Firefly 'FlyPhone' mobile telephone, 2011-2013

Made:
2011-2013 in China

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2014-137/1: Firefly 'flyPhone' mobile phone designed for use by children, manufactured by Firefly, China,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Firefly 'flyPhone' mobile phone designed for use by children, manufactured by Firefly, China, 2011-2013

The Firefly 'FlyPhone' is aimed at children aged between 5 and 12 years old. It is designed to allow children to contact a limited number of people, which the risk of running up huge phone bills, or accessing age inappropriate content. The FlyPhone was the second phone released by Firefly, and included media features not available on the first model. It can be used to play music and games, as well as having text message facilities. It also includes parental controls to avoid excessive usage.

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Science Museum: Information Age Gallery: Cell

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Details

Category:
Telecommunications
Object Number:
2014-137/1
Materials:
electronic components, metal (unknown) and plastic (unidentified)
type:
mobile telephone
taxonomy:
  • component - object
  • telephone
credit:
Museum Purchase

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