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GreatCall Jitterbug Smart Easy-to-Use 5.5” Smartphone for Seniors, Black, 1 Count

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Getting a phone to do what you want can be confusing, but the GreatCall Jitterbug Smart Easy-to-Use 5.5 Inch Smartphone for Seniors makes it easy. It's does everything a smartphone should, including texting, emailing, taking pictures and getting on the internet, but it does it with an easy-to-navigate menu, a bright, readable screen and a built-in 5Star button for emergencies.

Features & Benefits:

  • The large 5.5 inch touchscreen makes it even easier to read.
  • A simple menu organized in a single list with large icons makes it easy to navigate.
  • No contracts and no cancellation fees. Dependable nationwide coverage. Affordable plans with data as low as $17.48/mo.
  • Voice Typing allows for quick access to contacts and hands-free calling. A powerfully loud speaker also delivers clear sound.
  • The 5Star urgent response button immediately connects you to a highly-trained Urgent Response Agent who can help in any situation and emergency.
  • 5.0 megapixel camera with easy-to-use photo sharing.
  • The GreatCall Link app connects you to your family so they can stay updated about your health and safety, while you maintain your independence.
  • Hearing aid compatible, M4/T4 rated.
  • Turn your phone into a personal safety device with exclusive health and safety apps.
  • Award-winning, 100% U.S.-based customer service and tech support.
Reviews
Great Call Jitterbug Smart Easy-to-Use 5.5” Smartphone for Seniors, Black, 1 Count is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 27.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Returned Smartphone I returned the Jitterbug Smart Phone because it appears that GreatCall doesn't have its own network and I would have had to access an available WI-FI network that I trusted. I contacted GreatCall to ask if I could use this phone with my Verizon wireless account. The service person suggested I unpackage the phone and use Home-TAP-Options to check. Since I planned to return the phone if I could not hook into Verizon, I decided to send it back in an unopened condition. It would have been so much easier if this information had been given in the documentation. I would only recommend this phone to a boomer+ who has had previous experience hooking into a WI-FI network using a PC.
Date published: 2016-09-06
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Jitterbug-Great Call The ads all said how easy the "Smart-Phone" is to use indicating a NOVICE could use it which I believe is misleading! Fortunately my son-in-law is very knowledgeable in these devices and he helped me finish setting it up and has walked me thru it's use several times. I am not comfortable with it but am able to use the phone which is the reason I got it for emergencies primarily when in the car.
Date published: 2016-06-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My new cell phone If you could see my old cell phone (my tech savvy daughters could not figure it out) you would realize how much I appreciate my new cell phone. I keep finding more and more things that I can do with it and am planning on geting rid of my land line when I have this one figured out and feel totally comfortable with it. I have had a steep learning curve to overcome. It has been worth it and I am hoping that this phone will last me a good long time. I also like that the phone bill is so manageable and hardly anyone I know who has a cell phone has such a good rate. This is a big bonus, considering the price I pay for other electronic services. Thanks for a great product and a great service.
Date published: 2016-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT CALL The Jittberbug phone is easy to use. However, I got myself in trouble with it in the first few days I had it. I called Great Call and the people there helped me in language that was easy for me to understand. Also the patience they had with me was so wonderful. I would and have recommended this phone and Great Call to many of my friends already. I am still learning all the features of this phone but I know if I get stuck Great Call will be there to help me.
Date published: 2016-10-20
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Cannot use cell in Canada I've been with Great Call for more than 3 years and my plan included service while in Canada. I I upgraded my phone a couple of weeks ago and the phone suddenly stopped working while I was in Canada. No calls could reach me nor could I call out. There was no previous warning. I asked one question when I ordered the upgrade: would my phone continue to work in Canada and the U.S. The answer was YES. Well, surprise. I'm in Canada now and the phone is dead. What is being done to resolve this issue? I pay to be able to use my phone in Canada. I am not a happy camper.
Date published: 2016-09-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good but... Overall, I am very satisfied with my Jitterbug Smart phone. However, the text messaging screen for entering a text message is only about a half inch tall and one and one quarter inch wide while there is two to three inches of white space above it. Terrible waste of space and you cannot see you email message without much scrolling. Also each email is limited to 160 spaces so each "text" is kinda small...and you have to pay for all those small texts. And, sadly, I cannot find out how to change my plan. I clearly need less talk time and more text allowance. I have had the phone one day and I am already at 73 texts used out of 100 allowed. Pathetic. But nonetheless I just have to learn to use this phone and determine the best combination of talk, text and data for me.
Date published: 2016-10-05
Rated 2 out of 5 by from TEDIOUS PROGRAMMING, NOT INTUITIVE I had envisioned the similar ease of the well-known smartphone and was very disappointed to learn how tedious it is to program and use the phone's features. This was not my first rodeo; I was able to use the internationally known smartphone with ease within minutes. I do not recall if the literature (pre-sale) advised that texts were NOT considered data and, in fact, were at a cost of $.10 each - coming in or going out. I learned this when my statement arrived. I was charged for my Greatcall Welcome text AND my Google Welcome text (activating and using the Jitterbug Smartphone REQUIRES setting up a Google account and giving them a credit card number IN CASE you ever buy something from Google). I called Greatcall immediately about the issue and was advised that "data" means anything through the Internet. I changed my plan after being talked out of canceling. We'll see if I stay with it. The guide to using the Jitterbug Smartphone is not user-friendly, in my opinion. This comes from someone with 33 years of computer use on many different computer systems and software as well as teaching others how to use different programs. The people at Greatcall are really nice and a joy to do business with. That is a major plus.
Date published: 2016-09-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Smart Phone is REALLY SMART ! I decided to check out your Jitterbug Smart phone and transfer my land line phone number as I have had it over 20 years and everyone has it. I purchased one, activated it and started using it to find out how smart it was. I have thoroughly enjoyed using and discovering many things that I was amazed to find out about it. The price was much less than the landline service and I would recommend it to anyone wishing to change.
Date published: 2016-08-27
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Specs
Height 0.4 inches
Width 3.1 inches
Depth 6 inches
PackageHeight 10.1 inches
PackageWidth 2.4 inches
PackageDepth 6.6 inches
Unit Price $149.99 per EACH Solid (on regular retail)
Available Online
Package Count 1
Depth 6
Width 3.1
Height 0.4
Container Type Box
Form Solid
Color Black
Indications One Touch emergency phone