This page will cover all of the hottest and best tablets for kids in 2016. It will make your holiday shopping much easier. Depending on your budget, desired features, and your child’s age, we’ll aid you in selecting the most suitable model for your child.
We will cover all the major brands ranging from LeapPad and Vtech to Amazon’s Kindle Fire and Apple’s iPad or Nabi 2 Tablet, Kurio Kids Tablet, Meep Tablet and many more.
Many of these kids’ tablets made our best toys 2015 list. So without further ado, let’s review the best kids tablets 2015!
The #1 Learning Tablet Is New and Improved!Last year, the LeapPad was one of the top Christmas gifts for kids. LeapFrog has done it again! They have listened to all the feedback and now the #1 kid’s learning tablet is better than ever! The new LeapPad2 features a faster processor, double the memory, and a vast growing library of over 300 apps and cartridges. The LeapPad2 features a more stylized design and it delivers the highest quality educational content. The bottom line is that it truly makes learning fun and enjoyable! The LeapPad2 also features 2 built-in cameras and video recording capability. 5 apps are pre-loaded for kids to engage in right away and there are over 300 apps awaiting kids in the download library.
Basically, it is like an iPad for kids since it allows them to experience e-Books, videos, music, creativity, games and more! And, best of all, the Leapster2 is the same affordable price as the previous edition.
A Learning Tablet For Kids
The InnoTab 2 is the latest learning tablet designed specifically for kids.This is the new and improved version of the InnoTab. It features learning apps, e-reader, art studio, games, music player, video player, rotating camera, video recording, photo viewer, microphone and more! The device features a 5″ touchscreen with tilt sensor, 2 GB of built-in memory, and an SD expansion card slot. The innovative rotating camera can be used to take shots or video of yourself or your friends.The InnoTab 2 is affordably priced and is available in two colors — white and pink.
The Nabi 2 Tablet is an android tablet designed specifically for kids. This is an upgrade to the original Nabi with a faster processor, more memory and other improvements. It has a rugged case and provides a safe environment for kids while also offering a Mommy Mode for when parents get to have a go!
The Nabi 2 also has educational software for kids in grades K-5 which is produced by the same company and included with the tablet. This tablet is getting good reviews.
The Kurio tablet for kids has already been out for a few months and is another Android tablet, It’s running the Android ice cream sandwich and is a 7 inch screen and has parental controls to allow filtering of adult content as well as controls to limit usage, you know so kids can only use it for designated periods decided by you.
It has been described as the kindle fire for kids, Features include, touch screen, front and rear cameras, connection via HDMI and USB. IT supports flash, has an intergrated microphone and connects to the internet via Wifi.What can you do with the Kurio tablet?
Kids can watch videos, surf the internet, take photos and record videos. E-books, music player, email etc. There are many premium apps included such as Angry birds, World of Goo and many more.
More apps can be downloaded through the Kurio android marketplace so it’s got a lot of options for adding new content. All the content on the Kurio marketplace is kid friendly and web filtering means that your kids can surf the web in safety.
Parents can also block websites and terms that they feel are inappropiate as well as make safe lists.
The new Oregon Scientific MEEP! is a new kids Android tablet released in September 2015. The Oregon Scientific MEEP! Tablet is an Android tablet that has been designed specifically for kids aged 6-10 and has parental controls and fun accessories.
The stand-out feature of the MEEP! is the accessories. If you think your child would enjoy a roll-up piano keyboard or a drum-kit accessory attached to their tablet then the MEEP! is worth checking out.
Toys’R’Us has recently entered into the tablet market and has created a hot-selling 7-inch tablet for kids. The tablet is kid-friendly and it is priced just right for the budget-minded parent. The Tabeo features the Android 4.0 OS (Ice Cream Sandwich), 7-inch multi-touch screen, HDMI out, and it’s pre-loaded with 50 apps. Plus, the Tabeo App Store offers over 7,000 free apps for you to discover and download. The Tabeo features 4 GB of storage, a G-sensor, front-facing camera and mic, and a speaker.
The tablet is preloaded with 50 different apps and there are over 7,000 additional apps that can be downloaded on the tablet. The tablet has a built in front camera as well as a speaker and microphone.
This is a more advanced tablet and has a smaller and sleeker design than other kid’s tablets. There are parental controls and plenty of kid-friendly only apps.
This tablet is very similar to a regular Android tablet in that it allows for web browsing as well as has plenty of downloadable apps for music, videos, games, eBooks, and shows. It is much smaller though and great for smaller hands and does offer the parental controls and special features for kids though.
It comes with a soft, removable rubber bumper to help protect the tablet.
Many places have already sold out of this kid’s tablet so you better get one as quick as you can.
The Archos Arnova pad for kids is one of the cheapest kids tablets on the market right now, it’s also an Android tablet and although it’s not as well known as others such as the MEEP tablet, it has a durable screen which is good for younger kids although it can be a little unresponsive because of this.
It comes with preinstalled apps, has parental controls and offers similar features to the other Android tablets featured here, including music, games and more. The reviews on Amazon are mixed so if you are considering this tablet as a cheaper option, you should take a look.Overall it appears to be a fairly decent tablet for the price, it’s not top of the range but for young kids it may be good enough.