whatsapp smartphone for the elderly user

WhatsApp has become the by word for smartphone communications globally and who do we love to chat with and see more than our elderly? Due to the circumstances that come with age the latest, sleekest and most slippery of touch screen devices do not encourage takeup in this sector of our community – and it’s not only the elderly.

Users with varying degrees of disability including hard of hearing and low dexterity do have a very narrow and expensive mobile phone range that can ‘WhatsApp’ available to them.

We have looked at one suppliers range of devices, UK based TTfone who ship worldwide.

TTfone TT970 Whatsapp 4G Touchscreen Senior Big Button Flip Mobile Phone - Pay As You Go Prepaid - Easy and Simple to Use (£0 Credit

TTfone TT970

The TT970 a TTfones flagship Emergency assistance flip mobile phone. The TT970 gives you and the whole family the mobile phone you need as well as the peace of mind that your loved ones are safe without the distraction and complexity of most modern devices.

With its simple flip design and easy menu structure, the TT970 is a perfect phone for those who find modern devices too complicated.

  • 4G Flip Senior Phone with Big Buttons and a Large 2.8 inch internal Display
  • Simplified Android Operating System with Touchscreen for easy operation
  • Outside a full-colour 1.8inch display shows a picture of the caller.
  • Dock charging cradle included for easy charging
  • Voice Memo Reminders
  • Low battery notification and a lanyard neck strap included in the box.

The TTfone TT970 runs a simplified version of the Android operating system with limited apps but a very easy menu. Use the navigation keys or the touch screen to select the app you wish to use:

WhatsApp, Facebook, Photo contacts, Reminders and Messages

are just a few of the available apps.

Safety is something that is of prime importance for older people. The TTfone TT970 comes with a feature that will give real peace of mind to the user, as well as family members who are concerned about their well-being.

This is a dedicated Emergency Assistance Button that can be used in case of an emergency. Any number can be programmed in and it just takes one press of the panic button to make that all-important call.

The TT970 will also send the location of the user as a text message so not only will you know your loved one is in trouble you will also know where they are.

The TT970 also can send the location of the phone to a family member without the user even pressing the Emergency Assistance Button.

Please note: To get the most out of the TTfone TT970 features, you will need a sim card that has a data plan. …more on product page

The TT970 uses 4G technology which makes features like WhatsApp Calling, email and social media 10 times faster to use. Unlocked and working on all networks the TT970 can be used with your existing sim card or you can use a brand new one. Compatible UK Networks including 4G, 3G and 2G GSM: Vodafone, Three, O2, EE, Virgin, Giff Gaff, Asda Mobile, BT Mobile, PlusNet Mobile, Sky Mobile, Tesco Mobile, VOXI, ID Mobile, Smarty

Last checked price : GBP 129.00

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