Verizon GizmoWatch 2 Review
The Verizon GizmoWatch 2 is a tracker watch-phone that keeps track of where your child is at all times. The wrist-based tracker connects trusted contacts and parents with a child.
- It has a real-time location monitoring
- It supports text and calls with 10 trusted contacts
- Verizon GizmoWatch 2 has a bold, bright, and colorful screen
- The parental controls are excellent
- It can be used as a basic fitness tracker
- The design is cute and comfortable.
- Fewer fun content for children
- The LTE connectivity will cost you extra
The Verizon GizmoWatch 2 is harder to misplace than a handheld device. The tracker is designed for kids 3 to 11 years old. It has a GPS and LTE connectivity on the Verizon’s network.
Your child can text or call approved contacts, and they are monitored in real time. This is something every parent will want to use in tracking his or her kids.
The tracker offers a better battery life, many helpful tools, and a kid-friendly features and design.
Verizon GizmoWatch 2 Specs and Setup
When you squint, the Verizon GizmoWatch 2 appears like the Apple Watch. The tracker features a 1.4-inch square touch screen with rounded corners.
The strap is either pink or a rubbery blue. The display is colorful and bright with a resolution of 303 pixels per inch.
The gadget weighs 1.94 ouches, and measures in thickness 0.53 inches. The kids do not feel the weight on their wrists and the bands are very comfortable with them.
On the sides of Verizon GizmoWatch 2 are two buttons. The back button is on top while the power button is below to allow you to switch on and off.
The tracker has a 500mAh battery that can last for four days, 4GB of RAM and a Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2500 1.2GHz quad-core processor.
The GizmoWatch 2 comes with IP rating of IP67, which means that it is water resistant. It can stay up to 30 minutes under a 3.2 feet of water.
Its charger features four small gold pins that align with the gadget’s gold charging contacts on its back.
Users can download the GizmoHub app on iOS and Android while it is charging. When you download this app, you have to enter information to help you create your child’s account.
Once you have fully charged the tracker, the next thing to do is to turn on the watch-phone and wait to be connected to the Verizon’s network.
Make use of a QR code scanner in the tracker app to scan the code on its watch. Follow instructions in the app for connection.
When you pair Verizon GizmoWatch 2, the app requests for the number associated with your child’s tracker to your contacts.
You add the numbers you want your kid to call or text when in need or damage. You can set up the tracker’s location alerts, set goals daily, and a to-do list for the child.
You can turn off the device remotely when the need arises. You have many things you can do with this Verizon GizmoWatch 2.
The tracker allows you to set up a four-digit pin for the GizoHub for security reasons. This prevents a stranger from getting access to the app and sees the location of a child without a PIN.
Navigating the Verizon GizmoWatch 2
Users wake Verizon GizmoWatch 2 when they press the buttons on eider side or tap the screen. The tracker’s main screen displays data and time.
The interface of the tracker is intuitive and colorful. When you swipe down from the tracker’s clock face, it pulls up the Check in, Clock Faces, Ringtones, and Volumes.
When a kid presses the tracker’s Check in button, it activates an alert to the parents’ phone with location and in real time.
When the tracker is swiped left and right from its clock face, it brings up Settings, Gadgets, Fun Activities, and Contacts.
Tracking A Child
Verizon GizmoWatch 2 has a capability of monitoring a kid’s location. You get this from the app’s dashboard.
When you press the arrow icon about your kid’s location, a map with the exact location of your kid comes up. The tracker can send location alerts in real time.
You decide what you want to achieve this watch-phone gadget. The cost of the trackers varies according to functionality and design.