Ports are one way in which tablets communicate with other devices, the other two main ways being WiFi and Bluetooth, with Near Field Communication being a rare alternative method.
The nabi Elev-8 comes with a custom nabi Connector port for recharging and connecting it to other devices, such as laptops and desktops. The majority of tablets have a standard micro USB port these days; nabi tablets tend to differ by using a custom port. This is a bit of a disadvantage because it requires a custom cable rather than a standard one, which means if there is a problem with the cable, a standard micro USB cable from another device cannot be used. Only Apple of the other manufacturers tends to be similarly different from the norm, and it isn’t a plus.
It also has a memory card slot, for expanding the storage and a 3.5mm standard audio jack for headphones. It also has an integral microphone.