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Mobile & Wireless

Sistema, Shenzhen Sang Fei plan mobile phones for seniors

Monday 2 June 2014 | 21:15 CET | News
Indian firm Sistema Shyam Teleservices and Shenzhen Sang Fei Consumer Communications plan to roll out mobile phones customised for older users, The Economic Times reports. Shenzhen Sang Fei Consumer Communications is a joint venture between Philips Electronics and Chinese firm Shenzhen SED Industry. Sistema Shyam is in talks with Chinese and local handset makers to develop a mass market mobile phone for senior citizens, according to the report. The device is likely to feature larger buttons as well as embedded voice prompts to assist older users, one-touch keys for volume control, a torch, FM radio and a safety alert switch.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Philips / Sistema Shyam TeleServices
Countries: India
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