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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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2 Reasons For

Easy to Use

One Arnova Childpad reviewer who purchased it wrote that it was easy to use. mentioned “Kid-friendly Android tablets are sprouting like beanstalks -- even the Amazon Kindle Fire HD has parental control features” in their Arnova Childpad review.

One Arnova Childpad reviewer who reviewed the product considered that it had a good interface. wrote in their review of the Arnova Childpad on expert website PC five years ago “We can’t recommend it to parents because of its sub-standard games and fiddly interface”.

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Good Technical Features

One customer who reviewed it mentioned that it had good features.

3 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, PC, and this tablet computer has an overall expert rating of 50%. The expert review sites don't rate this tablet very highly.

Not 3G

Most tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the Childpad are not 3G. The Childpad is no exception to this as it too is not 3G.

Tablet computers which are 3G that might be worth looking at include the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0[pl_3256485_price], or the SM-T9000 Galaxy Tab Pro[pl_2420368_price] both from Samsung or the Pocketbook SURFpad 3[plb_2662412_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 4G

The Childpad is not 4G. Most of the other similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Childpad are also not 4G.

If you want a tablet computer that is 4G then you might want to consider the SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3[pl_1955439_price], the SM-T9000 Galaxy Tab Pro[pl_2130444_price], or the SM-T237 Galaxy Tab 4[pl_2984979_price] all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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1 Other reason to consider the Arnova Childpad

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Arnova released the Childpad.

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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