Best Smartwatch for 10-Year-Olds

Like most technology, the smartwatch has a history. The Seiko Ruputer released in 1998 was the world’s first. Although it had no touch screen and had to operate in conjunction with a joystick, it wasn’t much bigger than a digital watch so the technology was considered cutting edge. But where did the inspiration come from? Some claim it was the cartoon character Dick Tracy, a handsome, savvy detective created by American cartoonist Chester Gould. Indeed, Gould got the idea for Tracy’s new wrist tool to communicate with police from inventor Al Gross who came up with a two-way radio that could be worn on the wrist.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook says that as a child, he had hoped to see Dick Tracey’s gadget come to life. It did, and today, there are smartwatches especially for boys and girls. Turns out, they’re a great alternative to the smartphone for kids. Since it attaches to the wrist, kids are much less likely to lose it. And great features like GPS tracking, geofencing, two-way calling, and activity trackers can help keep kids safer and healthier. Let our collection of the Best Smartwatches for a 10-Year-Old help find the best one for your child.

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VTech KidiZoom Smartwatch DX2, Pink
Best for Fitness
VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DXZ
  • touchscreen
  • sound effects
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PROGRACE Kids Smartwatch with 90°Rotatable Camera Touchscreen Kids Watch Music Pedometer Flashlight Games FM Radio Kids Smart Watch Sports Watches Digital Wrist Watch for Boys
PROGRACE Kids Smartwatch
  • Bluetooth headphone connectivity
  • audio music player
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[New Version] OJOY A1 Kids Smart Watch | Waterproof GPS Smart Watch for Kids | 4G LTE Chipset by Qualcomm Snapdragon | Safety Gizmo Watch | with iOS & Android App (Blue) - US Warranty
Ojoy A1 Kids Smartwatch
  • touchscreen
  • 1.4 inches retina display
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LDB Direct Kids Smartwatch
  • free game/calculator
  • USB cable
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Verizon Gizmowatch - Connected Kids Smartwatch with GPS Tracking and Wireless Calling to 10 Numbers
Verizon Gizmowatch Kids Smartwatch
  • 2-way calling
  • programmable for 10 numbers
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Jaybest Kids Smartwatch
  • 1.54-inch screen
  • startup guide
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Kids Smart Watch for Boys Girls - Kids Watches with Games - 1.44'' HD Touch Screen Smartwatch for Children with SOS Call Camera Music Player Game Alarm (Black)
Wallpacle Kids Smartwatch
  • 1.44-inch high-definition screen
  • 7 games
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CJC 4G Kids Smartwatch
  • 1.4-inch touchscreen
  • 4G
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TickTalk 3 Unlocked 4G LTE Universal Kids Smart Watch Phone with GPS Tracker, Combines Video, Voice and Wi-Fi Calling, Messaging, Camera, IP67 Water Resistant & SOS
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Tick Talk 3 Kids Smartwatch
  • 4G
  • video calling
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Vowor Kids Smart Watch, 4G WiFi GPS LBS Tracker SOS Emergency Call Video Chat Children Smartwatches, IP67 Waterproof Phone Watch for Boys Girls Age 3Years+, Compatible with Android/iPhone iOS (Pink)
Vower Kids Smartwatch
  • 4G
  • GPS tracking
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Best for Fitness

VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DXZ

VTech KidiZoom Smartwatch DX2, Pink

The Kidizoom Smartwatch DXZ by VTech looks just like Mom and Dad’s but with a kid-friendly design. The buttons and touchscreen are easy to use. Kids can take pics and videos with dual cameras and get creative with fun effects. Since it doesn’t connect to Wi-Fi or Bluetooth, content stays secure. Only parents can share photos and videos by uploading them to a computer.

A pedometer and motion-controlled games encourage physical activity, and a calendar, timer, and alarm teach time management skills. Kids can customize watch faces, play learning games, and brain teasers on the go. Free games, watch faces, and camera effects are downloadable from Learning Lodge.

The band is breathable, durable, and sized right for kids. It’s available in several colors including pink, blue, black, purple, and camouflage.

Specifications

  • touchscreen
  • sound effects
  • built-in rechargeable battery
  • 256 MB internal memory
  • pedometer
  • dual cameras
  • time management features
  • free downloadable games
  • splashproof
  • recommended age: 4-12
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PROGRACE Kids Smartwatch

PROGRACE Kids Smartwatch with 90°Rotatable Camera Touchscreen Kids Watch Music Pedometer Flashlight Games FM Radio Kids Smart Watch Sports Watches Digital Wrist Watch for Boys

Keep kids entertained and boost their health with the PROGRACE Kids Smartwatch designed especially for boys. The blue case features a colorful IPS touchscreen and the blue band is comfortable and durable silica gel. The PROGRACE supports audio music through a Bluetooth headset but does not upload songs or files. Copy to My Music file before playing.

