Clamshell phone for the elderly with large buttons

We have already talked about phones for the elderly in a previous article. Recall that these devices differ from conventional phones in the first place by large buttons, and usually they also have an alarm SOS button. In this review, we’ll talk about clamshell phones for the elderly. It should be noted that the choice of clamshells is not so great.

Fly F + Ezzy Trendy1

One of the easiest and cheapest phones. It features convenient large buttons. On the back of the case there is a SOS button, as well as a camera eye with a resolution of 0.3 MP.

The screen size is 2.4 inches, the camera supports recording videos, there is a slot for a memory card. No internet access support.

  • Screen diagonal: 2.4 inches
  • Resolution: 320 × 240
  • Weight: 89g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Ringtone Type: Polyphonic
  • Camera: 0.3 MP
  • Communication Standard: GSM 900/1800
  • Internet access: no
  • Slot for memory cards: yes
  • Battery capacity: 800 mAh

Alcatel 3025X

  • Screen diagonal: 2,8 inches
  • Resolution: 320 × 240
  • Weight: 108g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 1
  • Ringtone Type: Polyphonic
  • Camera: yes
  • Internet Access: GPRS
  • Slot for memory cards: yes
  • Battery capacity: 970 mAh

Philips Xenium E255

  • Screen diagonal: 2.4 inches
  • Resolution: 320 × 240
  • Weight: 106g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Ringtone Type: 64-voice polyphony, MP3 ringtones
  • Audio: FM Radio
  • Camera: 0.3 MP
  • Video recording: yes
  • Internet Access: WAP
  • Slot for memory cards: yes
  • Battery capacity: 1050 mAh

ONEXT Care-Phone 6

Telephone for seniors from ONEXT. Here you will not see an additional screen, because in its place there is a large SOS key – an unusual solution.

But the main screen diagonal is 2.4 inches, there is a camera with a resolution of 0.1 MP, FM radio, Bluetooth, a slot for a memory card. There is also a speakerphone.

  • Screen diagonal: 2.4 inches
  • Resolution: 320 by 240 pixels
  • Weight: –
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Type of tunes: –
  • Audio: MP3, FM radio, built-in antenna for radio
  • Camera: yes
  • Video recording: yes
  • Communication Standard: GSM 900/1800/1900
  • Internet access: no
  • Slot for memory cards: yes
  • Battery capacity: 1000 mAh

Fly flip

  • Screen diagonal: 2.4 inches
  • Resolution: 320 × 240
  • Weight: 90g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Ringtone Type: Polyphonic
  • Camera: yes
  • Internet access: no
  • Slot for memory cards: yes
  • Battery capacity: 800 mAh

MAXVI E2

  • Screen diagonal: 1,77 inches
  • Resolution: 160 × 128
  • Weight: 82g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Ringtone Type: Polyphonic, MP3 Ringtones
  • Camera: yes
  • Internet access: WAP, GPRS
  • Slot for memory cards: 0.3 MP
  • Battery capacity: 800 mAh

VERTEX C309

Another clamshell for seniors with two screens. The diagonal of the main screen is 2.4 inches, the secondary is 1.77 inches. It is interesting that next to the additional screen are the buttons for receiving and hanging up the call, as well as the FM button – most likely, we are talking about the FM radio, which is supported here.

Camera resolution – 1.2 MP, there is Bluetooth, support for memory cards.

  • Screen diagonal: 2.4 inches
  • Resolution: 320 × 240
  • Weight: –
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Ringtone Type: Polyphonic
  • Audio: MP3, FM Radio
  • Camera: 1.3 MP
  • Communication Standard: GSM 900/1800/1900
  • Internet access: no
  • Slot for memory cards: yes
  • Battery capacity: 1100 mAh

Oysters Ulan-Ude

Clamshell from Oysters. On the front of the case you will find a camera peephole, as well as auxiliary icons – messages and battery.

The screen size is 2.4 inches, it supports FM radio, there is a slot for a memory card.

A large SOS key is located on the rear of the case.

  • Screen diagonal: 2.4 inches
  • Resolution: 320 × 240
  • Weight: 66g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Ringtone Type: Polyphonic, MP3 Ringtones
  • Audio: MP3, FM Radio
  • Camera: 0.3 MP
  • Communication Standard: GSM 900/1800
  • Internet access: no
  • Slot for memory cards: yes
  • Battery capacity: 900 mAh

teXet TM-204

  • Screen diagonal: 2.4 inches
  • Resolution: 320 × 240
  • Weight: 78g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Ringtone Type: Polyphonic
  • Audio: MP3, FM Radio
  • Camera: yes
  • Movie Recording: –
  • Communication Standard: GSM 900/1800
  • Internet access: no
  • Slot for memory cards: yes
  • Battery capacity: 800 mAh

BQ BQM-2000 Baden – Baden

Another interesting clamshell is from BQ, which you probably know.

From the point of view of existing solutions, this device looks interesting. For example, two screens are used here – an additional one is on the front of the case. There you can see additional icons and even the camera eye.

The diagonal of the main screen is 2 inches, the buttons are large, the SOS key is located on the rear of the case. There is an FM radio, Bluetooth, a slot for a memory card.

  • Screen diagonal: 2 inches
  • Resolution: 220 × 176
  • Weight: 84g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 1
  • Ringtone Type: Polyphonic
  • Audio: FM Radio
  • Camera: yes
  • Communication Standard: GSM 900/1800/1900
  • Internet access: no
  • Slot for memory cards: yes
  • Battery capacity: 800 mAh