As parents, the most important priority is the well-being and safety of your children. Every time you are not around them, you definitely doesn’t feel complete at all. Even they are on the school bus leaving the house, more or less, you still doesn’t feel good. However, as the technology has become so advanced, the solution that tackles this kind of issue keep increasing. And one of them is the uses of Global Positioning System (GPS) to track the navigation of people and object. This genius technology has reduced the worry of the parents by allowing parents to be aware of their kid’s navigation, whether they are at school or playground. Additionally, not just your kid, this technology also could helo find your necessary items as well.
The kid’s GPS tracker recently has become viral quickly due to its value proposition. A lot of companies start the research and development new types of the tracker to tackle the surging demand. Therefore, in this article, we will introduce you to the top 10 kid’s GPS tracker in 2017. Through our online research and survey on the customer experience, we have found a few key points that buyers are looking to when making the decision.
- Match your using need to the product. Some product is designed for the personal or domestic use, while the other are designed for the commercial tracking. Maybe, the logistics or taxi company.
- Choose the one with right connection compatibility. Some tracker works best with the Android OS, some with iOS, but some only work best with the Bluetooth 4.0. Therefore, it is important to make the decision on the device you own.
- Compact and mini design should also be the criteria to make the decision as well. The compact and water resistant features could help you a lot while using regardless of the rain or other contingent situation.
- 10. iTrack Key Finder org-50
- 9. Circo Mini Portable Real Time GPS Tracker
- 8. GBD Kids GPS Tracker Smart Watch
- 7. NTCollection Spy Mini GPS Tracking Finder Device
- 6. Ardi Guardian Angel Kid Tracker
- 5. LEMFO Q50 GPS Smart Watch Phone
- 4. SinoPro Q50 children smartwatch
- 3. Optimus Real Time GPS Tracker
- 2. Tile (Gen 2) Item Finder
- 1. Spy Tec STI Mini Portable Real-time GPS Tracker
10. iTrack Key Finder org-50
- By: Itrack
- Item Weight: 0.2 ounces
- Product Dimensions: 2.8 x 2.6 x 0.7 inches
Originally made as the key finder, but it overperforms to be the multi-functional tracker. It depends on the Bluetooth connection to track the lost items, just turn on the Bluetooth, it will do the job. When the tracked object is out of range, it will alert as the notifications on your mobile phone. This iTrack Finder is compatible with the phone app. The app allows you to use it as the remote camera and also can search the device when it disappears. This tracker also helps to track your kids at home as well. It happens sometimes that you might be busy dealing with the house chores and letting the kids run around. This Bluetooth tracker could alert you when your kids run outside the range.
This tiny item does not annoy them from playing, the kids won’t feel it is a thing attached to them. More interestingly, when not using the Bluetooth, you can also connect to the home Wifi as well. It detects the ranges that your Wifi reaches. This tracker works on one piece of CR battery.
9. Circo Mini Portable Real Time GPS Tracker
- By: Foxcat Ltd.
- Item Weight: 3.2 ounces
- Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 3.5 x 1.2 inches
This real-time GPS tracker is tailor-made for the worrying parent to trace your children navigation. Besides that, you can also use it to track your valuable belongings as well. This tiny tracker generates the accurate signal for you due to its sim card. The 2G sim card connects to the service coverage pinpointing on the intended object or person. Most interestingly, it has the panic button that will send SMS to your phone when activated. You can know immediately when your child is not in the safety. The safe zone mode could set the range that your child stay. The cloud-connected system will alert to your mobile phone when the kid is going out of the range. Peace of mind is guaranteed with this tracker.
Circo makes this suitable for the uses of everyone. Therefore, you can put in your kid’s school bag or in your teenage children’s car or your elder parents. It is convenient, safe, and easy to use. You just install the application on your phone and turn the device on. The tracker will come with a rechargeable battery. In one full charge, the device can stay alive for 6 days straight.
8. GBD Kids GPS Tracker Smart Watch
- By: TURNMEON
- Item Weight: 1.6 ounces
- Product Dimensions: 1.9 x 1.6 x 0.6 inches
GBD takes care of your children’s safety on a very different level. It comes out of surprise this year with the GPS tracker smart watch that performs as not time-showing wristband but also a life-saving device as well. This tracker works compatibly with the SeTracker mobile app. By connecting to the phone, you can make the two-way call, open data, location tracking, remote alarm, etc. About the positioning, this device has four location modes such as via WiFi, GPS, LBS, and AGPS. These modes allow the parent to control from distances to the watch.
This smart watch features the silicone case and band that is waterproof certified by the professional level IP65 rating. GBD makes this watch to run on the 400 mAh battery, which is rechargeable. The watch is available in two colors, mix blue and mix pink.
7. NTCollection Spy Mini GPS Tracking Finder Device
- By: NTCollection
- Item Weight: 1.6 ounces
- Product Dimensions: 3.6 x 3.5 x 0.7 inches
Another tracking device that you shouldn’t miss. This GPS works compatibly with the iTracing app in your phone. You can pair it to your phone via the Bluetooth, and it does the job. NTCollection makes this device serving your needs of anti-loss mechanism and the remote control function. When the device is connected with your phone, you can track down the items within the range of this device. And for your children, just place this tiny and colorful device in their bag, you will know where are they up to at the moment. It could also help you to find your car in the huge parking lot as well, the location will pop up on your phone screen. Moreover, you can set it up as the remote control for your phone. Whether it is for the selfie portrait, for stopwatch, etc, you can control your phone without touching.
The design as key ring allows you to carry this device along conveniently. It features the 4.0 Bluetooth allowing the fast and accurate signal within the working distance of 75 feet. The device will come with one piece of Lithium coin battery that could power this device up to 6 months.
