Papipo! – a Cellphone for Kids

Just few weeks ago we were talking with my girlfriend of why nobody can make a cellphone just for kids.

It should look like a toy phone, be cheap, fun and easy to use and have some nice games for kids. Well, looks like there is such a phone and it’s called Papipo!. Unfortunately it’s available only in Japan.

Papipi mobile phone for kids cellphone

Designed by Japanese phone company Willcom and toy vendor Bandai, Papipo! phone comes in 7 different designs – 5 for girls and 2 for boys, Hello Kitty, Tamagochi, and Dragons among them.

Papipo! has a number of interesting games, a camera and it costs only 4800 Yen – that’s about $41 in US dollars.

Now, if only someone in our part of the world will have a bright idea, I think there shouldn’t be that hard to get such phone produced from off the shelf components.

Via: Tokyomango

Author: Stasys Bielinis

While I like to play with the latest gadgets, I am even more interested in broad technology trends. With mobile now taking over the world - following the latest technology news, looking for insights, sharing and discussing them with passionate audience - it's hard to imagine a better place for me to be. You can find me on Twitter as @UVStaska'

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  • disa*

    this fone for kids are really cool i wanna know how much it cost.

  • lz

    my little sister has that same phone(the hello kitty one) works pretty good 🙂

  • jackten

    i got to get it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • vbvb

    well there is one in the u.s its called a firefly.
    but its really ugly.

  • mixmika

    i love it

  • kimberly

    may i buy it please

  • kimberly

    may i buy it please