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Jitterbug Touch 2 makes the smartphone experience easier for seniors

0. phoneArena posted on 29 Aug 2013, 02:51

The original Jitterbug phone was designed for seniors who needed oversized keys and large screens; over the years, the phone was updated to support text messaging and new colors. Now, GreatCall introduces the Jitterbug Touch 2, powered by Android. It is designed to help featurephone buyers make the often confusing transition to smartphones...

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posted on 29 Aug 2013, 04:43

1. htc_evo_3d (Posts: 84; Member since: 11 Mar 2013)

Nice.. we may need Jitterbug 33 in next 31 years.

posted on 29 Aug 2013, 05:06 1

2. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 3718; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)

Nice simple phone.

posted on 29 Aug 2013, 14:21

3. JMartin22 (Posts: 2008; Member since: 30 Apr 2013)

The oldest person documented living right now is 150 years old. Better get them Jitterbug Touch Ultra.

posted on 29 Aug 2013, 16:32

4. moronman66 (Posts: 162; Member since: 09 Jan 2012)

"Help, I've fallen and I can't get up!"
Did you say: "Help hive calling and hi can't sit-up"?

posted on 26 Sep 2013, 13:22

5. Oceans11 (Posts: 12; Member since: 26 Sep 2013)

Not impress with jiggerbug. There phones are locked and you cannot change carriers (MVNO). My mother is blind in one eye and has partial site in other. I picked her up the Cenior phone. I got it from yippz. It has large buttons, and when you press the numbers they are read back to you. It also has braille on all the buttons and includes a magnifier. This really comes in handy when were at restaurants and she needs to read something. It has a flashlight too. She only carries the phone for emergencies, so I signed her up on a plan that is only $3.33 a month. One of her friends loved the phone and picked one up too. She's a talker and I know that she went with a plan that lets her talk and text for $10 a month.

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