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Smartphone for the Visually Impaired / Blind

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Summary:

The ultimate smartphone for visually impaired people. All the features you’d expect from a smartphone, expertly designed and adapted for visual impairment. Simple to use, ideal for the partially sighted, blind or elderly.


Key Features
 

  • Dictate Speech to Text Instantly
  • Talking Menu for Easy Navigation
  • FREE Lifetime Tech Support
  • Make & Receive Calls, Texts & Emails
  • Enjoy Live Freeview TV & Radio
  • Make Skype Video & Audio Calls
  • Browse The Internet With Ease
  • High Quality Camera
  • GPS & ‘What’s Nearby’
  • Bright, Crisp & High Contrast Screen
  • Text Reader & Colour Identifier
  • Excellent UK Customer Support
  • Adjust Colours, Screen & Speech
  • Unlocked to Any Network
  • 1 Hour FREE Training (By Phone)
  • Includes FREE Sim w/ £5 Credit
  • FREE UK Delivery
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     Difference between the Higher & Lower Spec Models?

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“The Smartphone for Visually Impaired People : Why use Apps for the Blind when you can have the Smartphone?” 

Demonstration: Smartphone for Visually Impaired

Please note: The device shown in this video is an older model, but the menus are the same as our most recent.


This Smartphone for blind, partially sighted and visually impaired users is easy to use and full of features

Designed for use by…

  • Blind people
  • Partially sighted people
  • The visually impaired
  • People with Macular Degeneration
  • People with Glaucoma
  • People with Cataracts
  • People with Diabetic Retinopathy

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The Ultimate Smartphone for Visually Impaired People

Our Smartphone for visually impaired people is easy to use, quick to learn and offers all the features of  a smartphone, but in a format that’s usable for someone with a visual impairment. Designed and developed in the UK by experts in sight problems and winner of the 2016 Macular Society ‘Best Technical Innovation Award’ 2016.

Simple Navigation – (Especially for the Visually Impaired)

Our smartphone for visually impaired people combines sharp and easy-to-follow menus with high contrast colours and clear voice instructions to create the ultimate entertainment and communication phone for the partially sighted.

Stay in Touch With Loved Ones – (Communicate With Ease)

Just like any other smartphone, our smartphone for the visually impaired allows users to make and receive calls, text messages and emails with the up-most simplicity, thanks to the intuitive voice command and dictate to speech recognition tools. Make video and audio calls over the internet using a simplified version of Skype. Phone for low vision makes it very easy to stay in contact with friends and family. The address book saves names, numbers emails, addresses and more!

Stay Entertained – (A Range of Media at your Fingertips)

With an inbuilt Freeview digital TV tuner, you can enjoy live television from anywhere with an internet connection. Catch up with your favourite TV and radio programmes using the inbuilt BBC iPlayer app or listen to music and audio books on the fantastic MP3 player or internet radio tuner. You can even browse and enjoy YouTube videos using our special version for those with a sight impairment.

Stay Organised – (Useful Tools for Daily Life)

Most phones for partially sighted people make it difficult to use everyday tools, our smartphone for visually impaired people has a range of tools to help keep you organised and on time. Save dates and set reminders using the inbuilt calendar or record and play-back voice memos for easy remembering. Create notes and lists on the notepad, light things up with the extra-bright torch or straighten things out with the inbuilt spirit level. Phone for low vision comes with the perfect set-up and aids to guide you.

Snap Happy – (Excellent Quality Camera)

Our smartphone for the visually impaired boasts a 13 megapixel camera. This means the quality of magnification, reading and colour identification features are much better than other options, making it ideal for the partially sighted user.

Apps for the Blind – (Making Life Easier)

Being partially sighted can be less restrictive thanks to the features on this smartphone for visually impaired people. The reading machine can make looking at that menu or glancing at a leaflet an easier option, whilst the electronic magnifier can zoom in up to 20x and stay sharp. It comes with a USB memory adaptor for calibre and RNIB audio books, whilst the colour identifier helps choose the right shade of clothing for today’s occasion.

