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Browse the top-ranked list of Cell Phone For Seniors below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. GreatCall - GreatCall Jitterbug Flip Prepaid Cell Phone for Seniors - Graphite - Front_Zoom
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    "Very easy to see...i like the color...This phone is good for elderly....Got this jitterbug flip phone for my sister for xmas, she loves the phone, very easy for her too use, big numbers , she has trouble reading, this phone is great for older people, so glad we got for her"

    "This phone is good for elderly."

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    The Jitterbug Flip is a mobile phone that’s easy for seniors to love. With simplicity and safety in mind, it’s all you need to stay connected in a stylish, compact device. It features a larger screen, bigger buttons and a long-lasting battery – with a thoughtful design you'll actually enjoy using every day. Order directly from GreatCall (7 a.m.-8 p.m. CT). 1-800-650-4930.
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    Your price for this item is $74.99
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    The previous price was $99.99
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    "Very easy to see...i like the color...This phone is good for elderly....Got this jitterbug flip phone for my sister for xmas, she loves the phone, very easy for her too use, big numbers , she has trouble reading, this phone is great for older people, so glad we got for her"

    "This phone is good for elderly."

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    The Jitterbug Flip is a mobile phone that’s easy for seniors to love. With simplicity and safety in mind, it’s all you need to stay connected in a stylish, compact device. It features a larger screen, bigger buttons and a long-lasting battery – with a thoughtful design you'll actually enjoy using every day. Order directly from GreatCall (7 a.m.-8 p.m. CT). 1-800-650-4930.
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  2. GreatCall - GreatCall Flip Prepaid Cell Phone for Seniors - Red - Front_Zoom
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    "Reak easy to use...i like the color...Great phone for an elderly person....Got this jitterbug flip phone for my sister for xmas, she loves the phone, very easy for her too use, big numbers , she has trouble reading, this phone is great for older people, so glad we got for her"

    "Great phone for an elderly person."

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    Product Description

    The Jitterbug Flip is a mobile phone that’s easy for seniors to love. With simplicity and safety in mind, it’s all you need to stay connected in a stylish, compact device. It features a larger screen, bigger buttons and a long-lasting battery – with a thoughtful design you'll actually enjoy using every day. Order directly from GreatCall (7 a.m.-8 p.m. CT). 1-800-650-4930.
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    Your price for this item is $74.99
    Save $25
    The previous price was $99.99
    Top comment

    "Reak easy to use...i like the color...Great phone for an elderly person....Got this jitterbug flip phone for my sister for xmas, she loves the phone, very easy for her too use, big numbers , she has trouble reading, this phone is great for older people, so glad we got for her"

    "Great phone for an elderly person."

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    Product Description

    The Jitterbug Flip is a mobile phone that’s easy for seniors to love. With simplicity and safety in mind, it’s all you need to stay connected in a stylish, compact device. It features a larger screen, bigger buttons and a long-lasting battery – with a thoughtful design you'll actually enjoy using every day. Order directly from GreatCall (7 a.m.-8 p.m. CT). 1-800-650-4930.
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  3. GreatCall - GreatCall Jitterbug Smart2 Prepaid Smartphone for Seniors - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Very easy to use...Glad I bought it...Great Iphone for elderly beginners...She loves word games and I have downloaded a few for her on the phone so that occupies a great deal of her time on the phone"

    "Great Iphone for elderly beginners"

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    The Jitterbug Smart2 is designed for seniors with a large screen, improved simplified menu and GreatCall's exclusive health and safety apps. With its long-lasting battery, the Jitterbug Smart2 has you covered. Everything from texting, emailing, getting directions and browsing the Internet is organized in a single list on one screen with large, legible letters. An improved built-in camera lets you capture high quality photos. And a front-facing speaker makes speakerphone calls sound even clearer.
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    Your price for this item is $112.49
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    The previous price was $149.99
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    "Very easy to use...Glad I bought it...Great Iphone for elderly beginners...She loves word games and I have downloaded a few for her on the phone so that occupies a great deal of her time on the phone"

    "Great Iphone for elderly beginners"

