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Best Corded Amplified Phones for the Hearing Impaired 2021

Friday, 29 January 2021  |  Eugene

If you've started noticing your hearing isn't quite what it used to be, answering the phone can become a daunting task. At AmplifiedTelephones.co.uk we understand your struggles, and we've had our product experts put together a list of our very best corded phones, which are hearing aid compatible, easy to use, and even easier to hear.

This list breaks down our best corded phones into:

Our Loudest Corded Telephone

Geemarc Amplipower 50 White Amplified Telephone

Geemarc Amplipower 50 White Amplified Telephone

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  • Easy-to-use amplified telephone with adjustable volume
  • Suitable for individuals with severe hearing loss
  • Adjustable receiver volume up to 60dB (32x a normal phone)
  • Large black buttons with high contrast numbers enable easy dialling
£74.99+ FREE UK deliveryMore Info
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Why We Love It: The Amplipower 50 Amplified Telephone is nearly impossible to beat if you're looking for a loud phone that just works. Complete with simple controls and large buttons, it's easy to see why this is one of our top sellers. With ringing and handset volumes that are absolutely booming, you'll be able to hear this phone through any sort of background noise and even most types of severe hearing loss. Also available in black.

Looking for a similar phone with an answering machine? Try the Geemarc CL595 Amplified Phone with Answering Machine.

Our Clearest Extra-Loud Corded Telephone

Amplicomms PowerTel 196 Extra-Loud Corded Amplified Telephone

Amplicomms PowerTel 196 Extra-Loud Corded Amplified Telephone

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  • Amplified corded phone designed for volume and clarity
  • Ideal for the elderly and the severely hearing impaired
  • Amplified receiver volume of up to 60dB (32x a normal phone)
  • Provides premium sound without echo, feedback or distortion
£79.90+ FREE UK deliveryMore Info
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Why We Love It: Call clarity can be just as important as volume, and over-amplification can often cause distortion, which is a problem the Amplicomms PowerTel 196 Extra-Loud Amplified Telephone was designed to solve. Built with a high-quality acoustic chamber, this phone achieves super-loud sound while minimising echo and distortion to ensure the voice you hear on the other end is as clear as it is loud.

Looking for similar sound in a discreet black phone? We recommend the Doro Magna 4000 Hard of Hearing Telephone.

Our Best Amplified Telephone with an Answering Machine

Geemarc CL595 Big Button Corded Phone with Answering Machine

Geemarc CL595 Big Button Corded Phone with Answering Machine

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  • Big button amplified telephone for easy dialling
  • Ideal for those with hearing and memory difficulties
  • Adjustable receiver volume up to 50dB (16x a standard phone)
  • Includes SOS function for quick emergency response
£79.99+ FREE UK deliveryMore Info
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Why We Love It: Keeping track of important calls can be difficult, especially for the elderly. The Geemarc CL595 Big Button Corded Phone with Answering Machine not only stores messages and past callers, it also features a large and bright screen to show all the information of each caller at a glance. It's a great all-round phone for accessibility, with photo buttons, and extra-loud handset and simple controls with big buttons.

Looking for a cordless phone with an answering machine? The Geemarc 595 Amplified Cordless Phone mentioned above is a great option.

Our Best Dementia-Friendly Corded Amplified Phone

Amplicomms BigTel 40 Plus Big Button Amplified Corded Telephone with Photo Buttons

Amplicomms BigTel 40 Plus Big Button Amplified Corded Telephone with Photo Buttons

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  • Large button amplified telephone with flashing light call indicator
  • Ideal for those with visual and hearing impairments
  • Adjustable receiving volume of up to 40dB (8x a normal phone)
  • Programmable photo buttons to help with memory loss
£34.99+ FREE UK deliveryMore Info
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Why We Love It: The Amplicomms Bigtel 40 Plus Big Button Amplified Phone with Photo Buttons is great if you need a low-cost option with plenty of accessibility features like large keys and photo-identified buttons. While it doesn't feature quite the same booming volume as some options above, it's still much louder than a normal phone, and suitable for mild to moderate hearing loss.

Looking for a similar phone with a connected and wearable alarm pendant? We recommend the Amplicomms BigTel 50 Alarm Plus Big Button Phone with Pendant.

Our Easiest-to-Use Corded Phone

Doro 311c PhoneEasy Big Button Corded Telephone

Doro 311c PhoneEasy Big Button Corded Telephone

  • Hearing aid compatible corded phone
  • Perfect for the elderly, hearing and memory impaired
  • Flashing ring indicator to alert hard of hearing to a call
  • Speed dial memories for important contacts
£31.73+ FREE UK deliveryMore Info
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Why We Love It: Most of these phones are packed with accessibility features, but for those looking for a simple phone that's easy to operate in the conventional way, the Doro 311c PhoneEasy Big Button Corded Telephone may be just what you're looking for. This phone's volume isn't much louder than a normal phone, but it is compatible with hearing aids, and it's a perfect option for someone who can remember their numbers but often has trouble dialling.

Looking for a similar level of simplicity with photo-identification buttons? Try the Swissvoice Xtra 1110 Amplified Corded Telephone with Photo Buttons.

Our Best Corded and Cordless Phone Combination Pack

Amplicomms PowerTel 2880 Amplified Telephone Combo with Answering Machine

Amplicomms PowerTel 2880 Amplified Telephone Combo with Answering Machine

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  • Cordless handset and corded phone with built-in answer machine
  • Extra loud and clear sound is ideal for the hearing impaired
  • Adjustable receiver volume of up to 40dB (8x a normal phone)
  • User-friendly design with hearing aid compatibility
£119.98+ FREE UK deliveryMore Info
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Why We Love It: Providing a simple corded base with the addition of a convenient cordless option to be used around the home, the Amplicomms PowerTel 2880 Amplified Combo Phone with Answering Machine is a perfect option for those with moderate hearing loss. The highly-accessible base is equipped with extra-large buttons and photo memory keys, and adds the option of talking to loved ones with loud call quality in any room of the house.

Looking to add more handsets? Try the Amplicomms PowerTel 2883 Amplified Telephone Combo with Three Handsets.

Why Choose a Corded Amplified Telephone?

While corded telephones may not be the most stylish option these days, the decision between getting a cordless or corded telephone is still very much relevant if you're purchasing a telephone for the elderly, or those suffering from memory loss. Corded amplified telephones come with certain advantages worth taking into consideration:

  • Ease of use: There's no denying that most corded telephones are extremely intuitive and easy to use by the non-tech savvy user
  • Reliability: With a corded phone, you will never have to worry about having to recharge it, or forgetting where in the house you've put it down
  • Top voice quality: Not even the best cordless amplified telephones can match the voice quality and volume that a corded telephone that provide

Enjoy Peace of Mind

Once an amplified corded telephone is set up, there's not much more you need to worry about. There's no charging or maintenance required, and you can rest assured that the phone ring will be heard every single time, and that no pieces of conversation will be missed.

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