6. Ardi Guardian Angel Kid Tracker
- By: Ardi
- Item Weight: 3 ounces
- Product Dimensions: 3.7 x 0.2 x 2.6 inches
Here comes the kid tracker from Ardi technology. This kid tracker is one of the great GPS trackers you’ve ever seen, they even name it the Guardian Angel series. It could perform the tracking up to 1600 feet of search radius. The range differs based on the terrain and other factors. You will know immediately when your children go beyond the range, the tracker will alarm with vibration on both your part of the device and the one at the children. On top of that, there are LEDs to indicate the direction of where your kid stays. This alarm could be set from the distance up to 64 feet. Guardian Angel is compatible for both outdoor and indoor range.
To explain you clearer, this Guardian Angel set features one master device and one tracker. The master device will be kept with you for alert, and the tracker stays with the kid. You can connect one master device up to four tags. Taking care of few kids is not a big deal anymore.
5. LEMFO Q50 GPS Smart Watch Phone
- By: LEMFO
- Item Weight: 1.4 ounces
- Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 1.4 x 0.4 inches
LEMFO joins the list this year with its specially designed smart watch for the safety of your children. This GPS smartwatch is made of the high-quality rubber that is harmless to your child. The 0.96″ LED watch screen emits low radiation with high brightness that helps to protect the kid’s eyesight. Function-wise, they really call it smartwatch for something. This GPS watch could support the GPRS mini SIM card to navigate the track. With this SIM card, you can make the two-way calls, emergency call, tracking your kid in real-time via GPS, check your walking steps, track the fitness, etc. It works compatibly with the mobile app. You can conveniently monitor and trace from your mobile phone.
LEMFO makes this smartwatch run on the 400mAh Lithium-Ion battery. The design allows the kids to easily command this on their own. It is available in four colors, black, white, pink, and blue.
4. SinoPro Q50 children smartwatch
- By: SinoPro
- Item Weight: 0.3 ounces
- Product Dimensions: 2.6 x 3.5 x 3.6 inches
Not just a typical watch that tells you time, but this smartwatch could ensure your kid’s safety while you are not around. Wearing this on their wrist, you could trace their navigation through the mobile phone. The watch uses the GPS and the Location-based Services (LBS) to generate the information and the location that the watch wearer is at. Just wear it for your kid, you will know exactly where are they at the moment. It works with the mini SIM card that could support to make the two-way call, emergency call, fitness tracking, etc. By the way, this watch is compatible with the mobile app in both Android OS and the iOS.
Materially, this SinoPro uses the high-quality and safe rubber band with the precious metal to make this watch works. Furthermore, SinoPro smartwatch features the 0.96″ LED screen with 128*64 resolution to display the information. However, the high-brightness doesn’t cause any harm to your kid’s eyesight, you don’t need to worry.
3. Optimus Real Time GPS Tracker
- By: Optimus Tracker
- Item Weight: 2.6 ounces
- Product Dimensions: Optimus Tracker
This GPS tracker from Optimus is the best real-time tracker you’ve used. It traces down the tracked object linking with the cloud storage. The tracker could give you the accurate location of the person or object you are finding. It is compatible with the uses in different platforms, on your mobile phone, Android, iOS, and even via the Google Maps. For the most interesting feature of this tracker is the special routing and driving report. This function allows you to track the car or driver who speeding or driving off the pre-determined boundary. Your child safety is fully guaranteed using this set of the tracker. You can use this service to conveniently control your car fleet as well. Tailor-made for the logistics company who has a couple of trucks or car, you will know where your crews are heading to.
This tiny device uses one lithium-ion rechargeable to power. Apart from that, it comes with a motion sensor that could maximize your battery charge when in standby mode. However, you need to pay the services fee to uses this tracking system for your personal and professional uses.
2. Tile (Gen 2) Item Finder
- By: Tile
- Item Weight: 0.3 ounces
- Product Dimensions: 1.3 x 1.3 x 0.2 inches
The second top tracker of the list this year is not even close to what you think it could be. Recently, Tile has launched the second generation of the item finder that you could bring anywhere. You could ring it with your key, phone, your kid bags, or other valuable belongings. It bases on the Bluetooth technology to track down the lost item in second. Even your phone is in the silent mode, Tile makes your phone ring. And not with the phone, the tile tracker with your lost object or your kid will also ring once you press Tile on your phone.
The mobile app is available on the Android 4.0 above and the iOS 7 above as well as the phone with Bluetooth 4.0. Materially, Tile features the sealed case that is water resistant and durable to any falls or the direct sunlight. Moreover, it is safe and very personal. You don’t need to worry if someone stole it, they can’t enable it at all without your mobile phone. The finder is available in the one-pack, four-pack, eight-pack, and the twelve-pack.
1. Spy Tec STI Mini Portable Real-time GPS Tracker
- By: Spy Tec
- Item Weight: 8 ounces
- Product Dimensions: 0.9 x 1.5 x 2.7 inches
Now here we are at the most bottom of this year’s best GPS Tracker list. And it is the portable GPS tracker that could give you the real-time navigation report. Its compact design of this tracker allows you to bring it anywhere. You can attach it to your car or bike, or other valuable belongings, and with your beloved person. The tracker gives the signal alert to the connected phone about the navigation of the tracked object. Hence, you can also set the geographic boundaries that make it alert by SMS or email when the object is unfound within the fence area.
For the commercial purpose, you can use the Track and Map function. This function connects your device with the Google Maps and allows you to track the car that was equipped with the GPS tracker. For example, logistics or taxi business could control your truck fleet accurately. This tracker has the accelerometer that tracks the motion and power the device on or off, this helps to save the battery life. However, to use this GPS tracking service, you need to subscribe the data plan ranging from the basic to the premium one according to your needs.