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nabi - nabi 2 - 8GB

Model: NABI2NV7ASKU: 5906964

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Rating 4.1 out of 5 stars with 912 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good kid tablet

    Posted
    mfranch87
    • My Best Buy Premier Silver MemberElite Plus Member

    I originally got this Nabi 2 tablet for my 9yr old daughter for Xmas thinking it would be good for her needs. However, after getting it home and playing with it more, I later realized and determined that it was more suitable for my 6yr son. I then got my 9yr old an Amazon Kindle Fire instead. Glad I went this route for both. Overall, I like the tablet and it is indeed aimed at a younger audience. The red bumper pad has already been highly worth it as my son has dropped it several times and it hasn't missed a beat. Its also a good way to hold and "grip" the tablet. A better feel to it when using it. The speed has been good & it includes both a mini HDMI port for hooking up to an HDTV and a micro SD slot for memory expansion (I added a 4GB card). Another nice thing I like with it is it has the "Nabi" mode and "Parent" mode. This allows me to install apps I want to use on it under the Parent mode (Android 4.0 ICS), but then might not want my son to have access to (i.e HBOGO, Xfinity player, etc). There are a few negatives including it using a factory brand and supplied charger adapter instead of the standard mini-USB type charging technique I have for ALL my other android devices. This isn't too bad, but just be sure not to lose the adapter cable or you will have to buy a replacement directly from the manufacturer on their Nabi store. The other big obvious negative with this tablet is it doesn't come with the Google Play store pre-installed. Instead, it promotes the Amazon App store. At first, I thought this was going to be a huge deal, but after some research, I found out there are a ton of other alternative Android app stores out there including 1Mobile Market, Aptoide, Amazon, and GetJar. Between all of these, I have pretty much been able to get any app I want. And even in some cases, free when it costs money on the Google Play store. Now, I have learned that it can be "rooted" in order to get the Google Play store on it, but this voids the warranty and I haven't done it. I've actually had no need for the Google Play & satisfied the way it is so probably won't alter it anyway. Not sure if this is related to no Google Play store on it out of the box, but you also can't seem to move apps to the external SD card if needed in its current form. Can't even initially install them on the external micro SD card either. You may be able to do this if its rooted, but not totally sure. This is a bummer as it can limit how many apps you can truly install on its 8GB internal memory (about 5+GB available after OS) Finally one other thing is that you need to buy "Nabi coins" to run some of the included kid chores software. I was kind of bummed about that, but did find some chore related apps on the various Android market/stores so no biggie. Overall, I am happy I purchased this tablet. My son loves it and after he goes to bed, I wind up using it for myself in parent mode for HBOGO, Netflix, etc.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great for kids. But missing key features.

    Posted
    PT808
    • My Best Buy Premier Silver MemberElite Plus Member

    It's an odd tablet, they have these nubby squares on the back and a rubber protective bumper (bumper can be removed). Your kid will learn with this tablet, I see progress with mine in just a few days. There is a very interesting thing called Nabi Coins. Kids can earn coins or you can buy coins. Kids earn it through learning or you can give them coins when they do their chores. I can't say I totally like this, because the coins are not cheap. I'd rather give my kids real coins. Basically the Nabi has free stuff, but they really do try to upsale you. Upsale you on Apps, Coins, and the University. It goes on and on. You don't need to get the extras, but again...it can get pricey. I DO RECOMMEND THIS PRODUCT. The one Pro that outweighs any negative is that it is very child friendly. It is not a perfect system, but it is the best I've seen for a child. Yes even better then the iPad. All because it is locked down, you will not have to worry. PROS: - It's fast. - Battery life if good. - You have many controls to keep your child safe. - Manage chores through the web based GUI. - You can see your child's progress as he/she completes learning task. - Lot's of inputs. - Durable. CONS: - Need to use their barrel adapter charger. With it could charge using the regular USB input. It's just one extra power cord I have to deal with. - If you use it while charging you will see the screen flicker. - Not so easy to for kids to adjust the brightness (getting to the settings). While in "Mommy Mode" it's easy. - Didn't appreciate that I had to put in my credit card to get the Nabi though the initial startup. - 2 letter minimum user name...errr...my kids name has only 2 letters. They should fix this. - No Google Play store...so you can only load their apps, which is very limiting. If "Mommy Mode" is for adults, you should be able to load from the Play Store. This makes the tablet a very restrictive OS. So no Google Maps, Evernote, or any other of your favorite apps...even if we are in the adult mode. -The Nabi videos chan. don't play so well and the quality is terrible (Video, CN, etc). They are at most times blurred even with a fast connection. All the videos seem to start with advertisements. And the videos are really short...some are just above 30 seconds. - Some pre-installed games are Demos. - Being a user of the iPad, I can see the iPad touch screen is a lot better then the Nabi. But you'll get used to it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great tablet for kids and you can use it too

