Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Senior-Friendly Phone: EasyTouch Discovery

Here's a good phone for seniors that come in a clamshell or flip design: the EasyTouch Discovery.

This Telstra handset is suitable for seniors but is also great for all ages. It's a simple phone when compared with today's high-powered devices but it also offers a few modern features like a 3-megapixel camera, mobile web access and FM radio.

But none of those really matter when we talk about the EasyTouch Discovery as a mobile phone for seniors. Let's talk about the elements that make this handset suitable for senior citizens.

The EasyTouch Discovery comes with a large 2.4" QVGA Screen with a simple menu layout featuring main screen icons that are easily identifiable.

The body of this phone is also designed to be easily handled by elderly users. The texture at the back being reasonably non-slip therefore not easily dropped even by senior users with frail hands.

The keypad on the EasyTouch Discovery also identifies it as a suitable mobile phone for seniors. It has raised separated keys and the buttons are large and designed for easy dialing. It also comes with Keypad voice, a useful tool that allows users to to check the if right buttons were pressed to make a call.

Here's a list of the features for the EasyTouch Discovery cell phone for seniors:
  • 3.0 Megapixel auto-focus camera
  • 2.4" QVGA Screen
  • A-GPS Compatible
  • P2P Video Calling
  • MMS capable
  • Media Player and FM Radio
  • Expandable memory - T-Flash memory supported up to 4GB microSDHC
  • Person to Person Video Calling3
  • Picture Messaging (MMS) capability
  • Mobile to PC Video Calling
  • Email
  • Mobile Internet capability
  • Polyphonic Ringtones
  • FM Radio
  • Integrated MP3 Player
  • GPRS capability
  • Vibrating Alert
  • PC Synchronization
That's it for this mobile phone for seniors. Tune in to this blog for more services and cell phones for seniors.

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