Is it time for your kid to put down Legos and grab an iPad? I’m kidding, of course, no one grows out of Legos, but children certainly do grow into using tablets. Kids as little as 1 years of age can already start their mobile computing journeys with a variety of apps designed especially for them. Naturally, older children are now feeling right at home with a tablet device in their hands. But how to choose the best possible device for your little ones? Take a look at our selection of top 5 tablets for children.
Coming onto the market in March this year, Acer Iconia A1-830 is a mid-range tablet device making up in accessible pricing where it lacks in power. The tablet is powered by a 1.6GHz Dual-core CPU and runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. There’s 1GB of RAM, 16 GB of built-in memory and a card slot allowing further extension by 32 GB, offering enough space for kids to store whatever multimedia files they need. One of the most appropriate Acer Iconia A1-830 tablet cases for kids is the Pelican 1055CC HardBack rugged case offering extreme protection for whatever adventures they will take the tablet on.
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Acer Iconia A1-830
The Huawei MediaPad M1 is certainly a tablet for children. It was released in May 2014 and delivers a quite strong 1.6GHz Quad-core CPU with 1 GB of RAM, but comes with an affordable price tag compared to the competition. There’s also high-quality DTS sound enhancements – a rarity among tablets even now. The Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean is quite enough to run just about anything, while 8 GB of internal memory and extension possibilities with another 32 GB offer more than enough space. As for the protection, kids will certainly enjoy the Cooper Infinite S360 – one of the best Huawei MediaPad M1 tablet cases in this category offering both protective and functional capabilities.
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Huawei MediaPad M1
Another great tablet from Samsung, the Galaxy Tab S 8.4 has seen the light of day in July 2014. Super-powerful 2.3GHz Quad-core CPU coupled with 3 GB of RAM and Android 4.4.2 KitKat certainly make it a tablet children will enjoy and love. There’s 16 and 32 GB models both with a microSD card slot accepting up to another 128 GB of memory. Such beauty and power certainly needs tough protection and the device can find in arguably the best Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 tablet case – Griffin Survivor rugged case, capable of withstanding just about anything the little devils will put it through.
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4
With the successor already on the market, Microsoft Surface has become an affordable option for many parent looking for cheap tablets for children. The device may have been launched back at the end of 2012, but its 1.3GHz Quad-core processor and 2 GB of RAM are still considered to be quite a powerful combo. There are 32 and 64 GB versions and both feature a card slot with further extension possibilities up to 64 GB. Microsoft offers their own Surface tablet cases delivering high productivity and decent impact protection including the Type Cover 2 – a versatile tablet keyboard case.
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Apple iPad Mini 2 can surely provide an answer for the question what is the best tablet for children. Once the iPad Mini 3 has been launched, the previous version is now available at a considerably lower price, but all of its power remains in place. The device runs on 1.3GHz Dual-core CPU, and comes with 1 GB or RAM, and up to amazing 128 GB of internal space. Many parents agree that the best Apple iPad Mini 2 tablet case for children is the iGuy from Speck. Designed for younger generations, the case is suitable for kids of all ages thanks to its tough protective features and multi-functional uses.
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Apple iPad Mini 2