Thursday, March 16, 2006
Bandai unveils kids handset
Yesterday Bandai unveiled the new handset and started taking pre-orders for the phone on its website, kidskeitai.com. Like the kids handsets on the DoCoMo and au networks, it comes with a range of safety features such as location tracking and restricted internet access. New features on the Bandai phone to note are a function which sends GPS information to parents when the phone’s battery is low or the power switched off and a range of pre-installed educational games designed to improve numeracy and literacy. The phone also has customisable covers and Bandai-themed content such as wallpapers and emoticons.
The phone is closely targeted at 7-12 year-olds and is the latest example of how operators in