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LG Unveils KizON Wristband For Kids

Extending its portfolio for wearable segment, LG has announced today the launch of KizON wristband exclusively for pre-school and primary school children, which help parents to keep track of their young children’s whereabouts. The KizON wristband  utilises GPS and Wi-Fi,  which provides real-time location information allowing parents to track their children’s whereabouts on a smartphone or tablet.


According to LG, with One Step Direct Call, parents can communicate with their children as well as get information on the location of their children throughout the day. Moreovre, with one press of the One Step Direct Call button, children can also dial a pre-configured phone number, which can be changed at any time through a smartphone or tablet running Android 4.1 or higher. If the child fails to answer a call from any of the pre-configured numbers within ten seconds, KizON will automatically connect the call to let the parents listen through the built-in microphone. Another important function of KizON is Location Reminder, which gives adults the ability to pre-set the device to provide location alerts at specific times throughout the day.

The battery life for KizON is claimed to be of 36 hours and parents will be alerted via their smartphones when the battery on KizON falls below 25 percent. The band is made of eco-friendly polythiourethane (PTU) material that is water-resistant as well as stain resistant.

Commenting on the launch of KizON,  Dr. Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company, said, “Children as well as the elderly are ideal customers for wearable technologies. Wearables allow us to stay connected without the worry of losing a device or the inconvenience of having to carry a large item in a pocket. At LG, we are committed to exploring more ways to incorporate wearable devices into consumers lives in line with our vision to become a leader in wearables.”

KizON will be available in Blue, Pink and Green color variants and will start selling in South Korea from July 10. This will be launched in North America and Europe in the third quarter of this year. LG will announce the price close on the heels of launch in respective markets.

Key Specifications:

  • Memory: 64MB RAM / 125MB ROM
  • Battery: 400mAh
  • Size: 34.7 x 55.2 x 13.9mm
  • Color: Blue / Pink / Green
  • Network: 2G / 3G


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