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InnoTab or LeapPad?

By December 14, 2012

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LeapPad2When you are standing in the aisle of the toy store, it can be challenging to make a decision between similar products. Especially when they do not have the exact same features.

At a trip to the local toy store, I saw many parents trying to decide between popular tablet toys for kids, the LeapFrog LeapPad  and the VTech InnoTab. Last year the original versions of the devices made their debut, and some first generation devices are still being sold at various retail stores, warehouse clubs, and online.

This year, both devices were updated. The LeapFrog LeapPad2 (compare prices) has a fasterInnoTab2 VTech processor and 2 onboard video cameras. The VTech InnoTab2 (compare prices) has a rotatable camera and the InnoTab2S allows apps and games to be downloaded via a secure wifi connection.

Here is more information to help you make your decision. The updated reviews on the LeapPad2 and the InnoTab2 also include a section that compares and contrasts the original devices from the newer generation.

Review of the LeapFrog LeapPad2

Review of the VTech InnoTab2

Review of the LeapFrog LeapPad1

Review of the VTech InnoTab1

January 1, 2013 at 5:58 am
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June 25, 2013 at 5:52 pm
(2) Jennifer says:

Happy for those who have had success with Leapfrog, but I must complain. 6 year old received Leappad 2 for Christmas from Leapfrog.com, screen cracked just 2 months later with the stylus. Yes, they sent me the one time replacement with just a photo of the broken product and a notice that this was my “one time replacement”. It is now June and the replacement Leappad2 (in a gelskin and it’s hard purple case) dropped on the floor and the screen BROKE AGAIN. I have not even called them. We bought a 3rd unit because she broke it 3 days before her birthday party and several people had bought her games and accessories, but she will not get another one if this breaks. Shouldn’t a computer designed for ages 3 to 9 be tougher than that? I wish I had tried the Innotab and will share my story with others looking at the Leappad products.

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