Summary: While many kids' tablets simplify the Android UI for little ones, the $149 LeapFrog LeapPad Ultra provides a completely custom experience with a unique app selection and kid-focused Web browser. There's plenty of fun to be had within the slate's "Pet Pad Party" application, and the tablet's bright and crisp 7-inch display is ideal for children.
Pros: Clean intuitive interface, Bright crisp display, Custom browser ensures safe Web surfing, Strong parental controls, Long battery life
Cons: Sluggish performance, Heavy, Small selection of preloaded apps, Expensive app store with no free offerings, Frustrating sleep mode that restarts system,
Excerpt: The new-look LeapFrog LeadPad Ultra costs £119.99 ($149 in the US) and features a child-safe web browser, wi-fi, 7-inch touchscreen, rechargeable battery, and 8GB of internal storage. We got the new LeapPad Ultra into the hands of our child testers – the offspring of our trained adult test centre crew.