Although Android tablets aren’t popular with adults, it continues to thrive among kids. If you plan to give your child a tablet, you’d usually look for a product that’s fun to use, affordable, robust, and with strong parental controls to block inappropriate content.
Here are the best 7 Android tablets for kids
1. Amazon Fire 7 Tablet for Kids
Amazon offers the $99.99 kids version of its Fire 7 tablet, with significant upgrades over its predecessor. This will offer a faster processor, more storage, a better camera, and improved battery life. It also includes a rubber “kid-proof” case in blue, pink, or purple. You can set up four individual profiles for your children. It also comes with parental controls that can block access to videos and games. You can also set up bedtime curfews, and also to block access to social media and in-app purchases.
You get a free year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, with access to over 20,000 books, TV shows, movies, educational apps, and games for kids aged 3-12. It also has a two-year hardware guarantee to get a replacement for free in case of any breakdown.
2. Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet for Kids
If you’re searching for more features, the Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet for Kids is the best which will set you back just an additional $30 compared to the 7-inch model. AT this price you get a larger, higher-resolution display, a little more RAM, double the storage, and a lot more battery life. It’s also equipped with dual stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support. You can get this model in three case colour choices: blue, pink or yellow.
You get the same two-year guarantee, the free year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, the parental controls. The middle-child Android tablet of Amazon for kids costs $129.99.
3. Verizon GizmoTablet by Samsung
The rebrand of Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0. Verizon GizmoTablet has many specifications largely the same.
It includes more than 300 educational apps with built-in parental controls. You can also get the full Android tablet experience by exiting this mode.
It is sold by Verizon through Samsung for $249.99 without a contract and for $149.99 with a two-year contract, or for payments of $10.41 a month for 24 months.
4. Amazon Fire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet
The top line of Amazon’s kid-friendly tablets is Amazon Fire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet. The Fire HD 10 ups the screen size and resolution further with a much faster processor and more RAM.
You still get the same “kid-proof” cases available on its predecessors along with the two-year guarantee. It offers a free year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, the parental controls, and all other features available on smaller devices. You can get this tab for $199.99, but you can also get Amazon’s frequent discounts.
5. Dragon Touch Y80 Kids Tablet
The Dragon Touch Y80 Kids tablet is a relatively newer Android tablet for kids. Features are in line with what you’d expect from a budget tablet created for kids.
The features include educational videos, apps, and games for kids to enjoy, plus impressive granular-level parental control. You also get a high-quality silicone bumper case to make protect the tablet from damage and a kickstand to prop up the device when watching videos. This Dragon Touch Y80 Kids tablet is available at $79.99.
6. Leapfrog Epic Academy Edition
The Epic Academy Edition Android tablet is released by Leapfrog, a company known to have been introducing educational kids’ toys for years. This updated version of the Leapfrog Epic comes with a re-designed silicone bumper.
Designed for kids ages 3-9, this tablet is packed with the Leapfrog Academy app, a subscription service that is used to teach essential learning skills to kids through apps and games. You can also buy apps meant for kids instead of a subscription. It also features a kid-friendly web browser with parental controls, where you can get very specific on which apps and features your kids should use. It’s available for around $105.
7. Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 Rugged Tablet
Although the Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 Rugged Tablet is not specifically designed for kids, it has the features your kids can use with this expensive device. It has tough built, features MIL-STD-810 certification, so it can handle excessive pressure, temperature, vibrations, and drops. This tab is certified as an IP68 tablet to keep it safe from dust and water. It may not have all the kid-focused features, but it’ll surely survive your kid’s torture. You can also add more apps to make them suitable for your kids.
These are some of the most stellar and popular Android Tablets for kids if you plan to gift one to your child.