Kids can take pics and selfies with a rotatable camera with a micro SD card (sold separately). They can also tune in to their favorite FM radio station, and they’ll love the flashlight at night. For health and wellness, it includes a pedometer and calorie counter. For entertainment and skill development, 4 built-in games are included including whack-a-mole for thinking and coordination.

Specifications

  • Bluetooth headphone connectivity
  • audio music player
  • 1.54-ins IPS touchscreen
  • built-in games
  • rotatable camera
  • FM radio
  • flashlight
  • silica gel band
  • 5V 1A / 5V 2A charger
  • recommended age: 4-12
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Ojoy A1 Kids Smartwatch

[New Version] OJOY A1 Kids Smart Watch | Waterproof GPS Smart Watch for Kids | 4G LTE Chipset by Qualcomm Snapdragon | Safety Gizmo Watch | with iOS & Android App (Blue) - US Warranty

Give kids freedom while ensuring safety with the Ojoy A1 Smartwatch for Kids. This latest version is the perfect prerequisite for a child’s first smartphone since it interconnects with an Android and iOS app that’s easy to use. The GPS tracker lets parents track current and location history for peace of mind.

All contacts have to be added by parents. Kids can’t dial random numbers, any other calls are auto-blocked. Kids will love setting profile pics and avatars for friends and family. They can take photos with the front-facing camera and send them along with voice messages.

The Ojoywatch app teaches organizational skills with a calendar and reminders to keep them on track with school and after-school activities. And a school mode lets parents disable functions during schooltime to avoid distractions. Other features include a pedometer and stopwatch. It’s waterproof up to 6 feet for 30 minutes and comes with a kid-friendly band.

Specifications

  • touchscreen
  • 1.4 inches retina display
  • Android & iOS connectivity
  • 2MP camera
  • 800mAh battery
  • pedometer
  • stopwatch
  • GPS tracker
  • IP68 waterproof
  • recommended age: 5-10
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LDB Direct Kids Smartwatch

Introduce kids to smartphone technology without internet vulnerability with the LDB Direct Smartwatch for children. Parents can program in up to 10 phone numbers for kids to make and receive calls. At the push of an SOS button, three numbers are automatically dialed. Parents can also send voice and text messages to their young ones.

The LDB Direct comes with a free math game and a calculator. More can be downloaded from the App Store. Snap pics with the camera and save them to the Photo Album. The GPS feature is available with a sim card, and service is only 5 USD per month. A school mode lets parents disable features to avoid distractions in class.

This smartwatch is made of waterproof materials and has a waterproof magnetic charging interface.

 

Specifications

  • free game/calculator
  • USB cable
  • start-up guide
  • downloadable apps
  • screwdriver
  • waterproof
  • GPS capability
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Verizon Gizmowatch Kids Smartwatch

Verizon Gizmowatch - Connected Kids Smartwatch with GPS Tracking and Wireless Calling to 10 Numbers

The Verizon Gizmowatch has GPS tracking and wireless calling to give kids the freedom they want while staying safe. Parents can track their child’s location, set boundaries, and receive alerts right from their cell phone. The Gizmowatch uses 4G LTE network for speed and reliability. Stay connected with 2-way voice calling and messaging for up to 10 numbers.

The Gizmo’s fitness tracking counts steps, sends reminders, and encourages goal setting. On-screen reminders help kids learn time management. The GizmoHub app can be easily downloaded for Android and iOS. Calling and GPS needs a monthly plan, but no annual contract is required and it works with any phone service provider.

The Gizowatch comes in pink and blue for girls or boys, and the band is interchangeable with any standard watch band. It’s IPX7 waterproof and survives submersion of one meter for up to 30 minutes.

Specifications

  • 2-way calling
  • programmable for 10 numbers
  • GPS tracking
  • geofencing
  • fitness tracking
  • time management features
  • IPX 7 waterproof
  • recommended age: 7-12
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Best for Learning

Jaybest Kids Smartwatch

Insert a 2G sim card in the Jaybest Smartwatch and communicate with kids in realtime with 2-way calling. The high-definition 1.54-inch screen is kid-user friendly. The time is displayed in digital and analog formats to help kids learn to tell time both ways. Press the SOS key for 3 seconds to call multiple numbers for help.

