Primary schools kids are demanding smartphones, and concerned parents are giving in. The solution is the Alcatel Movetime Family Watch (MT30G).
The Alcatel Movetime
Family Watch (website here) is a
fun, colourful 3G, IP67 rated kids watch.
It has location features, providing indoor and outdoor
positioning, two-way calling, and geofencing. The SOS button on the watch calls
for help and in an emergency gives an accurate
location. Geofencing can send alerts when the device exits a pre-set safe zone.
Helicopter parents can view their child’s whereabouts
throughout the day via the dedicated app and contact the device.
Specifications: Alcatel Movetime Family Watch MT30G
3G nano sim – make and receive calls to a prespecified list
Send and receive SMS, voice messages and Emojis
1.3” 240×240, Touch display with customisable faces and games
Bluetooth (for Be My Friend Function)
IP67 dust and water resistant for one metre up to one hour
Based on Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 210
GPS tracking (GPS/LBS/WLAN/AGPS) via TCL Move (iOS and Android)
User replaceable and changeable bands
450mAh two-day battery life – recharge via pogo pin to USB-A cable in 1.5 hours
TCL app to set school times, reminders etc. (details here)
Price and availability
Ben McIntosh, Chief Commercial Officer Vodafone Australia
We’re proud to be the exclusive stockist of the Alcatel
MOVETIME Family Watch. It is available to purchase outright or on our no
lock-in contracts. Parents can spread out the cost of the watch across 12, 24
or 36 months ($15/7.50/5 per month total $180) with a $10 wearable plan which
includes unlimited talk and text and 1GB data,”