Best Tablets for Kids - Kurio, MEEP, LeapPad 2, Inno Tab 2
Kids love touch-screens and if you are like most parents, there is a very good chance that you are tired of your child(ren) sneaking your smartphone so they can play with it - not to mention that a lot of young children know how to use them, better than their parents! We have compiled a roundup of the kids tablets for 2012.
You may be thinking about getting them a tablet of their own and there are a lot of tablet computers designed just for kids. This can make it difficult to come up with which one is going to be the best, however there are a few computer tablets that dominate the kids computer market, so we have gathered them here with videos and photos so you can make up your mind which one is the best computer tablet for your child's needs.
LeapFrog LeapPad2 Explore Tablet
Suggested Age : 3 - 9 years old
The Leapfrog LeapPad Explorer was one of the most sought after toys last Christmas, and won various Mum’s awards. While the LeapPad 2 looks nearly identical to original LeapPad Explorer, there are some notable improvements.
- LeapPad2 Explorer Learning Tablet (4GB Memory, double the original)
- 2 Built-in Cameras & Video Recorders (the LeapPad 2 has a front and back camera; the original has only one camera in back)
- Extended battery life (about 1 additional hour)
- Faster processor (550 MHz, compared to 393 MHz on the original)
- LeapFrog Learning Songs App (5 Songs Included)
- Pet Pad Writing App
- Cartoon Creativity App
- Art Studio App
- Free App Download
- USB Cable
Vtech InnoTab 2 Learning App Tablet
Suggest Ages : 4 to 9 years.
Similiar to the LeapPad 2, the Innotab 2 is the 2nd generation of VTech’s learning tablet.
Suggested Age - 6 and Over
Oregon Scientifics MEEP! features is a 7-inch touchscreen with built-in camera and Wi-Fi enabled tablet designed just for kids. With durable, colourful and sturdy silicon sleeve the MEEP! Tablet is perfect for little hands.
Suggested Age - 6 years and Over
The full-featured tablet has a high-resolution, ultra-responsive 7" touch screen, a built-in mic, Wi-Fi and Flash 11 support, an HD video player, a music player, an e-reader, front- and rear-facing cameras, HDMI and USB connections (HDMI cable not included) and 4 GB of internal memory.
The tablet comes packed with preloaded kids’ content, including popular apps, e-books, educational material and interactive activities, and offers access to the Android marketplace. The big advantage of a Kurio is it's Advanced Web filtering, block and safe lists and the easy-to-use, password-protected Parental Area ensure content is appropriate for the whole family, and the included soft silicon rubber bumper skin gives the tablet some drop protection while not looking too childlike.
Final Tips !
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Have you already bought one of these tablets for your child? Would you like to share with us, what you like about it / dislike ?
I purchased the Kurio 11/11/12. Long story store by 3/11/13 Our 4th tablet was not working. Kurio has email or chat help only. And after a total of 4 tablets we never had a tablet that preformed like it should have. Amazon app store would not load and the apps kept disappearing from the profiles. The time and set would not stay set so the parental controls would not work. Trouble shooting the tablet with tech support was frustrating and time consuming. Kurio kept replacing the tablets under warranty but we never did have a fully functional tablet. After explaining all our issues to the store manager where that tablet was purchased I was allowed to exchange it for a Kindle fire. (for only 10.00$ more) Kindle products are great and I love their support team.
Please save your self time and frustration Do not buy a Kurio!
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