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India: M-tech Launches Sathi: Its First Elderly-Friendly Phone

September 14, 2018

M-tech, a manufacturer of affordable mobile phones, has launched its first senior-friendly phone – Sathi.

The company has focused to make it easy to use and it comes with a 2-inch horizontal screen, large keypads and on-screen fonts, bold keypad and icons for better visibility. For facilitating elder with hearing problems, the phone emanates keypad sound for adding an extra touch of usefulness. Considering security and medical emergency as crucial, the phone features an SOS button for emergency.

Extending its usability beyond the elderly, Sathi offers Braille support for the visually impaired. The phone is equipped with an 1800mAh battery, curbing the need to charge it frequently. As an added feature, Sathi comes with a rear digital camera and FM radio to keep the elderly entertained.

Sathi also offers two features bearing in mind the needs and everyday lifestyle of the elderly. It offers a Bluetooth dialer that allows users to connect this phone with their smartphone, and make/receive a call without touching their smart phone. It also gets the Alerts feature that allows users to set alerts according to their preference. E.g. water alert or medicine alert

Priced at Rs 1,299, the Sathi is said to be the most affordable phone in the senior-friendly phone segment and comes in multiple color options – Black, Silver and Gold.

Source: Deccan Chronicle

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