Doro PhoneEasy 740 Android based phone targets elderly demographic

Doro PhoneEasy 740

A certain Sweden-based company has introduced the Doro PhoneEasy 740, especially for the elderly population. While it flaunts a simple interface and a convenient keypad, the company has thrown in advanced features like the Google OS, a touchscreen and web browsing capabilities too.

This lightweight phone measuring 116 x 56 x 18 millimeters, flaunts a 3.2-inch HVGA touchscreen of 320 x 480p resolutions on the front panel and it displays bigger icons for ease of use. A numeric keypad featuring keys with ample space in between them, smoothly slides out from behind the display. Besides this, the handset is also embedded with buttons for menu, home, back, up, down and OK for convenient navigation through the functions of the device. Additionally, there is a lock button and a dedicated camera key for instant access to the 5MP rear-facing snapper.

Moreover, its imager also serves the purpose of a magnifying glass, allowing users to read small prints. It comes with a charging cradle for obvious reasons and boasts of 3G connectivity for faster web browsing experience. The Android OS of the phone ensures access to the Google Play Store and support for games including Angry Birds. Along with GPS, certain security attributes and the Doro Experience have also been added to the device. It allows relatives of the users to remotely manage the applications via a Windows based desktop.

The Doro PhoneEasy 740 price has not been given a clear mention as of now. The company’s official website reveals that it will be made available during summer this year.