Having a cell phone is a vital and important part of your everyday life. Yes being 10 and having a cell phone might be a bit young. But when your 10 you don't need a 200 dollar I phone a simple flip phone would do. As most parents get their kids in case of an emergency.
cell phones are a must in this century, if you drive or are far from home. a 10 Year old are always insight of an adult if its not a teacher its a parent, and if its not them than its a neighbor or even a friends parent. If there ever were to be an emergency than the adult can call for help. you saw that the parent should just get them a flip phone. but come on now with all this new technology your really think that the parent is going to settle with a flip phone?