Welcome to VTech's press room. If you want to learn about product releases, company news, and our latest promotions, you've come to the right place! In our press room, you'll also find information about key partnerships we form to make our products better and more exciting for kids. (Press releases below are listed in order of the most recent first.)
At VTech, we're also proud of the awards our gaming systems and other products have won. If you want to know more about the recognition our smart play products have received, view a full list of press releases below.
WALMART NAMES VTECH’S KIDIZOOM® SMARTWATCH AND GO! GO! SMART WHEELS® ULTIMATE AMAZEMENT PARK PLAYSET™ TO KID-SELECTED HOLIDAY TOY LIST
(CHICAGO) – October 6, 2014 – VTech®, a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental, stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced two of its newest innovations were selected to Walmart’s Chosen by Kids Top 20 Toys list of the upcoming holiday season’s most anticipated hot toys. VTech’s Kidizoom® Smartwatch, the world’s first smartwatch for kids that includes engaging features such as a built-in camera, video and fun photo effects and Go! Go! Smart Wheels Ultimate Amazement Park Playset, a towering addition to the acclaimed Go! Go! Smart Wheels product line, were both handpicked by kids for the exclusive list. The annual list unveiled several toy trends for the season, including electronics with interactive play like the Smartwatch and classic toys with a twist like the new Go! Go! Smart Wheels playset.
INNOTAB MAX, VTECH’S FIRST CHILDREN’S LEARNING TABLET
(CHICAGO) – October 1, 2014 – VTech®, a pioneer in children’s learning tablets and world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced the availability of InnoTab® MAX. Featuring a powerful dual-core CPU with up to six times the processing power of previous generations and a high resolution 7" multi-touch screen, it is VTech’s fastest Wi-Fi tablet yet. Built to grow with a child for years of learning fun, InnoTab MAX uniquely combines VTech’s expert-supported library of cartridges, software and apps with carefully selected educational Android™1 apps, offering the best of both learning worlds and the widest variety of curricula to provide a superior children’s tablet.
VTECH INNOTAB 3S PLUS LEARNING TABLET AND INNOTAB® CARTRIDGES RECOGNIZED WITH TILLYWIG TOY & MEDIA AWARDS
CHICAGO) – September 29, 2014 – VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced new accolades from the Tillywig Toy & Media Awards for its InnoTab® learning tablet range. The InnoTab® 3S Plus Learning Tablet won the Tillywig Top Fun Award, which praises products that stand out in terms of exceptional design, construction and play. In addition, three InnoTab Learning Cartridges, including I SPY® Adventure and exclusive titles Go! Go! Smart Wheels® Busy Day in Alphabet Town and Learn to Write with Cody & Cora, were recipients of the Tillywig Brain Child Award, which recognizes products that energize the mind while seamlessly blending fun and learning. To date, InnoTab products have earned a total of seven Tillywig awards in 2014.
NEW VTECH GO! GO! SMART FRIENDS LINE INCLUDES BUSY SOUNDS DISCOVERY HOME, AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY AT TOYS“R”US®
(CHICAGO) – September 25, 2014 – VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced the launch of Go! Go! Smart Friends™, available exclusively at Toys“R”Us® stores nationwide and online at Toysrus.com. The line is anchored by the Go! Go! Smart Friends Busy Sounds Discovery Home™, which is featured on the 2014 Toys“R”Us Holiday Hot Toy List of the best new toys expected to top kids’ wish lists this year.
VTECH’S KIDIZOOM SMARTWATCH NAMED TO THE KMART® FAB 15 LIST OF HOT HOLIDAY TOYS
CHICAGO) – September 24, 2014 – VTech®, a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental, stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced its Kidizoom® Smartwatch, the world’s first smartwatch for kids that includes engaging features such as a built-in camera, video and fun photo effects, was named to Kmart’s Fab 15 list of must-have holiday toys. The annual elite list of the best holiday toys highlights the products that top wish lists nationwide with the aim of making purchases easier for consumers.