Doro 8050 phone

Which Doro phone is right for you?

If you want a simple, budget-friendly mobile that’s also easy to use, Doro is your best bet. These devices are compact and highly intuitive - perfect for those who aren’t interested in high-tech handsets but still need durable devices they can count on.

Wondering which Doro phone is right for you? Check out our recommendations below:

Benefits of Doro phones

Doro is a brand synonymous with usability. Most suited to older people who have visual or hearing impairments, their large buttons, adaptive interfaces and hearing aid-compatibility features are second to none.

Also, Doro phones are very reasonably priced, as they don’t include all the high-tech specs that make other brands so expensive. That doesn’t mean these phones can’t function, though; they’re perfect for people who just want a simple device from which to make calls and text!

 

Doro 8100

Best equipped - Doro 8100

Price: £199.00

Love tech but don’t want to feel overwhelmed by it. The Doro 8100 was designed just for you! Highly adaptable, this handset makes using a mobile simple yet fun, with a wide range of helpful features installed. Despite being a tad costly, the quality you get more than compensates for the extra spend!

Pros

✔ Easy to use and adaptable interface

✔ Fully customisable layout from the moment you first switch it on

✔ Triple lens camera offering crisp display

✔ Response by Doro Assistance Button

✔ Charging cradle included

Cons

✘ On the pricey side

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Most intuitive - Doro 8050

Price: £237.99 

One of the top smartphones available right now, the Doro 8050 has some of the brand’s most advanced features. More suited to tech-savvy users, it’s great if you want an intuitive handset that compares with better-equipped specs - just remember the price tag is a little steep!

Pros

✔ Clear, spacious screen

✔ Includes a step-by-step tutorial on how to use the handset

✔ Hearing aid compatible

✔ 16GB internal storage

4G compatible

Cons

✘ Hefty price tag

 

Doro 1360

Best on a budget - Doro 1360

Price: £25.99 

Need an affordable handset with big buttons and a clear interface? Then have we got the phone for you! The Doro 1360 is very popular among older mobile users, due to its compatibility features and straightforward design; however, young people may enjoy it, too, especially if they want something simple.

Pros

✔ Compact and easy to carry

✔ Large buttons

✔ 800mAh battery (this should give around 300 hours of standby and eight hours of talk time)

✔ ICE storage

✔ Bluetooth compatible

Cons

✘ 2G connection only

✘ Doesn’t connect to hearing aids

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Simplest - Doro 1370

Price: £28.00

Another simple, affordable choice, the Doro 1370 makes an ideal talk-and-text handset. It pairs well with our Talk and Text bundle, too. For just £4 a month, you get unlimited calls and texts from your Doro phone - great if you love keeping in touch with friends and family.

Pros

✔ Large buttons for easy navigation

✔ Hearing aid compatible

✔ 500 hours before needing to be recharged

✔ 3MP camera

✔ Buy from us and receive a £10 value bundle SIM, with 5GB of data plus unlimited calls and texts

Cons

✘ 2G connectivity only

✘ Small screen

 

Most balanced - Doro 7010

Price: £98.99 

Looking for a better ratio between your buttons and your screen? If so, the Doro 7010 is a great choice! Instead of having larger buttons and a small screen to compensate for the reduced space, this device features more tech-savvy features than some cheaper Doro models.

Pros

✔ 2.8” screen that takes up the top half of the phone (buttons occupy the bottom half)

✔ Hearing aid compatible

✔ 3MP camera

✔ 4G compatible

✔ Video recording for any vlogging hobbyists

Cons

✘ Doesn’t have Bluetooth

 

Doro 6820

Most stylish - Doro 6820

Price: £89.99 

Sleek, straightforward and stress-free, the Doro 6820 feels as good as it looks. With its quick-access interface, you can use key functions very easily, as well as various additional features that help complete your mobile experience. 

Pros

✔ Great sound quality

✔ Hearing aid compatible

✔ Well-spaced, high-contrast buttons for improved visibility

✔ 2MP camera, with flash

✔ Assistance Button

Cons

✘ Unable to access Wi-Fi

✘ Doesn’t support wireless charging

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Doro 6040

Most timeless - Doro 6040

Price: £59.99

A flip phone that brings back the nostalgia of clamshell shaped designs from the early 2000s, the Doro 6040 combines old-school cool with modern conveniences.

Pros

✔ Clamshell design, which helps protect the screen and prevent any accidental key presses

✔ Hearing aid compatible

✔ Easily accessible ICE details

✔ Bluetooth 3.0 (wireless listening)

Cons

✘ 2G connectivity only

✘ Small screen

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Doro 5860

Best for sound quality - Doro 5860

Price: £79.99

Do you struggle to hear friends and family on the phone? If so, the Doro 5860 could be the answer to your prayers! This handset puts sound at centre stage, giving users unparalleled call quality. Also, it has three settings that can be adjusted to suit different hearing conditions - how convenient is that?

Pros

✔ Top quality sound

✔ Hearing aid compatible, with three adaptable settings

✔ Emergency Assistance Button

✔ Large 2.4” landscape display

Cons

✘ Doesn’t repel water

✘ Incompatible with eSIM

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Best for accessibility - Doro 5516

Price: £59.99

Another staple Doro handset, the 5516 is designed specifically to support senior citizens - especially the vision- or hearing-imparied. This handset offers a few more features beyond your typical text-and-talk device.

Pros

✔ Big buttons and screen for easy navigation

✔ Hearing aid compatible, with louder sound plus talking keys and speakerphone

✔ Assistance Button + ICE display

✔ Display modes for vision-impaired users

Cons

✘ 3G connection only

 

Doro 2404

Best sized - Doro 2404

Price: £35.00

Lastly, the Doro 2404 is one of the simplest, most compact Doro models available right now. Budget-friendly and easy to use, it is most suitable for anyone looking for an intuitive text-and-talk phone.

Pros

✔ VGA rear camera and video recording

✔ Hearing aid compatible (T4/M4)

✔ 1,000mAh battery

✔ Micro SD slot for increased internal storage

Cons

✘ Wi-Fi connection only (does not support mobile data)

✘ No Bluetooth

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So, which Doro phone is right for you?

We hope this guide has helped you find your new favourite phone within the Doro family!

Of course, if you fancy looking at other brands, check out our guides below:

 

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