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OK seriously, the BEARTOOTH Smart Walkie Talkie solution might be the coolest thing we’ve come across in a very long time. How aggravating is it when you go hiking or camping and you’re out of range so you have no cell signal? And how annoying is it when you go to a concert or a sporting event and the network congestion makes it impossible to communicate with other people in your group? The BEARTOOTH Smart Walkie Talkie system is the answer.
This brilliant little gadget connects to your smartphone via Bluetooth, and then BEARTOOTH devices connect to each other over dedicated radio waves. While connected, you can talk and text with any other BEARTOOTH users without the need for cell service or Wi-Fi. You can also share your location, and other users can navigate to you with the BEARTOOTH app. By now you’re wondering what the range is, and you should prepare to be impressed. Depending on the terrain and your surroundings, BEARTOOTH has a range of between 1 and 3 miles!
BEARTOOTH is a bargain at $249 for a pair of devices, considering how useful and awesome they are. But if you snag a set right now on Amazon you can clip the on-site 15% coupon and save just over $37.
Here are some more details from the product page:
- NO CELL SERVICE OR WI-FI NEEDED: Beartooth allows users to communicate directly from Beartooth to Beartooth without cell service or Wi-Fi.
- IOS AND ANDROID COMPATIBLE: Beartooth can be used interchangeably with both iOS and Android devices, making it easy to share with friends and family. Sold in pairs, charging cables included.
- TALK, TEXT, & LOCATION SHARE: Create one-to-one or group messages, talk, text and share your location with any Beartooth contact. Download high-res offline topographic maps to easily locate all in your group.
- ADDITIONAL FEATURES: Beartooth 3000 mAh lithium ion battery was built to last a full four-day adventure and can double as a back up battery to charge smartphones and tablets.
- EASY SET UP: Download the free Beartooth app from the iTunes or Google Play store, pair your Beartooth, and connect with friends.
BEARTOOTH Smart Walkie Talkie. Two Way and Handheld Radio Replacement. Talk, Text, and Offline… List Price:$237.40 Price:$211.65 You Save:$25.75 (11%) Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission
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