As of 2014, the VTech Innotab Max is one of the best tablets for a 2 1/2 year old. Running the Android 4.2 operating system, the $110 tablet offers a selection of over 200 learning games endorsed by educators.
The tablet has a 1024-by-600-pixel resolution, 7-inch screen covered by a screen protector. The bulky shell of the tablet makes it resistant to drops. The tablet features 8 gigabytes of memory, a stylus for writing, a kid-friendly web browser, a 2-megapixel camera, apps bundled in and access to thousands of apps on the VTech Learning Lodge.
The tablet has compatibility with the VTech Premium Kid Connect app, which sends and receives voice and text messages, photos and drawings to and from family members who have also installed the app on their Android devices.