    Posted
    Ramone
    • My Best Buy Premier Silver MemberElite Plus Member

    Bought this table for my kids (Girl - 7 & Boy - 5) for Christmas. I purchased an 8MB memory card to go with the tablets. The setup was fairly easy. I was able to download the Amazon App Store (the app store included is okay, but I prefer Amazon which carries more free titles) and then downloaded the games the kids like to play on my tablet. I authorized the applications that I want the kids to access and then logged into "Nabi Mode". which is essentially the kiddie mode. Once in Nabi mode I was able to move the applications to the home screen for easy assess for the kids, which means all they have to do is swipe to get to different apps. I really like the fact that the web browser only allows the kids to visit sites that i previously authorized. if they try to go anywhere other than those sites, they will be blocked. If you purchasing for an older child/teen and you do not want this restriction, then you can give them access to the full web browser. The kids have enjoyed the tablets thus far and are always asking for me to download more games. Be sure to lock the settings on the tablet to either prevent in-game purchases or require your password to authorize. This will prevent you from getting any unexpected bills. Lastly, parents can use the Parent Mode and this tablet works great for them as well. You have email, calendar, full web browser, app availability, pretty much anything you would need. The camera is not great, but this could be a cheap option if you just wanted a tablet to play with. Problems: The two that I purchased have been pretty problem free. There was one issue with the "chores" mixing up the kids on the tablets, but we really don't use that feature much anyway. My sister did purchase a Nabi for her son as well and had to exchange it due to many of the features (e.g. camera, apps) being inaccessible. The new unit has not had any issues. Conclusion: Great tablet for the money. i would certainly recommend to others.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    It is primarily for the kids

    Posted
    RoCham
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    My iPad 4 suffered much abuse at the hands of my two year old boy and three year old girl. After that I was on the hunt for a device that could handle their destructive habits. My brother recommended the Nabi 2 so I went to do research. Eventually, I decided that other Android devices were a tad too grown in their design. Also, an iPad Mini was out of the question because of the cost to durability concern. Upon opening up the Nabi 2 out the box brand new, us adults and techies may be a little underwhelmed. In Nabi mode you are greeted with a blue tiled background and huge icons. After hitting the options button and going to parent mode you have a device that tries to be an android device but it is severely hampered. There is initially no Google Play and the Nabi App Store does not provide the myriad of content titles my kids were used to on the ipads and iphones. My first recommendation is to perform the two part update. That update adds all the Google features that were once only accessible through rooting the device. With Google Play store in hand, the Nabi really positions itself as one of the better options for children's tablets. Some apps for the Play store may not work as well on the Nabi as other droid devices but it is not bad at all. At $179 the device exceeds its price-point in terms of what you get for the price. You get better than average tablet computing for you kids. Another main thing I would like to stress is to consider the device for a child and not an adults. I do not believe kids are worried about processor speeds or average to mediocre response times. Nabi 2 has great response time by the way. The screen resolution could be better, a sharper screen and better viewing angles would also be appreciated in future models but the Nabi does meet the needs of the children. The onscreen keyboard is pretty cool and sometimes I do find myself in parent mode surfing around on it. It's actually a pretty nice device. One downfall that is what it is, is the speakers. The Nabi does not boost the best speakers. They are oddly positioned and the do not carry very well to the user. Maybe that is where the headphone push comes in. Otherwise it is a hit. As an adult, I am a bit bothered at the inability to change the lock screen image. However, my kids slide it right up and are off to the races. Even though most of them are lite versions, the preloaded apps are well thought out and my kids enjoy them. I did go ahead and download some of the other apps they were already familiar with like Cut the Rope, Minion Rush, among others. My kids are now upset every time we take it from them. It's our new bargaining chip in getting them to do what we need them to do. I love it and I endorse it for the kids.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Not a bad little tablet

