In the last few years, tablets have been extremely popular for both, elders and young minds. Although there currently isn’t a great deal of choice, it is safe to safe that tablets for kids and the market for ‘tablets for kids’ in the future is bound to grow. For the time being however parents would download childrens apps and games on their own tablets for the kids to play with. This however means that in theory there is not enough tablets to go around within the home if everybody is sharing just the piece of gadget. If one person owns a tablet, the other member of the family may not get much time to spend with it.

At times, small fights can brake out between young siblings with one snatching the ‘toy’ from the other so the he/she can play with it. Gadgets being handled by kids are also more vulnerable to being dropped and broken due to the careless and clumsiness nature of children in comparison to adults. Therefore, it is always better to find an alternative for kids. Although there are many tablets in the market, the choice available that are suitable for children are actually fairly limited.

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5 of the Best Android Tablets that are Suitable for Children

We have put together a list of 5 Android tablets that parents can consider purchasing for their kids so they don’t need to keep taking away your tablet to play games.

Oregon Scientific Meep

Tablet Specifications:

  • Screen – 7 inches
  • RAM – 512MB
  • Storage – 4GB (Expandable up to 32 GB)
  • Operating System – Android 4.0

Due to 512 MB RAM, this tablet is less popular than other tablets mentioned in this article. However, it is still a great option for your kids. Your child’s usage of Meep can be easily tracked with any mobile or computer. Virtual funds can also be added to the apps and your child can spend these on apps and other content in the Meep store.

Kurio 7

Tablet Specifications:

  • Screen – 7 inches
  • RAM – 1GB
  • Storage – 4GB (Expandable upto 32GB)
  • Operating System – Android 4.0

Kurio 7 comes with all kinds of parental controls and pre-approved, pre-loaded content for your kids. This tablet comes with kid-friendly accessories. Parents who want to control every activity of their child should go with this tablet. With Kurio 7, you will be able to monitor your child’s online activity easily.

Fuhu Nabi 2

Tablet Specifications:

  • Screen – 7 inches
  • RAM – 1GB
  • Storage – 8GB (Expandable up to 32GB)
  • Operating System – Android 4.0

This tablet has been specifically built for children. It has a strong bumper to protect the device from falls and absorb shocks. It also has a task and reward system with an integrated learning system. Your child can also play music via music library and download pre-approved apps from the app store. Some other features loved by most parents include free cloud storage, wireless syncing and over-the-air updates. Nabi 2 is much superior to other tablets.

Toys”R”Us Tabeo

Tablet Specifications:

  • Screen – 7 inches
  • RAM – 1GB
  • Storage – 4GB (Expandable up to 32GB)
  • Operating System – 4.0

Tabeo comes in many different colors with a strong bumper. Hence, the device is protected at all times. There are 50 pre-installed apps including books, games and other educational content. This tab also has parental controls so that your child does not visit any harmful content on the internet. Some accessories are also available for this tablet including folio stands/cases and earbuds.

Google Nexus 7

Tablet Specifications:

  • Screen – 7 inches
  • RAM – 1GB
  • Storage – Up to 32GB
  • Operating System – Android 4.2

This tablet is not specifically designed for children. However, this tablet is quite affordable and seems to be an easy buy for teenagers. This tablet is perfect for those parents who completely trust their children. It provides a complete Android experience. Google Nexus 7 is also strong and sturdy.

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