Smartphones for the elderly 2018

Button phones for the elderly have existed for a long time – they differ primarily in large buttons, a screen, and often the presence of an SOS button, clicking on which triggers an audio alert so that others pay attention to the person if it is bad. Are there smartphones for the elderly? More likely no than yes. We have prepared for you a small rating of the best smartphones, which, in our opinion, are perfect for the elderly.

Xiaomi Mi A1 64GB

We will start with the Xiaomi Mi A1 smartphone. Of course, this is by no means the most affordable device with a touch screen, but it should be noted that it uses a large 5.5-inch high-resolution display, as well as a fairly powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, which, coupled with the Android operating system, allows the smartphone to work very very fast.

Among other things, here you will find a dual rear camera, an excellent front camera, a fingerprint scanner and a stylish body.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 165g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3080 mAh
  • Camera: 12/12 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Meizu M5c 16GB

If you need an inexpensive, but at the same time smart and non-braking device, we advise you to pay attention to the Meizu M5c. There are no additional functions like a dual camera or fingerprint sensor, but there is a low price, 5-inch display, a pretty plastic case, not the weakest MediaTek MT6737 processor, 2 GB of RAM. Battery capacity – 3000 mAh, which is also very good by the standards of budget devices.

There are two cameras, they are average.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 135g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6737
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Huawei Y3 2017

Simple and inexpensive budget from Huawei. The smartphone received a nice plastic case, a 5-inch display with a resolution of 854 × 480 pixels, a MediaTek MT6580M processor, 1 GB of RAM. It’s clear that you shouldn’t count on incredible speed, but nevertheless the smartphone copes well with its duties.

There are two good cameras (by the standards of the class), a 2000 mAh battery. But the smartphone weighs not so little – 170 g.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 854 × 480
  • Weight: 170g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6580M
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2200 mAh
  • Camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

TP-LINK Neffos Y5L

Another budget smartphone. Available in several colors, but we recommend a bright lemon – it looks great and it will be easier to find it in case of loss in the apartment.

TP-LINK Neffos Y5L is endowed with a 4.5-inch display with a resolution of 854 × 480 pixels, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor, 1 GB of RAM. Neffos Y5L doesn’t show performance miracles, but copes with the main responsibilities.

There are two cameras, there is even an LED flash.

  • Screen diagonal: 4.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 854 × 480
  • Weight: 127g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 210
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2020 mAh
  • Camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A 2 / 16GB

A good and inexpensive device from Xiaomi with a large 5.5-inch display. Since this is a budget, there is no quick charge function or, say, the same fingerprint sensor, and the case will be plastic. Nevertheless, it is a very balanced device with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, 2 GB of RAM, quite good cameras, and a capacious 3080 mAh battery..

By the way, the color of the case can be chosen to taste..

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 150g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3080 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Motorola Moto C Plus 16GB

One of the features of this smartphone is a very capacious 4000 mAh battery. It is important for older people not to charge their smartphones every day. And considering that the Moto C Plus is built on the far from the most demanding platform, the battery life should be very high.

The smartphone received a 5-inch screen with HD resolution, a MediaTek MT6737 processor, 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory, LTE support, two good cameras.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 162g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6737
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Alcatel A3 XL 9008D

If you need a large screen with a diagonal of more than 5.5 inches, you should pay attention to the Alcatel A3 XL 9008D – this is an inexpensive smartphone with a large 6-inch display and HD resolution.

The smartphone runs on the Mediatek MT8735 processor, it has 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of ROM, there is a fingerprint scanner, two cameras, support for memory cards, Android 7.0. and even good weight for such a large device – only 159 g.

  • Screen diagonal: 6 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 159g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Mediatek MT8735
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Huawei Y5 2017

Another budget smartphone from Huawei with a 5-inch display.

The processor uses MediaTek MT6737T, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory. Battery capacity – 3000 mAh.

There are two cameras, the front one being one of the best in this price class. It is a pity that although the back cover is removable, the battery will not work on its own..

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 150g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6737T
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Meizu M5 Note 16GB

Although Meizu has already shown the new M6 Note and, moreover, it went on sale, the M5 Note is still relevant, moreover, it is cheaper.

Meizu M5 Note received a 5.5-inch screen with Full HD resolution, a powerful MediaTek Helio P10 processor (MT6755), 3 GB of RAM and 16 GB of ROM – this is a powerful smartphone and it works extremely fast. The case here is metal, there are very good cameras and even supports fast charging, which is rare in the class of low-cost smartphones. By the way, the battery capacity is as much as 4000 mAh.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 175g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755)
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

ZTE Blade A510

The budget ZTE Blade A510 received a nice case (the cover can be replaced), a 5-inch display with a resolution of 1280 × 720 pixels, two very good cameras, separate slots for a memory card and SIM cards.

The battery capacity is not very high – 2200 mAh, but in terms of autonomy, everything is at a very good level.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 130g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6735P
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2200 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes