Parents and kids have different reasons for wanting a phone for kids.

Parents plan to call their children when needed, while the kids think about everything they can do with the phone. Download games and apps, take pictures and watch youtube. It is therefore important to have a common understanding of why a mobile for the child is desired.

Mobiltelefon til barnThe Norwegian Media Authority shows that 91% of children aged 9-11 have their own mobile phone.

The average age to get its first mobile phone in the US was 6 years in 2017. In Norway, age was even somewhat lower and media surveys shows that 91% of children between 9 and 11 years old have had their first mobile phone.

Worldwide, the average age is to get their first mobile phone at 10.3year and there are many who think that this average is a good rule for when the child will get his first mobile phone.

Bill Gates did not give a phone to his children until they became 14 years old.

Bill gates first mobile to childrenIs Bill Gates strict against his children’s use of the very technology he has been part of developing? Bill Gates tells in an interview with The Mirror that his kids did not get a mobile phone until they were 14 years old. And that even though they got their first mobile phone, there were many rules about the use for the kids. There was a time in the evening when the children had to stop using the phone. It was not allowed to use it at the dining table and so on.

 

What phone do we recommend to the kids?

mobil telefon til barnPerhaps your child is not ready for a smartphone yet. Perhaps there is a good alternative?

A GPS watch for kids is mobilephone without access to the internet and social media. It’s a phone for ringing, without everything else.

The smartphone for kids we present can also just be called by pre-approved phone numbers, so that no one other than the one you have pre-approved in the mobile tracking APP will be able to contact the child. This mobilephone also has its own emergency button that automatically dials all preset emergency numbers in the APP.  Of course, we’re talking about a Tail it GPS watch for kids.

Tail it Gator3 GPS tracker for kids

Our Tail it Gator3 is a combination of a traditional mobile and a GPS watch. It is designed as an ordinary smartphone with mobile phone functions. The fact that it is designed like a smartwatch makes the child always carry the phone and does not leave it while playing.

The watch is always on the kids hand, which make contacting your child much easier, even during ball games, climbing and other activities where the children would normally not bring a mobile phone. If the child is out to ride a bike, our GPS watches for children have such a good microphone and speaker that the child does not have to let go of the steering wheel to answer.