    Posted
    NoMoreSprintForMe
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    Overall this is a good buy. I got one for my son on his 5th birthday. He is already very good at reading, writing, and math so I figured the educational stuff would be great and what kid doesn't love angry birds. I believe the subscription to the fooz university is something like 70 or 80 bucks a year so its not overly expensive. Also, I love the fact that his friends and relatives can buy him ebooks now. We haven't tried skype yet but I'm going to set him up so he can call me when he wants to talk. Another GREAT feature is the "daddy" mode. He can't buy anything without my password. I also disabled in-game purchases so he can't accidentally purchase something. Additionally, I really like the fact that I can leverage his favorite apps. IE...if you don't clean your room I'm taking away cut the rope. This works great! The only down-side here to me is the lack of access to apps out of the box. Also for android there is a distinct lack of customization available on the kids side. I would not recommend this table for adults. Its not a great showing of android. I immediately installed the amazon app store as well and downloaded a bunch of free kids stuff for him. I also used the built in browser to find an iron man wallpaper. After downloading a file manager from the amazon app store I was able to set this as his wallpaper which is much more his speed. Bottom line... he loves it,not expensive, great graphics performance, lack of apps can be rectified, an overall win.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Fantastic Kid's Tablet

    Posted
    Laura1969
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase

    We did a lot of research on which tablet to get our two and half year old for Christmas, and there are a LOT. I had no idea how many child oriented tablets were on the market. Not only did we look at technical reviews, we also looked at user reviews. It's true that some of the older user reviews weren't so great. They obviously had some problems a couple of years back, but those problems have clearly been resolved. I have seen some complaints about customer service, but I want to throw my two cents in there as well. Santa brought our son's Nabi, and we had a slight problem. I contacted customer service, via Facebook, the day after Christmas, and I got a response within 30 minutes. They were very helpful and resolved my problem promptly. My son loves this tablet. With the addition of Google Play Store, there are so many educational (and a few non-educational, just plain fun) apps for him. Many of them are free, and the ones we've paid for have been at a minimal price. One of the reasons we chose this over the much less expensive Leap Pad series tablets is because of the cost of games. Leap Pad games can be anywhere from ten bucks to 30. After you buy three games, you've paid more for your Leap Pad and your few games than you have for the Nabi. The Nabi came loaded with a lot of stuff. We got rid of some of it. We kept some of it. We downloaded a TON of stuff, most of it was free. We paid for some of his favorite apps. The biggest ticket item was a whopping $2.99. You just can't beat prices like that. I'm also a huge fan of the Megenius book app. When you purchase the Nabi, you also get 30 free, preloaded books. This is such an awesome application that the's getting a subscription for his birthday. The only complaint I have is that you can't move apps to the sd card. That's why I gave it four starts instead of five, but if I could give it four and a half, I would have. You can put shows, movies, music, pictures, and some app data on the sd card, so there's plenty of room, but it sure would be handy to be able to move apps over as well. This was a solid purchase, and I'd recommend it to anyone with a kid. I can see him using this for years to come.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great kids tablet

