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Retevis RT628 Kids Walkie Talkies 22 Channel FRS Toy for Kids Uhf FRS 2 Way Radio Toy Red 2 Pack

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For Kids
 297
year old, walkie talkies, grandson, adults, gift
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Bought this for my 7 and 5 year old niece.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this for my kids and I am impressed with quality  ...  "
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" ...  Pleased and will be buying another pair for the children.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this a a birthday gift for our 4 year old grandson.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for kids.  ...  "
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" ...  My 10 year old daughter and our neighbor use them constantly and haven't had any issues.  ...  "
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" ...  Our 6 year old granddaughter loved it.  ...  "
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" ...  My kids love them.  ...  "
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As Gift
 71
birthday, christmas, year old, grandson, 4 year old
+100%
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" ...  I gave 4 stars as the produsct looks great and the service was excellent, but these are going into a kids' gift basket for a charity event so I have no idea how they work.  ...  "
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" ...  I would recommend this to anyone trying to find a unique gift for a child/teen of any age!  ...  "
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" ...  Got these for my nephew for Christmas and he loved them.  ...  "
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" ...  The 6th year old birthday boy was ecstatic!  ...  "
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" ...  Will be great gift for grandsons birthday  ...  "
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" ...  Got these for my grandson for Christmas! ... He LOVED it!!  ...  "
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" ...  A Christmas gift  ...  "
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" ...  We have bought another set of these since for our other daughters birthday.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 50
easy, instructions, year old, sturdy, figure
+84%
-16%
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" ...  They were easy to set up and easy for my 7-yr old to hold and use.  ...  "
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" ...  It's also easy for him to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Works well and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound is clear and they are super easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  These are easy to use and so far work really well! ... Easy to match channels and instructions are easy to follow.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to press buttons and easy to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use for my 6 year old.  ...  "
Price
 49
money, quality, worth, value, range
+96%
-4%
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" ...  Can't beat the price.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price, this was a great item.  ...  "
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" ...  Way better than I expected considering the price.  ...  "
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" ...  They are worth the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Especially for the price!  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent value for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth every penny!  ...  "
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" ...  These are a very good for their price.  ...  "
Battery Life
 38
rechargeable, battery, quickly, battery life, lasted
+79%
-21%
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" ...  Nice and clear and batteries lasted a while!  ...  "
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" ...  Install batteries and use.  ...  "
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" ...  Much rather prefer using batteries than the rechargeable models as they never seemed to charge right or don't last etc . ... here you get instant fun with new batteries.  ...  "
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" ...  just receive the pair of radios and put batteries in .  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life seems to be last very long as well.  ...  "
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" ...  My batteries have lasted for more than 3 weeks and my 10 year old son loves them.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked well with no battery issues from Chicago to Kentucky twice.  ...  "
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" ...  Long lasting batteries and you can buy a charger for them.  ...  "
Network
 36
reception, house, mile, clear, range is good
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Good range, multiple ring options.  ...  "
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" ...  It works well inside the house and throughout a large yard.  ...  "
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" ...  Works in a very far range.  ...  "
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" ...  The range is awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  Great range as well!  ...  "
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" ...  Range is impressive.  ...  "
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" ...  I am able to talk to my kids that are across the street while I'm inside the house and still have very clear signal.  ...  "
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" ...  Range is good.  ...  "
Capacity
 34
around the house, range, year old, reception, communicate
+97%
-3%
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" ...  We tried them around the backyard, front yard, and inside the house - worked really well.  ...  "
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" ...  They play with them all the time throughout their house, and have a ball.  ...  "
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" ...  I am able to talk to my kids that are across the street while I'm inside the house and still have very clear signal.  ...  "
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" ...  Older cousin did the set up and then grandson and 8 year old cousin had a blast running all over the house talking to each other.  ...  "
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" ...  We live on 10 acers with other family, kids love to travel from relative to relative calling each other long distance  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for my boys to talk to each other around the house & garden.  ...  "
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" ...  Family who have seen them also bought some and are happy, buy with confidence  ...  "
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" ...  He took one to a friends house about 5 blocks away and his dad could communicate with him!  ...  "
