LG GizmoPal 2 Smartwatch for Verizon Wireless

5.6 Total Score


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LG GizmoPal 2 Smartwatch for Verizon Wireless
5.6 Total Score
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    Barbara July 14, 2016 at 4:50 pm

    My granddaughters can reach the family members any time they want to and I can always be aware of where they are. Their safety is most important and I would recommend these to anyone. It was only $5 per month per unit on my phone bill for peace of mind!

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    Sebastian G. July 15, 2016 at 2:20 am

    Didn’t get what I expected. Watch was really a kids watch. I thought it was an adult smartwatch. Not even close.

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    Edward S. July 16, 2016 at 10:00 am

    The item seized and the speaker didn’t work it also didn’t have a instruction book.

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    Val July 17, 2016 at 5:30 am

    Not sure if I like it or not as it came with absolutely NO INSTRUCTIONS! I’m going to Verizon next week to see if they can help figure it out, if not I will be returning it. So disappointing.

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    karen s. July 18, 2016 at 3:30 am

    It comes with no instructions. Original post didn’t have refurbished on it

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    Kristi A. July 25, 2016 at 2:50 am

    As others mentioned, the product came with NO instructions or information. When I took it to the Verizon store to get help/get it activated, the watch had no volume. It said one word and then stopped working. I have it packaged and ready to return.

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    Chantell S. July 26, 2016 at 12:50 am

    It’s amazing and my son loves it. And for only $5 a month added to my plan it’s amazing!!!

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    Kamila t. July 27, 2016 at 4:34 am

    I don’t remember this saying refurbished when I purchased it. OK, fine. Came in plain box with no instructions. OK, fine. But I called Verizon to get it activated and the phone is locked and can’t be activated! Don’t waste your time

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    Marisol R. August 1, 2016 at 2:30 am

    Be aware the Navy Blue actually is turquoise not blue! My kids where disappointed

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    Jessica A. August 1, 2016 at 1:50 pm

    Not sure if its defective but there is no screen fires only the phone picture when calling someone. I thought it was a watch, there is nowhere to tell time.

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    Alla R. August 4, 2016 at 3:00 am

    Much larger than version 1. Too big for a 5-8 year old hand.

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    Carlisa F. August 4, 2016 at 9:30 pm

    Easy to setup. My daughter is 6 and it a great first time phone.

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    melinda d. August 17, 2016 at 1:20 am

    I bought 3 of them and none of them worked properly

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    Nikki A. August 24, 2016 at 5:33 pm

    My boys are 6 and 8. I bought 2 of these, yes the watch is larger than I expected, but that’s ok. If you hold the call button down it tells you the time. I tried to set this up over the phone with Verizon and they couldn’t, went to store and it took 10 minutes to set up both. No instructions came in the box, but you can find them on line. All you need to know it to download the GizmoPal2 app and set up 4 contacts for the watch. You can change the setting in the app so that you can call the watch and if they don’t answer it picks up automatically and lets you listen for up to a minute. We will test it out tonight, but so far, I’m glad I bought them.

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    Deidre V. August 25, 2016 at 10:40 pm

    I was under the impression that it hadoesn’t a clock option on the screen which it doesn’t, it only has basic calling and only hold 4 contact I thought it held 10 like the Gizmo Gadget.

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    Melodie August 26, 2016 at 10:00 pm

    This is great! More of a tracking device than a phone, really. It’s simple to use which is good. Other gizmos cannot call each other so that could be good or bad. Bad in my case but I just 3 way call my kids so they can talk to each other. I gave it 4 stars only because there is no way to see if you missed a call. It doesn’t alert you or anything. Also my daughter is 6 and the band is so thick it irritates her a little but idk what you do with those little arms and a watch band. If it could be velcro or soemthing that would help. She cannot take it off which could be good or bad. Bad in my case. Overall for ages 4, 6 I think this is ideal. I would just allow them to see missed calls somehow if I were to suggest a change. Thx for relieving some of my anxiety about my kids being out of touch all day LG!

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    Allyson V. August 28, 2016 at 3:20 am

    The watch is pretty large, it isn’t a watch at all and picks up a lot of interference rand

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    Carol L. August 28, 2016 at 1:10 pm

    Such a great price. Came to us in perfect condition. Easy to set up. *no instructions- but found them on line.

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    Carrie K. August 29, 2016 at 12:40 pm

    The product itself is great, but I am returning this because the activation costs were so high, it was more cost effective to buy the nicer model directly from Verizon.

