Saturday, November 10, 2012

The Search is over! Tablet I chose for my 3 kids.

After a long search for the perfect tablet for my 3 kids I finally found something I am 100% happy with!
Keep in mind I have 3 kids (8g, 6g, 4b) and will need 3 of the one tablet I purchase.
In the beginning after asking our readers what they prefer I was leaning towards an Amazon Kindle HD.  But priced at $199.99 x 3 = $600, it was do-able but I knew I could find something just as great for less.
The Tablet I chose is Visual Land Prestige 7L, Priced at only $89.99 on Walmart .com !!!
 thats right only $89.99 a price everyone can afford. ($89.99 x 3 = $300 1/2 price of the kindle fire hds)
My main concerns when choosing a tablet were, Android based, Camera, Amazon App Store, Netflix, Expandable Memory, different Colors a plus but not a must.
When I found this tablet on Walmart .com I figured what the heck lets buy one give it a try and if I like it enough Ill buy 2 more.  If I didn't like it I can always return it in store no hassle's. 

So I bought the 1 tablet in color Blue for DS, it arrived in less then a week via fedex, a day before it was due.  I was so excited to open it up and give it a try, it felt like Christmas morning.   I turned on the tablet only to find it was dead :( boo!  so pre-warning make sure to charge the tablet before Christmas morning and the problem is solved.   So I plugged it in and then turned it on still some excitement left in me.
Oddly enough I felt old and out of date (not being a tablet owner already) lol.
However it was easy to use, easy to navigate, and in no time I had things figured out.
The Tablet comes with some great pre-loaded apps including Netflix, Skype, Amazon Kindle, DocumentstoGo, Angry Birds, Sprinkle, YouTube, Evernote, GetJar, 1Mobile Market.
With one click Amazon App Store was downloaded as well.  I went to the amazon app store and downloaded some of the Free Apps A Day I have been collecting over the past few months (I post them daily here on the blog for you to grab free as well).  I then got the Memory almost full message ***which I knew would happen, and that is why it was important to me it had expandable memory!

ALSO want to point out that with the tablets I purchased a  2 year warranty for only $9.00 each.  
Which covers, Spills, Drops, Cracked Screens, & More!

Long Story Short. I love this tablet, Highly Recommend it if your on the hunt for a tablet for yourself or the kids.  I bought 2 more last night.  Now we will have Blue, Pink, and Purple.
I used amazon and bought some covers, screen protectors and bags to go along with them.
I also went through EBATES before I bought the tablets earning myself 4% cash back on something I was going to purchase anyways!

I have recived the other 3 tablets I ordered (4 total my 3 kiddos and my niece)

Here are some SPECS from Walmart .com

Item Description

The Visual Land Prestige 7L with WiFi 7" Touchscreen Tablet PC has all the basics you need to play on the go. Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Operating System allows you to complete virtually anything on the go.
Visual Land Prestige 7L Android 4.0 Internet Tablet 7" Capacitive Multi-Touch Screen 8GB Memory:

Technical Specifications:
  • 1GHz Cortex A8 processor
  • 512MB of system memory and 8GB on-board storage memory
  • 7" Capacitive Multi-Touchscreen, 800 x 480 resolution
  • Built-in 802.11b/g/n WiFi
  • Additional Features: 
  • Front 1.3MP HD webcam with microphone
  • Mini USB port
  • 8GB on-board storage memory, up to 32GB additional memory via microSD card slot 5GB Free Cloud Storage
  • 2160p video decoding
  • Up to 8 hours of run time on a full charge
  • Weighs 10.5 oz; 7.5" x 4.7" x 0.4" dimensions
  • Software and Applications:

  • Android 4.0 OS (Ice cream Sandwich)
  • Web Browser, Super-HD Video Player, Music Player, E-mail, PDF Reader, Calculator, Calendar, Camera, SWF Player, File Manager, Sound Recorder
  • Netflix, Skype, Amazon Kindle, DocumentstoGo, Angry Birds, Sprinkle, YouTube, Evernote
  • GetJar, 1Mobile Market

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