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    Product Description

    The Jitterbug Smart2 is designed for seniors with a large screen, improved simplified menu and GreatCall's exclusive health and safety apps. With its long-lasting battery, the Jitterbug Smart2 has you covered. Everything from texting, emailing, getting directions and browsing the Internet is organized in a single list on one screen with large, legible letters. An improved built-in camera lets you capture high quality photos. And a front-facing speaker makes speakerphone calls sound even clearer.
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  4. TRACFONE - Alcatel MYFLIP A405DL - Gray - Front_Zoom
    Model:TFALA405DC3PWP
    SKU:6254220
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    "Easy cell to use...The price is good...Good for a Senior...This is a terrific drag as now can't use phone middle of the second month though I paid for the month and Tracfone shows service until 1/30/20 as I paid for"

    "Good for a Senior"

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    Product Description

    Get back to basics with this Alcatel TracFone wireless flip phone. The functional clamshell design includes a large, easy-to-use keypad and a bright 2.4-inch QVGA screen that shows only what you need. This Alcatel TracFone wireless flip phone has a 2MP camera for photos and includes music and video players for portable entertainment options.
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    Your price for this item is $19.99
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    "Easy cell to use...The price is good...Good for a Senior...This is a terrific drag as now can't use phone middle of the second month though I paid for the month and Tracfone shows service until 1/30/20 as I paid for"

    "Good for a Senior"

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    Product Description

    Get back to basics with this Alcatel TracFone wireless flip phone. The functional clamshell design includes a large, easy-to-use keypad and a bright 2.4-inch QVGA screen that shows only what you need. This Alcatel TracFone wireless flip phone has a 2MP camera for photos and includes music and video players for portable entertainment options.
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  5. Nokia - 3310 Cell Phone (Unlocked) - Charcoal - Front_Zoom
    Model:TA-1036 CHARCOAL
    SKU:6092438
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    "It's easy to use...Great for my dad...Good phone, got it for my grandma....the phone was for my mother who was not into any sort of smart phone, She wanted a simple and durable phone and this was the phone for her"

    "Good phone, got it for my grandma."

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    Product Description

    Connect with family and friends by using this unlocked Nokia cell phone. The 128MB flash storage holds important notes, and the MicroSD slot supports up to 32GB for storing pictures and files. This Nokia cell phone has an extended battery life with up to 22 hours of talk time, so it's great for travel.
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    The previous price was $49.99
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    "It's easy to use...Great for my dad...Good phone, got it for my grandma....the phone was for my mother who was not into any sort of smart phone, She wanted a simple and durable phone and this was the phone for her"

    "Good phone, got it for my grandma."

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    Product Description

    Connect with family and friends by using this unlocked Nokia cell phone. The 128MB flash storage holds important notes, and the MicroSD slot supports up to 32GB for storing pictures and files. This Nokia cell phone has an extended battery life with up to 22 hours of talk time, so it's great for travel.
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  6. AT&T Prepaid - Alcatel SMARTFLIP™ - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Is a smart phone...Take a look at it...Good phone for old people...I like it because I can listen my music emailing and lots of good stuff big thing why I like its because this phone is smaller size then most smartphones but does half of what you do on smart phone again loud sound for music and comfortable to use it plus quick loads pages worth to buying"

    "Good phone for old people"

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    Product Description

    Communicate effectively with this Alcatel SMARTFLIP phone. The 2.8-inch QVGA display lets you see notifications clearly, and the large keypad and buttons allows for easy device operation and increased visibility. This Alcatel SMARTFLIP phone has 512MB of RAM for fast processing speed, while Bluetooth connectivity lets you stream music wirelessly.
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    Your price for this item is $39.99
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    "Is a smart phone...Take a look at it...Good phone for old people...I like it because I can listen my music emailing and lots of good stuff big thing why I like its because this phone is smaller size then most smartphones but does half of what you do on smart phone again loud sound for music and comfortable to use it plus quick loads pages worth to buying"

    "Good phone for old people"

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    Product Description

    Communicate effectively with this Alcatel SMARTFLIP phone. The 2.8-inch QVGA display lets you see notifications clearly, and the large keypad and buttons allows for easy device operation and increased visibility. This Alcatel SMARTFLIP phone has 512MB of RAM for fast processing speed, while Bluetooth connectivity lets you stream music wirelessly.
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  7. TRACFONE - Samsung Galaxy J3 Orbit - Black - Front_Zoom
    Model:TFSAS367VC3PWP
    SKU:6288017
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    "My wife loves it...Good for my wife...Good phone for Seniors...This phone is awesome for a an average beginner it seems to use a lot of battery life I don't know why it goes through so much battery life when it's not being used so I guess I'm confused because a lot of stuff runs in the background and I'm not on the Internet or are playing around on the phone per say it's sitting idle on the phone goes to battery life pretty fast"

