Hewlett Packard Japan Ltd has started accepting orders for the Slate7 Shimajiro model meant for young children. Shipping will commence February 20 and it will carry a price tag of 19,800 Yen (USD 193), plus shipping charges (2,100 Yen). Early buyers will get a liquid crystal cleaner as purchase bonus. This offer is valid till March 31 only.
This special Shimajiro model adds a variety of apps via Shimajiro club. On the hardware side, the tablet is same as the vanilla Slate7. It does however comes with a silicon case as shown in the pictures.
Specs wise, it can rival any Android tablet out there, thanks to its powerful Nvidia Tegra 4 processor, stylus, 1GB RAM, 16GB flash storage, and 7 inch IPS display packing 1280×800 pixel resolution. It runs Android 4.2 jelly bean operating system.