Doro has launched its latest senior smartphone the Doro 8050, with the device available from £200. The senior-handset specialists has confirmed the phone is available from Amazon, the Doro website and through a number of pay monthly and pay as you go plans through EE. The Doro 8050 runs Android OS alongside its own EVA interface, which enables easy-to-read display and text, plus loud and clear sound. There is also a GPS-enabled assistance button, and it comes equipped with a 13MP camera. It is one of the first Doro handsets that are compatible with Doro’s ‘Imminent Response’ offering, which is a service that connects seniors with family, friends and support networks.
The Doro 8050 combines sleek Scandinavian design with the brand’s proven usability and high-quality sound. From users who are familiar with Android to those who have never owned a smartphone before, the Doro 8050 is the perfect device. The phone’s range of functions and operating concept mean it is uniquely suited to meet the needs of the over 65s – a demographic that is often forgotten by phone manufacturers.
Peter Marsden, Managing Director, Doro UK & Ireland said:
“Our smartphone users require intuitive technology that combines easy-to-use features with high-quality performance. The latest Doro 8050 smartphone gives our customers this very combination, along with peace of mind for themselves, their friends and relatives.
The Doro 8050 will be one of the first handsets to be compatible with our imminent Response by Doro offering, a service that connects seniors with their family, friends and support networks. The Doro 8050 is one of our pioneering handsets – helping our products and services push new boundaries.”
Doro 8050 features:
- GPS-enabled assistance button, giving the user peace of mind, wherever they may be
- Loud and clear sound with HAC
- Easy-to-read display and text
- Easy-to-use, high-quality camera
- Headphone jack with USB C charging port
- Robust design, with features to prevent damage from bumps and knocks
The Doro 8050 has a unique user interface, thanks to EVA. EVA makes using a smartphone even easier. From sending a message to searching for a photo, navigating through commands and files is straightforward. EVA gives users clear choices and then acts on their wishes based on the response. It makes technology available for anyone, whether new to Android, or a long-time user.
The phone has a 5.45 “screen and is designed to offer a smooth transition from a traditional button phone to a smartphone. With Android basically, Doro has developed an intuitive interface called Eva. The main task of Eva is to make everything so easy to use As possible, not least for the inexperienced smartphone and Android user. High sound, clear image, and the Doro characteristic safety button are some other features make Doro 8050 a natural next step for the senior who is ready to follow in the development of technology.