Monday, October 20, 2008

The Easy-to-Use Nokia 2366i

Here's another mobile phone that has a potential to be useful for senior users. Let's take a look at the Nokia 2366i, a CDMA simple phone with good call quality.

Let's look at the design and hardware of the Noklia 2366i. The hardware and design is a major factor in judging a phone as suitable for senior citizens. The Nokia 2366i has a simple slider design with an external antenna. Some seniors might have a problem with a clamshell design because of the need to open the phone every time they use it . But the Nokia 2366i has good size at 3.2 by 1.69 by 0.94 inches and a sturdy hinge so it can still be a good handset for the elderly.

This mobile phone for seniors has two displays. The smaller external display shows the basic info such as the time and the battery life. The main display of the Nokia 2366i is a good size at 1.75-inch and with 65,536 colors. It would have been great if it had been bigger but its not too small for senior users. Most of the elderly have weak eyesight so a big display with big font is an ideal characteristic for a cell phone for seniors.

Let's proceed with the key, another important consideration when choosing a mobile phopne for seniors. The Nokia 2366i's keys and controls are all flat with the surface of the phone which would normally not be good for senior users, However, they are are large enough to allow seniors to easily fins the keys they need to dial a number or compose a text message. The keypads also have bright backlighting which would help users with poor vision.

Let's check out this cellphone for seniors software and features. This handset is a CDMA device since it is offered by Verizon Wireless. This mobile phone is suitable for senior citizens because of it's simple and user-friendly menu and user interface. It doesn't require a lot to make it work and it's basically a phone for making calls. It doesn't have a complicated menu and feature set that would confuse senior users.

This Nokia phone also offers a speaker which is a very useful feature for elderly users. The speakerphone is a useful mobile phone feature for users with impaired hearing because it helps with hearing aid compatibility. However, some reviewers commented that the speakerphone Nokia 2366i wasn't excellent but is serviceable considering its caliber.

The basic features found on the 2366i include Bluetooth 2.0, FM radio, voice dialing, text messaging and speakerphone. This cellphone for seniors also offer vibrate mode, a speakerphone, an alarm clock, a calendar, a notepad, a to-do list, a calculator, a timer, and a stopwatch.

There you have it. Another mobile phone that is suitable for seniors. Tune in to this blog for more phones and information.

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