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Vodafone partners with Disney to launch kids smart watch

Paul Lipscombe
September 14, 2020

The smart watch is expected to launch in time for Christmas 2020

Vodafone has announced a partnership with Disney that will see the two develop a kids smart watch to be released in time for Christmas.

The operator plans to launch the product in its key European market ahead of the holiday season.

This smart watch will feature hardware designed by Vodafone’s smart tech team and is expected to centre around some of Disney’s most iconic characters.

It will be available both online and in retail stores, although a release date is yet to be confirmed.

The devices will be designed in collaboration with designed Yves Behar and his fuseproject team.

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Vodafone consumer IoT managing director Lutfu Kitapci said: “At Vodafone we are building a full range of products that will improve everyday living through the magic of smart technology.

Disney EMEA consumer products, games and publishing senior vice president Tasia Fillippatos added: “This collaboration will supercharge our presence in an exciting, emerging category that’s only set to grow.

“Kids will love the independence and fun, while parents will value trusted Disney content and reliable connectivity from Vodafone.”

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