Garmin releases LTE-connected ‘Bounce’ kids’ smartwatch • iPhone in Canada Blog
Garmin today announced the all-new ‘Bounce’, the first-ever children’s model smart watch with LTE connectivity which allows parents to easily communicate with and locate their child.
The Garmin Bounce smartwatch provides a communication tool for kids who don’t need a full smartphone. It features a bright color touchscreen and a durable, swim-friendly design.
Bounce offers two-way text and voice messaging, as well as real-time location tracking to the Garmin Jr. app on a compatible parent or guardian smartphone.
In addition to communication, Bounce offers fitness and activity tracking2, fun games, and even lets parents assign chores and give out rewards.
“As one of the world’s leading smartwatches, we’re excited to offer parents peace of mind with a smartwatch that lets them stay in touch with their kids while keeping an eye on their location.” , said Dan Bartel, vice president of Garmin. consumer sales.
“Not only will kids feel great wearing it, but parents will feel comfortable introducing their kids to digital communication in a fun, controlled way through texting, voicemail and tracking right from their wrist.”
Bounce is now available in three colors, namely Green Burst, Black Camo and Lilac Floral, and offers up to 2 days of battery life. It can be purchased exclusively at Garmin.com for $149.99.
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