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    Marley P. August 30, 2016 at 12:30 pm

    Watch did not work and it was sized to fit a small child

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    Ashley G. August 30, 2016 at 3:20 pm

    I bought 2 watches for my 11 and 8yr old boys. They love them. My only complaint is it doesn’t actually show the time or anything else besides the 3 little symbols and the screen will probably be covered in scratches very soon. I’ll have to find protectors. As for the function, calls sound pretty clear and has lots of cool features like auto answer so I know I won’t be ignored, and silent modes during school hours. The gps will track them to a general area. I pressed track while my kids were at home and it said they were next door. In the event that they were to ever go missing, that would at least narrow it way down, tho. Overall I’m very happy with my purchase. Thanks Groupon!

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    Nicole D. August 31, 2016 at 1:29 am

    No instructions, but just download the app Gizmo. Super simple to set up! You can add for contacts! Gives me peace of mind! I would give it 5 stars, for quality. I can easily call out on it and receive calls. The only reason I gave it 4 stars is it is not navy blue. It is turquoise. For an extra $5 a month added to my bill I am thrilled! No contracts either! Very happy!

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    Sandra O. August 31, 2016 at 3:10 am

    Sadly it will not link to my phone. It didn’t come with a phone number. Obtained one from my provider Verizon but they couldn’t get it to link either. I will have to return the product.

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    HEUNG M. August 31, 2016 at 9:40 pm

    Perhaps I got a bad one but after 2 hours of troubleshooting with Verizon (the watch could call out but couldn’t receive calls) I am sending back for a refund.

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    Christopher S. September 2, 2016 at 2:30 pm

    Excellent product. Easy fory child to use. Highly recommend!

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    Valerie L. September 4, 2016 at 2:20 am

    Perfect for our 8 year old daughter. It works great!

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    Randy September 4, 2016 at 2:50 am

    Great only complaint I have is no Manual with it. I solved this by finding it online. I took it into verizon and they activated it within minutes.

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    April t. September 14, 2016 at 1:47 am

    This was a replacement for an identical phone that was lost during a move. My 9 year old loves it. It is great for keeping track of kids because of its location finder. It’s also perfect for this age group because it straps onto her wrist. I was reluctant to purchase a refurbished replacement but we have had no issues with it. Looks and works like new.

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    Jason H. September 14, 2016 at 11:30 am

    Set up was easy, great product. My daughter loves it.

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    Donna H. September 15, 2016 at 2:40 am

    I love the gizmopal1 and decide to upgrade and this perfect for my child! Easy to use and control phone usage. I would reccomend this for anyone.My child is 12, she had an iphone but lost her ability to have it thanks to the internet, so this is a perfect option for her…i set who see can call and who can call her! The plus its not dainty or fake feeling and additional size band can be purchased later on!

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    Michelle G. September 18, 2016 at 6:10 pm

    Easy to set up with the gizmo hub app. My daughter loves it.

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    Christine W. September 20, 2016 at 2:21 pm

    Purchased this for my 6 year old son since he’s been going to friend’s houses in the neighborhood more independently. Very easy to set up, Verizon waived the normal $20 activation fee due to a special they were running and it’s only $5/month after that. The app makes it easy to set up, the call clarity is very good considering he’s answering me from a watch and the GPS is a little slow to load but accurate once you give it a minute.nIt gives me the peace I need to get a hold of him when I need him or know that if he needs me, he can easily call. Highly recommend to anyone who has a child too young for a phone.

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    Teresa L. September 23, 2016 at 1:40 am

    It is great for kids! I don’t want my daughter to have access to more than the people I program nor others to have access to her! This product is wonderful for that.

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    Nicholas P. September 25, 2016 at 7:50 pm

    Arrived Scratched, Dirty with signs of hard use. Usually manufacturer refurbished, means it was returned not just stuffed in a box. Doesn’t even have the time on it. I thought it was a watch and phone. Complete junk, I didn’t even give it to my daughter, I will be returning

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    tobia s. September 29, 2016 at 2:50 pm

    i still have not figured out how to operate. it did not have any directions in the box. Vweizon connected it….it makes wonderful sill sounds…but …thats it.

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    Francesca L. October 3, 2016 at 9:43 pm

    I’m sending this back after having it less than a week! You can barely hear anything on it. I like the features that it offers but it’s just not working like I would like for it to.

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    Karrie K. October 11, 2016 at 5:22 pm

    I love being able to get a hold of my son, and being able to track him. Best thing ever!

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    Susana P. October 12, 2016 at 11:00 pm

    If you choose blue it’s not the blue shown in the picture. It’s a teal which my son was not very fond of. The watch itself tho is okay the battery life is not very long.

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    Timothy K. October 20, 2016 at 9:40 pm

    Won’t activate. Added it to my Verizon plan and still won’t activate. Verizon told me to return it.

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    April S. October 21, 2016 at 8:50 pm

    Verizon can’t get it to activate. When I told totem it was refurbished they said maybe it’s defective.