    Posted
    justadad1
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    Definitely enjoy the package that Nabi has put together here. great specs in general, and a great bundle of software, learning tools, and their own bits and pieces. Love the 'kid mode' vs 'dad mode' thing for protecting apps. Would like to see more security features (including blocking ads, blocking purchases/in-app, etc.). Coursework is a mixed bag. Starts off interesting, some of the text is way too small and the english sentences are WAY above the grade level (so parent would be expected to assist) -- text-to-speech is a frequent technology, would be useful here for littler students. Some of the math stuff we found repetitive or requiring really detailed counting. Some of the science stuff used concepts I could explain, but my kid would be unlikely to know the words, and the multiple choices could be tricky. I'd like to see this refined. The tutorials aren't overly helpful either, often one screen of text and graphics before pushing you into quizzing. Bundled apps overall seems good for the value. Lots of games, though would like to see fewer requiring upgrades to unlock stuff. Understand there's a coin system, but that's real money somewhere in the process. More control/configurability over the kids mode launcher would be good. 8 per page on a 7" tablet is restrictive, some of the pages are prelabelled. My kid is used to a 10" tablet with every slot filled with app icons... As for hardware, the spaces on the back for adding personalized bits is neat, but SOME should have come in box then. Otherwise, why bother. The bumper is good, but would rather have the product cheaper and let the kids pick their color right off the bat. Bumper also should be more tacky, it's WAY too slippery where it's a protective device. Speakers a bit tinny, and don't love their positioning. And the screen is the real horror here... I know it's one area that drops price quickly, but off angle viewing quickly goes inverted and unusable for multiple people side by side -- which is all but expected for a kids device! I'd prefer to have full google play support... like Nook finally caved and did.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great tablet, but plan to replace the charger!

    Posted
    S710
    • My Best Buy Premier Silver MemberElite Plus Member

    I purchased two of these. One for each of my two young children ages 4 and 6. They both love the tablet. It's rare that they will require assistance operating any of the programs or apps. The parental controls are great, and the chore program is also a great feature. Unfortunately, the charger that comes with the Nabi2 is cheap. The metal tip comes loose and makes the charger useless. In less than a month, both of the original chargers have broken. At the time of purchase, I attempted to buy extra chargers (because I like to have an extra just incase), but they were sold out at the Nabi store. I have been checking back since December, and they are never available. I have visited several Nabi retailers looking for a charger and NO ONE has one, not even an aftermarket version. I finally located an aftermarket charger on Amazon. I received it and my kids used it for 2 weeks and the same thing happens with the tip. It becomes loose and causes an inadequate charge. I would have been extremely happy with this product if I didn't have to deal with charger issues. I would also like to add that I have read other reviews stating that the only available app store is the Nabi app store. This is not true. You can download other app stores. My husband installed the amazon app store and some other android app store. Just Check Youtube for instructions on how to do it.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good but not great

    Posted
    federali247
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    I didn't know what to expect when we bought this tablet for our 7 year old. He loves playing with my iPad mini and my wife's iPad/iPhone so we thought we would give this a try. Overall it is a very solid tablet - comes preloaded with a lot of apps too, which is nice. However, most of the preloaded apps will bore a 7 year old so it was straight to the amazon app store to add more stuff. And for those of you that are iOS loyalists - it isn't the same app store experience. There is a way to hack the device and put the Google play store on the tablet but even that doesn't solve the app problem (maybe it is just our app preference but it felt like very little of what I was looking for was available anywhere but the Apple App Store). I suspect this will hurt long term enjoyment of the device - but his 5 year old brother is pretty interested in it too! Hardware is solid with no real complaints. Some of the review I read complain about screen glare but so far no problem here. After all, if it is sunny outside I would hope he would put the tablet down and actually play. No glare problem in the back of the car. He loves the camera, but it is a shame there are not two cameras. The bumper not only looks cool but makes the thing virtually indestructible - a positive in my house. Overall, this is a very good tablet for kids. Tough and reliable. The app store issue is what it is.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice, durable tablet for children

    Posted
    Wankenobi
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    Overall, the Nabi 2 is a great value for the price you pay! It is durable with the included bumper for drops you KNOW will happen. I like that you can add memory with the micro sd slot and it even has a micro hdmi output! I would've liked to see a cover for all these inputs incorporated into the bumper to keep dust and small spills out but so far we haven't had a problem with that. The screen's viewing angle does leave something to be desired. If myself or my son are holding it, it's difficult for the other to see what's on-screen unless you're directly in front of it. A kick-stand on the back would be a nice extra feature to set up on a table in front of us, but you don't see this on many tablets period. Battery life is fair, especially if you remember to power-down the tablet for extended times between uses. Expect the battery to last a day or two with average, always-on use. I like the included learning games, chore-list and e-books so my son isn't just using it to slice fruit or watch cartoons! Again, overall, it's a solid buy for a child to get them a multi-function hand-held device. You are able to store movies and music on it, download books and apps and it will continue to grow with your child for a number of years to come!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Affordable tablet with few short comings

