Senior Cell Phone Comparison: Tracfone SVC Phone Vs Consumer Cellular Doro PhoneEasy 410
Are you ready for another battle of mobile phones for seniors? A week ago we matched up the Jitterbug J against the Just5. This time we will compare two more excellent phones for the elderly. Here's a comparison of the top senior-friendly features of the Tracfone Senior Value Cellphone and the Doro PhoneEasy 410 from Consumer Cellular.
We will follow the same formats with images and information to let our readers decide. Let's begin with:
The Tracfone SVC phone sports dual displays. The external screen has a resolution of 128 x 128 and the larger internal display measures 1.5 inches with 65K colors. On the other hand, the Doro PhoneEasy 410 features a larger 2 inch LCD display with 176 x 220 pixels.
Both of these phones have keypad with buttons that are ideal for senior mobile phone users. The SVC Phone comes with over-sized lighted keys while the Consumer Cellular Doro PhoneEasy 410 offers a spacious keypad with large digits, and the separated keys that are raised above the surface.
Let me enumerate the features of these phones that can help seniors. Let's begin with the SVC phone:
- Easy menu navigation
- 911 Emergency Location Assistance
- Hearing Aid Compatible
- Emergency SOS button
- Hearing aid compatibility: M3 T4
Price: (reflects price at the time this post was published)
SVC Phone: $14.99 at KMart (Senior Package) with leather case, car charger, and hands-free headset
Doro PhoneEasy 410: $25.00 after instant rebate, applied at time of purchase.
Cell Phone Plans:
Doro PhoneEasy 410:
This comparison clearly show that both of this handsets can fit the needs of seniors. The handsets are pretty similar with both offering flip phone designs, simple features, easy navigation, and cheap pre-paid plans.
We hope that this comparison can help you pick a phone for your needs.
Stay tuned for more comparisons of cell phones for seniors and other similar topics.