Great economical smart phone alternative but quite small so may not be suitable for senior use
V. Bentley, Amazon
16 June 2014
Summary: Phone is excellent. Purchased for elderly uncle because it is so similar to his Trac Phone. I wanted to get him off his purchased minutes plan and the SIM card capability with my T-Moble account made this possible. The reason for subtracting a star in the rating is that I thought the buttons might be bigger and easier to use for him.
Summary: This phone is a great simple product. The buttons have a nice feel, the screen has adequate brightness and readability, and it has very reasonable battery life. Call quality is good as long as I am not outside in the wind, and the usability of the operating system on this phone is great, I have never had a problem navigating this phone's menu. However, I am a younger user, so I rarely find a phone I can't use.
Summary: My old AT&T Nokia phone died in the washing machine. I put the SIM card from my old phone into this one. It worked instantly, and AT&T is none the wiser. This phone has been on, mostly in standby mode, for a week now and the battery is only down by 1 bar. I would have rated this 5 stars except that it's impossible to get a car charger for this phone, at least in the U.S. I'm still looking.
Summary: I currently own 3 Nokia phones (Lumia 920, Asha 201 and this Asha 111). Nokia has been known for it's durable and long battery life phones. This Asha 111 didn't fall short of that, this is my work phone, and with heavy usage discharges atleast 3-4 days after charging. I can't comment on the OS because it wasn't purchased for use other than just calls and texts but i must say it is very fluid, unlocks, dials, cancels & redials calls very quickly and frustration free too.
****The Phone is not Unlocked****Never buy from this seller*****
2 October 2013
Summary: I bought this as a gift for my elderly parents to use in India. It displays a message "call not allowed" when tried placing calls using multiple sim cards.(various providers) The battery is not even lasting for a day after a full charge(with no calls made). Looks like I need to spend more money to unlock it.... Unable to return the phone since it is already sent to India.