Philips X2566 for senior citizens launched for Rs. 3800

Philips X2566

Philips mobile has launched Philips Xenium X2566, the company’s latest phone for senior citizens. This has large fonts, SOS function and long lasting battery life, making it more comfortable and  accessible to the elderly. It has mellow and full design, unique crystal double colour injection moulding technology and the keypad has large keys so that elders can read or text comfortably without straining their eyes.

Philips X2566

It also has unique Magnifier, which allows users to magnify letters, powerful flashlight that can be used even when the phone power is switched off and emergency SOS feature so that users can press the SOS button hidden under the flashlight to dial out the pre-set SOS numbers in case of emergency.

Philips X2566 specifications

  • 2.4-inch (320×240  pixels ) display
  • Wireless FM Radio
  • Powerful Loudspeaker
  • VGA rear camera
  • Dual SIM
  • Large buttons and big fonts
  • Digital text magnifier
  • Bluetooth V2.1
  • 1630mAh battery with up to 1128 hours standby time and up to 24 hours talking time.

Commenting on the launch S.S. 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.

The Philips X2566 is priced at Rs. 3, 800 and is available for sale across India.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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