There’s no doubt that tablets come in handy. For parents, it’s their not-so secret weapon for keeping kids entertained everywhere from the grocery store to doctor waiting rooms. It’s also easier to bring on road trips and flights than a laptop. Or maybe you like to use a tablet before bed because you can’t bring yourself to use your computer one minute more than you need to.
Useful? Yes. Cheap? It depends on which one you’re eying. Apple iPads range in price from $329 to $799. But the truth is, there are many tablets on the market that are comparable and a lot less expensive. Before you decide to shell out over $300 for a tablet, consider one of the options rounded up here, all available at Walmart.
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