+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 11
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Posts
    2,480
    Thanks
    744
    Thanked
    565
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts

    Default Tablets for kids recommendations?

    We are thinking of buying a tablet just for kids educational games etc so nothing else and I'm after recommendations? We haven't ever owned one and would prefer android if possible. Any suggestions? And would should I look for?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Location
    Adelaide, SA
    Posts
    2,264
    Thanks
    700
    Thanked
    771
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab A, with a 9.7 inch screen. It's been knocked to the ground from a reasonable height several times, and the screen is still in tact (no scratches or breaks). I don't know much about tablets myself, but that one works well for my needs (Facebook, email, and a few games).

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Posts
    21,876
    Thanks
    15,273
    Thanked
    11,477
    Reviews
    14
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 postsDiamond Star - 20,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the WeekBusiest Member of the Week - week ended 5/2/14Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 31/10/14Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 24/10/14Busiest Member of the Week
    We have a I pad and a few Samsungs. The iPad we use for younger ones as I could get a good tough case for it. I prefer Samsung for me.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Mar 2015
    Posts
    4,907
    Thanks
    962
    Thanked
    3,072
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by LoveLivesHere View Post
    We have a I pad and a few Samsungs. The iPad we use for younger ones as I could get a good tough case for it. I prefer Samsung for me.
    Slightly OT but what case did you find best for the ipad?

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Posts
    21,876
    Thanks
    15,273
    Thanked
    11,477
    Reviews
    14
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 postsDiamond Star - 20,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the WeekBusiest Member of the Week - week ended 5/2/14Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 31/10/14Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 24/10/14Busiest Member of the Week
    Quote Originally Posted by twinklify View Post
    Slightly OT but what case did you find best for the ipad?
    It's a survivor one. It has a hard screen cover as well as hard case with padding over it. The hard screen cover has scratched over the years but the iPad is in perfect nick. It has been thrown across room etc..
    At first I bought a life proof but I wasn't happy with it. It had no cover over screen.

  6. The Following User Says Thank You to LoveLivesHere For This Useful Post:

    twinklify  (06-02-2016)

  7. #6
    Join Date
    Jul 2015
    Location
    Sunshine Coast
    Posts
    2,963
    Thanks
    2,383
    Thanked
    2,071
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    My DD1 has a Samsung tablet. I think it's good, does the job for what she wants. I initially bought it for myself a few years ago, but I bought DD2 a second hand Ipod from Cash Converters (I refuse to buy brand top brands new while they are still kids) so I gave DD1 the tablet.

    When they were a bit younger I bought them a 10" generic brand tablet each from KMART and to be honest, they were sh!t, played up after a couple of months.

  8. #7
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Posts
    979
    Thanks
    7
    Thanked
    244
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    We have a leappad epic it's great

  9. #8
    Join Date
    Jun 2015
    Posts
    390
    Thanks
    686
    Thanked
    239
    Reviews
    0
    i would go samsung over ipad, buy a lifeproof case (80$ on ebay, it will be your best friend)

    we have an ipad, I hate it, wish we had gone samsung, ipad is ment to be 16 gb, 11 or 12 or some **** is taken up with non removable crap

  10. #9
    hakuna matata's Avatar
    hakuna matata is offline The artist formerly know as babyhopeful
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    5,434
    Thanks
    818
    Thanked
    2,467
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    We had this issue when looking for a tablet for DS. We decided to get an iPad mini as he wouldn't outgrow it too quickly like with a leap pad etc. 2 years on and still used all the time and in perfect condition.

  11. #10
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Posts
    72
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked
    17
    Reviews
    0
    We bought a Samsung tablet and a cover for it from ebay. Samsung store has a free kids mode app you can download for free. Had it for over a year now and its been great. We had a cheap one from big w previously and it was constantly slow and needing to be reset and games downloaded again.


 

Similar Threads

  1. sleeping tablets and anxiety medication during pregnancy
    By MissMetal in forum Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 12-12-2015, 05:57
  2. Sperm max tablets
    By DreamsIntoReality in forum Conception & Fertility General Chat
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 17-05-2015, 06:37
  3. What do Placenta tablets do
    By SpicyTurtle in forum Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 29-03-2015, 12:08

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Impressionable KidsImpressionable Kids are Australia's leader in framed children's memorabilia and specialise in framed baby hand and feet ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
REVIEWS
"Pigeon teats rule!"
by Alex
Pigeon PP Wide Neck reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›