VTech InnoTab 3S

The VTech Innotab offers exclusive software designed for your little ones to help them learn and at the same time unleash their creativity. It allows kids to stay connected with their parents with the VTechs KidConnect software.

The Pros

  • Memory Card Slot
  • Rechargeable Battery
  • Smartphone app allows parents communicate with the device
  • Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Compatible with InnoTab games cartridges
  • KidConnect allows parents to send email from their smartphone

The Cons

  • No stand
  • Card slot is hard to access
  • Laggy

The VTech InnoTab 3S is designed for kids, it measures 8.3 x 5.7 x 1 inches and weighs 1.9lbs. It is built to withstand the treatment doled out by little ones. It has a rubber bumpers around the tablets solid frame making it easier to grip and protects the device from bumps. The buttons are easy to locate, under the screen display is the home button, speaker grilles, and two volume buttons and on the right side is power button. On the left side of the screen is the directional pad and at the top of the device houses the 180 degree rotating camera. At the back is a stylus, cartridge slot, and two slot in the back hold the rechargeable battery which conceals a microSD card slot.

The 5 inch screen has a low resolution of 480 x 272 pixel display, it runs on 360-MHz ARM and has 4GB on-board memory which can be expanded up to 32GB with microSD card. It also has a 2 mega pixel 180 degrees rotating camera with enhanced photo features. The Wonder Cam allows children to take picture of their friends and themselves, they can even decorate their pictures with over 55 choices of fantasy effects and frames, and kids can create funny faces. For connectivity it supports Wi-Fi connectivity. The VTech InnoTab 3S is uses four AA batteries and AC power adapter can also be utilized, along with it is a rechargeable battery pack.

The InnoTab 3S comes with Learning Lodge, it is the main hub for downloading apps and keeps track of your kid’s progress. It houses all the games and apps available for your kids to use or access, it is categorized by content type, characters and curriculum. In addition, it tracks your kids learning achievements and the games accessed. The Kid connect app is a messaging app that allows kids to send and receive stickers, animations and messages to and from Android smartphones and iPhones. In addition the Innotab has a kid-safe browser wherein parents can manage websites for their children to access and view. It also comes with pre-loaded apps like E-reader, MP3 playlist, calendar, clock, friends list and notes.

The parental control manages the type of content children can access. With this, children are unable to launch the web browser unless parents register the device with the Learning Lodge, in addition, parents can edit settings and preferences for accessing websites, and it also includes Content lock which prevents children from deleting e-books, games, photos and music.

The movie maker, rotating camera and other kid-friendly features makes this worth the buy. It is inexpensive and parents will surely love it because it offers a safe and secure access to the internet. With its price it can be considered a starter tablet for your kids.

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