LeapFrog has updated its LeapPad kids tablet with the launch of the LeaPad2.

The new LeapPad2 includes a higher-resolution front and rear camera, and packs a faster processor, better memory capability, improved battery life, and exclusive engaging content to help children learn while having fun – hey, kids want upgrades too. 

If you are trying to outsmart your 5-year-old the new LeapPad2 features a new, faster LF 2000 processor, double the memory (4 GB) and improved battery life.

Software and games for the original model will work for the new device too.

LeapPad2 will be sold at RRP £89.99 and is recommended for children 3 to 9 years. It will go on sale in the UK, Ireland, US and Canada from early August. Those who are desperate to get the new model will be able to pre-order the new tablet from 18 July.

LeapFrog has also announced that it has updated its Leapster gaming console. The new LeapsterGS is the next generation of the company’s Leapster Explorer. It has a thinner, sleek design, larger and higher-quality screen, built-in motion sensor plus camera and video recorder, the new faster LF 2000 processor and 4x the internal memory (2 GB).

It will cost £64.99 when it launches in August.