    Posted
    rudedog6868
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase

    I purchased this online on Thanksgiving for $139. I figured at this price I could afford to take the hit if my daughter or I didn't like it. Our house is an apple centric home but I've had android phones and a Nexus 7. As far as specs go, this device is awesome. I can't understand people complaining about the screen. Sure it's not a retina display but come on its for a kid. It's more than good enough for games, apps and movies. I added the Amazon App Store so that helped increase the number of apps. Through Amazon I was able to install Netflix which works great. They just need to give official access to the Google Play store. The educational aspect of this device is an added bonus. The educational apps seemed well thought out. Also, one of the main reasons I purchased this was the ability to control which web sites are available. My main gripe is the inability to add digital copies of movies. I know this is not Nabi's fault but an issue with android devices. Nevertheless it's still a minus in my book. Hopefully the Nabi will mature to increase its features. Overall, I would recommend this tablet even at $200. If you expect an iPad then fork over the extra $200 and hope your child doesn't crack the screen.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great for kids, great parental control

    Posted
    MissAudreyB
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    If you are buying this just for your kids, then it is great. It allows the kids to have their very own tablet without giving them unfettered access to apps and the internet. I am comfortable with letting the kids play but not feeling like I have to stand over their shoulder every time they want to play a new game or go to a new website. I absolutely recommend it for children. For adults, not so much. I am an iPad user so when I compare this tablet to the iPad, well, the iPad wins hands down. There are a lot of settings on the Nabi and they are not always easy to find. I am somewhat of a computer nerd and I still found myself Googling the instructions because I couldn’t figure it out. Also, the screen is not as smooth as the iPad. When making swiping motions, your finger wants to stick to the screen a little instead of it being a completely smooth motion. It was a trade-off for me because I want my kids to be able to play but the iPad is very lacking in parental controls. This is where the Nabi wins. The kids love it and that’s what counts.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Son loves tablet but still some areas Nabi can fix

    Posted
    sjpm03

    First things first, my 3 year old loves his tablet. This was a big upgrade from his little iPod he had previously. The construction of the tablet is better than I expected. It comes with the bumper for the accidental drops that may happen and the not so accidental stepping on it. The games preloaded are so-so, with most being demos. The app store that Nabi uses is not Google Play, but a store made by Nabi so many of through apps that are compatible with it are not available. A good option to replace the Google Store is Amazon store. Quality of video is not an IPad but better than expected for a children's tablet. The battery lasts a considerable amount of time on this tablet. My only complaint so far is with some of the software that Nabi says will make using the tablet a whole lost better, Nabi sync, and Nabi cloud do not work and after uninstalling and reinstalling numerous times still no luck. I have spoke with Nabi customer service who were very quick to respond and attempt to help but nothing seems to work. For the 200.00 price tag, there are not any other tablets designed for childrent who can compare.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nabi2 is Great for Kids

    Posted
    pschom
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    This is an all around great tablet for kids. It's thin and durable and Comes with the greatest surrounding protector (you can get an upgraded one and back letters if you want). My 6 year old loves it. Uses it less now that he's in school. My wife and I have been using Mac OS forever and the Android takes some getting used to. After you learn how to navigate the menus it's a breeze. Make sure to watch the instructional videos on Nabi's website. I did have an issue with app conflicts and it was crashing apps that should have no issues. Looks like I fixed that. Screen quality is awesome. I hate kids tablets that skimp on screen quality because kids are using them. I DO NOT like that it doesn't come with a stand. That is a little ridiculous. And I can't find one anywhere. In closing, coming from an Apple iPad the Android OS seems less streamlined and harder to get used to. But all things considered your child will love this. Hide it at bed time because they won't stop!!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Decent tablet for my 6 year old.

