Cell Phones for Seniors

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Finding a cell phone for you or an elderly family member or friend can be difficult. Cell phones (while extremely helpful) can sometimes get in the way of what you really need from a phone. The ability to communicate! A cell phone that helps seniors stay in touch with their loved ones is extremely important. But you have to make sure you have the right one.

Whether you need a phone with accessibility features, some type of tracking system, or just don’t want any extra apps or features. Optimum lists the best cell phones for seniors, so they’re always able to stay in touch.

Choosing The Best Cell Phone for Seniors

When deciding what kind of phone to buy for your loved one you’ll want to consider a few things. They’ll need a phone that has accommodating and accessible features and is user-friendly.

Here are a few features to consider in your phone search:

  • Safety capabilities - Cell phones are great resources in keeping users safe and in touch with their loved ones. Certain phones offer tracking so that family members can keep an eye on those with dementia or Alzheimer’s. Phones also come with an emergency button that can call an emergency contact or 911 if someone requires assistance.
  • Accessibility features - Some cell phones have small screens and tiny keys, making it difficult for users to work the phone. Phones for seniors have features that make them easier to use. Easy phones for seniors come with the ability to increase the font size and larger buttons to be able to see the phone easier. Voice-to-text features are available to text your loved ones without having to type it out. And phones for hearing impaired seniors have the ability to connect with their hearing aid.

What are the best cell phones for seniors?

To ensure that your next phone fits all of your needs, Optimum Mobile has collected a range of different phones that can match the qualifications you’re looking for. 

iPhone SE 3rd Generation 

If you’re looking for a phone that's senior-friendly and great for technology fans, the iPhone SE (3rd Generationis the phone you’re looking for.

Features: They can text in the family group chats and share photos with everyone. The iPhone is small and light, boasting great battery life and a large camera. The phone has adjustable font sizes and a high quality speaker. You can use your voice to type and send text messages. Use the iPhone companion, Siri, to assist with questions, making calls, sending messages, and more. 

Samsung Galaxy A14 5G

This phone comes with a large screen, great camera and all the essentials to stay connected at the speed of 5G. If that appeals to you, the Samsung Galaxy A14 5G seems like the perfect fit.

Features: They can take amazing photos and share them in group chats. Additionally, the large screen makes for easy reading and easy typing. If that's not convincing enough, it boasts strong software, an impressive battery-life.  The 5,000 mAh battery lasts over a day and the device also supports 5G, allowing for seamless streaming without buffering. 

Moto G Stylus 

The Moto G Stylus allows for decent everyday performance, good performance, a large screen, and even a headphone jack! 

Features: This phone has a large screen and adjustable font to see your content clearly. There is a built-in stylus to help control the touch screen, as well as writing memos and notes by hand. There is a powerful speaker and sound quality that peaks around 88 decibels. There are two days worth of battery life, so you don’t have to worry about charging your smartphone too often. The phone is also waterproof, so a spill on the table won’t hurt your new phone.

motorola razr+

The motorola razr+ is a sleek phone with plenty of storage, a large screen, and long-lasting battery life.

Features: The foldable Motorola Razr+ delivers a powerful dual-screen smartphone experience in a compact, fashionable package. The external screen is highly functional, has excellent display quality, and the phone itself is ultra-portable.

Optimum’s list of cell phones for seniors can help make your search a little bit easier. The truth is that finding cell phones for anyone can be tough! For that reason, Optimum Mobile also has a list of best cell phones for kids. We want to help you ensure that your loved ones are always connected and safe!

Good luck and happy shopping!


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