Laptop Computers for Children

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Laptop Computers for Kids - based on an article by Marcus Wellington of Article Alley. (This references many products that are not current.) More generic content should be added. More work is need to focus on reading to supplement eBook reading for children.


[edit] Summary

The best laptop computers for kids are the PeeWee Pivot and the Barbie B-Smart. Read on to get to know more about laptops for children. If you are searching for good laptops for kids, you need not necessarily choose from famous brands like Toshiba and Acer. There are many not-so-well-known brands which produce electronic products to be enjoyed by kids up to a certain age. Laptops offered by these brands provide useful educational resources for kids to learn. If you already have one of the laptops for your children, then you can upgrade to a more advanced one from Acer or Toshiba.

[edit] Best Laptops for Kids

[edit] Barbie B-Smart Laptop

This is a laptop which is specifically meant to be used by young girls who are Barbie fans. Oregon Scientific has come up with this model which sports 60 activities in English and 10 in Spanish. It even includes a mouse, mouse pad, QWERTY keyboard, with the function to adjust color contrast and volume. This kids' laptop is available for around $50.

[edit] VTech Double Vision Notebook

The main feature of this product is that it allows the user to combine color photos, text, and audio to make presentations and view them on the television. It also has programs that can help in developing the child's language, math, and logical skills. You can buy the VTech Double Vision Notebook at just around $50. (not in original) This seems to be replaced with: Brilliant Creations Advanced Notebook. See also VTech VReader, the InnoTab series and MobiGo.

[edit] Hot Wheels Accelerator Laptop JW88

This is more of a gaming laptop computer offered by Oregon Scientific, with a 'hot wheels' theme. It is primarily intended to be used by boys. It comprises 50 games in English and 10 games in Spanish. The games include word puzzles, memory games, and number games. You may have to pay around $50 to purchase this kids' laptop.

[edit] Meep!

(Not in original article) Oregon Scientific offers the Meep X2 as its newest Android based tablet for Kids. They also offer the Meep!, the MeepStar Blue Meep!, and the MeepFrog Green Meep! and more.

[edit] PeeWee Pivot 2.0 Laptop

The PeeWee Pivot is considered to be one of the most advanced laptops available in stores. It has a rotating touchscreen which can easily be converted into a tablet. It is embedded with a 1.66 GHz Intel Atom Processor N450, 160 GB hard disk capacity, 1 GB of RAM, and a 10.1 inch screen. It is available for under $600 ??? on the manufacturer's website. It uses Windows.

[edit] Adult laptops suitable for Kids

[edit] Acer Aspire AS5745-7247

This is an Acer laptop which can be used by adults as well. Its specifications are quite impressive with a 2.40 GHz Intel Core i3-370M Mobile Processor, 4 GB DDR3 RAM, a sufficient 640 GB hard drive, and a 15.6 inch TFT display with Intel HD Graphics. The company claims the base price to be around $650. See Acer Aspire One.

[edit] Toshiba Satellite L635-S3030

This is a reliable laptop for kids manufactured by Toshiba. Its technical specs include an Intel Celeron Processor P4600, a 13.3 inch widescreen, a sufficient 2 GB DDR3 RAM, and a storage space of 250 GB. It also has Mobile Intel HD Graphics and battery life up to 4.46 hours. The manufacturer is offering this model for an estimated price of around $580. This is surely one of the best computers for kids. See Toshiba Satellite computers

[edit] Conclusions

These are some very good laptops for kids for education and fun purposes. There are many other brands which you can find out by visiting your local toy store. The Toshiba Satellite L635 is probably the best option when it comes to advanced laptops for kids.

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