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A Smartphone Alternative For Your Kids

The Filip 2 watch includes GPS tracking, calling, and text.
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Parents who aren’t ready to hand over a smartphone to their kids and tweens, meet FiLIP 2. So much more than a watch, this wristband tracks your child’s location via GPS, includes calling or texting with five parent-approved contacts, and features an emergency-alert button that’ll ping their location.

$149.99 at AT&T.

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Caroline Cunningham joined Washingtonian in 2014 after moving to the DC area from Cincinnati, where she interned and freelanced for Cincinnati Magazine and worked in content marketing. She currently resides in College Park.