This is my personal review on the newest and the hottest toy gadget this year. The LeapPad Learning Explorer, for those who are planning to buy, here's an introduction to this product:
- LeapPad tablet has a 5-inch color touchscreen, 480x272 resolution.
- Has built-in camera and video.
- 2GB Storage (non-expandable). But you can move the apps on and off by connecting to PC.
- Installation CD included or you can download the LeapPad installer online.
- Include 4 Learning Apps: (worth $35)App 1 - Pet PadApp 2 - Story StudioApp 3 - Art StudioApp 4 - Choose an App
- Comes with extra stylus.
- Uses 4 AA batteries.
On Pet Pad App, you can "buy" treats or shampoo using tokens and badges earned from learning and games achievements. The 100+ cartridge games, apps, digital books, videos and flash cards are sold separately.
Addicting as it is, i invest on LeapFrog LeapPad Explorer Carrying Case to protect the handheld for learning fun on the go! I bought it from Toys R Us in Alabang Town Center, together with this LeapLet Download Card both for Php999.75 each. I admit its a bit expensive that really takes a "leap" on my out of budget expenses border. But i'm quite determined on creating a fun learning way for my only child so i took it, blocking out all the spending hesitations...( am i hearing a bid of goodbye to my dream ipad2? sigh*).
|Patiently waiting to finish download and sync to computer.|
|Download pack contains 2 leaplet download card.|
I bought this Leaplet download card, expecting to have 2 apps worth $10 each but to my dismay, when i redeem the code my account loaded with just $7.50 for each card... (tsk! bad). My son's choice of app to download is the Roly Polly Picnic game (love the tilt sensor!) worth $10 so i was left with $5 on my account. That means i have to spend more and more for every apps. I searched for the cheapest download card offered online and found the lowest App Center Download Card for $14.99. Next time, i'll make a purchase from this ebay seller that agreed to directly email my code after the payment.
Overall, i would most likely recommend this product and introduced the new generation of learning, digital reading and personal creativity for children!