    "Good phone for Seniors"

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    Product Description

    Get the most out of your day with this Samsung Galaxy J3 Orbit. The Android operating system provides an intuitive user interface, while the octa-core processor and 2GB of RAM ensure smooth performance and multitasking. This Samsung Galaxy J3 Orbit lets you unleash your inner shutterbug with an 8MP camera and 16GB of storage space.
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    Your price for this item is $49.99
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    The previous price was $79.99
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    "My wife loves it...Good for my wife...Good phone for Seniors...This phone is awesome for a an average beginner it seems to use a lot of battery life I don't know why it goes through so much battery life when it's not being used so I guess I'm confused because a lot of stuff runs in the background and I'm not on the Internet or are playing around on the phone per say it's sitting idle on the phone goes to battery life pretty fast"

    "Good phone for Seniors"

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    Product Description

    Get the most out of your day with this Samsung Galaxy J3 Orbit. The Android operating system provides an intuitive user interface, while the octa-core processor and 2GB of RAM ensure smooth performance and multitasking. This Samsung Galaxy J3 Orbit lets you unleash your inner shutterbug with an 8MP camera and 16GB of storage space.
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  8. Apple - iPhone 8 Plus 64GB - Space Gray (AT&T) - Front_Zoom
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    "Great phone for a senior....I bought this phone as a birthday present for my daughter she loves it and says that she's had no problems with it so far I would recommend this phone to my friends and love ones I also have one myself I have had no problemsWith that"

    "Great phone for a senior."

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    Product Description

    iPhone 8 is a new generation of iPhone. Designed with most durable glass and a stronger aerospace-grade aluminum band. Charges wirelessly.¹ Resists water and dust.² 5.5-inch Retina HD display with True Tone.³ 12MP dual cameras offer improved Portrait mode and new Portrait Lighting.⁴ Powered by A11 Bionic, a most powerful smartphone chip. Supports augmented reality experiences in games and apps. With iPhone 8 Plus, intelligence has never looked better.
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    Your price for this item is $15.00per month
    for 30 months
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    "Great phone for a senior....I bought this phone as a birthday present for my daughter she loves it and says that she's had no problems with it so far I would recommend this phone to my friends and love ones I also have one myself I have had no problemsWith that"

    "Great phone for a senior."

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    iPhone 8 is a new generation of iPhone. Designed with most durable glass and a stronger aerospace-grade aluminum band. Charges wirelessly.¹ Resists water and dust.² 5.5-inch Retina HD display with True Tone.³ 12MP dual cameras offer improved Portrait mode and new Portrait Lighting.⁴ Powered by A11 Bionic, a most powerful smartphone chip. Supports augmented reality experiences in games and apps. With iPhone 8 Plus, intelligence has never looked better.
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  9. Motorola - Moto G7 Play with 32GB Memory Cell Phone (Unlocked) - Deep Indigo - Front_Zoom
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    "Very easy to use...It's easy to use...Great for senior citizens....This is a pretty good phone for a back up just in case you need to put yours in for repair or to cracked to use or as a beginner phone for the price"

    "Great for senior citizens."

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    Take better photos with this unlocked 32GB Motorola Moto G7 smartphone. The AI-powered camera can detect when subjects are smiling, while the software lets you create and edit artistic images to share online. This Motorola Moto G7 smartphone's high-resolution zoom helps you achieve detailed images whether subjects are near or far.
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    The previous price was $199.99
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    "Very easy to use...It's easy to use...Great for senior citizens....This is a pretty good phone for a back up just in case you need to put yours in for repair or to cracked to use or as a beginner phone for the price"

    "Great for senior citizens."

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    Take better photos with this unlocked 32GB Motorola Moto G7 smartphone. The AI-powered camera can detect when subjects are smiling, while the software lets you create and edit artistic images to share online. This Motorola Moto G7 smartphone's high-resolution zoom helps you achieve detailed images whether subjects are near or far.
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  10. AT&T Prepaid - LG Phoenix 4 with 16GB Memory Prepaid Cell Phone - Titan Black - Front_Zoom
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    "It's easy to use...Good weight to it...Easy to use for a senior citizen....I love my new phone and my friend who I bought a Phoenix 3 in November for says he loves his phone and best buy is now his and has always been my favorite store"

    "Easy to use for a senior citizen."

