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Doro PhoneEasy 612

alaTest has collected and analyzed 582 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the camera and screen are on the whole positive. The size and sound are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the social networking functionality and responsiveness.

usability, sound, size, screen, camera

features, responsiveness, social network

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Doro PhoneEasy 612 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Doro PhoneEasy 612

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 193 user reviews of Doro PhoneEasy 612 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Mobile Phones on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, sound, size, camera, portability

92% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Doro Phone Easy 612 GSM Sim Free Mobile Phone - BlackDoro PhoneEasy 612 GSM Sim Free Mobile Phone - AubergineDoro PhoneEasy 612 on O2 pay and go with £10 airtime.

Expert review by:

The Doro Experience Part 1: PhoneEasy 612 Review

 

ForewordI've recently been looking at technology to make life easier for disabled and elderly users, not because I'm elderly or disabled but more because I'm interested to see ...

Resolution ; Design ; Build ; Camera ; Charge Dock

Small Ports (MicroUSB and 3.5mm Headphone)

This phone is without a doubt amazing. Yeah it’s not for us geeks that love smartphones however for the market it’s aimed at you simply can’t get better. The build, the design, the UI and pretty much everything that goes with it was thought out well...

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Doro PhoneEasy 612

 

The Doro PhoneEasy 612 offers a great alternative for those who struggle with smartphones.

Big keypad ; Bright screen ; Loud and clear earpiece ; Easy menu system ; Emergency Assistance button

No internet or social media features ; Volume buttons may be a tad small for some ; Poor camera

Underneath the microUSB port there's a miniature headphone jack for use with the supplied headphone/headset. Unfortunately, this headphone jack is non-standard so you can't use the phone with a normal set of headphones unless you get an adapter....

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Doro PhoneEasy 612

 

Doro have long focused on phones for people with hearing and or sight disabilities. These days most want more than just to make calls; recently they have produced a GSM phone and here a unit that also has a camera.

The clamshell design of the phone means its small in the pocket or bag. It is 9.5x5x2cm when closed, double the first figure when flipped open. The outside of the unit is black and the face is white with the individual push points are black with white...

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Doro PhoneEasy For The Eldery : Doro Phone Easy 612

 

The Doro PhoneEasy 612 is an easy to use cellphone that incorporates emergency call facilities. It can enable a person to initiate an emergency call and so will be of particular interest to the elderly or infirm together with those who want to ensure...

This is a clamshell phone which is 100 x 50 x20 mm and weighs 80gm. The outer shells are black in colour and have an easy-grip texture. The claimed battery life is up to 12hours talk time and 533 standby. The provided drop-in docking station makes it...

Product Specifications

Camera

Autofocus: No
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: No
Video Resolution in Pixel:Not Applicable

Configuration

Audio Playback: No
GPS Receiver: No
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Java: No
Push to Talk: No
Realtone: No
User Interface for Text:Telephone Keyboard
Video Client: No

Connectivity

A2DP: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: No
USB:No / Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
WiFi Data Exchange: No

Data Transfer

EDGE: No
GPRS: Yes
HSCSD: No
HSDPA: No
Technology:GSM/PCN

Display

Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:65.536
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Design:Shell
EASY USE PHONE: Yes
Elderly Friendly Phone: Yes
Operating System:Proprietary
Operating System Version:CLOSED PROPRIET
Operator:EE / MVNO / O2 / Orange / Sim Free / T-MOBILE / Virgin / Vodafone
Product Type:Mobile Phone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack / Sim Free

Messaging

E-Mail Functionality: No
Instant Messaging: No
Push email: No
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