13th November 2013

Argos top tablet predictions for Christmas 2013

A short while  ago I was delighted to be able to attend the Argos top technology predictions for Christmas. It was hosted by Markitters4DC in London.

It was the first ever blog event I have attended and it was great to meet some people  had spoken to but never met.

When we arrived there was a selection of tablets and accessories for us to play with. We are an Apple family here so we love our Iphones, Ipods and Ipads. It was a great opportunity to get to see and play with something different.


First up we have the BUSH My tablet £99


bush my tablet frontBush my tablet

This tablet has a 7 inch screen and is sleek and stylish. It comes with some free pre-loaded games and apps, social networking, internet browsing, and a home screen that you can personalise with your favourite apps, photos and with your name.



General features:


Leap Frog LeapPad £86.99


Leappad frontleapPad

The LeapPad looks like your tablet but it’s kid-tough with an ultra-tough frame and friendly controls. Your children can write, draw, take photos, make videos and have access to 500+ games, eBooks and music which have all be approved by LeapFrog learning experts. There is also a parental option, so you can choose what your child can look at.


General information:


Samsung Galaxy Note £349.00


I feel in my personal opinion this is the closest table to an Ipad. It has a 10.1 inch screen and a stylus. It has integrated Photoshop software. You are able to make notes, draw and sketch ready to share you ideas with others. This Note is powered by a 1.4GHz quad core processor.  It has the option  to use a split screen to multi task.

Product description / spec

  • Expandable up to 64GB.
  • 10.1 inch screen.
  • Resolution 1280 x 800 pixels.
  • Multi-touch screen.
  • Support for simultaneous display of multiple languages and .
  • 1.4GHz processor.
  • 2GB RAM.
  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system.

General features:

  • Built-in speaker.
  • Webcam.
  • Wi-Fi enabled.
  • Bluetooth – enabling you to easily and wirelessly connect with other bluetooth enabled devices.
  • 3.5mm stereo headphone jack.
  • Microphone.
  • microSD memory card slot.
  • S-Pen, Allshare Play, Multiwindow, Smart Stay, S Note, Polaris Office the inovative SPE.

Additional information:

  • Up to 8 hours battery life (depending on usage).
  • 8.9mm thin.
  • Size H18, W26.2cm.
  • Weight 590g.
  • Manufacturer’s 2 year guarantee.


Nexus 7 £129.99

The ASUS Nexus 7 is all about having your favourite things available, even when you are not close to WiFi. The 7 inch screen is the perfect size screen for commuting – small enough to fit into your pocket or bag.


  • 7 inch screen.
  • Resolution 1280 x 800 pixels.
  • IPS technology.
  • LED backlit display.
  • 1.2GHz NVIDIA – Tegra 3 Quad-core processor.
  • 1GB RAM.
  • 16 GB internal storage.
  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system.

General features:

  • Webcam.
  • Wi-Fi enabled.
  • Bluetooth – enabling you to easily and wirelessly connect with other bluetooth enabled devices.

Additional information:

  • Up to 9.5 hours battery life (depending on usage).
  • Weight 340g.


VTech InnoTab £49.99

Your child will love to learn on VTech’s InnoTab 3S tablet! The tablet has a camera and is loaded with apps and games and the rechargeable battery pack will keep the tablet going for hours of fun! The InnoTab has a kid-safe design and Wi-Fi connection which allows them to safely surf the web on pre-selected and parent approved website.

General information:

  • Size H29.7, W40.6, D6.1cm.
  • Batteries required: 4 x AA (not included).
  • For ages 3 years and over.


  • Not suitable for children under 3 years old.
  • Only for domestic use.
  • To be used under the direct supervision of an adult.
  • This toy does not provide protection.
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2 responses to “Argos top tablet predictions for Christmas 2013”

  1. Daniella says:

    The leap pad tablet looks great for children, I don’t think my family could ever be persuaded to change from the ipad though.

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