Garmin Bounce is a $150 kids’ smartwatch with LTE and GPS

Michail, 15 November 2022

Garmin announced its latest kids-focused smartwatch today with the Garmin Bounce. The watch features built-in GPS and LTE connectivity, which allows parents to track their kids’ location. Adults can also reach out to their kids via text and voice messages. Parents control the smartwatch via the Garmin Jr. app and need to have an active Garmin Connect account to set up the watch. The LTE features require a subscription, which starts at $10/€11 per month.

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Garmin Bounce

Garmin Bounce is equipped with a color 1.3" LCD with 240 x 240px resolution and a hard plastic shell and silicone watch band. Garmin Bounce also tracks sports activities, active minutes and steps. It also does sleep tracking. Battery life is rated at up to two days on a single charge with the default settings. The watch also supports 5 ATM water rating and can track swim sessions.

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Garmin Bounce in green

Garmin Bounce comes in black, green and lilac colors and retails for $150/€180. It’s available to order from the official Garmin online store.



Reader comments

  • ree
  • 20 Nov 2022
  • AeJ

charge it then simple

I am deep in the Apple ecosystem and own 5 Apple Watches that I wear all the time. Garmin is the only other smart watch that I will buy. I currently own 6 Garmin watches and plan to buy the Epix 2. The newer Garmin watches are so much more functional...

  • Anonymous
  • 17 Nov 2022
  • nem

Too expensive, too big, with mediocre specs. Nah, I don't see how this could be a choice for parents.

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