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Things to Consider Before You Buy Smartwatches for Kids

Spectr News Theme Eskanisa Ramadiani
09, September 2019
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Lately, smartwatches for kids becomes hot topic among parents. For consideration, smartwatches for kids are colourful and full of best features include video call to monitoring your kids. However, here are things to consider before you buy smartwatches for kids.

1. The Price is Expensive

This kind of gadget is expensive, for example, imoo as one of smartwatches brands in Indonesia which provide with video call, 4G, Wide-Angle HD cameras for HD photos and waterproof cost for Rp3.000.000.

2. Features

Smartwatches allow parents to track children through phone calls or video calls. Unfortunately, as reported by the BBC, the European Union’s Executive Board of the European Commission prohibits the use of smartwatches because it considered to harm children. Kidnapper can easily find the targets (kids) through smartwatches. Another reason is this gadget is not encrypted.

3. Duration of Playing Smartwatches

This smartwatch is targeting kids who already understand (using) gadgets. However, kids still need to interact with friends like playing outdoors. If it is needed (using smartwatches), set duration of playing smartwatches. For example, used only during school hours (if the school allows smartwatches) or strolling around malls to minimize your separation from your kids.

Eskanisa Ramadiani
Eskanisa Ramadiani
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