Parents' Guide to

VSmile Pocket Learning System

By Jinny Gudmundsen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Educational handheld for ages 5 to 8.

Game VSmile 2005
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 4+

Based on 1 parent review

age 4+

ages 4+ and those learning English

Our daughter adopted from Korea was able to quickly grasp the English concepts of this system and available games. Children ages 4 to 16 learning English like the games and system as does my 50+ yr old husband! lol

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

The features of this handheld are impressive: The high-resolution screen (320 x 240 pixels) is easy to see, and the sound is good. The unit fits comfortably within a child's hand (it measures 7.5 by 5 inches), and the outsize controls can be adjusted to accommodate right- and left-handed kids. There are also four colored buttons for expanded educational opportunities, a "help" button, an exit button, and one that launches "Learning Zone ABC," a special play mode. The VSmile Pocket runs on four AA batteries, but an AC power adaptor is available separately.

Earlier smartridges were pretty mediocre. Zayzoo, however, provides a high-quality educational gaming experience for kids ages 5 to 8. Watch for reviews as new software titles for this system are released.

Game Details

  • Platform: VSmile
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: VTech Electronics
  • Release date: August 29, 2005
  • Genre: Educational
  • ESRB rating: E
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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