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Ematic - PBS Kids Playtime Pad - 7" - Tablet - 16GB - Green/Blue-Front_Standard

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Rating 3.9 out of 5 stars with 435 reviews

79%
would recommend to a friend

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    My son loves it!

    Posted
    BBShopperToledo
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    I bought this for my son a couple months ago when he was 18 months and he's done pretty well with it. It's great, but it's a little tempermental. It charges pretty quick, but it also dies pretty quick. It doesn't last too long, like maybe 90 minutes before it needs charged again. It's a brilliant idea overall, but it needs a little work.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    This item sucks

    Posted
    Mari
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    This item stops charging, stops working and now battery swelled up and oviously won't work. Don't buy!

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    ok

    Posted
    jaxxy2013
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    i had high hopes for this pad for my 4yr old it is decent but takes a long time to boot up and battery fully charged drains within 1 hour. not sure if its the pad itself but I wouldnt recommend it for long trips unless you have charging capabilities.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Good for a little while

    Posted
    Amanda
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    Got this for my daughter so she could learn and not have to want to be on my phone all the time. Started to get very slow after the first week & then a week later the charging port completely stopped working & I was never able to get it to turn back on.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Great content, horrible battery life

    Posted
    flavayla21

    I got this tablet to replace a Sprout Cubby tablet where the touchscreen stopped responding after a year. The Sprout tablet lasted at least 5 hours with heavy use. This PBS tablet has excellent preloaded videos and games but the battery life is horrible. It dies within an hour and although it charges just as quickly it is extremely inconvenient for a kid watching a movie. I will be returning this tablet and getting an Amazon fire Kids tablet. This tablet has to be hooked up to a charger for continued use and it gets hot quick! PBS missed the mark on this tablet.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Had almost30 days and messing up

    Posted
    Bunny
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    Today, I turned it on and it will not connect to the internet. It gets hot charge and not charging. I bought it on May17th and it's already messing up.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    PBS Tablet

    Posted
    Lizzyingram
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    Hate it very cheap made not charging, wont connect to internet except home. Best buy cant refund, have to go through company, they dont refund either only replace. Dont buy!!!!!

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Won't stay charged

    Posted
    Grandma
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    Bought for my grandson but will only stay charged for about 30 minutes then dies. Contacted mfg but they won't respond. Pick different tablet for kids!

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great tablet for my 20 month old grandson

    Posted
    03corey
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    My 20 month old grandson really loves this tablet. Came with several educational applications pre-installed. This tablet allows them to have fun while learning at the same time. The only downfall is battery life however it does charge quickly.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good child friendly tablet

    Posted
    Sweetpea1229
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    This is a good tablet for my 4 year old son. It's easy to use and he loves all the pbs pre-loaded apps. The battery like is ok, it lasts about 2-2 1/2 hours. The only negative so far has been the USB charger is very loose while charging.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Wouldn't buy again

    Posted
    Bruss
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    I purchased this tablet 11 months ago for my 3 year old grandson. Battery life is terrible, display isn't bad, user interface is a bit confusing and the tablet stopped charging after 10 months of use. I would not recommend this tablet. Waste of money. Spend the xtra $20 and get a Kindle Fire for Kids.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Ok

    Posted
    Detroitgem
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    This is my Daughter's third tablet. I dont like that she can easily remove the padded protection. Its vulnerable. I hate the short battery life. Love the kid friendly content and safeguards

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Terrible Battery Life

    Posted
    ApROY33
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    At first this tablet seemed great. However, I noticed the battery life was nowhere near the life that was stated. Barely lasted an hour. Plus it was very slow at operating. There were no additional apps downloaded onto the pad other than what was preprogrammed into it. Do not buy

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Do Not Recommend

    Posted
    Kalysren

    The tablet was extremely buggy--often stating that apps that I'd already approved had to be approved in Playtime Safe Mode, but not indicating how in any documentation. Called tech support and they wanted to reset tablet but couldn't say that would fix it. As a workaround, I found you could just use the tablet outside of kid mode and everything worked fine. When the battery died, the tablet wouldn't charge at all. Also, the parental controls don't work if Internet is not available. I returned it and bought something else.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Horriable Battery life

    Posted
    Vanessa
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    I've a son with Aspburgers. I bought this tablet without review because I trusted the PBS name. I'm so disappointed in the battery life of this tablet. Because of my sons learning disabilities it takes him alot longer to get through a educational game. I've even exchanged it, and the battery life is the same. The PBS games are great, but it so frustrating to get a game accomplished when it shuts down. PBS should definitely take their name off this tablet.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Not worth the price

    Posted
    jkb1986
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    The physical design is good. The programs are hard to navigate and very buggy. It keeps telling me I need to validate, which I've done multiple times. It's hard to get from one screen to another and it goes back and forth out of playtime mode. I've kids age 1, 3, 5 and 6 and it's frustrating for all of them to try to use. Also, when charging it makes a loud buzzing noise. Wish I hadn't wasted the money.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend