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India's first academic tablet Eddy launched at Rs 9999

New Delhi: Educational solutions start-up Metis Learning today launched an Android 4.2-powered tablet targeting kids aged 2-10 years and focusing on educator selected learning content. Eddy, which the firm claims is India's first Android- powered
India TV News Desk January 23, 2014 10:35 IST
India TV News Desk
New Delhi: Educational solutions start-up Metis Learning today launched an Android 4.2-powered tablet targeting kids aged 2-10 years and focusing on educator selected learning content.

Eddy, which the firm claims is India's first Android- powered kids learning tablet, is being offered at an introductory price of Rs 9,999 till February 20th and at present is exclusively available on Amazon.Com and the start-ups website eddytablet.Com.

Speaking at the launch, Metis Learning CEO Bharat Gulia said: "India is a huge potential market for tablets and the country saw the sale of about 4.5 million units last year. The kinds tablet space has a potential of about 4.5 units."

Eddy is the only tablet to map school curriculum to games and has been designed by a team with over 100 years of combined experience, he added.

On being asked about the units it plans to sell, Gulia said: "We expect to sell about 50,000 units in the first year."