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    jill m. October 23, 2016 at 5:00 am

    product is refurbished, wasn’t even cleaned before sending it to me. battery lasts only a day with little to no use. not worth the money

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    Valerie h. October 29, 2016 at 9:50 pm

    Maybe I could use it if any sort of directions for set up were included.

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    Sarah G. October 30, 2016 at 5:40 pm

    It’s perfect for what we bought it for. Our daughter loves it and it!

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    Nicole J. November 2, 2016 at 10:10 pm

    The photo shown was that of the more expensive version of the watch that includes the time on the face and allows for basic texting. I chose that option and I was mailed the basic version with no time and no text.

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    Gabriella C. November 3, 2016 at 10:16 pm

    I love it! It is a great product. I just wish there was a screen to see the time.

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    Gina November 9, 2016 at 7:50 am

    This is a fun watch. Easy for kids to use. Only bad thing it doesn’t have the time! It doesn’t tell time.

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    kelly s. December 7, 2016 at 3:10 am

    Purchased this product in August for my son’s birthday in December. His birthday is in 2 days, so we just added it to our plan and the watch is a complete bust. It does not have a display screen and won’t text or do anything except call. So extremely disappointed and now I have no gift for my son. Beyond frustrated!!

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    Stephanie K. December 21, 2016 at 7:12 pm

    The GPS does NOT work if the phone is turned off. Useless for me since I wont know if my daughter made it safely off the school bus if she has it turned off and she forgets to call me to let me know she made it to the youth center OK. 🙁

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    Lindsay m. January 3, 2017 at 6:33 pm

    The photo is not the watch received, photo is of the GizmoGadget which displays time and other functions. The Gizmo Pal 2 does not have a time display

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    Brenda L. January 7, 2017 at 6:50 pm

    Great product for young kids. Had no problem hooking itvup on Verizon. $5.00 a month for service

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    JoAnne m. January 14, 2017 at 8:40 am

    After I purchased the watch and took it into Verizon they told me it can not be hooked to an IPhone just droids and one other. This was a Christmas gift for my son. So it was a gift you only get to look at!

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    Marlon B. January 16, 2017 at 11:20 am

    never got a chance to use it.. Verizon wants 400.00 to activate it so I’m sending it back..

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    Christina Z. January 20, 2017 at 2:30 pm

    Sadly it stopped working after 5 weeks of use. It will no longer charge but the green light shows as charging. I guess you get what you pay for, now I have to go and buy from Verizon which I should have done in the first place. What I thought was going to save some money will now cost more

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    Laurie S. February 28, 2017 at 11:20 pm

    Broke 2weeks after using it.

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    Tyesha L. March 26, 2017 at 6:40 pm

    Voice clarity is phenomenal ease of use. Instructions should’ve been provided for setup.

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    Lisa j. March 27, 2017 at 1:00 pm

    I ordered 2, one worked fine the other had scratches on the screen and a broken button.

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    Chance M. April 17, 2017 at 3:50 am

    Product color not as pictured or described. It is NOT navy blue, it is light sky blue.

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    Brian H. April 21, 2017 at 12:20 am

    Haven’t connected it yet, but ordered the blue one and the one I got is definitely not the same color blue as shown/pictured. Thought I was getting a much darker blue and instead is light blue, not a huge deal and it still doesn’t make me happy when I don’t get exactly what I ordered

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    Nancy L. August 19, 2017 at 1:40 pm

    Just received yesterday and works like a charm. No instructions, but pretty easy to work with Verizon to set it up

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    Samantha August 20, 2017 at 2:00 pm

    I had no idea you had to have a plan just for the watch. That you couldn’t blurmetooth it through your already working Verizon phone. How simple that would Be? But, I had to go get a number for it and they said it wouldn’t work. So now I have 2 gizmopals sitting here. Totally wasted my money. Call me dumb but not everyone is tech savvy.

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    Andrea C. August 21, 2017 at 9:10 pm

    It’s ok. You can call 4 contacts and see location from the app but that’s it. You’d think a watch with a big interface would at least show the time. It’s also very big and clunky for use by a child. It covers my 10 year olds entire wrist.

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    Ana F. August 22, 2017 at 12:40 am

    It’s didN’t work. I got a lemon!!

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    Maureen M. August 22, 2017 at 1:00 pm

    Great deal! Perfect for my 8 year old son.

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    katina g. August 22, 2017 at 2:00 pm

    I read it was up to 10 contacts, but it’s only 4. It doesn’t tell the time, pretty boring. But it still calls and has gps, so that’s good.

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    Luvena C. August 22, 2017 at 8:30 pm

    It’s a watch but doesn’t even show the time?? Wish it had just a few more contact options. In order to rename contacts you must rest entire phone

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    Shaya C. August 25, 2017 at 12:30 pm

    One watch worked. One watch has absolutely no sound.

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