It’s about every day, the new phone launches in the market but the less concerned category which stays away from the touch is elderly. The stream of Android and iPhone mobiles can be seen everywhere, but senior citizens could not go with them due to weak eyesight, difficult to use icons, touchscreen typing, and the small font size issues.

Best Phones for Senior Citizens

Some of the android phones are specifically designed to help the elderly persons and they are featured with simplified interfaces, large, clearly visible buttons, and an SOS buttons for urgencies. Here are the best 5 phones for senior citizens in India:

Ranking Phones Price
1 Micromax Bharat 1 2,200
2 Mafe Lite 7,99
3 Nokia 130 (2017) 1,679
4 Reliance Jio Phone 1,500
5 Nokia 3310 (2017) 3,599

1. Micromax Bharat 1

The largest Indian mobile manufacturer has come up with new Micromax Bharat 1 Phone in India. Micromax Bharat 1 is launched in October 2017 at Rs. 2,200. The phone is equipped with a 2.40-inch display and a resolution of 240*320 pixels. It has Qualcomm Snapdragon processor to refresh the mobile with a fast power boost and 512MB of RAM. Micromax Bharat 1 packs with unexpandable 4GB of internal storage.

Micromax Bharat 1

For camera lovers, it has 2.4-megapixel primary camera at the back and 0.3-megapixel camera at the front. The phone accommodates with dual sim(GSM and GSM) operability. In the connectivity bucket, it has Bluetooth, 3G, and 4G support. The phone has got the all-new reform with the touch of smart look, GPS, and Wi-fi features.

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2. Mafe Lite

Mafe lite, a clone of Nokia 3310, is launched in September 2017(officially) at a price of Rs. 799. The pad arrangement, overall look, and feel of the phone remind us the glimpse of Nokia 3310 and better suited for an elder class. When it comes to specifications and features, it has a 1.8-inch display, expandable 16GB storage, wireless FM, MP3 audio and dual sim. It has a rear camera to click photos and record videos and Bluetooth to share them further. It has a highlighted keypad buttons to help the senior citizens in operability.

Mafe Lite

The phone doesn’t have classic snake game but the senior citizens can enjoy some built-in games in a leisure time. They can also enjoy the music with 3.5mm headphone jack and use the torchlight in need.

3. Nokia 130 (2017)

The HMD company has launched the new Nokia 130 in July 2017 which is best suited for senior citizens at the price tag of Rs. 1,679. The phone has a 1.80-inch display with a resolution of 240*320 pixels. It is equipped with 4MB of RAM and 8MB of internal storage which is expandable. In-camera specifications, it packs a 0.3-megapixel primary camera on the back and there is no front camera feature in the phone.

Nokia 130 (2017)

It has some more features like dual sim (GSM-CDMA), removable 1020mAh battery, Bluetooth, and FM. The Nokia 130 (2017) measures 111.50*48.40*14.20 (Height*Weight*Thickness). This is the series 30 OS phone of Nokia.

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4. Reliance Jio Phone

Reliance has launched the Jio phone at the reliance industries 40th annual meeting. The phone is nick-named as “India Ka Intelligent Smartphone” by chairman Mukesh Ambani. The jio phone assists the 4G VoLTE and few apps like JioTV, JioMusic, JioChat, JioCinema which are pre-installed on the phone. The phone is available extremely free with a depositing amount of Rs. 1500 which is refundable after minimum 3 years.

Reliance Jio Phone

The voice control command of a device can enable to make calls, messaging, and opening the apps. The phone is capable to support 24 Indian languages. The phone has SoS feature which can be enabled by pressing key “5” long. Other features of the phone include a 2.4-inch QVGA screen, dual-sim, micro SD card, assists 4-way navigation, torchlight, microphone, speaker, and headphone jack.

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5. Nokia 3310 (2017)

Nokia which used to be one of the prominent mobile sellers in India has launched new Nokia 3310 in February 2017 priced at Rs. 3,599. The phone has a 2.40-inch display screen with a resolution of 240*320 pixels. The internal storage of phone packs 16MB of internal storage which is expandable up to 32GB using a microSD card. Concerning the camera specifications, it has a 2-megapixel camera built into the rear of the Nokia 3310.

Nokia 3310 (2017)

It is also a fairly standard senior citizen device. It can connectable via Bluetooth and FM. The dual sim feature can accept GSM and GSM SIM(Micro-SIM and Micro-SIM). The battery capacity of a phone is 1200 mAh and it is available in glossy warm red, matte dark blue, glossy yellow, and matte grey colors.