The pre-phone market is a hot market and VTech has always been a leader with that. Now they have introduced a new hand-held smart device that has a ton of features you would find in a smartphone. The KidiBuzz allows you to watch videos, play games, listen to music, and even send text messages. The kids can send text messages over Wi-Fi to parents and a parent-approved contact lists using the KidiConnect app.
The KidiBuzz has a great touchscreen and allows parents to feel a lot better about letting their children send quick voice messages and surf pre-approved websites through a kid-safe browser. It can also download popular Android apps and comes with a great price point. KidiBuzz is recommended for ages 4-9 years, which is the perfect age, right before parents will think about buying their children a smart phone.
Continuing its commitment to bringing parents’ technology to the next generation of kids, VTech® today announces the availability of KidiBuzz™, an innovative new hand-held smart device for kids. With quality content and robust features similar to those found in parents’ smartphones, KidiBuzz lets kids play games, watch videos, listen to music, send text messages and more. Already one of the hottest toys for the holiday season, KidiBuzz has earned a place on the influential TTPM Most Wanted List.
“VTech has always strived to adapt adult technology for kids in a smart, engaging way that supports the way they play,” said William To, President, VTech Electronics North America. “KidiBuzz fills a need in the marketplace for kids growing up in the age of smartphones who want to mimic their parents, while addressing the concerns of parents who aren’t ready to commit to the expense and responsibility of a phone and plan.”
With KidiBuzz, kids can send texts, photos, drawings and animated stickers over Wi-Fi to mom, dad and a parent-approved contact list using the KidiConnect™ app. They can also push the talk button and send quick voice messages. KidiBuzz lets them check out popular pre-approved websites through the kid-safe web browser or they can download popular Android™ apps. It’s also a multimedia player for listening to music and watching favorite videos. Kids can explore silly stamps, frames and photo effects and use them to capture fun pictures and selfies or make their own videos with the 180 degree rotating camera. The device includes more than 40 exciting learning games and awesome apps. Perfect for kids on the go, its bumpers and shatter-safe screen let them take it anywhere. The KidiBuzz smart device is made for fun, and made for kids.
“KidiBuzz provides the ultimate big kid experience for little kids. It’s a great balance of age-appropriate content with the feeling of a grown up device. It’s highly functional, on-trend, and earned its spot on our Most Wanted List,” said Chris Byrne, executive vice president and content director, TTPM, aka The Toy Guy®. “Beyond the play and content, one of the things that really impressed us is the touchscreen. It’s VTech’s most responsive yet and is as close to a real smartphone experience kids can get in a device designed for them.”
KidiBuzz is recommended for ages 4-9 years and retails for $99.99. It is available now at retailers nationwide. The free KidiConnect companion app is available on the Apple App Store and Google Play. Visit www.vtechkids.com/kidibuzz for more information.