The Jaybest Smartwatch features include a camera, calculator, calendar, and alarm clock. Seven puzzle games keep kids entertained while increasing thinking and logic skills. A 1 GB micro SD card is provided free so kids can play music, take selfies, and make audio recordings. All functions except calling work without a sim card.

 

Specifications

  • 1.54-inch screen
  • startup guide
  • screwdriver
  • top clamping needle
  • USB cable
  • iOS & Android compatible
  • SOS call feature
  • recommended age: 4-12
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Wallpacle Kids Smartwatch

Kids Smart Watch for Boys Girls - Kids Watches with Games - 1.44'' HD Touch Screen Smartwatch for Children with SOS Call Camera Music Player Game Alarm (Black)

The Wallpacle Smartwatch for kids has several useful features at a great price and features a 1.44-inch high-definition full-color screen. Functions include an alarm clock, recorder, calculator, and 7 games. An SOS button is on the side for emergency calls, and the smartwatch is compatible with an Audivox phone model DM3000.

Kids can snap pics with the camera and save them in the photo album. Parents can upload them to a computer. An SD card reader can be used to download music from a computer and saved to the My Music file. Sound quality and volume are adjustable. The band has an ergonomic design and is IP67 waterproof.

 

Specifications

  • 1.44-inch high-definition screen
  • 7 games
  • SOS button
  • calculator
  • recorder
  • camera
  • IP67 waterproof
  • recommended age: 4-10
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CJC 4G Kids Smartwatch

Trust kids on the go with the CJC Smartwatch for kids. It’s cell phone capabilities supports 4G networking for 2-way chatting and video calling with high-speed worldwide connectivity. Parents can use the phone app to track their child’s location. The GPS tracker uses Local Base Stations. Parents can set a roaming range and get an alarm alert when kids wander out of the area. An SOS button can be pushed for 3 seconds to send an emergency auto-call to 3 preset numbers.

The high-definition touch screen is designed for ease of use and protects children’s’ eyesight. It includes a camera with photo album, flashlight, alarm clock, and math games. A pedometer encourages good health habits. Parents can set it to class mode to prevent distractions at school.

The CJC kids’ smartphone is IP67 water-resistant and comes with a rechargeable battery. It supports 4G nano sim cards from several major carriers including T-mobile, Cingular, and more.

 

Specifications

  • 1.4-inch touchscreen
  • 4G
  • GPS
  • geotracking
  • rechargeable battery
  • camera
  • pedometer
  • class mode
  • SOS button
  • USB cable
  • user manual
  • recommended age: 3-12
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Best for Safety

Tick Talk 3 Kids Smartwatch

TickTalk 3 Unlocked 4G LTE Universal Kids Smart Watch Phone with GPS Tracker, Combines Video, Voice and Wi-Fi Calling, Messaging, Camera, IP67 Water Resistant & SOS

Kids can call and video chat with individuals or groups with the Tick Talk 3 Smartwatch. It has 4G reception for fast and accurate service. Seven built-in frequency bands make the Tick Talk compatible with most worldwide carriers. With GPS tracking, parents can track multiple phones at one time. Input a time and playback will show children’s route history. Kids can send 2-way messages, photos, and emojis. They can also send present messages to friends and family.

Great safety features include the option for parents to turn the dial pad on or off. Additionally, after entering up to 53 preset numbers, a firewall can be set up to prevent other calls. The Tick Talk 3 comes with a trendy nylon sports band and switchable wallpaper. Watch faces can be customized to match interchangeable bands.

 

 

 

Specifications

  • 4G
  • video calling
  • 7 frequency bands
  • Geotracking
  • route history
  • lockable dial pad
  • holds 53 preset numbers
  • interchangeable wallpaper/bands
  • IP67 waterproofing
  • age recommendation: 7-12
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Vower Kids Smartwatch

Vowor Kids Smart Watch, 4G WiFi GPS LBS Tracker SOS Emergency Call Video Chat Children Smartwatches, IP67 Waterproof Phone Watch for Boys Girls Age 3Years+, Compatible with Android/iPhone iOS (Pink)

The Vower Kids Smartwatch uses 4G technology for voice and video calling for individual or group chats. Chat with kids anytime and anywhere face to face. The colorful touchscreen is easy for kids to use. GPS tracking locates kids’ whereabouts when used with SMS, iOS, and Android.

A 2-click SOS button sends an emergency message to all contacts. Other functions include a camera and photo album, a step counter, and an alarm clock. It is IP67 waterproof and is available in pink or blue for girls or boys.

Specifications

  • 4G
  • GPS tracking
  • voice & video calling
  • group calling
  • SOS button
  • step counter
  • alarm clock
  • IP67 waterproof
  • age recommendation: 7- 12
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