Japanese company Panasonic has introduced to the European market five new mobile phones designed specifically for older people to use them - KX-TU320, KX-TU321, KX-TU325, KX-TU327 and KX-TU328. All new items are shockproof design appropriate to the military standard MIL-STD-810E.516 and are compatible with hearing aids.
They have large backlit buttons and disables the option pronunciation of numbers when you press them. Also, these mobile phones from Panasonic are equipped with an emergency call button to call for help by sending SMS messages to 5 previously preset number. In addition, KX-TU325 and KX-TU328 at this point use the integrated GPS module and a message from the sender's current position specials.
Of the additional options, the manufacturer notes features such as the presence of a speakerphone, equalizer, increases overall as the overall volume and the choice - low or high frequencies, which, according to the company, should compensate for many of the difficulties in the category of older people who have hard of hearing.
Folding model (KX-TU327 and KX-TU328) equipped with a 2.4-inch TFT color display ("candy bar" - a 1.8-inch display) with adjustable font size, and contrast ratio. Model KX-TU320, KX-TU321 and KX-TU325 («monoblocks") have a convex shape of keys. Also, new items are equipped with LED flashlight and charger cradle (except KX-TU320).