    Posted
    jjpoet22381
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    I love t his tablet for my 6 year old son! It's easy for him to use and it keeps him occupied. He doesn't lose interest in it like most other electronics. I really love the Mommy Mode because I can use it just like my laptop and I can monitor what he does on the tablet. I was able to download the Amazon App store to the tablet so he can download his favorite games. The only downside is that it doesn't have Google Play store and I couldn't download it either. I don't know if I'm just not tech savvy enough or if you really can't download it to the tablet. Either way, I was disappointed by this because it is an Android system and I thought all Android systems came with Google Play. As a result, some of the games he used to play on my phone can't be downloaded. Other than that, it's great. He doesn't even ask to play games on my Galaxy anymore. I bought him some headphones and he can listen to music, watch videos, and I even downloaded the MagicJack app so he can call his grandparents! This was a great investment.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Excellent tablet for kids

    Posted
    VaccumCleanerBuyerGuy
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    My daughter has no problems navigating and using it. I love that it is completely kid friendly. .Even if she downloads a free app, she cannot play it unless i authorize it to be played in nabi mode. There is a parent mode that gives you access to everything a regular tablet can do. I love that it has timers for all the different apps (or you can group the apps and set a time limit) It also has a reward based system that your child can earn more time to play such apps. The battery does not last long in sleep mode; less than a day. I turn it completely off when not using it and it will last for 2 days of play; approx 3 full hours of play. Otherwise, we love it so much I am seriously thinking about buying the Nabi Jr. for my younger daughter

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Parent friendly tablet

    Posted
    FATBOY02020202
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    After returning the first one because of issues, thank you best buy for a very smooth return, inside the box there was a note to not return it to where you bought it but to email them. I emailed them two weeks ago, and still haven't heard back, returned to best buy 4 days ago. Tablet is a little confusing at first, but that might have been because the first one didn't work. But that lead my to their Facebook page that had some helpful hints. Make sure you update the device! I have the parental controls set, and my 3 year old is off and running. I severely reduced the ability of what she can do because she is so young. Lots of puzzles, coloring and learning apps. It comes pre loaded pretty well. She has taken to it pretty well, and is a nice compliment to the learning projects we do with her at the kitchen table and at daycare. So far I'm pretty happy with, and she likes it too.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    This is an awesome tablet for children

    Posted
    badbetts
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    The Nabi is a great system for kids! My granddaughter is 3 years old and always wanting to be on her mother's tablet. I bought her this one and she no longer bugs her mom for hers. She loves it and was easily able to figure out games for her age and even some for above her age. I expect this to be used for learning games as much as possible, but also just for fun. The internet and parental controls took a bit to get set up, but now work great. There are lots of games available, but not all the ones I am used to from iTunes. The battery life could be better, and a car charger would be nice. Otherwise, it can be used while still plugged in and charging. I also bought a relatively inexpensive headphone set to go with this gift that has loudness maximum appropriate for kids. Also bought from Best Buy. All in all we are very satisfied with this tablet!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    The best kid tablet out there!

    Posted
    Lela28
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    I was not going to give my 2 1/2 year old a $400 ipad. We bought the nabi at the premier silver pre-black-friday event at an awesome price. The hardware of the nabi is the best out compared to other "made for kids" tablets. Glad we didn't listen to the Best Buy sales person that said apps were hard to find since the Nabi store is so limited. That was not true. The Nabi store is fine, and the Amazon app store can be installed with not changes to the operating system. Also, Nabi is getting approved for google play. I just installed most of the google applications and even the google app store, however, you still can't download apps, yet. This is something they are working out with Google. GREAT Kid interface. Full blown Android tablet when in mommy mode. the only negative is the battery life, but i just plug it in every night, and a child shouldn't spend all day on it - let them get some fresh air.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great value, apps & games for a beginner

    Posted
    Polyphemus13
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    We love the Nabi 2 tablets we bought for our two children ages 9 and 6. They are super easy to use even for the six year old. They are super durable and hold up to even my nine year old son's heavy use. The only disappointing thing ended up being that there was no app available that we could find that let him type documents - such as WORD, or any sort of equivalent. He uses his Nabi 2 to look up things for HW (4th grade), things like reports and projects and it would be nice if he could type up things and email them as attachments. But his device will not allow him to download Adobe, so no Pdf's and no Word either which means he has to switch back and forth to the family computer. It seems limiting to allow him to access his email on the Nabi 2 if he can't view attachments or create them. Otherwise it is a great purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend