A tablet like no other

HTC Flyer is a portable 7-inch tablet with a digital pen that can do more for you than you can imagine. From creating masterpieces with a stroke of a paintbrush, to taking multimedia notes or even signing digital documents, HTC Flyer puts you in control of any situation. With streaming movies at a touch of your finger, HTC Flyer turns any moment into something special.

Size: 195.4mm x 122mm x 13.2mm 7.7″ x 4.8″ x 0.52″
Weight: 420 grams (14.82 ounces) with battery
Display: 7 inch touch-sensitive screen
Screen: 177.8 mm (7″)

Some specifics about the HTC Flyer:

CPU speed: 1.5 GHz
Internal storage: 32 GB

RAM: 1 GB

(The actual available internal storage may differ depending on the software configuration of your tablet.)
Expansion slot: microSD™ memory card (SD 2.0 compatible)

Battery type: Rechargeable battery

Standby time

3G version: Up to 320 hours
Wi-Fi version: Up to 480 hours

Video playback (with WiFi off):

3G version: Up to 8 hours
Wi-Fi version: Up to 8 hours

Internet browsing:

3G version: Up to 6.5 hours
Wi-Fi version: Up to 6.5 hours

5 megapixel color camera with auto focus
1.3 megapixel front camera

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MY THOUGHTS

This is the first tablet I have ever used. I loved the size because I could easily put it in my purse and not feel like I was hauling something bulky around. I have an android phone, so I am familiar with Android apps and technology, and this was just as easy to use. We right away downloaded some of our favourite apps to try out, including Angry Birds, Twitter and Facebook.

 

Kid Mode was the favourite thing for the kids. I was able to set up an account for each of them, so that they just had to click on their pictures (which were silly pictures we took with the tablet) to go to their accounts. Kid Mode automatically sets up each child’s page to suit their ages, so that there were age appropriate games and activities for each child.

The thing that I liked the most about Zoodles and Kid Mode was the report that I got in my email box each week. It showed what activities they did, showed me the pictures they made in the art pages and shared which stories they read. Here are some reports from Avery and Griffin’s use for a week.

There were story books for the kids to read or have read to them in Kid Mode as well. Unfortunately, most had to be purchased so they only got to hear the free ones. Griffin just loved scribbling with the pen in the art zone. He liked the games as well, and could be occupied for long periods of time with this tablet!

I found it easy to type on the touch screen keypad, loved the camera and I really like that it can be used as an eReader as well. I used it to browse the internet and check email all using wifi. The battery needed to be charged daily, but that was with the kids taking turns using it, and my husband and I trying to find a turn whenever they weren’t looking.

If I were purchasing a tablet, this is definitely one that I would consider, particularly because of Kid Mode and how much the children enjoyed using it.

Sheri

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Sheri McDonald is a family lifestyle blogger who has been sharing her parenting and travel adventures online for the past eight years. You can find her discovering the world with her children when she's not at home enjoying a good book.
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