There’s a lot more your teens can do with the typical smartphone than simply texting, checking email and browsing the Internet.
There are accessories let them explore the world around them, enjoy music or simply enhance the look of their device. The following guide is designed to give you a glimpse at some of the options available from Verizon.
Parrot® MiniDrones Airborne Night Drone-SWAT
Unexpected day off from school and looking for some fun? Turn your teen’s smartphone into control central to navigate the Parrot® MiniDrones Airborne Night Drone-SWAT.
Piloted from your teen’s compatible iOS or Android™ device, SWAT’s on-board, wide-angle VGA camera (480x640) streams live, airborne video your kids will want to share with their friends. The ultra-compact drone even flies at night, thanks to its two powerful headlights. Teens will have hours of fun as SWAT turns right, turns left and performs flips with amazing stability. Navigation is as easy as swiping the device’s screen
Parrot MiniDrones-Max Jumping Race Drone
While SWAT performs its feats in the air, the Max Jumping Race Drone carries out its tricks, spins and jumps on the ground. Also piloted from your teen’s compatible iOS or Android™ device, Max leaps up to 2.4 feet high and can even turn 180 degrees in the blink of an eye. The kids will enjoy using the embedded, wide-angle VGA (480x640) mini-camera to send photos and video directly to their smartphones or tablets. Images are saved on the robot's internal 4GB flash memory.* And this MiniDrone's microphone and speaker catches and broadcasts audio.
*Transferred on a computer via the embedded Micro USB connector.
Suggest your teen abandon the couch and create their own adventure. And, remind them to grab their GoPro Hero4 as they head out the door.
Ready for your teen’s most extreme adventures, these feature-packed action cameras have super high video and photo resolution for stunning quality and are designed for use under even the most extreme conditions.
The cameras are even waterproof up to 131 feet, so their aquatic adventures don’t have to reside just in their memories. Plus, the built-in Wi-Fi lets your teen upload the footage to their smartphone.
The GoPro HERO4 Black Edition records ultra high resolution, high frame rate 4K30, 2.7K50 and 1080o120 video. It also provides extremely fast performance – 2 x faster than the GoPro HERO3 Black Edition. This includes faster video frame rates and a more powerful processor.
The GoPro HERO4 Silver Edition features a built-in touch display for framing shots and adjusting settings and captures great video at 1080p60 and 720p120 resolution.
The Otterbox® Defender Series Case for iPhone 6
Is your teen tough on their phone case? No problem. The Otterbox® Defender Series Case for iPhone 6 is up to the task.
Super durable, the case has three layers of protection. The outer layer absorbs impact from drops and bumps. Next, the two-piece internal shell snaps around your teen’s phone while foam pads add cushioning. A built-in screen protector guards against scratches and smudges.
The case also has rubber tabs that block dust and dirt from entering the charging port, headphone jack and volume control.
Ultimate Ears UE MEGABOM
Big on sound, yet small enough to fit in a bag or backpack, the UE MEGABOOM portable wireless speaker by Ultimate Ears is the perfect tagalong.
Able to get the party started in a heartbeat, this cutting-edge speaker will have your teen’s music playing all around them as it blasts amazing 360-degree sound with deep, heart pounding bass.
Dual passive radiators, performance drivers and advanced digital signal processing come together perfectly to drive loud, rich, clear and balanced sound, giving your playlist renewed life.
They can even wander up to 100 feet away and still maintain connection to the UE MEGABOOM with the speaker’s extended Bluetooth range.
The mophie powerstation keeps a smartphone running smoothly with minimal time spent in the charger. This external battery offers the burst of energy needed for a quick charge while away from an outlet.
The powerstation has a 4000 mAh power capacity, which offers plenty of life for your kids’ phones. Its compatibility with most USB-charged devices makes it ideal for a wide variety of smartphone users.