Kurio vs Nabi Kid’s Tablets Comparison

Kurio vs Nabi Kid's Tablets ComparisonOur Kurio 7S to Nabi 2 comparison helps you decide the best tablets for kids 5 – 9 year-old; both are top kid’s tablets with wi-fi with similar features.The Nabi 2 Kid’s Tablet

Nabi 2

Due to overall increases in kid’s tablet sales and a robust product line, Fuhu, the maker of Nabi products, is now one of the fastest growing companies in the world!  It’s going to be interesting if they can continue to carve out their own niche in the kid’s tablet business.

the Nabi Jr, the Nabi 2, and the Nabi XD. They load their tablets with the Wings educational app, and a lot more. It’s also an Android tablet and runs the 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS.

The Kurio 7S Kid’s Tablets

The Kurio 7s is the model with wi-fi. This year they have added more educational program and upgraded components. It comes with a standard blue bumper to protect the tablet and runs the Android OS, 4.2 Jelly Bean.

This new tablet has features you should know about. Especially the new Motion Technology which requires kids to physically move their bodies to play games. It also has several hardware upgrades and includes more games than the Kurio 7S. Read more about the Kurio Xtreme.

Processor Comparison

The Kurio 7s runs a dual core processor that is 1 GHz processor with a separate graphics processor and 1 GB of RAM. It runs really smooth with these specs, but still doesn’t compare to the 1.3 GHz Tegra 3 in the Nabi.

Screen Comparison

Both screens are 7″ and with 1024 x 600 resolution.

Memory Comparison

In the Kurio vs Nabi memory battle, it’s a draw. They both contain 8 GB of internal memory, expandable to 32 GB with a micro SD card.

Durability Comparison

This is another win for the Nabi 2 as it is the most durable Android kids tablet I have ever seen. This video of a drop test done with this tablet was convincing. The Kurio 7s is also durable but I wouldn’t try to duplicate their 10 ft drop test.

Educational Comparison

Both of these tablet companies opted to build and produce their own educational platform. Kurio decided to go with programs by DR Nussbaum and Nabi produced a program called Wings. In the battle between Kurio vs Nabi. I like the included apps and app library from Nabi better.

Kurio vs Nabi Battery Comparison

For the most part the batteries run about the same amount of time between charges as well. You will get about 8 hours of normal use and as little as 5 hours for web surfing and more intense operations. They are both using premium Lithium Ion batteries.

Features Comparison

A lot of the features are the same in the Kurio vs Nabi shootout, including WiFi, Bluetooth, HDMI port, headphone port, and SD card slot. One noticeable difference will be that the Kurio 7s has 2 cameras instead of the single camera included with the Nabi 2. For this reason we give the best features contest  to the Kurio 7s. And, it allows you to take photos and videos from the rear and see what you’re capturing.

What I Like about the Kurio 7s

I really like all the apps they give you which exceed 60 and you get a bunch of educational content as well. It also runs a newer OS and costs only $150. This is definitely my favorite choice for multiple users or as the family tablet. It is very flexible and has 3 resources to buy content from.

What I Like about the Nabi 2

The Nabi 2 is super durable and fast. It is my favorite all around kids tablet because it is so flexible in every important aspect I value as a parent.

I especially like their Chore List app as it allows you to set up a points system. Only after completion of assigned tasks will the Chore List allows kids more app downloads.

They have also just released a Nickelodeon and Disney Edition for even more content at only $20 more.

Conclusion

The Kurio vs Nabi highlights two best kids tablets. In the hardware battle, it’s a draw. They are just too similar! The major difference between the two is that the Kurio has a lower price and the Nabi has better educational apps.

Laura
I am an experienced reviewer of hardware and apps for kids. I've been evaluating toys with processor since they were invented. I really enjoy getting into the details helping you get the most from your purchases.

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