Doro Intros Three New Simple Phones, Adds 3G
Doro today announced the addition of three more handsets to its line of easy-to-use cell phones. Shared features of the Doro PhoneEasy 615, 610 and 680/682 include loud ringers and earpieces, large display fonts, high contrast displays, dedicated quick dial keys, hearing aid support and large buttons.
- 615: The 615 is the first Doro PhoneEasy to add 3G capabilities, and it also has a 3.2 megapixel camera with a flash.
- 610: This handset has a dedicated alarm key and dedicated SMS key.
- 680/682: These two phones have an alarm key that is linked to GPS positioning for better emergency response support, as well as noise reduction.
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