INOI KPhone is a children's smartphone with developing and educational applications, as well as the function of parental control. The device allows you to find out where it is and what the child is engaged in during the day, control how it uses the smartphone and get through even in silent mode.
For children of school and preschool age, the company INOI has released a specialized smartphone with useful developing content and unsuccessful parental control applications. Inoi KPhone can be connected to any smartphone on Android and iOS and monitor at a distance: limit the time of use, approve and block downloaded applications, customize the safe search on the Internet and Youyube. Children's smartphone sends notifications to parents when a child leaves the courtyard or school, shows where it is during the day and allows you to listen to the sounds around the child to understand what he is doing. Also, parents can see how much battery charge remains in the child's phone, and to reach it even in silent mode, to recall the smartphone to charge. Inoi KPhone contains recommendations of useful children's content in 4 categories: "Training", "Games", "Books" and "Video". Children will like the fashionable design of the model. The smartphone is equipped with a large and clear 5.5-inch screen with a convenient aspect ratio of 18: 9, non-slip matte housing, and in the kit there is a bright stylized case. The model is available in two modifications: INOI KPHONE and INOI KPHONE 4G. A model with a high-speed Internet feature was hit to us on the review.
- Materials: polycarbonate, glass
- Operating system: Android 8 Go
- CPU: MTK6739
- RAM/User Memory: 1 GB/ 8 GB
- Slot for memory card : yes, maximum capacity 128 GB
- Display: 5.5 inch 1280×640 resolution
- Rear camera: Dual 8/0.3 MP
- Front camera: 5 MP
- Navigation: GPS, A-GPS
- Wireless: Bluetooth: 4.0, Wi-Fi : 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
- Battery: 2850 mAh
- Dimensions: 149.4 x 71 x 8.9 mm
- Weight: 165.6 grams
Equipment and design
INOI kPhone came to us packed in a neat white cardboard box with a glossy finish. The package design is modest and minimalistic: a white background, an image of a smartphone and the inscription INOI kPhone. On the reverse side are technical specifications.
The kid's smartphone comes with:
- a charger and a branded purple USB cable,
- user manual,
- flyers with promotional codes for a month of subscription to ivi for kids and Foxford online school, 30 free books from LitRes and a year of subscription to the service "Where are my children",
- stylized silicone case.
The smartphone itself also looks very neat. The case is pleasant to the touch with a matte finish of soft-touch polycarbonate. This coating protects the smartphone from slipping on a smooth surface, and reduces the likelihood of slipping out of your hands. We received a model in a black case. Also, the smartphone is available in red, gold and blue color options.
The back cover of the model is removable. Under it: Removable battery, 2 connector under SIM and one connector under the Micro-SD memory card to 128 GB. Volume swings are located on the right side. Connectors for charger and headphones - top. The rear panel is the lens of the double chamber, flashlight and sound speaker.
Device Equipped with a rather large 5.5-inch screen with a 1280 × 640 pixel vacuum. HD IPS The matrix provides wide viewing angles and transmits a bright, clear picture. The touch layer on the press reacts exactly. On the smartphone it is convenient to read, play and watch video. The display has an elongated form with the aspect ratio of 18: 9. Thanks to such parameters, the smartphone is conveniently placed in hand.
The device screen is covered with 2.5d glass with rounded edges. Transparent Protective film Included with a smartphone is not provided. To additionally protect the display from prints and scratches, we advise you to purchase protective glass.
Rear camera in Inoi KPhone has 2 modules: basic with a resolution of 8 megapixels and an additional - 0.3 mp. The optional module is used to blur the back background during shooting, although in Inoi KPhone this blur is not too noticeable. The shooting quality is quite enough for amateur photos and videos.
Front Camera with a resolution of 5 megapixels allows you to communicate videos with parents.
Below you can familiarize yourself with examples of photos and videos made on the Inoi KPhone.
(photo on the self-chamber)
Performance and software
for Performance Inoi KPhone 4G Respond 4-nuclear chipset MediaTek MTK6739 and Lightweight Android 8 GO. Android 8 GO is an optimized operating system for budget class smartphones with a volume of RAM to 1 GB. The advantage of this platform is that it takes 2 times less memory, increasing the speed of the device. The amount of RAM in the Inoi KPhone is 1 GB. The smartphone is not working too fast, but smoothly. Speeds are quite enough for comfortable work, as well as downloading and downloading children's applications.
The built-in memory of the model is 8 GB. In order to store more files and applications on your smartphone, it is better to additionally install a memory card up to 128 GB.
The sound quality of the smartphone is excellent. You can hear the ringtone even if the device is in your bag or pocket. Through the headphones, the sound is also high-quality and clear. And I was also pleased with the chip that you can get through to the child even in silent mode. Parents can send a loud ringtone to their child's smartphone if they forget to unmute it.
The manufacturer provided INOI kPhone with a 2850 mAh battery. With average use, the battery lasts for a full day of use. In continuous operation mode, the smartphone can withstand 4 hours. Parents can remotely monitor the battery level on the INOI kPhone. If the child uses the smartphone too actively during the day, parents can call him and remind him to put the phone on charge so that the child is not left without communication.
smartphone remotely. You can connect any smartphone with Android or iOS operating system to INOI kPhone. Parents can limit the amount of time they use a child's smartphone or turn it off completely during school or homework. When a child downloads new games and applications to the smartphone, parents receive a confirmation request. You can also set up a safe search on the Internet so that the child does not accidentally go to adult sites.
The INOI kPhone transmits location information to parents' smartphones. Parents can use the Find My Kids app for free for a year after purchasing a smartphone. In the application, you can see the history of the child's movements during the day and his location in real time. It is also possible to set alerts that the child has left the yard, school or other institution. Parents can connect to INOI kPhone and listen to the sounds around the child to understand what he is doing.
An important feature of the INOI kPhone is that parental control applications are built into the smartphone's firmware, so they cannot be deleted.
INOI kPhone's main screen now has icons for quick access to children's content in 4 categories: "Education", "Games", Books and Videos. Each section contains a constantly updated list of recommended applications to download. Among the recommendations are many educational applications and educational games. The Books section contains children's fairy tales, fantasy stories, encyclopedias and textbooks. Even the first month after buying a smartphone, you can use the application with Foxford textbooks for free, watch cartoons in the ivi for kids online cinema and download 30 books for free on LitRes.
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In INOI kPhone, everything is really thought out to the maximum for a child of school and preschool age. On the one hand, the child should like the trendy design of the smartphone, which looks like a real adult gadget, a bright case and a huge selection of games and applications. On the other hand, parents will appreciate the ability to remotely control how a child uses a smartphone, learn about his location and activities. According to the technical characteristics, the device fully justifies its price of 5490 rubles. The smartphone is built with high quality, it feels secure in the hand. There are all the necessary functions: communication, high-speed Internet 4G, cameras 8 and 5 MP, 2 slots for SIM-cards and a separate slot for a memory card up to 128 GB. I was pleased with the large high-quality screen with a convenient aspect ratio and non-slip, very pleasant to the touch matte body.