Loudest Mobile Phones for Hard of Hearing
25 October 2023 | Sharman
Mobile phones have made staying in contact with each other easier than ever, greatly improving safety and convenience while we're out and about. However, many modern phones can be too quiet for the elderly and hearing impaired, and this shouldn't mean they have they have to miss out!
The phones in this Loudest Mobile Phones for Hard of Hearing guide have ringers going up to a whopping 117dB, perfect for partially deaf users and there's a wide variety, too. So whether you're looking for a phone with the features of modern smartphone, just much louder, or you just want a barebones phone that's loud and easy to use, we have you covered.
What Does this Guide Cover?
Our Loudest Overall Mobile Phone
Why It's Great: Combining a 3G connection with brilliant modern features and a simplified design, the TTfone TT240 Big Button Loud Volume offers the convenience of a modern mobile, without the complication. The operating system is user-friendly and features an app store with more than 500 apps, including WhatsApp, Google Assistant, Facebook and Google Maps. With 15 days of standby time and double the battery of the average modern smartphone, there's no need for constant charging either.
Our Customer's Verdict: "A good little phone, customer service excellent." - Hellen ★★★★★
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Our Loudest Smartphone
Why It's Great: The Emporia Smart S5 Simple Smartphone for the Elderly includes the essential features of modern smartphones but with a simplified design, extra loud volume, and hearing aid compatibility. This includes a 13-megapixel camera, 4G connectivity and access to apps like WhatsApp that make it easy to keep in contact with friends and family. While these extra features can be overwhelming, that's no issue with the Smartcase that links to your favourite contacts and apps with a single button.
Our Customer's Verdict: "An Excellent Purchase - My husband being totally deaf in one ear and having only 20% hearing in the other needed a phone with a very loud ring. This phone has it and more. Great internet connectivity too. I’d like for myself and I only have mild hearing loss." - Fiona ★★★★★
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Our Loudest Simple Mobile Phone
Why It's Great: With a receiver volume of 77dB and a speakerphone volume of 105dB combined with a really simple design, the TTfone Mercury 2 TT200 Big Button Loud Volume Mobile Phone with SOS Button is perfect for hard of hearing people who have trouble using modern phones. The buttons and icons are large and easy-to-read, while the phone itself is small and extremely durable. Also included is a convenient dock for easy charging.
Our Customer's Verdict: "Arrived quickly as said and was easy to set up. The phone was purchased for my Mum who has dementia and is virtually deaf. It has a speaker option so mum can hold the phone in her hand instead of to her ear so this is really useful as it doesn't get in the way of her hearing aids." - Lynda ★★★★★
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Our Loudest Flip Phones
Our Loudest 2G Flip Phone
Why It's Great: The TTfone Lunar TT750 Flip Phone with SOS Button offers the classic flip phone design we all remember with a host of added features that are perfect for the hard of hearing and elderly. It has the loudest ringer volume on this list (a massive 117dB!) as well an SOS feature, large buttons and an amazingly long standby battery time of up to 180 hours. It's not all business either, with a built in FM radio and MP3 player.
Our Customer's Verdict: "Great Purchase - Just what was needed. A simple, clear mobile for a reluctant user. Compact design. Volume adjusts for hard of hearing user. Good price. Excellent service and delivery." - Aileen ★★★★★
Our Loudest 3G Flip Phone
Why It's Great: If you still want an extra loud flip phone but need modern features like 3G, Facebook and WhatsApp and video calling. the TTfone Titan TT950 Big Button is a brilliant choice. Perfect for elderly users, it also features an SOS button, simplified operating system and extremely durable build. With 96 hours of standby and 180 minutes of talking, it has plenty of battery life. Plus, with a charging dock, you'll always have easy access to your phone and you won't be dealing with fiddly cables.
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You Heard it Here First!
These fantastically loud mobile phones can help improve quality of life for the hearing impaired and make it easier to stay in contact with loved ones! But, if you haven't found the right mobile for you yet, there's no need to fret. Why not have a look the full range of our loudest mobile phones here.
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