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    Stay connected with this LG Phoenix smartphone for AT&T. It has a quad-core processor to power apps and games, an 8.0MP autofocus camera for sharp photos and 16GB of internal memory to store photos and apps. This LG Phoenix smartphone has a microSD slot to expand the memory by up to 32GB.
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    Your price for this item is $39.99
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    "It's easy to use...Good weight to it...Easy to use for a senior citizen....I love my new phone and my friend who I bought a Phoenix 3 in November for says he loves his phone and best buy is now his and has always been my favorite store"

    "Easy to use for a senior citizen."

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    Stay connected with this LG Phoenix smartphone for AT&T. It has a quad-core processor to power apps and games, an 8.0MP autofocus camera for sharp photos and 16GB of internal memory to store photos and apps. This LG Phoenix smartphone has a microSD slot to expand the memory by up to 32GB.
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  11. Total Wireless - Alcatel MYFLIP A405DL - Gray - Front_Zoom
    Model:TWALA405DC3PWP
    SKU:6254223
    Top comment

    "Very easy to use...Gets the job done...Great for older people...I would recommend this for an elderly person Or kids first phone"

    "Great for older people"

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    Product Description

    Streamline your life with this Alcatel TracFone wireless flip phone. The classic clamshell design provides a simple, easy-to-use interface and essential functionality without the complexities of modern smartphones. This Alcatel TracFone wireless flip phone gives you the best of modern and classic design with a 2MP camera and media players.
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    Your price for this item is $29.99
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    "Very easy to use...Gets the job done...Great for older people...I would recommend this for an elderly person Or kids first phone"

    "Great for older people"

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    Product Description

    Streamline your life with this Alcatel TracFone wireless flip phone. The classic clamshell design provides a simple, easy-to-use interface and essential functionality without the complexities of modern smartphones. This Alcatel TracFone wireless flip phone gives you the best of modern and classic design with a 2MP camera and media players.
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  12. Apple - iPhone XR 128GB - (PRODUCT)RED™ (Verizon) - Front_Zoom
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    "Super phone for Grandma...When I tell you that I love this phone I love it every day I'm finding out new things about it I went from a 6S to this phone and wow the clarity is great the face recognition is outstanding I'm so glad that the best guy I've represented took the time to show me the difference between all the phones this is why I shop there all the time"

    "Super phone for Grandma"

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    iPhone XR features the most advanced LCD in a smartphone - a 6.1-inch Liquid Retina display with industry-leading color accuracy and an innovative backlight design that allows the screen to stretch into the corners¹. Six stunning new finishes. Advanced Face ID lets you securely unlock your iPhone, log in to apps, and pay with just a glance. The A12 Bionic chip with next-generation Neural Engine uses real-time machine learning to transform the way you experience photos, gaming, augmented reality, and more. A breakthrough 12MP camera system with Portrait mode, Portrait Lighting, enhanced bokeh, and all-new Depth Control. Water resistance². And iOS 12 - the most advanced mobile operating system in the world - with powerful new tools that make iPhone more personal than ever.
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    Your price for this item is $27.09per month
    for 24 months
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    "Super phone for Grandma...When I tell you that I love this phone I love it every day I'm finding out new things about it I went from a 6S to this phone and wow the clarity is great the face recognition is outstanding I'm so glad that the best guy I've represented took the time to show me the difference between all the phones this is why I shop there all the time"

    "Super phone for Grandma"

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    Product Description

    iPhone XR features the most advanced LCD in a smartphone - a 6.1-inch Liquid Retina display with industry-leading color accuracy and an innovative backlight design that allows the screen to stretch into the corners¹. Six stunning new finishes. Advanced Face ID lets you securely unlock your iPhone, log in to apps, and pay with just a glance. The A12 Bionic chip with next-generation Neural Engine uses real-time machine learning to transform the way you experience photos, gaming, augmented reality, and more. A breakthrough 12MP camera system with Portrait mode, Portrait Lighting, enhanced bokeh, and all-new Depth Control. Water resistance². And iOS 12 - the most advanced mobile operating system in the world - with powerful new tools that make iPhone more personal than ever.
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  13. Apple - iPhone XR 128GB - Blue (Verizon) - Front_Zoom
    Model:MT092LL/A
    SKU:5581624
    Top comment

    "Super phone for Grandma...When I tell you that I love this phone I love it every day I'm finding out new things about it I went from a 6S to this phone and wow the clarity is great the face recognition is outstanding I'm so glad that the best guy I've represented took the time to show me the difference between all the phones this is why I shop there all the time"

