New Tablets 2016
The best kids tablets for 2016 have better screens, faster chips and thinner sizes. The latest kids tablet devices include parental controls and can toggle back and forth between kid and adult modes. The LeapFrog Epic, the Nabi Elev-8, the Amazon Fire Kids Edition, and Kurio’s Xtreme 2 are the top learning tablets for children and they will grow with your child. These WiFi tablets allow older children do more, while guiding them until they’re ready for unsupervised access.
Amazon Fire Kids Edition ($100)
The newest kids tablet from Amazon now sells for under $100 and comes with a colorful child-proof case, a year’s subscription to kids’ content through Amazon’s FreeTime Unlimited and free replacements for two years if the tablet should break. Kids Fire includes of over 5,000 child-friendly books, movies, TV shows, educational apps, and games. With personalized profiles, parents can easily switch between Amazon FreeTime and their profile with a password.
Leapfrog Epic ($140)
The Epic is an Android tablet that grows with your child. A customizable and playable homescreen and a safe, out-of-the-box web that expands when they’re ready to explore more. This learning tablet has an emphasis on education and content is based on your child’s age. Numerous apps will track your child’s progress, creating a more customized experience.
Fuhu Nabi ELEV-8 ($170)
The Fuhu Nabi Elev-8 is a great gaming tablet for kids with a ton of child-friendly content, a quality screen and fast processor. Children can access more through Nabi Pass, a $5-per-month subscription service similar to FreeTime Unlimited. The Elev-8 comes with 32GB of internal storage, a microSD card slot and a 5MP camera capable of recording 1080p video. The front has a 2MP camera along with a cool microphone.
Kurio Smart ($200)
The Kurio Smart is a Windows 10 tablet geared toward older kids. The Kurio Smart is also being billed as a homework-friendly 2-in-1 thanks to running Windows, coming with a year’s personal subscription to Microsoft Office 365, and featuring a detachable keyboard. A micro HDMI connection allows the tablet to be plugged into an external display, for those multiplayer motion games or getting homework done on a larger screen.
VTech InnoTab MAX ($100)
The 7-inch VTech MAX features an ever-expanding library of over 650 educator-supported learning cartridges and educational Android apps. This 2016 child’s tablet uses Google’s Android, and also features content designed by VTech. InnoTab Max Google tablets include multi-touch screens, HDMI ready high-resolution displays. Browse the web with child-safe Wi-Fi and customizable parental controls.
Stay tuned for upcoming kids tablets that wil emerge in the summer and make the list of 2016 top Christmas toys.
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