NEW YORK and ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Nov. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Introducing the new GizmoPal® 2 and GizmoGadget™ by LG, a pair of kid-friendly connected devices exclusively available at Verizon Wireless, aimed at helping caregivers keep in touch with their children. The devices have a similar appearance to mom and dad's smart watches, but are designed for kids and available in various fun colors.
The GizmoPal 2 and GizmoGadget by LG are available now in Verizon stores nationwide and online at verizonwireless.com for $54.99 and $124.99. Both devices can be added to a Verizon Wireless MORE Everything Plan for an additional $5 monthly line access fee.
Second-Generation GizmoPal Keeps Caregivers In-the-Know
Ready for your child's next adventure, the second-generation GizmoPal, available in blue and pink, is built strong and sturdy. It features multiple LED status lights that indicate if a call or message is coming in from his or her caregiver, and caregivers can set GPS boundaries that then provide real-time notifications. GizmoPal 2 brings along a bendable, colorful wristband that has an IPX7 water resistant rating along with a fun voice recorder that allows for playback with different effects.
Interactive, Smart and Secure
GizmoPal's big sibling, the GizmoGadget, builds upon the heritage of the line by offering an interactive touchscreen display – a new feature in this year's lineup. GizmoGadget's 1.3-inch color touchscreen is big and bright with an easy-to-use app menu. The device offers 7 different watch faces, 5 different themes, two color options – red and blue, and optional colorful bands to personalize the device to your child's taste and style.
Bringing 21st century communication to the playground, kids can send text messages with Emojis, voice clips or preset messages to their caregivers. GizmoGadget also features a pedometer and to-do event notifications.
Building upon the original GizmoPal's two pre-set contacts, GizmoGadget's two-way calling feature supports up to nine pre-set numbers allowing for access to a wide-range of contacts with just a few touches.
With the all-new GizmoHub™ app, caregivers receive scheduled updates and notifications of their child's location and location history using GPS technologies1. Manage this feature and many others, from the GizmoHub™ compatible with Android devices running 4.0 or higher – like the all-new LG V10 – and iOS 7.0 and later.
Accessories and availability
Kids can personalize their GizmoPal 2 with fun stickers that showcase their personality and passions. Both devices also offer interchangeable watchbands. All accessories are available at verizonwireless.com.
About LG Electronics MobileComm USA, Inc.
LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A. Inc. based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the U.S. sales subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a global innovator and trend leader in the global mobile communications industry. LG is driving the evolution of mobile forward with its highly competitive core technologies in the areas of display, battery and camera optics and strategic partnerships with noted industry leaders. LG's consumer-centric products -- including the flagship premium G Series models -- incorporate unique, ergonomic designs and intuitive UX features that enhance the user experience. The company remains committed to leading consumers into the era of convergence, maximizing inter-device connectivity between smartphones, tablets and a wide range of home and portable electronics products. For more information, please visit www.LG.com.
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1 Your child's GizmoPal band needs to be turned on and have a wireless network signal. Locating the band can take up to 2 minutes. The location information provided is an approximate location of the GizmoPal band and results are not guaranteed.
SOURCE LG Electronics USA