Vodacom launches the Alcatel 2008G phone for senior citizens
Vodacom has expanded its range of accessible smartphones for specific needs customers through the launch of the Alcatel 2008G. The device is designed to make it easier and more suitable for customers who want an affordable smartphone to use predominately for messaging and voice calls. Specifically, its 2.4 inch display screen and large keyboard makes it ideally suited to the needs of senior citizens who might prefer an easy-to-use phone.
The phone boasts a stylish and compact design for comfortable grip. Other features include:
- Emergency button – this allows the customer to pre-programme four numbers that will be automatically dialled when you press the emergency button
- Customers can choose different background colours for making reading easier, e.g. black background with white font
- Any Key Answer mode
- Wireless FM radio
- A torch
- 2 megapixel camera to capture memories
- A charging cradle to make charging easy
- Talktime up to 16 hours
- 300 SMS capacity
The phone is available at Vodacom shops nationwide for R599 on prepaid. Customers can also order or upgrade telephonically by calling 082 1950 and 082 1959 respectively.
|ALCATEL 2008G BLACK + 10GB DATA X 1 - (H) + TOP DOG VOUCHER @ R49 Reduced Sub PM on uChoose Flexi 55|
|ALCATEL 2008G BLACK + 10GB DATA X 1 - (H) + TOP DOG VOUCHER @ R99 Reduced Sub PM on uChoose Flexi 150|
|ALCATEL 2008G BLACK + 10GB DATA X 1 - (H) + TOP DOG VOUCHER @ R129 Reduced Sub PM on uChoose Flexi 200|
|ALCATEL 2008G BLACK + 10GB DATA X 1 - (C) + TOP DOG VOUCHER @ R99 Reduced Sub PM on Smart XS|
|ALCATEL 2008G BLACK + 10GB DATA X 1 - (C) + TOP DOG VOUCHER @ R149 Reduced Sub PM on Smart S +|
|ALCATEL 2008G BLACK + 5GB DATA X 3 - (H) + TOP DOG VOUCHER @ R149 Reduced Sub PM on NXT LVL|
For more information on Vodacom Specific Needs products,visit; http://www.vodacom.co.za/vodacom/services/specific-needs
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