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The OLPC XO Tablet is a 7-inch slate for kids running a child-friendly skinned version of Android Jellybean. It sports both front and rear cameras, a dual-core processor and multiple profiles.

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7.0
Engadget Aug 26, 2013

The XO Tablet isn't set to win any hardware awards -- but then, no one really expected top-of-the-line design or performance from a kids' tablet... Most importantly, perhaps, the price feels steep for a children's toy.

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Engadget Jan 7, 2013

It looks and feels like a 7-inch tablet, so nothing much to report there, and Jelly Bean is very much a known quantity by now ... To be honest, the finished hardware looked almost identical to a Nexus 7, anyway, apart from the back camera being top-center when held in landscape orientation.

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Engadget May 15, 2013

Some final tweaks have also been made to the green rubberized sleeve, which, along with the software, was the brainchild of design guru Yves Béhar, taking on a somewhat similar form factor to his carabiner-toting Nook Color tablet.

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Expert Reviews Jan 9, 2013

From a first look it seemed like a slick and easy-to-configure product that could be ideal for parents that want to get their kids a tablet, but want it locked down so it's more an educational tool.

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