Tuesday, July 13, 2010

The Simple but Elegant Phillips E100

Here's the first Phillips handset to be featured in this cell phones for senior citizens blog. The Phillips E100 is a basic mobile phone but this elegant handset has some good qualities that make it a senior-friendly device.

Let's take a quick look at this handset.

Like other basic cell phones, the Phillips E100 does not pack a lot of features in its mono block body. However, simplicity is a positive attribute for a handset for the elderly since that means that the learning curve is not steep. It's easy to use and a anybody over 65 can learn how to use it in just a matter of hours.

This senior-friendly mobile phone sports a 1.8 inch display which supports up to 65,000 vibrant colors. Users can edit the font and adjust the brightness to suit their vision.
The Phillips E100 also offers a very usable keypad. The buttons are a bit flat but their size makes it easy to dial numbers or compose text messages.

This handset also comes with an MP3 player so seniors can enjoy their favorite songs on this cellphone. It also comes with an FM receiver which means more music for the elderly!
Here are the rest of the info for the Phillips E100:
  • Support for standard connection: 900/1800 MHz, GPRS Class 12
  • Size: 104x44x13, 7 mm
  • Weight: 75 gr.
  • Messaging: SMS / MMS
  • Sound: 64-tone polyphonic ringtones, MP3 player
  • FM-receiver
  • Memory: 2 MB, expanded with microSD cards
  • Support for multiple languages, including Russian
  • Other applications: Alarm clock, calculator, calendar, converter values
That's it for this mobile phone for seniors. Tune in for more news and more cell phones.

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