LG launches KizON wearable device for children in Europe

Smartphone vendor LG Electronics today said KizON, a wearable device for children, will be available in Poland this week.

The Korean company will launch KizON in other European markets shortly. KizON was first unveiled in the Korean market. The company will be announcing the price of KizON during the launch in Europe. LG did not share country-wise launch details.

KizON has already received certification for meeting environmental guidelines by TUV Rheinland and Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Environment.

LG said KizON is the first wearable device to receive the Green Product Mark from Europe’s testing, inspection, and certification body, TUV Rheinland. UL Environment awarded KizON its ECOLOGO Platinum certification, the highest offered by the 120-year-old American organization.

Key Specifications:

Network: 2G GSM (900MHz /1800MHz)

Location Technology: A-GPS, WPS (WiFi Positioning System)

Memory: 64MB RAM / 128MB ROM

Battery: 400mAh

Size: 34.7 x 55.2 x 13.9mm

Weight: 42.87g

Colors: Blue, Pink

KizON launched in Europe
To receive these certifications, KizON was subjected to a rigorous process to assess its performance in parameters including, avoidance of hazardous chemicals and toxic components, recyclability and energy efficiency.

LG will target pre-school and primary school children offering parents a simple and convenient way to keep track of their youngsters’ whereabouts.

KizON offers real-time information of a wearer’s location. Children can communicate directly with them via the One Step Direct Call button. KizON also includes Location Reminder, allowing parents to pre-set the device to provide location alerts at specific times throughout the day.

Battery life is rated at 36 hours and when the power level drops to 20 percent, a voice notification alert and text message is activated to inform the wearer and parent to recharge the device.

A range of accessories featuring popular animation characters will be available for KizON, which is available in two colors: blue and pink.

Image source: LG



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