Tablets can be very educational devices for children and can help teach your kids about math, problem solving, geography, science, and numerous other topics. We’ve compiled a list below of our top 5 favorite picks for the best Android tablets for kids in 2017.
7th Gen Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablet
At the top of our list is the newly released 2017 version of the Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet for kids. It comes with 32GB of storage along with other impressive specs and it’s by far the best tablet for your children for the price! It’s available in a variety of different colors including blue, pink, or yellow. It comes with a 1 year subscription to FreeTime Unlimited which gives you access to more than 15,000 kid friendly books and videos as well as helpful parental controls.
Your kids will enjoy a vibrant 8-inch HD display as well as up to 12 hours of battery life. It’s a great device for your kids to play educational mobile games or install countless other learning apps. It runs on Amazon’s Fire OS which is based on Google Android.
It’s made just for kids and also comes with a two year warranty for your peace of mind. It comes with a durable protective case designed to keep the device safe from drops, spills, and common every day damage yet at the same time it’s lightweight at only 483 grams.
While you’re at it you might want to check out our list of the best Fire HD 8 cases!
6th Gen Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet
Not only is this a great learning device for children, it also comes bundled with a one year subscription to FreeTime. Not to mention, for a limited time you can save $20 on this tablet PC as a special deal leading up to the 3rd annual Amazon Prime Day.
Dragon Touch Y88X Plus Disney Tablet for Kids
Let’s face it, what child doesn’t love Disney? This tablet PC comes with exclusive pre-installed Disney content including apps and games along with premium parental controls. It may not be a powerhouse in terms of specs and battery life, but it will more than get the job done when it comes to either playing or learning. It also comes equipped with a durable and easy to grip silicone case that doubles as an adjustable stand.
Some specs include a 7-inch multitouch screen with 1024×600 HD pixel resolution, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage, a microSD card slot capable of expanding external storage up to 32GB, Wi-Fi connectivity, and runs on the Android 5.1 OS. Although it runs on an older version of Android it doesn’t hinder the countless educational and entertaining tasks your kids will be able to perform and enjoy on the device.
AOSON Touch 7 Inch Kids Tablet
Next in line is the AOSON Touch Android tablet designed specifically with kids in mind. It comes with a 7-inch IPS touch screen with 1024×600 pixel resolution along with an energy saving display. Other specs include 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage (expandable up to 32GB with microSD card), a shock absorbing case, 2MP cameras on both the front and back, a 2400mAh battery, as well as WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity.
With parental controls you can also decide what apps show up on the screen and are accessible as well as determine daily or weekly time usage limits.
Kurio Tab 2 Android Tablet for Kids
The Kurio Tab 2 comes with plenty of parental controls that put you in charge of how long and when your kids can use the device, what type of websites they are allowed access to using the Kurio Genius filtering feature, as well as what Android apps are allowed to run.
This 7-inch touchscreen Android tablet for kids has 8GB of storage, WiFi connectivity, a microHDMI port to connect to your TV, and comes with several exclusive pre-loaded apps and games for your children to enjoy. You can also setup up to 8 different profiles!