From educational apps to digital textbooks, tablets are a great tool for teenagers and even young children.
Students can do whatever they need on a tablet, especially if you pair it with a keyboard or keyboard case for easy writing and notes --taking.
For young learners, the whole world of educational apps can appear at their fingertips and can easily enter a large number of ages
Appropriate content to read or watch.
If you know where to look, you don't have to spend a lot of money looking for a solid slate --for a super-savvy price.
Which tablet will you get depending on your student's needs
And your budget.
If you're a budget-
Conscious Shoppersand who isn't? —
Keep these buying tips in mind to reduce costs: Now that you know the basics, here's our favorite tablet for students of all ages: Apple iPad the iPad select App-
More than 375,000 apps designed for tablets, including selected educational apps
Make it the preferred tablet for students.
Also, both versions have 10-inch and 8-
Inch and one of the models definitely fits your budget: $500 for iPad, $400 for iPad 2, ultra-
The portable iPad mini costs $330.
Because tablets are very popular, it is relatively easy to find second-hand and refurbished models, thus further reducing costs.
We expect the iPad to be updated on October, so you may want to postpone it for a few more weeks, either by releasing the latest and greatest products in the spring or by getting more discounts on older models.
It's impossible for Amazon kindle fire HDIt to beat Amazon's expensive Kindle Fire HD. This 7-
The inch Android tablet is like a cheap tablet and currently sells for just $160 in promotions, but it has the ability to fight against almost anything on the market.
This is also a great choice for young children: Amazon provides good parental control through Kindle FreeTime, and the Kindle FreeTime Unlimited subscription service provides unlimited access to age
Appropriate books, games, movies and TV shows (
If you are an Amazon Prime subscriber, $5 per month or $3 per month).
Like the iPad, Amazon may also update the Kindle Fire soon, which may mean waiting will get you a better deal on the updated gadget.
Last but not least, several of my friends complained that it was difficult for the Kindle to get online and stay online.
I haven't played Wi.
I have Fi connection issues myself, but there are a dozen of my friends.
Therefore, if it is important for you or your students to keep online and online, this is another consideration.
If your child is still young, jump higher.
Between the ages of 4 and 9the 7-
The design of inch LeapPad Ultra takes into account the younger generation.
That means it has good parental control, kid.
Difficult buildings with access to a large number of childrensafe content (
More than 800 apps, games, videos and books)
Curated by LeapFrog with access to the internet, children with access to age-
The only thing we don't like about LeapPad is that it only has 11 apps --
You need to buy anything your child wants.
But the price is $150, at least-
The expensive tablets we list may be the perfect choice for your child.
The size of the Google NEXUS 7 Nexus 7 is Portable: it is the same size as the paperback (
The weight is only 0. 64 pounds)
But it can carry the entire content library.
The Nexus 7 is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, which makes it Lightning
Fast with a rich full HD display.
Because Google has just released a new model for this Android powerhouse, you know you get the latest technology, which means it will take longer for your child to insist on replacing it because it is out of date.
If your child is younger, a Kindle Fire HD or LeapPad Ultra with a free subscription may be more suitable for him or her, but high school students or college students will love the Nexus 7, because it has full access to Google's Play store, it means it has more apps, books and enjoys movies and music.
Nexus 7 starts at $230.
GALAXY Note is an 8-or 10-
Inch tablet with twist function: it is equipped with Samsung's S Pen stylus, which makes it a tablet that is perfect for hand drawing, graffiti or notes.
If painting is of particular interest to your child, you won't find a better tablet than the Galaxy Note.
But if your child doesn't care about drawing, you 'd better choose something else.
Big Galaxy note 10.
1 is the size of a piece of paper, which makes it ideal for budding artists, while the smaller Galaxy Note 8.
0 is more like the size of notepad, which is very suitable for graffiti notes.
10 people are expected to pay $500.
8 $1 or $400. 0 —
Although you can find a sale or deal if you go around.
This high Asus Transformer PADend, 10-
The inch Android tablet can be paired with the keyboard dock, which can extend battery life and turn it into a lightweight laptop
This is a great choice for students who need more than a tablet but do not need their own laptop.
Its battery life is 14 hours (
Dock with keyboard)and high-
Resolution Screen (1080p)
Even the most critical technology will surely satisfy you. loving student.
The price of the tablet is expected to be around $400, and the price of the keyboard will be around $130.
However, be sure to check it out online: we have seen the Asus tablet (
And refurbished models)
Lenovo THINKPAD Tablet 2 is another great option for students who need more than a tablet but less than their own laptop
The inch tablet runs the full version of Windows 8, which means it will run familiar Windows applications like Microsoft Office
The ThinkPad tablet comes with 2.
With the keyboard, the tablet will rival most laptops.
Of course, this feature also costs a lot: ThinkPad Tablet 2 costs $566 and keyboard costs $120. ACER ICONIAW 8. 1-
If you like the sound of a Windows 8 tablet, but you are looking for something smaller --
Size and cost-the Acer's 8-
Inch Iconia W is a great choice. This 8-
The inch tablet is lighter and more portable than the ThinkPad Tablet 2, but still runs Windows 8 and all your favorite Windows apps. This small-
Iconia is $380 in size, but to add Microsoft Office 365 University to the package, you will also need to pay $80.
Tablet or laptop (OR ULTRABOOK)?
While tablets are expected to take over the mobile computing world in 2015, sometimes your students need to create rather than consume for them, and laptops or ultrabooks are a better option.
Great for surfing the Internet, playing games, checking emails
Mail, watching movies, listening to music
All the way we consume digital information. For creation —
Word processing, graphic design, spreadsheets, all the serious things in high school and college these days --
There may be a shortage of tablets.
Switch from app to app-
Say, from a word-
The processing program to write the paper into the Internet browser for research-
Tablets are much slower than tabletsscale computer.
Smaller screens also don't help much.
However, if your students are using a shared computer at home, tablets can be a good companion to make it easy for them to take notes, read textbooks and write notes on the go.
Security is still a problem on all the Internet.
So whatever you choose, make sure to load and update Internet security software, block app store and Web browsing with parental control settings (
For young children)
Consider investing in deeper backup protection such as web nanny or McAfee home protection. Questions? Comments?
Be sure to tell us.
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