Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Samsung Axle Handset for Seniors

Here's the first mobile phone for seniors to be features on this blog for 2010.

The Samsung Axle is a simple handset offered by US Cellular. This device possess some attributes that makes it ideal for elderly users. Let explore this phone and discuss its usefulness as a phone for senior citizens.

The Axle is a basic phone thus it is easy to use. It does not require a long learning curve and senior can have a basic grasp of how to use it in a short amount of time. The menu on this device is also simple and user friendly.

The hardware on this device also makes it suitable for seniors. For instance, it's display measure nearly to inches and has been described as "relatively bright with vibrant colors." Users can change the backlight time, the dialing font size, and the clock style to make it easier for visually impaired seniors to see the information on the screen.

The keypad on the Samsung Axle is almost flush which isn't ideal for seniors. Fortunately, the buttons are large so seniors can dial numbers comfortably and without much difficulty.

This cell phone for seniors also come with bonus features. While these features are not necessary for a handset for the elderly, it's still nice to have them on a handset. The Axle carries a VGA camera as well as Bluetooth and voice dialling.

The price of this handset is also suited for senior citizens. The Samsung Axle is being offered free with a contract and $30 without a contract.

That's it for this mobile phone for seniors. Tune in to this blog for more services and phones for the elderly.

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