Amplicomms PowerTel M7510-3G Amplified Mobile Phone
Mobile phones can be a vital lifeline for when you're out and about, but for the hard of hearing it can be difficult to comfortably talk on one. A great mobile phone for the elderly and the hard of hearing, the Amplicomms PowerTel M7510-3G Amplified Mobile Phone has a variety of accessibility features designed to help the hearing impaired stay in touch with those closest to them.
- Receiver Volume: Up to 35dB
- Ringing Volume (at 1m): Up to 90dB
- M4/T4 hearing aid compatible
- Bluetooth 3.0
- SOS button
- Camera included
What's in the Box?
- 1 x Mobile phone
- 1 x Charging cradle
- 1 x Power adaptor plug
- 1 x Li-Ion 900mAh battery
- 1 x User manual
How Loud Is This Mobile Phone?
The receiver volume on the PowerTel M7510-3G goes up to 35dB. This makes sound much louder and easier to hear than on a standard mobile phone – ideal for individuals with mild to moderate hearing loss.
Tone control enables you to adjust the frequency of the receiver sound to match your hearing needs, helping you to get the clearest sound possible for you. An incredibly loud ringer on the phone goes up to a whopping 90dB, ensuring that you never miss a call.
Does It Include a SIM Card?
No, the PowerTel M7510-3G is not supplied with a SIM card. This enables you to transfer your existing SIM card over to the new phone, which has the advantage of keeping the same telephone number. If the card is subscribed to a pay-as-you-go service, then you also benefit from being able to carry over any credit that had been paid on that card.
Can I Use the SIM Card from My Old Mobile?
The PowerTel M7510-3G Amplified Mobile Phone accepts a micro SIM card. As long as your existing SIM card is a micro SIM card, you can safely use it with this phone. If you're not sure if your SIM card is the right one, we recommend reading this short guide on SIM cards.
What If I Don't Have a SIM Card?
Any high street mobile phone shop will be able to provide you with a SIM card. Some of the major supermarket chains also provide mobile phone services and can supply a SIM card.
Why Does This Mobile Have Space for Two SIM Cards?
You mobile phone will work just fine with one SIM card installed from one service provider. However, it is possible to install two SIM cards in the PowerTel M7510-3G, and there are two mains reasons for why you would want to do this:
- If you use two cards from different providers, you will probably get better network coverage.
- You can keep your professional and personal SIM on the same phone.
Does This Mobile Include a Memory Card?
The PowerTel M7510-3G can be equipped with the following items, which are not included with this purchase:
- One or two SIM cards
- One memory card
The memory card is needed to provide space for your photographs and other multimedia content, as well as for storing your SOS messages, phone book and more. The maximum capacity is 4G.
Will This Mobile Phone Work with My Hearing Aid?
This telephone is equipped with a T Coil coupler, making it compatible with most popular hearing aids. When using this telephone, press the ‘T’ button on your hearing aid to switch it to Telecoil mode, which will link your hearing aid to the phone and will enable clearer sound without background noises.
Does This Mobile Have a Camera?
Yes, the PowerTel M7510-3G features a 300k pixel camera on the back of the phone. This allows you to take quick snaps, and then store them on your phone.
Is the PowerTel M7510-3G Easy to Use?
The large, illuminated keypad on the PowerTel M7510-3G helps you to press the right button every time. Each key is well spaced and clearly labelled for maximum ease of use.
An incredibly bright and clear screen helps enable you to clearly see what your phone is doing, with large characters making text and numbers easier to read. Combined with the phone's incredibly simple menu system, reading texts and making calls is a breeze.
How Does the SOS Function Work?
The PowerTel M7510-3G's SOS button enables you to quickly get help with the press of a button in case of an accident. This is a great addition for elderly or vulnerable individuals.
Where Can I Learn More About the PowerTel M7510-3G?
You can learn more about what the PowerTel M7510-3G has to offer by viewing the user manual linked below:
|User Manual |
Which SIM Card Does the Phone Use?
The PowerTel M7510-3G takes a standard SIM card. No SIM card is provided with the phone, which allows you to use your existing standard SIM card or obtain a new SIM card from a network of your own choosing.
More Features and Benefits
- Easy-to-use interface with large illuminated buttons
- High-resolution LCD display
- Includes a 300k pixel camera
- Tone control helps with high/low frequencies
- Wireless transmission to Bluetooth devices
- Optional announcement of up to 10 names
- Vibrating alert option for incoming calls
- Three speed dial buttons
- Stores up to 500 names in the address book
- Supports SMS and MMS messages
- Calendar, calculator, chores, alarm, stopwatch
- Bluetooth 3.0
- Quadband GSM
- Headset Connection: 3.5mm mini jack
- 12 languages for number announcement:
- Battery: 900mAh
- Battery Life:
- Talk time: 7 hours
- Standby: 8 days
- Dimensions (closed):
- Height: 103mm
- Width: 53mm
- Depth: 20mm
- Weight (including battery): 102g