In our home we are what many would call hardcore tech addicts. There isn’t a room in our home that doesn’t have some sort of technology within it. Whether it is a television, gaming system, hand held systems, tablets, etc. We have it. We breathe technology here, so we were very delighted to be offered the opportunity to review the brand new LeapPad XDi!
Now, this is an item in high demand at my home so I’ve put it away for Christmas; after I played with it first of course! Careful Mommy, do not wreck the packaging!!! I know if I can’t figure it out my kids definitely won’t be able too, which would lead to a fight I really don’t have the energy for.
Did We Like the LeapPad XDi?
I am one of those Apple snobs. I love all things Apple, but not when it comes to what my kids are playing on. There are too many ways they can reach adult content and it is always such a hassle with the parent controls that are very lacking on iPads. With the LeapPad XDi, I will be at ease. This is a tablet that is designed perfectly for kids. By perfectly, I mean perfectly.
The screen size isn’t too large for little hands, the weight of it isn’t heavy and the fact it even comes with Kid-Safe Web they can still get on the Internet, without me screaming at them to get off of things they shouldn’t be on. It happens.
As for image quality, it is amazing. This is something my children would notice being iPad users. They’ve really improved the digital quality when compared to previous LeapPad versions.
There are a lot of great aspects of this tablet. They truly will have the ultimate kids’ tablet experience! There is so much you can do with it to customize for each individual child, add on apps and use your LeapPad cartridges to truly inspire each unique personality.
LeapPad Ultra XDi offers the ultimate multimedia experience kids and parents want with a high-resolution touch screen, 8GB of memory, and access to hundreds of downloadable apps. LeapPad Ultra XDi also includes front and back mega-pixel cameras and video recorders, a rechargeable lithium ion battery and an on-board MP3 player so kids’ music is right at their fingertips.
The Tablet to Get Them Off Your Tablet!
The biggest benefit of the LeapPad XDi Ultra is I know this will get my children off of my tablet. That is right, I will have mine ALL to myself again. I won’t have greasy finger marks anymore and the ability to actually have apps on my tablet without them worrying about accessing.
Would I recommend you buying the LeapPad XDi Ultra? Yes! This is a tablet that every kid should own. Sure, the age of recommendation is up to 9 years old, but this I feel is not the case with this tablet. It has so many capabilities that I know older children too will be able to enjoy it. There are so many great features to this tablet, it will be under our tree this holiday season; may even have to go get another so both can have their own!