Mobile phone specially designed for kids allow parents to track their child when required
eNovus enterprises, the makers of the Easyfone brand of phones have launched the easyfone STAR which claims to be the India’s first kids friendly phone. It has been designed for kids to help them to be more safe and connected.
It is available in 5 colors at a pocket friendly price of Rs 3490, the phone’s keypad can be personalised with pictures of contacts thereby making it unique for every child. The phone is available on the company’s website and on popular ecommerce platforms.
Host calling to only pre-configured numbers
The easyfone STAR comes with safety features which makes the phone to restricts the calls including incoming and outgoing. The phone will host the calling to only pre-configured numbers so that the child can only talk to known people.
Further, it has no internet browsing capability and comes with a GPS which allows parents to track their child when required. In addition, the easyfone STAR comes with a dedicated SOS key which allows children to seek help quickly in emergencies.
Only parents can make changes to settings
All important and critical settings can only be configured through the company’s website through a service called CareTouch and these settings cannot be changed on the phone by anyone. Besides making it tamper proof, CareTouch also lets the parent make changes to settings remotely when they are in the office or are traveling to some other parts of the world.
Outside of safety, It also comes with features that help children to become organised and responsible. Parents can set “do not disturb” time windows and can set up the reminders and schedules for study time, activities, birthdays etc for their children.
The company claims that this kids phone addresses the needs of parents who want a phone that helps their kids be more safe and connected but without the downsides that existing products offer.
The easyfone STAR has been designed specially for children as a safety device and they have filed patents for the same. The company will soon be launching more such products for children as well as others who have unique needs that existing products do not address.