Alcatel launches GPS-enabled kids’ smartwatch
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Alcatel, TCL communication’s mobile brand, on Wednesday launched a GPS-enabled smartwatch in India which allows kids to communicate with pre-approved contacts at Rs 4,799.
The “MoveTime-Track & Talk” smartwatch helps parents stay connected with their kids while also giving them control over their children’s communication.
Weighing less than 40 gram, the watch comes with a Nucleus operating system, sports an OLED 0.95-inch single white colour display and plays nicely with both iOS and Android platforms.
“MoveTime” watch promises talk time up to two hours from the 370mAh pack with a full charge, only taking 1.5 hours.
“The battery has a standby time, lasting up to four days. The ‘MoveTime’ Smart Watch features an SOS button for panic situations where a distress signal is sent to parents; calls from strangers are rejected automatically,” the company said in a statement.
“With more than 40 per cent of our population below the age of 15, there is a strong need for safety and tracking wearable devices in the country. With children today being the digital natives, our Smart Watch ensures that parents stay connected to their kids 24×7,” said Krishan Kalra, Business Head (E-Commerce) Alcatel India.
With this GPS and Wi-Fi enabled smart watch, parents can monitor location of their children and in case, if they leave the preset area, parents will receive a notification.
The smartwatch will be available in India on e-tailer Flipkart.com.