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I need some advice on a smart device without Cellular for my son

Discussion in 'Android Forum' started by DJTURNz, Oct 24, 2011.

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    I'd like to get my son something like an iPod Touch so that he can get apps and all that, just not use it as a phone. We are an android family, so I'd rather go with an android device. What would everyone suggest? I'd like to be at about $150 or below.


    One of the cheap tablets? (Pendigital)
    Maybe get an OG Droid (or another) and just set it up for wifi only?
    Kindle? I know it's not android, but I saw that there is an app store for kindle. Also, he likes to read, so I thought the Kindle would be good for buying ebooks for him to read in the car and stuff as well.


    What do you guys think? What would you buy for a 9 year old?
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    So nobody has a suggestion?
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    I use my dx as basically just that.... games wifi only and its in airplane mode... when I just have it in airplane mode it can last days.... I got it on Craigslist not long ago for 150... it was practically new

    if you never plan on activating it you can get one with a bad esn for basically nothing

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    I would go with the Amazon kindle fire. Its a little put of your price range at 200, but probably worth the extra 50.

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    How about a nook color, it can be rooted and rom'd... definitely worth consideration.

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    kindle fire for $200. Vizio tablet at costco for $190. New samsung ipod style no cell for about $270.