Doro Secure 580 Amplified Safety Mobile Phone
Even though it can provide a vital lifeline in emergencies, many elderly individuals find conventional mobile phones too complicated to use. Designed for simplicity while still retaining all the functionalities of a standard mobile phone, the Doro Secure 580 Amplified Safety Mobile Phone is a fantastic alternative for the elderly and the hearing impaired who might need a bit of extra help and security when they're out and about.
- Receiver Volume: Up to 35dB
- Ringing Volume (at 1m): Up to 87dB
- Hearing aid compatible
- Four speed dial buttons
- GPS localisation
- SOS button
What's In the Box?
- 1 x Doro Secure 580
- 1 x Headset (3.5mm outlet)
- 1 x Lanyard
- 1 x Charging cradle
- 1 x USB charging cable
How Loud Is This Mobile?
A loud receiver with amplification up to 35dB makes phone conversations much clearer for elderly individuals with hearing difficulties. The Doro Secure 580 also features a loud ringer with a volume of up to 87dB, so that incoming calls can be heard and picked up much more easily.
How Do the Four Speed Dials Work?
Four speed dial keys enable fast dialling of important friends and relatives. These keys help to eliminate the risk of dialling the wrong number and enable the user to contact those most important to them quicker. What's more, the Doro Secure 580 also features empty space to write the names of the contacts next to each button, so they can be more easily identified.
Does the Doro Secure 580 Include a SIM Card?
No, the Doro Secure 580 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.
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.
Can I Use the SIM Card from My Old Mobile Phone?
The Doro Secure 580 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 currently have an older, larger SIM card, you can get in touch with a mobile phone shop and ask if they would be able to cut it down for you.
Can I Use a SIM Card from Any Mobile Company?
Yes, the Doro Secure 580 is what is termed as an open SIM card phone, and is not restricted to any particular service provider or mobile phone. You can easily insert your existing SIM, or purchase a new one, and start using your new amplified telephone.
What Network Does This Mobile Work With?
This phone works on 3G (UMTS Band 1 and 8), and GSM 900/1800/1900. This should allow you to be able to depend on your mobile virtually anywhere.
Will This Mobile Work with My Hearing Aid?
Yes, this mobile phone is hearing aid compatible, and meets the M3/T3 level rating. Hearing aid compatibility helps to ensure call clarity for all users that are hard of hearing.
How Does the SOS Button Work?
The emergency assistance button on the Doro Secure 580 enables the user to get hep fast in the event of an emergency. When pressed, the button makes the phone send a text to all four numbers with the phone's GPS location and will call the first number on the speed dial list and set the mobile to speakerphone so the emergency can be quickly communicated.
How Durable Is It?
Designed to be incredibly tough and durable, the Doro Secure 580 is even splash-proof (IP54) to ensure that it can withstand almost anything thrown at it. This is great for protecting the phone against accidental drops or tumbles.
What Warranty Does the Doro 580 Have?
This mobile phone is guaranteed for a period of 24 months from the date of purchase.
Where Can I Learn More About the Doro Secure 580?
You can learn more about how to set up and use this mobile phone by viewing the user and installation guides linked below:
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More Features and Benefits
- Loud and clear sound of up to 35dB
- Hearing aid compatible
- GPS localisation
- Visual ring indicator
- Soft touch coating for better grip
- Option to hide unwanted functions
- Optional display modes optimised for visually impaired users
- Big display text and colour display
- In Case of Emergency (ICE) button
- Backlit keypad
- Safety timer, keylock and key tone
- Assistance SMS with GPS position
- Message opened receipt option
- Volume Settings: 7
- Hearing Aid Compatibility Rating: T4/M4 (3G), T3/M3 (GSM)
- Screen Resolution (HxW pixels): 128 x 160
- Display Size (HxW): 28 x 35mm
- Phonebook Positions: 4
- Call Log Positions: 20
- One-Touch Memories: 4
- Battery Included: 800mAh Li-ion
- Talk Time: up to 10 hours
- Standby Time: up to 15 days
- AC Adaptor Spec V/mA: 5V/500mA
- Universal charging solution (UCS)
- Vibrating ringer
- Polyphonic Ringtones: 20
- Ringer Volume Settings: 7
- 3G Bands: UMTS Band 1 (2100) and 8 (900)
- GSM Band: 900/1800/1900
- Bluetooth Version: 2.1
- SAR Head: 0.984
- Network: 3G
- Weight: 100g
- Dimensions: 127 x 56 x 15mm