The nabi jr. Is an exceptional tablet for any child. As well as any mom or dad who would rather not have drool and cheesy puff finger prints on their iphone. At only 99 dollars its a steal. Its rated for 3 to 6 years. My son is 2 and never puts it down. You don't have to buy cartridges or batteries for it. Included is a USB charging cable. It has one physical home button. I found that the home button works more like a back button than a home button. If your in one of the 7 app screens you have to hold it a second longer to go to the main app home screen. It also has a volume rocker on the side, sound quality is pretty good. Its little hands friendly and very well protected. Surrounded in hard plastic and rubber, its build with terrible twos in mind. Its not to heavy but has a solid feel to it. The screen is perfect size (5") and has more than enough picture quality for a child. The camera rotates from front to back and is 2MP, that's plenty for endless pictures of the carpet and ceiling. However it doesn't include a flash. Probably a good thing. The screen and camera lens has a plastic protective cover on it so you'll have to remove it to get the best picture.
You can buy it with either 4GB (99 dollars) or 16GB (139 dollars) of storage with an option to add more storage via SD Mimi card. It works like any other Android device. It runs off the Android jelly bean OS so you can do basically everything you can do on an Android smart phone or tablet. It has Bluetooth and wifi capabilities, works well on a mobile hotspot. Mommy and daddy mode is password protected and lets you pick only the apps you want your child to have access to. While in mommy or daddy mode you can get you email, search the Web even use facebook. It comes with a kid specific app store through nabi however due to the early release, the app store doesn't have much to choose from yet. You can download Amazon market, Android mobile market, etc. to get the games, videos, movies your child will like best. It comes pre loaded with many apps, however they aren't very good. You can uninstall these to allow for more space. Wings is some kind of nabi learning center, however it will not work until the official release date of the tablet. Which i haven't been able to find.
Once it does finally release you will be able to buy accessories like a stylus. It only comes with a filler, its just a white piece of plastic that will not work on the screen. You can also buy different color bumpers, kick stand, cases/bags, screen protectors, and little plastic squares with letters, numbers and pictures on them. They attach to the back of the nabi. I will admit the OS seems a little buggy at times but once they release the unit and the update comes out, im cretin the issues will be corrected. We originally intended on buying a leappad or innotab. After coming across the nabi jr. I realized its outrages that the leapad cost the same amount but does so much less. If you're planning on getting a tablet for you kid the nabi jr. has all the bells and whistles. There isnt much information about it online due to the release date, but the nabi cares (customer service) have been very helpful. Overall we are very happy with our nabi jr. And you will be too. Go get one.
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