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Do your kids have a smartphone??

My kids still have the flip flop phones. I am too scared they will lose a smartphone. My niece lost one, and it was expensive.

 
WifeyandMom71

Asked by WifeyandMom71 at 1:20 PM on Sep. 24, 2013 in Just for Fun

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Answers (13)
  • My stepson has a plain cell phone, not a Smartphone. He can hardly keep track of the silly old thing; I'd hate to see him lose an expensive one.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 6:00 PM on Sep. 24, 2013

  • They don't even have dumb phones.
    idareyou

    Answer by idareyou at 2:41 PM on Sep. 24, 2013

  • Yes. My 12 and 13 yo's have htc brand phones (android, with virgin mobile service) we bought them last Christmas on a 50% off sale (black Friday, early morning). They were only $100.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 1:52 PM on Sep. 24, 2013

  • I don't even have a smart phone. I gave my now 12 year old a pre-paid flip phone for Christmas last December, with the idea that if he could prove he was responsible enough to keep care of the phone and his minutes that he could get added to my cell phone plan. 10 days later, I repo'd the phone. He still doesn't have one yet. He's just not responsible enough.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 2:17 PM on Sep. 24, 2013

  • I still have a flip phone! Smartphones are too much money and wasted effort. Use a computer to go online and use a phone to make calls. It is so simple.
    MoonFox4

    Answer by MoonFox4 at 3:12 PM on Sep. 24, 2013

  • Neither of my kids has any kind of cell phone. They're 6 and almost 10. There is zero reason they need one right now. We just got a land line again so their friends have a local number to call.
    Rosehawk

    Answer by Rosehawk at 5:39 PM on Sep. 24, 2013

  • 17 yr old has regular phone, and my daughter had it before him- she has moved out and bought her own phone so she has a smart phone now

    I saw no reason that they needed one... she didn't even get a phone at all until she was 17 and very busy with school stuff
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 1:24 PM on Sep. 24, 2013

  • My kids have iPhones. They were free with the plan. We have 5 cell phones. Someone always has an upgrade. We have insurance on a few.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 1:41 PM on Sep. 24, 2013

  • No. My son is 10 and does not have a need for a phone yet.
    virginiamama71

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 2:04 PM on Sep. 24, 2013

  • My older child has a slider phone. It's not a smart phone but it could access the web if I wanted to pay for the plan. Right now, all we do is call and text. My younger child doesn't need a phone yet.
    May-20

    Answer by May-20 at 2:09 PM on Sep. 24, 2013