New myFirst Fone R1S Smart Watchphone For Kids

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Homegrown brand myFirst launches new and improved Smart Watchphone for kids to remain connected with their parents and peers! 

Launch Date: Pre-order available now, delivery from 5 Jan 2022
Pricing: $269 with data SIM (subscription model available too)

myFirst, the Singapore-based tech brand for kids, announced the latest iteration of its innovative line of Smartwatch Phones, the myFirst Fone R1s.

The myFirst Fone R1s 

Designed for young children in today’s world of smart devices, the R1s features 4G LTE connectivity to chat, video, and voice call their families and peers under supervision of their parents. 

Alongside its smartphone capabilities, the R1s comes with improved smartwatch features ‚Ästincluding an increased 8GB for music files storage, a heart rate monitor, a find my watch feature,¬†GPS tracking, lift to wake sensitivity and more. Built to provide ease-of-use, the myFirst Fone R1s¬†autodetects myFirst‚Äôs Bluetooth headset for seamless pairing, while also utilizing a simple-to-use¬†watch and app interface allowing young children and parents alike an unparalleled user¬†experience.

Like its predecessor, the R1, users of the R1s will be able to mix-and-match the watch in various trendy colour combination for its watch face and straps.

Connectivity and Safety Features

The myFirst Fone R1s uses cellular networks to allow users to chat, voice and video call in real-time just like a regular phone.

The R1s is paired with the myFirstFone App on the parent’s phone, providing parents with the means to authorize and limit the people that can converse with their children, while also giving them real-time updates on the child’s whereabouts via an improved GPS tracking system. The app allows parents to set a designated safety zone through the Geo Fencing Area Alert, as well as a one-touch SOS button for kids to alert their parents in the case of emergencies.

Entertainment Device

The myFirst Fone R1s is designed to keep young¬†children engaged with interactive content. Best paired with the myFirst Headphones BC Wireless¬†Lite, the R1s features a built-in MP3 player and 8GB storage ‚Äď and is capable of storing over 1,500¬†of your child‚Äôs favourite songs and audiobooks. The Smart Watchphone uses a 1.3-inch IPS¬†display promising vibrant pastel colours and users can choose between attractive animated¬†wallpapers or photos taken from the 2MP camera on the R1s.

Health & Fitness Features

The myFirst Fone R1s will also now come with all-new health¬†and smart features such as the heart rate monitoring, that will allow parents to monitor their child‚Äôs¬†well-being and set safety parameters. The all-new R1s will also feature fitness goal setting and¬†achievements, as well as a raise to wake function that allows ease-of-use. In addition, the R1s will¬†also include a vibration alert, adding on to its predecessor‚Äôs sound-based notification alerts ‚Äď while¬†also giving users the option to pre-record sounds for alarms and ring tones.

Colours And Customisation! 

The watch comes in 2 unique colours, Candy Floss and Galaxy Blue. Straps can be customised in any of the other available coloured straps too! 

Pricing & Availability

Pre-orders for the myFirst Fone R1s is available on the myFirst online store on 15 December 2021, with deliveries commencing on 5 January 2022. The R1s will also be available at authorised retailers at a later date.

The Smart Watchphone will be available in 2 purchase methods.

  • You may purchase the watch at S$269¬†and it will come with six months of free data SIM (by PCCW Global) or
  • You choose to take up S$28 per¬†month, one-year aubscription with MobileOne and receive the watch for free.

So what do you think? Will you be getting the latest model now?



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This article is prepared by

Jiarong Yu
Daddy to 2 adorable little ones. Misses them the moment they are not around, regrets missing them the moment they are around.

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