a price tag of Rs. 7,499, afterwards the unit will be available at a price tag of Rs. 8,500.
Talking about the development, Mr. Jairaj Bhattacharya, MD, ConveGenius Group, said:
“We envision CG Slate to be every child’s best friend for Learning, Entertainment, and Shopping. In this endeavour, we have partnered with best-in-breed brands such as Lenovo and Flipkart to ensure a seamless user and purchase experience, respectively. CG Slate is an affordable and comprehensive mobile learning solution, which uses the immense potential of gamification to personalise learning for kids, and supplements regular curricula taught in school with NCERT-mapped content. We are positive that CG Slate’s interactive lessons, games, videos and movies will enrich the overall learning experience of the young generation, and would be a real aid for parents.”
Adarsh K Menon, Vice President – Auto and Electronics, Flipkart said:
“E-learning in India has become extremely popular across age-groups especially children in India. We have seen a huge surge in shoppers browsing and buying products that offer a comprehensive digital learning experience. We are delighted to announce the exclusive launch of ConveGenius’s latest product CG Slate in India. We are confident that this new product will revolutionize the way children acquire and absorb knowledge.”
Mr. Bhaskar Choudhuri, Director – Marketing, Lenovo India said:
“Tablet technology has been a game-changer for education since it allows young learners to leverage a touch-screen interface to access a wide variety of digital resources. Lenovo has always aimed at providing the best devices and technology for education and entertainment and our association with ConveGenius reinforces this commitment in the form of CG Slate. The Lenovo powered education tablet is an ideal device that provides an enriched and comprehensive learning experience for young children.”
The tablet is for children for Grades K to 5 with NCERT curriculum for Indian kids and promises to make learning fun & information. According to company, “This edutainment (Education and Entertainment) solution was earlier accessible exclusively to ConveGenius’ B2B clients, which include State Governments, large NGOs and learning centers in India, Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia.”
Some of the higlights of CG Slate’s edutainment solution
Learn Zone to learn about various subjects of his or her liking through video stories, digital books, worksheets and games based on the NCERT syllabus.
Play Zone with exciting cartoons, movies and games which TITU, CG Slate’s mascot, will take you through. Also earn coins as the child learns more; these coins can be redeemed in the Shop Zone for great cashback offers.
Parents, through a password, can enjoy all the features of a standard Lenovo tablet, which makes CG Slate a premium affordable tablet for the entire family.
On the specifications front, the tablet features 7-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels and it is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT8127 processor which is paired with Mali – 450 GPU & 1GB of RAM. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system and it has 8GB/16GB in-built memory which can be expanded further up to 32GB via microSD card.
On the imaging front, it features 2MP rear-camera and 0.3MP front-facing camera for selfie & video-calling.
It has connectivity features like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, microUSB.
it packs 3450mAh battery.