Compact tablets: the best alternative for children

Compact tablets: the best alternative for children
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Among the most popular are the Apple iPod, Samsung models, Huawei... All of them are characterized by incorporating large screens, an upward trend in recent years. So much so that until relatively recently it was very difficult to find compact models; Ideal for children to use or to always carry from one place to another. In this article we collect 5 compact tablets whose viewing surface does not exceed 9 inches. Looking for a truly compact tablet for your day-to-day life or for the little ones in the house to use? The following selection of models meet this premise: its screen does not exceed 9 inches.

Amazon Fire 7 (2022)

Amazon has updated its cheapest tablet by introducing some improvements, such as the presence of a USB class C port to recharge its battery and connect it to other devices. The model, which weighs 282 grams, has a 7-inch screen with 1,024 x 600 pixel resolution, as well as a 3.5mm stereo input for use with wired headphones and a micro SD card slot thanks to which you can expand its storage (there is a 16 GB model and another with 32 GB capacity). Although its operating system is based on Android, Fire OS8 does not have access to the Google Play Store nor does it come pre-installed with Google's own apps and services. In their place are the Amazon apps: Photos (images), Prime Video (video on demand), Kindle (reading), Audible (audiobooks), Amazon Music (music).

Apple iPad mini

The 'mini' version of the well-known tablet from the apple firm integrates an 8.3-inch Liquid Retina screen with 2,266 x 1,483 pixel resolution and 500 nits of brightness. With dimensions of 195.4 x 134.8 x 6.3 mm and a weight of 293 grams, it incorporates a Touch ID button for the user to authenticate securely through his fingerprint. In addition, this tablet, which offers 5G connectivity, incorporates the A15 Bionic chipset that stands out for its power; stereo speakers; and a 'centered framing' function suitable for video calls in which the front camera automatically follows the person to keep them in the center of the image. It is compatible with the digital pencil Apple Pencil.

Lenovo Tab M8 Gen 3

It incorporates an 8-inch screen with a 1,280 x 800 pixel resolution and is TÃœV certified for eye protection. It works with the Android 11 operating system and has the Kids Space children's mode, thanks to which the little ones have access to a wide library according to their interests that includes, among other content, videos, games and books.

realme Pad mini

With a casing made of a single piece of aluminum, this tablet with rounded edges and weighing 372 grams has an 8.7-inch screen with 1,340 x 800 pixel resolution, and a sound system consisting of two stereo speakers. At the connectivity level, it is charged via USB-C and also includes Bluetooth 5.0 and Wi-Fi 5. Its storage capacity (a 32 GB version and a 64 GB version are available) is expandable with a microSD card. It can also run on the Android 11 operating system.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite

Gesture-based menu, dual-band Wi-Fi (2.4 GHZ and 5 GHz), Dolby Atmos sound, 3.5mm headphone jack, 32GB storage expandable with a microSD card... These are some of the features.  Features of this Android tablet with an 8.7-inch screen and 1,340 x 800 pixel resolution. The Galaxy Tab A7 Lite is designed to be used by all family members, which is why it includes the Samsung Kids virtual space for the little ones.