    "Super phone for Grandma"

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    Product Description

    iPhone XR features the most advanced LCD in a smartphone - a 6.1-inch Liquid Retina display with industry-leading color accuracy and an innovative backlight design that allows the screen to stretch into the corners¹. Six stunning new finishes. Advanced Face ID lets you securely unlock your iPhone, log in to apps, and pay with just a glance. The A12 Bionic chip with next-generation Neural Engine uses real-time machine learning to transform the way you experience photos, gaming, augmented reality, and more. A breakthrough 12MP camera system with Portrait mode, Portrait Lighting, enhanced bokeh, and all-new Depth Control. Water resistance². And iOS 12 - the most advanced mobile operating system in the world - with powerful new tools that make iPhone more personal than ever.
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    Your price for this item is $27.09per month
    for 24 months
    Top comment

    "Super phone for Grandma...When I tell you that I love this phone I love it every day I'm finding out new things about it I went from a 6S to this phone and wow the clarity is great the face recognition is outstanding I'm so glad that the best guy I've represented took the time to show me the difference between all the phones this is why I shop there all the time"

    "Super phone for Grandma"

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    Product Description

    iPhone XR features the most advanced LCD in a smartphone - a 6.1-inch Liquid Retina display with industry-leading color accuracy and an innovative backlight design that allows the screen to stretch into the corners¹. Six stunning new finishes. Advanced Face ID lets you securely unlock your iPhone, log in to apps, and pay with just a glance. The A12 Bionic chip with next-generation Neural Engine uses real-time machine learning to transform the way you experience photos, gaming, augmented reality, and more. A breakthrough 12MP camera system with Portrait mode, Portrait Lighting, enhanced bokeh, and all-new Depth Control. Water resistance². And iOS 12 - the most advanced mobile operating system in the world - with powerful new tools that make iPhone more personal than ever.
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How to Choose the Best Cell Phone for Seniors

While aging often brings experience, gratitude and perspective, it can also mean that living life on your own terms becomes more difficult as things you’re familiar with, like day-to-day routines, people you know, societal norms, you name it, begin to change. When that happens, a good way to meet the challenge is to embrace aging in place, and the many innovations that can help create new, familiar, everyday-easy routines, like smart lighting, smart Wi-Fi thermostats, smart locks, smart speakers, video doorbells, security cameras, smoke detectors, smart burners and much more. Accepting the fact of aging, and welcoming assistive technology, can help keep you from being limited in the ways that hearing aids and amplifiers can remedy, or reading glasses, or medical alert devices, or special needs telephones or phones for seniors.

 

When you’re looking for the best cell phone for seniors, a good place to start your search is by deciding what you want in a cell phone. Usually a cell phone for elderly folks specializes in simplicity and safety, offering senior citizens user-friendly features and a quick way to get assistance when it’s needed. If you’re simply looking for a phone that allows seniors to stay in touch with family and friends, and to use for emergencies, you can choose a phone that offers simple voice and little else. Most phones for seniors however, offer at least some upgraded features. You’ll likely want to check out the flip phones for seniors, that come with big, bright screens, cameras, high-quality speakers and two screens ideal for viewing text messages, photos and videos in full color. Or you can choose the best smartphone for seniors which offers the full smartphone experience, including a large screen with touch display, high-resolution cameras for photos and video, immersive stereo sound, Bluetooth capability, and access to the internet and email. If getting in touch with a live human operator at the touch of a button for health and safety services is important, you’ll want to be sure that feature is available on the phone you choose. Similarly, some phones for seniors have a feature that allows family members to check the location and status of the phone user. 

Cell Phones for Seniors: What You Need to Know

Another component in choosing the best cell phone for seniors is the carrier. You can choose a phone aligned with a specific carrier and pay the monthly charge as part of a long-term contract. You can also choose an unlocked smartphone, which allows you to select the carrier you want without locking yourself into a contract. If you purchase one of the unlocked phones for seniors, all you need is a SIM card from the carrier of your choice, which pops into your smartphone. You can also choose a prepaid cell phone like those from GreatCall or TRACFONE. Getting a prepaid phone eliminates the hassle of contracts, activation fees, overage charges, fees for changing carrier and termination fees, but it does open the door for running out of minutes unexpectedly. Another consideration when you’re browsing phones for seniors is how long the battery lasts, and the charging method for keeping it fully juiced. Some phones come with their own wall charger and cable, and for others you’ll want to get a cell phone charger or power adapter.