Product Reliability
 32
year old, stopped working, worked, weeks, worked great
+66%
-34%
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" ...  It is nice and seem to be working right  ...  "
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" ...  It is February now and they are still working, with a 9 and 10 year old involved, that is saying a lot.  ...  "
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" ...  My 4 year old and I have a blast with these.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked as described and sent packaged well.  ...  "
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" ...  I wrote a review and the company reached out to me and immediately sent me a brand new pair that are working great!  ...  "
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" ...  They've been very happy with the reception and the quality of the product after using them for the past few weeks.  ...  "
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" ...  My youngest and I can easily communicate when he is inside and I am outside working.  ...  "
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" ...  I hope they last.  ...  "
Build Quality
 31
dropped, durable, times, seem, easy to use
+84%
-16%
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" ...  Very well constructed and quite sturdy.  ...  "
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" ...  They are very sturdy and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels like good quality hasn’t fallen apart yet.  ...  "
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" ...  Plus they seem very durable, as my grandma and I have both dropped ours a number a times with no ill effects, not even accidentally popping the back off  ...  "
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" ...  These are sturdy and durable.  ...  "
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" ...  It seems to be made well and fairly sturdy.  ...  "
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" ...  Sturdy toy for 5 year old.  ...  "
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" ...  Well made and sturdy.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 30
range, clear, sound is clear, easy to use, static
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Anyway - these are a lot of fun and seem very professional with sound clarity and distance for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  We’ve only used them in the house so I don’t know how well the range works but the sound quality it pretty good.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound is clear.  ...  "
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" ...  Have good range and clear sound.  ...  "
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" ...  They are easy to use and the sound quality is very good.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound is clear and they are super easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  You can hear everything very clear.  ...  "
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" ...  Range is far and the sound is clear and loud.  ...  "
For Fun
 28
much, lots of fun, use, kids, playing
+100%
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" ...  He and his cousin had so much fun playing with these.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought these for my grandchildren but think their dads are having the most fun!!!!  ...  "
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" ...  They are having so much fun with them!  ...  "
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" ...  Also him and the neighbor kid have way too much fun play hiding with these.  ...  "
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" ...  They have a lot of fun running around inside and outside talking about whatever.  ...  "
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" ...  They have lots of fun playing with these.  ...  "
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" ...  We have been having lots of fun with them.  ...  "
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" ...  If you are just looking for basic fun with the kiddos, this is a good choice.  ...  "
Controls
 20
buttons, menu, channel, talk, press
+50%
-50%
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" ...  Too many buttons for kids and hard for them to figure out  ...  "
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" ...  This "secret button" is actually the worst-designed system I've ever seen to remove the cover.  ...  "
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" ...  The controls on these are hard to figure out.  ...  "
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" ...  + button: PTT (push-to-talk) / Enter menu selection ... + button: Up / Down (volume and menu selection) ... + button: Transmit tone button / Monitor second channel (hold 3 seconds) ... + button: Menu / Lock keys (hold 3 seconds) ... + button: PTT + Power On turns on VOX ... + button: [undocumented] Down + Power On toggles the keypad tones on/off ... + button: [undocumented] Up + Power On: Toggles "roger beep" (tone made when releasing PTT) ... + menu: channel selection (1–22) ... + menu: channel sub-frequency "interference eliminator code" (0–121) ... + menu: "CH" second channel monitoring ... + menu: "SL" squelch level (1 high sensitivity – 6 low)  ...  "
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" ...  The power and channel changer buttons are the same, differentiated only by how long you depress.  ...  "
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" ...  The only part that I find hard to adjust is the channel setting.  ...  "
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" ...  The only part that I find hard to adjust is the channel setting.  ...  "
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" ...  Too many buttons for the kids to push.  ...  "
For Travel
 16
take, hiking, family, year, worked great
+94%
-6%
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" ...  We use them for camping too.  ...  "
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" ...  We take them to the beach and on other vacations.  ...  "
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" ...  We go camping a few times a year and I am excited to have these in case the kids get too far away or need me for anything.  ...  "
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" ...  We even used them when we went on a road trip with our friends and they worked great.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased two sets for my kids on a camping trip and they worked GREAT!  ...  "
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" ...  We haven't had the opportunity to take them camping or hiking, but he and his friends are having a blast with them.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased two pair of these last year to use for my grandchildren on a family camp out.  ...  "
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" ...  The kids loves these, will use them on vacation maybe  ...  "
Call quality
 14
talk, talking, person, clear, voice
