This is the age of tablet PCs and the growing craze for these sleek and stylish devices has touched the kids as well. These PCs are, however, costly and you cannot risk them by allowing your kids to play with them. In order to resolve this problem, many companies have manufactured tablet PCs especially for kids. These tablet devices are strong and sturdy and they do not get damaged easily. Here is a list of 10 best tablet PCs for kids available in market.
1. uDraw tablet
Released initially for Nintendo Wii, the uDraw tablet is compatible with TV as well. This tablet device was later released for the Sony PlayStation 3 and the Microsoft Xbox 360. You can use the console to connect uDraw tablet to the TV and watch video in HD quality. This unique electronic device also allows you play games and draw pictures. Besides this, you can also share your drawings online. The price of this device in the US is around $79.99.
2. Karuma's PlayBase tablet
Priced at $270, the PlayBase tablet manufactured by Singapore-based firm Karuma is the slimmest 7" kid-proof tablet in the world. This 9.7mm thick device features Wi-Fi connectivity and is powered by a 1.2GHz Rockchip Cortex A8 processor. This device runs Android OS Gingerbread. The PlayBase features a DDR3 RAM of 1 GB. The design of this device is rugged and the silicon cover of PlayBase is shock-absorbent. This cover is foldable as well. Sporting a front-facing camera, the battery life of PlayBase is five hours.
3. LeapFrog LeapPad Explorer
Designed for kids around 5-9 years, this tablet device is a play and learning tablet for your kids loaded with modern features. Sporting a 5-inch color touch screen with resolution of 480x272 pixels, the LeapFrog LeapPad Explorer has an inbuilt memory of 2GB. The front-facing camera of this device captures high quality images and it can also be used to record videos. This tab features a stylus, accelerometer, microphone and an interactive reader. This tablet device is made using strong and durable materials.
4. VINCI tablet
Designed especially for kids, this tablet device is encased in a durable and strong chassis with soft-edges. Built by Rullingnet, the Vinci lacks a Wi-Fi radio and is completely non-toxic. This tablet device runs Android 2.2 and boasts of a 7-inch screen. With 512MB of RAM and a 3MP rear camera, this tablet is certainly modern and useful. The price of the base model is $389 and it has a battery life of four hours. The advanced model is priced at $479 version and it has a battery life of 6 hours. This model comes loaded with several software.
5. Vtech Innotab
Priced at $79, the Vtech Innotab is a multi-media handheld device loaded with educational video games and several useful e-books. This tab with 5" color touch screen can help your kids in developing reading and spelling capabilities. The tilt-sensor of this tab can be used for educational gameplay. Featuring 4 different media players, this tab features an internal memory of 64MB. The memory can be expanded by using microSD card. This device is compatible with PC/Mac.
6. Kindle Fire
Manufactured by Amazon, the Kindle Fire is a kid-friendly tablet device with 7-inch multi-touch display. The resolution of this device is 1024x600 pixel and it supports 16 million colors. The dimensions of this device are 7.5″ x 4.7″ x 0.45″ and it weighs 413 gram. With 8GB of internal memory, this tablet can store 80 apps. The Kindle Fire supports Wi-Fi connectivity and has battery life of around 8 hours.
7. PeeWee Pivot 2.0 Tablet Laptop
Priced at $575, the screen of this laptop can swivel 180 degrees. The touch screen of this lightweight tablet has excellent image quality. Powered by a 1.66GHz processor, this tablet features accelerometer and a handle, which is removable. The keyboard is water resistant. The internal memory of this tablet device is 1GB.
8. Nook Tablet
With a 7 inch screen, the Nook tablet is powered by 1 GHz dual core processor. The resolution of the screen is 1024x600 pixels. It runs Google Android. The battery life of this tablet device is 4 hours 22 minutes and its storage capacity is 16 GB. Weighing just 14.1 oz, the dimensions of Nook Tablet are 8.1 x 5.0 x 0.48 inches.
9. Classmate Netbook for kids
Designed especially for kids, the Classmate Netbook is a multipurpose device sporting a 10.1 inch touchscreen. Powered by a 1.66GHz processor, this device comes loaded with 1 GB of RAM and 160GB HDD. This netbook supports Ethernet and Wi-Fi connectivity. Sporting a webcam, this device allows your kids to engage in video chatting as well. Priced at $649, this device is a perfect Christmas gift for your kids.
10. Nabi Tablet for Kids
This kid-friendly tablet runs Android and features several inbuilt parental controls technology. The 7-inch touchscreen of this tablet has a resolution of 800×480 pixels. Powered by an ARM Cortex A9 Dual Core processor, this tablet comes loaded with 512MB of RAM. This tablet features both a micro SD card slot and a SD card slot. It supports WiFi connectivity.