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Doro 8040 now available to ease you into the smartphone world

Give a modern smartphone to my nan and she’d probably get a little confused and annoyed with the thing. A phone, to that generation, should be a communication tool and nothing else. Having hundreds of tiny icons, pop-ups and games isn’t what is necessarily wanted. Plus, despite the …

Doro 8020X Overview

If you’re of a certain age the Doro handsets will definitely appeal. They’re simple to understand, easy to use and have an intuitive method of getting tasks done. Some of their line-up, like the 6050 we looked at yesterday, are more simplistic. Other handsets pack further features, such …

Doro 6050 – Review

I find myself doing something that I’ve not done for a long, long time. This, ladies and gentlemen, is a flip phone. The last time I reviewed a flip phone might have been the Motorola MPx200. That was a smartphone and, given that it was launched 2003, a …

Doro 6050 feature phone now available to buy

Remember Mobile World Congress? I certainly do. Let’s be honest, we here at Coolsmartphone don’t have the same budget as The Times or The Guardian, so I ended up stopping in a camper van, parked up in a local street. It was definitely an … experience. However, we …

Doro 6520 now available on Three

If you’ve got a hankering for a flip-phone with “proper” numeric keys, the Doro 6520 could be on your shopping list. Now, in a new partnership with Three UK, Doro have got handsets on every UK network. Doro used to be known for selling phones aimed at the …

Doro 8030 – Review

A smartphone can be a scary proposition for some. It’s like being asked to perform brain surgery for a certain section of society and it’s something that they’ll run from. Why? Well, they’re older. Age will happen to all of us, but put a modern smartphone in front …

Doro Liberto 825 announced, coming November

Smartphones. Everyone has one. There’s top-end premium ones, there’s mid-range and cheaper ones. However, for the elder generation and those just wanting something simply to operate, a company called Doro are doing quite well. Their new Liberto 825, shown here, is particularly clever because it’s a smartphone which …

Doro 820 Mini Competition – The winners

A couple of weeks ago we had a big competition to give away one of two Doro 820 Mini phones. Our mailbox was overflowing with entries on this one, so many thanks to every single entry. We’ve stuck all of them into our randomizer and the following two …

You! Win one of two Doro 820 Mini handsets!

Everyone loves a good competition, and we have a great one for our readers. We’ve teamed up with Doro, the easy to use mobile phone company, to give away a pair of Doro Liberto® 820 Mini handsets. Designed with the senior in mind, this smartphone has a simplified interface …

Doro Liberto 820 Mini – Review

Doro have found themselves a niche, they have really really thought of everything that a phone should do in that particular niche. A few weeks ago I was introduced to the new Liberto 820 Mini and when I got back from MWC there was one waiting for me …

MWC – Doro announce a smartphone for Blind People

The other day we went to see Doro and they showed us a variety of phones designed for the elderly, one of the phones was the Doro 820 Claria. It is a smartphone designed for blind people, it is controlled via a touchscreen, a custom launcher, a special case …

MWC – Tesco Mobile to take on the Doro 820 Mini

We had a look at the Doro 820 Mini just moments ago, and if you’re interested in getting one, Tesco Mobile have confirmed that they will be selling it. Yes, it’s for the elderly, but Tesco are keen to point out the “beginners” who might be interested in …

MWC – Hands on with the Doro Liberto 820 Mini

Yesterday Doro announced the Liberto 820 Mini and today we got to have a play with it and the services offered by Doro. So to recap the Liberto 820 Mini is an Android based device for the elderly or for people who want a really easy to use …

MWC – Doro Liberto 820 Mini

Doro make a range of devices that are really easy to use, aimed at the elderly or technophobes. Today they have announced the Doro Liberto 820 Mini is the “stylish” compact sibling to the company’s hugely successful Doro Liberto 820 model that launched in Q4 2014. Spec wise …

Doro Liberto 820 now available through Carphone Warehouse

Specs really aren’t what you should be buying this particular device for. I mean yes, it has a 4.5″″ screen (940×560) and runs Android 4.4.2 plus there’s an 8 megapixel shooter. It has the usual WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0 and there’s space for a microSD card. This, though, …

Doro Liberto 820 Launched – The Smartphone for seniors

Making phones for the elderly is one thing, but making a smartphone that’s approachable and still powerful is another. Doro have got a pretty respectable history of making phones for seniors and this, their new Liberto 820, adds the power with the support and encouragement that customers may …

MWC – Doro continue to grow, more simple smartphones on the way

Doro, like Fujitsu and their Stylistic S01, are pushing phones to elderly / senior customers. Is there room for two competing companies in this sector? Well yes, and it’s only going to get bigger. Doro tell me that some 80% of people aged over 65 now have access …

Doro announce the new PhoneEasy 622

In recent research Doro found that half of people aged over 65 years want a reliable, stylish and easy-to-use feature phone. Not everyone wants the latest and greatest 5″ smartphone, my parents are a prime example. My father in law for instance, he struggles to send a text …

Review – Doro PhoneEasy 610 (one out of three ain’t bad)

Okay, it’s not cool, it’s not smart, but the Doro PhoneEasy 610 is a phone at least! A phone which deserves a mention because of what it achieves by not being cool or smart. Why am I reviewing a feature phone? Despite his age, my elderly father has …