+100%
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" ...  Can hear very clearly.  ...  "
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" ...  He can reach me when he needs me and I can call him home when needed.  ...  "
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" ...  They took them on their bikes to test out the range and we were pleasantly surprised how far they got before we couldn't hear each other anymore.  ...  "
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" ...  I can send him across the street behind neighbors houses and have no problems hearing him.  ...  "
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" ...  She uses it when she is two feet away (I CAN HEAR YOU WITHOUT THE WALKIE-TALKIE, SWEETY!!)  ...  "
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" ...  The voice activation was a little touchy but still worked.  ...  "
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" ...  Could hear crystal clear a 1/2 mile away.  ...  "
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" ...  You can hear everything very clear.  ...  "
Marketplace
 12
sent, thanks, replacement, angela, units
+100%
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" ...  *a note to the seller.  ...  "
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" ...  Kudos to you Angela, many thanks for taking the time to care about your customers!  ...  "
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" ...  Plus the service by the seller was great checking in after purchase to ensure we were satisfied.  ...  "
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" ...  The company sent out a new one right away and we are back in business. ... Thank you Retells!  ...  "
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" ...  Great product and seller!  ...  "
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" ...  Since purchasing, seller has contacted me twice by email to see if I had any questions or issues, so also nice support.  ...  "
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" ...  Item is exactly as described!!!!  ...  "
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" ...  They sent me a replacement at no cost and now they work great.  ...  "
Features
 11
features, kids, units, settings, feature
+100%
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" ...  Really like that you can lock in the settings.  ...  "
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" ...  They’re easy to use and thank goodness for the channel lock feature!  ...  "
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" ...  The price was right -- and they seem to have all the features that my kids want and need.  ...  "
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" ...  The lock feature works great for he and I so that the settings do not get accidentally changed.  ...  "
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" ...  The best feature that he really loves is the ring function.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the lock feature.  ...  "
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" ...  These units have two [undocumented] features which greatly improve their usefulness. ... Despite it being marketed for kids, the feature set and menu system are quite complex:  ...  "
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" ...  A lot of features for 2 5 year olds.  ...  "
Setup
 10
easy, understand, took, set, pretty
+50%
-50%
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" ...  The reason is the miserable instructions. ... I think the included leaflet of instructions for the user was written to cover many models by the same manufacturer, because some of the instructions are wrong and some don’t make sense.  ...  "
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" ...  As noted by other users, the instructions should be modified. ... Please modify the instructions  ...  "
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" ...  Instructions hard to understand on small 2 x 3 paper.  ...  "
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" ...  instructions were printed so small I could almost not read them.  ...  "
Size
 10
smaller, small, nice, hands, easy to use
+100%
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" ...  They are a nice size, easily fitting into a pocket or just use the clip that is on each one and attach it to whatever you’re wearing.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice color and size.  ...  "
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" ...  Small in size, just what we were looking for.  ...  "
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" ...  Small in size, just what we were looking for.  ...  "
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" ...  Seem heavy duty.  ...  "
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" ...  same size/weight, and you wont lose the friggin batteries.  ...  "
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" ...  Smaller size is good for little hands.  ...  "
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" ...  They are very easy to use, great size for small hands and clear.  ...  "
Comfort
 10
size, little, toy, otherwise, fall
+80%
-20%
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" ...  Feels like good quality hasn’t fallen apart yet.  ...  "
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" ...  They are very easy to use, great size for small hands and clear.  ...  "
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" ...  Used following recent knee surgery when I was bedridden.  ...  "
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" ...  I had looked at "toy" walkie talkies for him but they were too light weight and these are very durable especially in his destructive hands.  ...  "
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" ...  And the size is perfect for their little hands!  ...  "
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" ...  And the size is perfect for their little hands!  ...  "
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" ...  Smaller size is good for little hands.  ...  "
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" ...  Smaller size is good for little hands.  ...  "
Delivery
 9
arrived, promised, fast, delivery, time
+100%
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" ...  Great product arrived on time  ...  "
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" ...  Super fast delivery and packaged well!  ...  "
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" ...  My son started using them the minute they arrived.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivered as promised.  ...  "
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" ...  The product was exactly as described and the shipping was very fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Just received today.  ...  "
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" ...  They are cute and arrived on time.  ...  "
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" ...  Prompt delivery as promised.  ...  "
Clarity
 9
range, clarity, good, easy to use, crystal
+100%