Excellent Support – (Experts on Hand)

Unlike others, this smartphone for visually impaired people comes with an hour’s FREE setup over the phone and can be customised to your needs before being sent out, so on arrival it’s just how you’d want it. The tech support team are UK-based and available during office hours to help you with any aspect of your device. Making it the perfect phone for low vision


Smartphone for the Visually Impaired:
In Our Experience – (We Test Every Product)

  • The interface is very easy to get used to and user friendly, it doesn’t take long to get used to.
  • With a wide range of features, this device is by far the best phone for partially sighted people we’ve ever tested, filled with apps for the blind.
  • The speech to text functions work seamlessly, making it easy to message loved ones; the perfect phone for low vision.

Full Feature List 

  • Make and receive calls
  • Send and receive text messages
  • Voice Recognition – Dictate notes and messages with
  • Skype video and audio calls
  • Reading machine
  • Watch live Freeview Digital TV
  • Catchup with BBC iPlayer TV and Radio
  • Address book for names, numbers and addresses
  • Calendar and reminders
  • Display battery level, wifi signal, etc
  • Send and receive emails
  • Browse web pages
  • Take, view and send photos
  • Record and playback voice memos
  • Create notes and lists
  • Quick and simple access to optional Android screens
  • Hands-free control with voice commands
  • Listen, watch and discover with YouTube
  • Listen to MP3 music or books
  • Listen to Internet radio
  • Hand-held video/electronic magnifier
  • Colour identifier
  • Torch
  • GPS Where Am I and What’s Nearby
  • RSS News Reader
  • Compass
  • Spirit level
  • Speech feedback
  • Screen magnification
  • Customisable colours / contrast / speech
  • Quick to learn and easy-to-use
  • Languages available: English, German and Dutch

Box Contents

1 x Smartphone For Visually Impaired
1 x Micro USB Charging Cable
1 x UK USB Power Plug

Our Smartphone For Visually Impaired Users comes in two different models. 

They have the same easy to use menus and apps, but different specifications (camera etc.)

Please see the specifications for both below, to help decide which you’d prefer 

‘Higher Spec’ Device Specifications 

  • Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017 Edition)
  • SIM free / unlocked (works with all networks)
  • Phone size: 146.1mm x 71.4mm x 7.9mm (5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches)
  • Weight: 157g (5.54 oz)
  • Dust proof to IP68 standard
  • Water proof to 1.5 meters for 30 minutes
  • Screen size (diagonal, corner to corner): 5.2 inches
  • Screen technology: Ultra-bright, Super AMOLED
  • Rear camera: 16 Mega Pixel with flash
  • Front camera: 16 Mega Pixel front
  • Android OS: Version 7
  • Memory: 32GB storage (expandable via SD Card by 256GB), 3GB RAM
  • Processor: Octa-core, 1.9GHz
  • Battery: 3000mAh
  • Talk time: Up to 16 hours
  • Connectivity: Wifi, 3G, 4G, Bluetooth, PC Sync
  • USB Connector: USB Type-C
  • GPS
  • Standard 3.5mm Headphone socket
  • Handheld electronic magnifier feature: Up to 32 times magnification.
  • Nano Sim Card Slot

‘Lower Spec’ Device Specifications

  • Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)
  • SIM free / unlocked (works with all networks)
  • Phone size: 146.2mm x 71.3mm x 8mm (5.67 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches)
  • Weight: 160g (5.64 oz)
  • Screen size (diagonal, corner to corner): 5.2 inches
  • Screen technology: Ultra-bright, Super AMOLED
  • Rear camera: 13 Mega Pixel with flash
  • Front camera: 13 Mega Pixel
  • Android OS: Version 7
  • Memory: 16GB storage (expandable via SD Card by 256GB), 2GB RAM
  • Processor: Octa core, 1.6GHz
  • Battery: 3000mAh
  • Talk time: Up to 21 hours
  • Connectivity: Wifi, 3G, 4G, Bluetooth, PC Sync
  • USB Connector: Standard Micro-USB
  • GPS
  • Standard 3.5mm Headphone socket
  • Handheld electronic magnifier feature: Up to 20 times magnification.
  • Nano Sim Card Slot

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