LeapFrog LeapPad Platinum And Ultimate Reviews – Kids Learning Tablets & Applications

LeapFrog LeapPad Platinum Kids Learning Tablet Green

Based on LeapFrog LeapPad Platinum Green reviews, it sounds like the perfect device to give kids aged 5 to 9. We live in the age of technology wherein almost everything is done interactively, and the same goes for kids’ activities as well.

The LeapPad Platinum is a play and learning tablet that includes a broad curriculum which goes beyond school skills. It has many features that set it apart from other similar products on the market.

Features

The green LeapFrog LeapPad tablet has a 5-inch color touchscreen with 480 x 272 pixels (16:9) and 2GB of built-in memory. However, kids will not care about the device’s specs. What they will notice are the features that are readily discernible such as its built-in camera that has video capture.

Kids can use these to capture photos, record video and make artwork. Therefore, the built-in camera is an excellent way for the kids to tap into their creative side.

The learning tab’s other features include a stylus, microphone, and accelerometer and these allow them to use apps and educational games that they will enjoy such as Disney Animation Studio.

The Platinum model of LeapFrog LeapPad also features an interactive reader and is compatible with over 100 downloadable apps and LeapFrog cartridges.

The learning pad though with have to be plugged into a Windows or Mac OS to download content or to share your child’s artwork as it does not have wireless connectivity.

Kids at a young age tend to drop things often, and this is the reason why the device has been designed to withstand flipping or shaking by small ones.

If you are worried that your child might break the LeapFrog LeapPad easily, you need not worry as the company made sure to build it stronger.

This model of LeapFrog learning tablet is ideal for both boys and girls. If you are looking for a LeapPad Platinum for a girl, you should check out purple LeapPad Platinum tablet.

It would not be difficult to keep your child engaged in learning as the LeapFrog tablet features 100 learning games, videos, books, and apps. This will come in handy particularly during long trips or whenever your child tends to get bored.

Its curriculum makes sure that it covers and touches on a lot of areas such as spelling, phonics skills, mathematics, science, music, and geography.

What’s more, your child can learn at his or her own pace. The learning pad will automatically adjust depending on the kid’s level of learning.

It is normal for parents to tune it to their child’s progress and achievements. LeapFrog LeapPad allows this by sending your regular e-mail updates about your child’s accomplishments to give you an insight as to how your kid is doing.

It is advisable for parents to register their child’s LeapPad to be able to download up to three free apps and use the online tools. The online tool lets you keep track of your child’s play and learning progress and share their photos and artwork with friends and family as well.

Customer Reviews

There are only a few LeapFrog LeapPad Platinum Green reviews posted online as it has been released a few months ago and shipment will not start until mid-August.

Based on expert prereviews though, Platinum lerning tablet is a product that is worth giving kids as it is a device that will allow them to fun in learning more about different subjects.

LeapFrog LeapPad Ultimate Pink

There are a lot of devices for kids that have been launched in the market today that help them to learn interactively and tap into their creative side as well. One of such gadgets is the LeapFrog LeapPad Ultimate Pink.

Reviews written about it by both industry experts and consumers are impressive because of its kid-friendly design and features. The learning tab will teach kids more about subjects such as mathematics, science and reading in a fun way as it has access to over 100 educational books, games, videos, and apps.

Features

As everyone knows, kids can be quite clumsy when handling things including devices. Because of this, Ultimate tablet thas been designed to withstand flipping, shaking and roughhousing with little hands.

It features a 5-inch color touchscreen which makes it easy for kids to learn and interact. It also includes a tilt sensor for game control so that kids really feel as if they are in the middle of the gaming action. It comes in the color pink which makes it suited for young girls. If you need a LeapPad Ultimate for your boy, you can choose the green LeapFrog LeapPad Ultimate.

The Ultimate tablet is among the few learning tablets that have a built-in camera. What can it do? The camera allows your child to be able to make creative videos, photos, and artwork. It comes with voice-guided instructions so that kids can easily edit and share their work with friends and family.

You don’t have to worry about saving or having to delete some of their projects as it comes with a 2GB built-in memory.

Aside from that, kids can also be the lead character in the stories they read by uploading their photos into the storybooks. This is possible through the apps The Story Studio and Art Studio apps – both of which are free.

Kids will be immersed in the books they read as these have been designed to be interactive and cinematic. Books saved in the LeapFrog LeapPad each have different levels and modes developed to support the reading development of the child. These levels automatically adjust as the child improves his or her reading skills.

The learning tablet effectively builds comprehension and vocabulary skills as it includes support features which let the child see an image of a word simply by touching it, or it could be the other way around and touching words to hear how it is pronounced. These will help keep kids engaged in learning.

Benefits

  • 3 levels of text for more efficient learning
  • 3 modes allowing the kids to listen to the story, read along with the story or read while exploring other activities
  • 6 comprehension activities and 3 fun games to make learning more fun
  • Records and plays back personal story narration
  • Available in Pink and Green

Box Contents

The pink LeapPad Ultimate comes with a stylus, extra stylus with tether, 4 apps (Pet Pad, Art Studio, Story Studio and another app of your choice), USB cable, installation CD, quick start guide and instructions. The learning tab comes with a year of warranty. It is ideal for kids aged 4 to 9.

Consumer Reviews

There have not been a lot of pink LeapFrog LeapPad Ultimate reviews online as it is a relatively new device. Industry experts have rated it highly though mainly because of its strong built and kid-friendly design.

Bundled Apps

PetPad

With PetPad your kid will learn to draw letters and at the same time teach custom tricks to a pet. Pet also has to be fed and washed to stay healthy. When the pet has been bathed it should be blow dried. How can you do that? Blow in the built-in microphone!

When the LeapFrog Leappad is connected to the computer the points collected by players can be used to buy optional food and accessories for the pet. Child’s learning progress also can be checked at the same time.

Story Studio: All About Me

In this app, kids can create their own book telling their story with an artwork, photos, writing and even audio recordings. Kids can share their books by uploading them to LeapFrog Connect or Facebook or simply emailing them to friends. Of course, LeapPad has to be connected to a computer to do that.

Art Studio

In Art Studio kids can get really creative and build pictures using shapes, stamps, brushes, pencils and more virtual drawing tools. Art Studio is a first step toward developing kid’s creativity, the next step being ‘Mr. Pencil saves Doodleburg’ or similar game.

Camera and Video Recorder

LeapFrog LeapPads have a low-resolution camera and video recorder built-in. It is a great entry-level feature that will teach your kid to take pictures and videos of his parents, pets, friends, and world around him. Later even kids will learn that the image quality is not the greatest, and then you will have to think about investing in the real camera if your kid is into photography.

There is also an image editing and effects adding a feature that allows even more creative development.