Fuhu Nabi Jr Kids Tablet Review
Price – 99.99
Age Group – 3-9
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Quality – GoodBuy Now
What is the Fuhu Nabi jr Kids Tablet
It is the first Android based tablet for kids under 100$. It uses the android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system. This is no toy like the LeapFrog LeapPad Ultra or Vtech Innontab 3s in this age range. It has parental controls to lock kids out of the fully functioning tablet controls. Also comes equipped with the mommy/daddy mode so you can monitor your child’s progress in the Wings educational program. They have a cool little educational program setup that allows children to earn coins to buy more educational apps by completing tasks. You will also have the option of adding content like the Amazon Store or Nabi store. This includes Spinlets TV that has over 700 hours of popular kids shows $2.99 per month. It is a very powerful kids tablet for the purchase price and actually offers the most content considering how large these 2 markets are. It is also compatible with programs like Netflix and Amazon Store where you have even more options for apps.
Fuhu Nabi jr Kids Tablet Specs
This android kids tablet comes in 2 versions, 4 GB and 16 GB, for more options depending on how much you want to spend. The 4 GB version has 512 MB RAM and the 16 GB has 1 GB of RAM. Those are the 2 differences in the tablet prices. Both versions are have WiFi and Bluetooth(headsets and more) to make it almost 100% wireless. The one wire you will need is to charge the actual ion lithium battery that is inside the Nabi jr. The charge lasts about 5 to 6 hours and probably longer with WiFi and Bluetooth disabled. It has 5″ multi-touch screen with a 800 x 480 resolution. It has a durable outer shell and bumpers in the corner to eliminate breakage points. The CPU is a Quad Core NVIDIA Tegra which is very high quality processor for very fast load times of programs and apps. There are also 2 speakers and a microphone for sound. The camera is a 2.0 MP swivel head that will take pictures and videos.
In the Box
- Nabi jr(4 GB or 16 GB)
- Charger, Connector cable
- Wings Educational App
- Android based – will grow with your child, unlimited content
- Swivel Camera and best quality(2 MP) among this age range
- Rechargeable Battery
- Best Picture Resolution in this age range
- Fastest tablet in this group
- WiFi and Bluetooth
- Has internet access for parents to download apps etc
- No cartridges
- Poor charger(easily broken)
- Include a user’s manual
Nabi Jr Nick Jr Edition
There are some new updates to the Nabi Jr Nick Jr besides all of the additional software you get. It now comes with an even faster NVIDIA Tegra 3 Quad Core A9 processor with separate GPU. Definitely the fastest kids tablet for a 3 year old. It also has been upgraded to a full GB of RAM and 16 GB of memory. It still contains the expandable memory slot. This is definitely the better buy then the original Nabi Jr. You get twice the RAM 4 times the amount of memory and a ton of extra software for $40. Normally would cost you about $180 for this kind of package but it’s priced at $139 while Christmas supplies last.
The Fuhu Nabi jr is the most technologically advanced tablet for kids in this age group and is only $99. It is obviously the best product for young kids and what you save in a few initial cartridge costs you can spend in a protection plan in case of a rare accident. My top pick for best kids tablet for the 3-5 age range still goes to the Nabi jr because of it’s durability, functionality and great educational kids program. You can get an actual functioning tablet that will last for the entirety of the age range, 3-9 years. It is a great product with a few minor flaws probably like the charger. I can’t wait to see how they try and top this tablet with the 2nd gen model. Your are going to love the flexibility you get with this tablet as opposed to a tech toy.
There is actually an even better Fuhu product called the Nabi 2. It is a little more expensive($179) but will last your child forever. Many parents claim to even want one for themselves because of the speed of the NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor. It’s the most durable tablet on the kids market, and can play even the most advanced games, plus has the same great educational program. It is actually my top pick among all of the kids tablets for all of these reasons and more. The 7″ screen is HD and is even more impressive. All previous issues with the battery have been rectified which got them a few negative reviews in the beginning.
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