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Old Sep 23, 2017, 01:49 PM   #1
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Default IP67/68 Tablet for kids/bath ?

Appears the only decent tablets that are kid friendly or chilling in the bath and not having to worry about Dora going for a swim are the Sony Xperia, however getting a Wifi only (no need for cell/data) in the US seems nearly impossible. Samsung appears to no longer to make the Tab Active, leaving pretty much the Z3 (a bit small at 8")..

any alternatives , preferably android.. ?
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Old Sep 23, 2017, 04:48 PM   #2
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Old Sep 23, 2017, 07:50 PM   #3
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yes.. seriously..
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Old Sep 23, 2017, 10:21 PM   #4
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Leaning towards HD Fire Kids edition (would def buy if was a 10" Kids edition).. not waterproof sadly, however has a 2 year no questions asked warranty
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Does lifeproof make a case for the HD Fire Kids edition? Because maybe an option to look at is rugged and water proof case.
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Old Sep 30, 2017, 10:10 AM   #6
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Decided to go with a "Refurbished" Xperia of Fleabay as will serve multiple duties,.. kids entertainment, kitchen etc.. 8" screen just too small. Anywho.. turns out the "refurbished" meant a "factory reset" Verizon Demo tablet. "Fixed that by flashing to Lollipop :-).

Nice unit overall. A bit "flexy" so not sure how will hold up to drops etc.

Will let you know how it "ends"..

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I mean your kids, whatever, but... when did bath time start involving electronics? Get washed and gtfo.
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I mean your kids, whatever, but... when did bath time start involving electronics? Get washed and gtfo.
hearding cats man..

not it's primary role, just enough to distract for 15 minutes at a time and not have to worry about water (accidental dunk or otherwise).. like I mentioned will serve many roles was just looking for something wouldn't have to worry about if it "went for a swim" but also will live in the kitchen or occasional trip to the hot tub and hanging out by the pool..
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