If you have a kid in your house, it might be important to know about LeapFrog, the makers are of kids’ tablets and educational software. Buying electronic gadgets for your kids can be almost similar to purchasing clothes for them.
No parent or guardian wants to spend a lot of money on stuff your kids will outgrow as soon as six months are over. The case will be totally different with the LeapFrog Epic, an all-new Android-based tablet for kids unveiled by the toys and educational electronics company.
Features of the LeapFrog Epic 7″ Android-based Kids Tablet
This kids tablet is similar to any other tablet with a complete access to the web and Android applications.
However, this tablet bears features that are specifically designed for children. These features adapt as the children’s ages and learning levels advance.
- This tablet achieves all this with a high level of customizable controls that make it possible for parents to include new websites for their kids to access via the LeapSearch browser.
- This browser provides kids with search-friendly surfing through more than five thousand websites, videos, images and games which can be easily accessed when the tablet is purchased.
- Parents are also in a position to allow unrestricted web browsing for their children and also set the amount of time their kids are allowed to use their tablets either per day or depending on the app category.
- Another magnificent bit about the LeapFrog epic tablet is that it is designed for kids between three and nine years. It comes with an interactive yet customizable homescreen that the users can make fun playing with.
- The customizable home screen allows users to access various LeapFrog applications, games and e-books.
- In addition, a user is in a position to access android applications and games that have no third-party ads or in-app purchases.
Design and Ease of Use
Despite the LeapFrog Epic tablet’s traditional look, its design is made to withstand any kind of roughness and ruggedness that may result from children mishandling.
The Epic tablet has a chunky bumper that is meant to act as a protective shield on the tablet.
However, the bumper is not permanent and it can be removed as a child advances in age.
|Age Recommendations||3 and up|
|Product Dimensions||3.5 x 10 x 7.2 inches|
|Battery Life||Up to six hours|
|Batteries?||1 Lithium ion batteries required – included|
The Epic tablet:
- runs on an Android 4.4 Kitkat operating system and bears a quad-core processor
- a 7-inch multi-touch LCD screen
- video recorder
- back and front camera
- sixteen gigabytes of internal memory and a Lithium-ion battery that can last up to six hours.
The tablet’s internal memory can be expanded to thirty two gigabytes with the presence of a microSD slot. The epic tablet also boasts of a 1 gigabyte of ram and 1.3 GHz processor which is the source of its impeccable processing capabilities. The tablet also offers bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity in addition to a 2-megapixel front and back camera.
LeapFrog Epic vs Platinum
LeapFrog boasts of the LeapFrog epic tablet being their latest and most advanced learning tablet for kids. Compared to its predecessor the LeapFrog platinum, they both bear similarities in terms of their appearance.
Both tablets share the 1024 x 600 pixel resolution supported by the 7-inch screen.
The LeapFrog epic tablet is pretty advanced compared to its predecessor.
The LeapFrog platinum tablet featured a 1 GHz processor whereas the LeapFrog Epic tablet boasts of a 1.3 GHz processor.
In addition, the LeapFrog Platinum offered an 8 gigabytes storage space which is less than the 16 gigabytes the Epic tablet has.
Customer Ratings and Reviews
Although this is a new product, this product has excellent ratings on Amazon. It is the #1 New Release in Preschool Electronic Learning Toys with 4.7 stars out of 5 (as of this writing).
What are customers saying:
– Love this Kids Tablet from LeapFrog!
– A true tablet but still Leap Frog
– This Epic is Epic
Rating – 4.7 out of 5 stars
What is so amazing about the LeapFrog Epic tablet is that it is mainly focused on education despite the fact that it may feel like more fun for the kids.
Everything in the tablet is geared towards building the creativity of your children.
This is primed to be a bestseller for 2015.