New Delhi: Philips has launched a new feature phone, the Xenium X2566, which has been designed for senior citizens. The phone costs Rs 3,800 (MRP Rs. 5,537).
The Xenium X2566 offers large hardware keys, large font size and long battery life, for ease of use. The device also comes with a magnifier to enlarge the words on the screen along with a flashlight. In addition, users can also set three SOS numbers on the smartphone for emergency contacts. On pressing the dedicated SOS button, the handset makes a call on all three numbers at once until one of the parties picks up the call.
It is a dual-SIM device that features a 2.4-inch TFT screen with (240x320 pixels) resolution. Features include a rear VGA (480x640 pixels) camera, and an inbuilt storage of 16GB, which can be expanded via a microSD card. Connectivity options include GPRS/ EDGE, Bluetooth v2.1 and Mini-USB.
The Xenium X2566 feature phone is powered by a 1630mAh Li-ion battery, which the company claims can offer up to 1128 hours standby time and up to 24 hours talk time. Measuring 124.5x64.9x16mm, the handset weighs 108.8 grams and is available in Blue only.