Zeroing In on the Kids

Disney Mobile, Sprint and Verizon lent the Hannons phones for two weeks. They used them at home in Indianapolis and on a family vacation to Longboat Key, Fla.

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Suggested parent phone: Pantech DM-P205, $100 with rebate and two-year contract

Suggested kid phone: LG DM-L200, $50 with rebate and two-year contract

All Disney family plans ($59.99 and up) include five free uses of Family Locator per month. You can add unlimited searches for $12.99 a month.

Also included: Call Control, which allows parents to determine whom their kids can call and when

EmilyHannon, 11, liked the Family Alert feature, which was a way to quickly exchange preset messages with her mom.

She also liked ring tones from The Lion King and Beauty and the Beast.

Carroll liked the ease of use. She felt the simple interface was good for younger kids but not high-tech enough for older ones.

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