Right after the launch of the MaxisONE Kid smartwatch plan, we had the opportunity to give the Tencent QQ Watch for kids a quick hands-on look. Check out the video we recorded of the QQ Watch.
Please note that this is the Southeast Asian model. There is a different European model, as well as an American model. The Southeast Asian and European models support 900 MHz and 1800 MHz GSM bands, while the American model supports the 850 MHz and 1900 MHz GSM bands.
QQ Watch Key Features
Voice Calling – Add up to 5 family members and 11 friends (SEA model) / 16 friends (US, Europe models). Stay connected via two-way voice calls.
GPS Tracking – Parents can track their child, thanks to built-in WiFi, GPS and GSM connectivity.
Message – Parents can send text or voice messages to the QQ Watch. The children can send voice messages and photos to their parents.
Safe & Dangerous Zones – Parents can set safe or dangerous zones on the app. The QQ Watch will send notifications whenever the child steps outside safe zones, or step into dangerous zones.
SOS Calling – Children can make SOS calls using a dedicated button. The watch will automatically call and send an SOS text message to the first contact in the contacts list.
Water-Resistance – It is splash-proof, with IP65 water-resistance rating.
Built-in Camera – The QQ Watch comes with a 0.3 MP camera so children can take photos to send to their parents.
QQ Watch Specifications
Tencent QQ Watch (PQ708)
1.22" OLED display (128 x 128 pixels) - China-only model
1.22" IPS display (240 x 240 pixels) - other models
On the 21st of September 2016, Maxis launched the new MaxisONE Kid smartwatch plan. This is a specially-designed postpaid plan for kids that comes with a kid-friendly smartwatch – the QQ Watch. The smartwatch is constantly connected to the Maxis network, allowing parents to keep tabs on their children, and communicate with them without a smartphone.
The MaxisONE Kid Plan Explained
Who best but Arjun Varma, Maxis Head of Postpaid and Adelle Gregory, Maxis Head of Digital Services, to explain the new MaxisONE Kid plan?
MaxisONE Kid Summarised
For your quick understanding, here are the key points summarized.
This plan is exclusively for MaxisONE customers only.
Each MaxisONE principal account can sign up for up to two MaxisONE Kid plans.
The MaxisONE Kid plan costs RM 58 per month, with a 12 month contract.
After the contract ends, you may purchase another MaxisONE Kid plan, continue to pay RM 58 per month, or switch to a different plan.
The MaxisONE Kid plan comes with a free QQ Watch (rebranded as the MaxisONE Kit Watch), worth RM 569.
The plan also comes with 500 MB of Internet and unlimited calls to 10 local numbers (all networks), and voice messages.
The MaxisONE Kid SIM card will only work with the QQ Watch.
The MaxisONE Kid Press Release
Maxis is making it easier for parents to stay connected with their children with MaxisONE Kid, a specially designed postpaid plan that comes with a kid-friendly smartwatch. Using the MaxisONE Kid watch, parents can keep tabs on their children’s location and easily communicate with them even if their child does not own a smartphone.
One feature of the MaxisONE Kid watch that parents will appreciate is the built-in GPS, which helps track and send the child’s real-time location and movement to an app on the parents’ smartphones. The app also enables parents to manage their child’s contact list, configure alerts to be sent when the child enters safe and dangerous zones, send text messages, make calls and receive pictures taken from the child’s smartwatch.
The app also allows the parent to “switch-off” the calling and chat function during school hours to ensure there are no distractions while the child is in school. The app also displays the battery life of the smartwatch as well as the number of steps the child has taken during the day.
Here’s what MaxisONE Kid has to offer:
Smart tracking – Accurate, real-time location reports and history of where your kids have been. You can also adjust the frequency of how often your child’s location is refreshed in the map.
Unlimited calls – Make unlimited calls to 10 numbers on any network. This enables parents to control who their child is able to call and who can call the child.
Intelligent safety – Remote listening mode (ability to hear your child’s surroundings) and one touch SOS call function in the event of an emergency.
Fun additional features – Two-way calling with 0.3MP camera and a built-in pedometer.
Share guardianship – Set up to 4 guardians who can monitor the child.
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