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Doro 8030

alaTest has collected and analyzed 368 reviews of Doro 8030. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviews about the design and sound are on the whole positive. The price and screen are also mentioned favorably, but the performance and camera get less positive comments.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Doro 8030 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Doro 8030 from The average user rating for this product is 1.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Reviewers really like the price. There are some negative opinions about the performance and screen.


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This summary is based on the products: Doro 8030 8 GB SIM-Free Smartphone - BlackDoro 8030 8 GB SIM-Free Smartphone - Black

Dec, 2018

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Expert review by : Christopher Minasians (

Doro 8030 review: The perfect phone for the older generation


The Doro 8030 is outpaced, outclassed and undercut by its rivals, but this isn't your regular smartphone and should be treated differently

Intuitive interface ; Physical buttons ; Dedicated assistance button

Sluggish ; Expensive ; Poor camera

But to complain about this stuff really misses the point of the Doro 8030. Its purpose isn’t to compete with the best budget phones, but to provide a device that’s accessible to all. With its large physical buttons, rear-call-to-help button that sends...

Sep, 2017

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The Doro 8030 is a specialist simple mobile phone which aims to bring smartphone technology to a wider audience. It's quite a rare simple phone, as it brings together accessibility features and a simple design with the Android operating system. This...

Jun, 2016

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Great item and features.


Easy to use and set up,mother loves it.Even me father wants one ha .

Feb, 2018

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Bought this for my dad and it's so easy to use and understand I love the alert feature one button and he gets help alerted by text then rings for him this gives me peace of mind when he is out walking the dog. My dad is now on video calling through...

Jan, 2018

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excellent & "simple"


This has all the features that I require in a smart phone & I had mastered all its mysteries within two days, excellent piece of kit.

Dec, 2017

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Doro 8030


voice activity

password problems

Dec, 2017

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Doro 8030


It is very easy to set up and use and compatible with my hearing aids

Dec, 2017

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Doro 8030


easy to use

Dec, 2017

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It looks a lovely modern phone


As it is I have bought it for my husband for his Christmas present so I have not tried it yet ,but going on his old one ,the older model it should be ok

Nov, 2017

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Doro 8030 phone


Good phone good price good service. Thank you Argos BG

Nov, 2017

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:2000
Battery performance:2000
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):600
Standby time (3G):600
Talk time (2G):15
Talk time (3G):15

Call Management

Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y / Yes
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speakerphone:Y / Yes
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating alert:Y / Yes


Auto focus:Y / Yes
Built-in flash:N / No
Front camera:N
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Rear camera type:Single camera
Video capture resolution (max):720 x 480
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video recording modes:480p, 720p / 480p,720p
Zoom capability:Y


Head SAR:0.737
Head SAR (EU):0.737


Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Bar


Display Diagonal:4.5
Display Resolution:854 x 480
Orientation sensor:Y
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N
Second LCD screen: No
Touch screen: Yes


Ambient light sensor:Y
Proximity sensor:Y


MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y / Yes
Short Message Service (SMS):Y / Yes


FM radio:Y / Yes
Video compression format:MP4
Video compression formats:MP4
Video formats supported:MP4


GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:GPRS,GSM
3G:Y / Yes
3G bands supported:850,900,1900,2100
3G standards:HSDPA,HSUPA
4G bands supported:800,1800,2600
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.1
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Headset included:Y / Yes
Quick start guide: Yes


Flight mode:Y
Microphone mute:Y / Yes
Personal info management:Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Games / Alarm clock, Calculator, Games
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Games / Alarm clock, Calculator, Games
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Video call: No

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB port:Y


Processor:MSM 8909
Processor cores:4
Processor family:Qualcomm
Processor frequency:1.1
Processor model:MSM 8909


Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:5.1
vCard:Y / Yes


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal storage capacity:8
Maximum memory card size:32
USB mass storage:Y


Subscription type:No subscription

Weight & Dimensions