They are even more important for an elderly person:
Smartphones are an essential tool for staying connected and staying in touch, regardless of the social and physical distance the current situation requires. They are even more important to the elderly: they ensure that they are always connected to their family members without neglecting the possibilities that this type of device offers, such as: B. Instant messaging or video calls.
SPC, a technology company specializing in the development of consumer electronics products, presents a smartphone for seniors: APOLO, a device that stands out for its simplicity and ease of use. The functions are adapted for use by this user profile: comfortable and accessible software, large icons and fonts, clear sound, special buttons for recording and switching off, direct access for switching the flashlight on and off and the charging station among others.
SPOL APOLO offers the versatility of Android in a smartphone that is very easy to use for the elderly. It offers the ‘Senior Mode’ with a more intuitive design, a more intuitive user interface, functions and a navigation mode that allows you to use it without complications. It includes a highlighted SOS button which, when pressed, will call and send a continuous SMS to the 5 saved contacts until a response is received (it will also automatically send the geolocation information to these contacts). In addition, the high audio quality and the large, easy-to-read screen, together with the special answering machine buttons, make APOLO the perfect device for the elderly to enjoy the much-needed video calls.
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Inside there is a quad-core processor with 1.3 GHz and Cortex-A7 architecture and 1 GB of RAM. It was created using the Android 10 Go operating system: it offers faster and smoother performance with optimized applications that free up storage space and greatly improve performance as they are designed for easier updates and downloads. In addition to the customized ‘Senior Mode’, it also offers the ability to watch with the native aspect of Android. The memory has an internal memory of 16 GB, which can be expanded to 64 GB via a micro SD card.
Has a capacitive 5-inch touchscreen with a resolution of 480 × 960 and an 18: 9 format with an integrated proximity sensor. APOLO also has two cameras, a 2Mpx front camera and a 5Mpx rear camera with flash and video recordings. Its size (151.5 mm x 68.6 mm) and weight (152 grams) make it light and easy to transport, while its robustness gives it additional resistance against possible impacts.
When it comes to connectivity, it has 3G, Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi connection. The 2,200 mAh lithium-ion battery is always ready thanks to its practical charging base. APOLO also offers other useful functions such as GPS, FM radio, LED flashlight and vibration.
Prices and availability
SPC APOLO is available at a price of EUR 99.90.
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