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" ...  Easy to use, clear  ...  "
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" ...  Clear as a bell.  ...  "
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" ...  It is clear and we get a range of less than .5 city.  ...  "
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" ...  Clarity is good.  ...  "
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" ...  So far the range is exactly as stated and crystal clear.  ...  "
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" ...  Clarity is good.  ...  "
For Running
 8
running, run, outside, neighborhood, kids
+100%
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" ...  They have a lot of fun running around inside and outside talking about whatever.  ...  "
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" ...  Low price, works great with my kids running around the neighborhood  ...  "
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" ...  Running around outside, calling each other.  ...  "
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" ...  They're lightweight, though they pull my kid's pants down when they run around with them clipped to their pants.  ...  "
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" ...  They run around with them all day.  ...  "
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" ...  I use these so when my kids go bike riding around our more rural neighborhood I can check in with them and make sure they are doing well.  ...  "
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" ...  Good old fashion play, running and using their imaginations!  ...  "
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" ...  I keep one while my boys run around and I listen to their convo!  ...  "
Returns
 8
went, returned, back, sent, send
-100%
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" ...  Had to return  ...  "
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" ...  One of these won’t turn off after just over the return date.  ...  "
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" ...  Broken and can’t return because ordered and didn’t open right away as it was a present.  ...  "
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" ...  Sent back too hard for my 6 year old to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Went in the trash.  ...  "
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" ...  This product was returned  ...  "
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" ...  When i returned them shipping was subtracted from my refund.  ...  "
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" ...  I will be returning mine.  ...  "
Fit
 8
clip, fitting, belt clip, well, use
+75%
-25%
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" ...  They're simple enough for her to figure out and use easily, plus the locking feature means it's very difficult for her to accidentally change the settings!  ...  "
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" ...  It's easily removed to make the units more form-fitting.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that it has a clip so my grandson can have it clipped to his trousers or shorts.  ...  "
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" ...  They are a nice size, easily fitting into a pocket or just use the clip that is on each one and attach it to whatever you’re wearing.  ...  "
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" ...  Tell people to remove the belt clip, push the lever on the lower area of the battery cover and lift it outward.  ...  "
Pedometer
 7
work, miles, distance, away, 2
+86%
-14%
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" ...  I love that they work up to several miles distance.  ...  "
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" ...  He said he can talk a mile away.  ...  "
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" ...  I'll say about 1.5 - 2 miles distance  ...  "
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" ...  The range is great at about 2 miles .  ...  "
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" ...  They work well up to about 3/4 - 1 mile.  ...  "
Gaming
 6
games, son, really, play, hours
+100%
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" ...  Now I can keep in touch with my son while he's outside playing and I don't have to yell for him  ...  "
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" ...  until, lo and behold, I stumbled onto the walkie-talkies in the Toys and Games selection on Amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for soccer tournaments/games.  ...  "
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" ...  They really enjoy playing with them.  ...  "
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" ...  They play pretend "war games" and other games for hours with these running around the neighborhood.  ...  "
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" ...  Anyways, we use them with our son when he is outdoors playing.  ...  "
Volume
 5
loud, range, sound is clear, low, long
+100%
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" ...  Easy to operate the basics such as On/off, transmit, volume.  ...  "
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" ...  Good quality volume and tone.  ...  "
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" ...  Range is far and the sound is clear and loud.  ...  "
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" ...  Loud and clear and has a long range.  ...  "
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" ...  Loud and clear and has a long range.  ...  "
User Manual
 3
one, instructions, could
+33%
-67%
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" ...  I subtract one star for the blinding back light and the incomplete manual.  ...  "
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" ...  instructions were printed so small I could almost not read them.  ...  "
Color
 3
size, red, perfect, nice
+100%
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" ...  Nice color and size.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the color black, much more than the color red.  ...  "
FM
 3
+100%
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" ...  It feels like I'm talking on a police radio.  ...  "
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" ...  Midland also has weather radio .  ...  "
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" ...  Now she can tell him what to do over the radio .  ...  "
Design
 3
durable
+67%
-33%
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" ...  I hope they are as durable as they look!  ...  "
Charging
 3
charger, rechargeable, charge, walkie, use
+100%
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" ...  Long lasting batteries and you can buy a charger for them.  ...  "
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" ...  Clear sound and projects pretty far’ no charger just batteries but it works very well  ...  "
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" ...  We use our own rechargeable batteries as these do not charge themselves.  ...  "

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