Nook Color VS Kindle For Kids









When it comes to inexpensive but great, full-packed features in tablets, two names always come out: the Amazon Kindle and the Barnes & Noble Nook tablet. Both these tablets are perfect for kids and adults alike.

If you are looking for a tablet that is perfect for your kids, then it would be best to read further below for a head-to-head comparison of the two.

Which suits better for reading?

Nook Color

One of the best features that both the Kindle for kids and the Barnes & Noble Nook Color have in common is that they promote learning and development to younger kids (as young as 3 years old) through reading and literature.

However, when it comes to the total experience in reading e-books through tablet, the Nook Color is better (according to most Nook Color reviews).  The Nook Color compared to the Kindle for kids:

  • has better rendition of showing clear and sharp texts on the screen
  • has more viewing options, especially for standard books, which provides users option to view texts larger
  • has access to a wider list of books for kids and at the same time presents reading for kids better. The Nook has read-aloud feature and also recording capabilities. Furthermore, the Nook also has page animations.

Which is easier to buy or rent books, music and videos from?

Kids Kindle

When it comes to buying or renting books, music, and videos, you can appreciate Amazon Kindle for kids better than the Nook Color.

The Kindle kids tablet serves as your all-in-one vending machine for Amazon’s music and videos. If you are familiar with iTunes and Apple products, you can say that Kindle for kids is as easy to use as iTunes when it comes to buying or streaming videos online. Everything is simplified in Amazon Kindle Fire be it acquiring books, periodicals, music, or even streaming online videos.

On the other hand, there is also something to appreciate in Barnes & Noble Nook tablet. The Nook Color has a very clean layout and you can easily find what you want from the Nook Color app store. You should also know that the Nook Color does not sell any videos or music. However, you can have third-party apps like Hulu Plus and Netflix to stream such content on your tablet.

Which has a kid-friendly browser?

Kindle Fire

If you are a concerned parent who wants to control their kids of their web browsing experience, then you will be happy to know that the Kindle for kids web browser is more advanced than the Nook Color. You may very well control the privacy settings of the Kindle as well as set a password to connect to any wifi.

More to that, the Amazon’s Silk web browser makes bookmarking so easy and at the same time provides easy-to-use settings for users to customize their kids kindle web browser.

The Nook on the other hand, can also be customized but requires more options to do so. You may also find that navigating to a lot of windows takes so many steps. In addition to this, the text in Kindle kids tablet looked sharper than the Nook Color.

Bottom line:

The above comparisons are just guidelines for you to weigh which tablet is best for your kid. These comparisons are very useful when it comes to checking out your “preferences”, on which tablet you think suits your kid best. Remember, both these tablets are kid-friendly tablets. But still, it is up to you to make the final decision on which you think is best to have for your kid. Happy shopping!