The Best Mobile Phones for Older People

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Technological advances often leave older generations behind, progressing on the assumption of existing technical skills and planned obsolescence of software.

Mobile phones have become essential communication tools, but the dizzying array of available options can confuse even the most enthusiastic tech lover. However, there are products that cater specifically to older people and those with hearing and vision impairments.

We did some research, and found the following phones available for purchase in Ireland. We hope this will help your search for a simple phone for yourself or a loved one.

1. Doro Easy Phones

Doro have created a range of big button, easy to use mobile phones. You can view their range here: www.doro.ie/mobile-devices/easy-phones.html

Where to find them

Vodafone sell the PhoneEasy 630: https://search.vodafone.ie/?lob=ind&q=doro&search-q=Go

Three sell the PhoneEasy 631: www.three.ie/shop/view/product/ql_catalog/catdevice/Doro-631

NCBI sell several Doro phones. You can see their selection here: https://www.ncbi.ie/product-category/phones-and-mobiles/

Postmobile by An Post also stock Doro phones: https://postmobile.ie/shop/

2. Big Button Pay as You Go Phones

Acatel have several big button, simple phones with long last battery life.

Samsung E1200

Starter Smartphones

Other Products

Assist Ireland have an excellent list of mobile and landline phones here. Click on the links to view more details and find suppliers: www.assistireland.ie/eng/Products_Directory/Communication/Mobiles/

Home Care Technologies sell a variety of phones specifically for older people here: www.homecaretechnologies.ie/index.php/shop/phones-1/mobile-phones

Review of the Best Smartphones for Seniors

There is an excellent review of the best smartphones for seniors here: www.technewscentral.co.uk/the-best-smartphones-for-seniors/id_12093

1 comment

  1. I am glad that you have published this article. It will surely help the elders who are looking for mobile phones.

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