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The safest simplest cell phones for kids!

Choose from 2 types of phones

Word Phone

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Call up to 12
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Picture Phone

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Call up to 12
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Full Keypad

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Call any phone number
+ up to 12 speed-dial numbers

The best cell phone for your child


OwnFone is the small cell phone that only lets your child talk to the people they need and that's it! Peace of mind for you and a starter cell phone for your child.


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A little cell phone for kids with a lot to offer


OwnFone is the world's first personalised cell phone but that's not all! OwnFone has a number of innovative features that make it the best cell phone for your child.


Made for you

It's easy to design your basic OwnFone on this website. When you're happy with your cell phone design, we'll make it for you within 3 days.

Small and light

OwnFone is small enough to be worn on the included lanyard and weighs just 40g.

No Text or Internet

Keep your children safe from cyber bullying and inappropriate web content on their cell phone. OwnFone only allows good old fashioned voice calls. 

Easy to use

OwnFone arrives ready-to-use straight out of the box. No complicated set up or constant software updates.

Just press a name button to make a phone call. To answer a call, press any button on the phone - easy!

Long battery life of around 5 days means OwnFone is more likely to be charged when it's needed most.

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The OwnFone comes in a wide range of styles and colours. You can have two, four, eight or twelve contacts and even add your own design or family photos.

Easy to Manage

Usage alerts allow you to easily keep track of your month to month or prepaid call plan.

Our support team (Sydney based) is also on hand to help.

Good value & Flexible

No contracts are needed for OwnFone, and prepaid plans and special offers with discounts of up to 25% are available.

A personalised OwnFone cell phone is available from as little as $79.00 plus postage. Call plans start at just $14.95 per month with calls included. There's no charge for inbound calls to an OwnFone.

Safe and secure

OwnFone only calls the people you choose. Any phone can call the OwnFone.


The only kids cell phone which allows you to add your own design and photos to your handset, and we introduced Australia's first Braille mobile phone.

Different from the rest? Absolutely!!


Money Back Guarantee!

7 day refund policy, so you can see if the cell phone is right for you.

Usage alerts

During your plan we send usage alerts via email to help you manage your spend, not just tell you about it later!

More contacts

You can have up to 12 contacts on your OwnFone - more than any other cell phone provider

No dropped calls

We don't terminate phone calls every 15 minutes and force you to constantly call back


OwnFone is less than half the weight of comparable cell phones and the only cell that's small enough to be worn.

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Flexible plans

We're the only provider of one button dialling kids cell phones to offer prepaid phone plans as well as month to month.

Great Value

OwnFone cell phones cost less to buy than other mobiles.

Warranty & Ongoing Support

12 month replacement warranty on all cell phone handsets. We also reprint and reprogram your cell phone handset at no charge.

Best Selling

OwnFone is Australia's best selling cell phone for kids.

Click here  to make your OwnFone now!


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Cell phone or mobile phone?

We used to think that people in Australia only used the phrase mobile phone and that only Americans used the phrase cell phone. But from our research we’ve found that some Australians say cell phones rather than mobile phones. That’s okay by us, we don’t mind if you want to buy a the best cell phone for kids or buy the best mobile phone for children all that matters is that you’ve come to the right place to get the best cell phones for kids available in Australia!