Philips mobile today announced the launch of Philips Xenium X2566 which is designed for senior citizens. It is armed with features such as large font size, long lasting battery life and SOS function, and is priced at Rs 3,800.
Philips X2566 comes with a 2.4 inch screen and has a 1630mAh Li-ion battery that claims to offer up to 1128 hours standby time and up to 24 hours of talk time. Besides, it has FM Radio with high volume loudspeaker.
Most importantly, the Philips X2566 has SOS function that enables users to set three ’emergency’ or SOS numbers. In case of an emergency, users can press the SOS button hidden under the flashlight to dial out the pre-set SOS numbers. It allows you to identify a maximum of three different numbers where you can get immediate help when emergencies occur, whether within or outside your home. When you activate the SOS button, the phone will automatically connect to these numbers until your call gets answered by any one of the parties.
The phone comes with a unique ‘Magnifier’ which allows users to magnify letters on your phone screen and a powerful flashlight that can be used even when the phone power is switched off.
Commenting on the launch SS Bassi, country manager -SAARC, Sangfei Mobility said, “Philips has always pioneered in cutting-edge innovations that matter to our customers. With changing lifestyles in metros in India and increasing incident of elderly abuse, senior citizens are often left to support themselves by choice or otherwise.
We specially designed this phone to make technology more accessible to and user-friendly for the elderly with minimum intervention from others.”