Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Doro 824 Smarteasy Review - Best Smartphones for Seniors 2017

It may represent a challenge to find the best smartphone for seniors that makes consideration of the seniors’ limited experience with the modern technology. As the number of senior citizens using smartphones recently increased, many cell phone manufacturers designed simple smartphones with senior-friendly features to help them to stay connected, chat using social networks, surfing the web, monitoring their medication, taking photos and share them. Here’s a review of the best smartphones for seniors that have recently hit the market including the Doro 824 Smarteasy review.

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Doro 824 SmartEasy Review - best smartphones for seniors

The Doro 824 SmartEasy is one of the best smartphones for seniors available in the market; it is an Android Lollipop smartphone that has almost all the features new smartphones have, such as the big, 5-inch touchscreen, quad-core processor, 8 MP primary camera, 2 MP front-facing camera, and 4G LTE connectivity.

doro 824 SmartEasy

Doro 824 SmartEasy Review

The Doro 824 SmartEasy is designed with seniors in mind and has a simplified user interface with large icons and fonts, allows quick access to the important features like the contacts, the camera, the text messages, E-Mail, and the Internet. It has controllable volume settings that can help seniors with hearing problems, an emergency alert button to call for help, and My Doro Manager app, which shows tutorials to teach you how to use the phone and allows trusted contacts to access your phone remotely and assist you. The phone has 8 GB internal memory storage that can extend to 32 GB via external memory card and other features like GPS, WIFI, Bluetooth, and FM Radio.

The Doro 824 SmartEasy comes in two colors black, blue and is available from Consumer Cellular for $200 with a monthly plan and no activation fees. With the Easypay service from Consumer Cellular, you can start at $50 and then pay $25 for six months without any additional fees.

Jitterbug Smart - best smartphone for seniors

The Jitterbug Smart is a big, Android smartphone for elderly manufactured by Alcatel and loaded with simplified interface software by GreatCall. The phone has a 5.5-inch display, 5-megapixel primary camera, 2-megapixel front camera and is hearing aid compatible.

Jitterbug Smart phone

The home screen is easy to navigate and contains only two tabs that allow you to access everything that is important to you quickly. The people tab shows all your favorite contacts and the home tab displays your favorite apps. The phone has some safety and health services and Apps which, can be activated by affordable cell phone plans from GreatCall.

The Jitterbug Smart is available for $149.99 and any prepaid plan from GreatCall and activation fees.

Jitterbug Touch 3 - simple smartphone

Jitterbug Touch 3 is an easy-to-use Android smartphone for seniors manufactured by Samsung and loaded with a simplified interface designed by GreatCall. The phone has a 4-inch display, 5-megapixel primary camera, and is hearing aid compatible.

Jitterbug Touch3

The home screen contains only two tabs that allow you to access everything that is important to you quickly. Each tab displays on a single list. The people tab shows the contacts, and the home tab displays your favorite apps. This senior cell phone comes with many safety and health services which, is available by affordable monthly plans from GreatCall.

Doro Liberto 825 - best smartphone for elderly

Doro Liberto 825

Folks in the UK should take a look at Doro's collection, which provides a set of the best smartphones for seniors. You can consider the Doro Liberto 825 as the European version of the Doro 824 SmartEasy and has very nearly the same features, except it came only in black color and priced at £250.00.

Emporia Smart - easiest smartphone to use


The Emporia Smart is a simple smartphone  for elderly with an easy to navigate menu, and has 4.5-inch touchscreen displays big numbers and characters. It has an important safety feature, the emergency alert button, which can be programmed to call up to 5 contacts. Emporia equipped the phone with a keypad display cover for users like to use physical buttons and a stylus pen for precise input via the touchscreen. The phone has 8 MP primary camera, 1 MP front-facing camera, 4 GB internal memory, and is hearing aid compatible. Also, it has other features like GPS, Bluetooth, FM Radio, and a torch.