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Arnova Childpad
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Arnova Childpad Tablet

Tablet For KidsARNOVA launches a 7 tablet made for kids running the latest Android1 version, 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS). With its compact size, light weight and ideal form factor, the ChildPad... More
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6 Reasons For

Reasonably Priced

One Arnova Childpad reviewer who reviewed the Arnova Childpad considered that it was a bargain for the price. Techradar wrote in their review of the Arnova Childpad three years ago “It's cheap”. One person who purchased the Arnova Childpad thought it was good value for money. Techradar wrote “Great value, robust” in their Arnova Childpad review.

Easy to Use

A few customers who reviewed the Arnova Childpad agreed that it was easy to use.

One customer thought the Arnova Childpad had a good interface. said on expert review site PC “We can’t recommend it to parents because of its sub-standard games and fiddly interface” in their Arnova Childpad review although they only rated the product 50 out of 100.

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One Arnova Childpad owner who reviewed this tablet concluded that it was strong and durable.

Good Technical Features

One Arnova Childpad reviewer who reviewed the Arnova Childpad considered that it had good features. Expert website wrote four years ago “Kid-friendly Android tablets are sprouting like beanstalks -- even the Amazon Kindle Fire HD has parental control features”.

Fairly Large Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of comparable spec tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the Childpad is 0.5GB, the largest is 1GB, and the average internal memory is 0.66GB. With an internal memory of 1 gigabyte, the Arnova Childpad has a quite large internal memory compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released more than two years ago.

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800 X 480 Pixels Display Resolution

This tablet computer has an 800 x 480 pixels display resolution, which is the most commonly found display resolution on A8 processor tablets that have been available for around the same time as it.

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7 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

Based on five expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, PC and this tablet computer has an average expert rating of 52 out of 100.

Poor Battery Life

One customer who reviewed the Arnova Childpad thought it did not have a good battery life. Techradar wrote three years ago “Poor battery life” in their Arnova Childpad review and scored it 60 out of 100.

Poor Support

One Arnova Childpad owner who bought it concluded that it did not have good technical guidance.

Not 4G Compatible

Like most of the other A8 processor tablets that are a comparable age to the Childpad, the Childpad is not 4G compatible.

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Not 3G Compatible

The Childpad is not 3G compatible. Most of the other tablets of a similar type and age to the Childpad are also not 3G compatible.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

At only 4 gigabytes, the Arnova Childpad has a quite small internal storage capacity compared to most of the other A8 processor tablets that have been around for more than two years. The internal storage capacity of comparable spec tablets that have been on the market for a similar time to the Childpad range from 4GB to 16GB.

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

Tablet computers of this age and type have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 1.2GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.1GHz. The Childpad has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1 gigahertz) amongst A8 processor tablets of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Arnova Childpad

Released Over Four Years Ago

Arnova released the Childpad over four years ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 7 inches, the Arnova Childpad has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other A8 processor tablets that have been around for a comparable time to the Childpad.

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One Processor Core

The Childpad has one processor core. That's average compared to the other nine tablet computers of a comparable age and spec to the Childpad that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Expert Reviews

15 April 2013

We can't help thinking that there's a huge gap in the market for a good tablet with a child-specific OS that's designed for kids yet easy for a parent to control. The Archos ChildPad, however,...

Low price
Search engines banned
Digital file support
Pre, installed games
Kid-friendly design
Some bugs
Low, res screen
Poor battery life
No rear camera
Dim screen
21 September 2012

This 7-inch Android tablet may have a child-friendly design, but there's little else to recommend it...

8 August 2012

The Archos Arnova ChildPad claims to be an Android tablet designed for children. However, its kid-friendly optimisations don't go far enough to make this palatable for a young crowd. Android is...

6 July 2012

The ChildPad looks the part but we can?t recommend it to parents because of its sub-standard games and fiddly interface. The range of games and learning apps on the Leapfrog LeapPad and VTech...

28 June 2012

A good buy if you are looking to give a child a tablet...

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Barcodes 00690590521438, 00690590521704

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