Consumer Cellular Adds Doro 824 SmartEasy To Its Prepaid Smartphone Lineup
Consumer Cellular has announced new smartphone for its prepaid phone lineup. The carrier has added the Doro 824 SmartEasy, a smartphone specially designed for seniors. The Doro 824 can be purchased at carrier’s website for $200 or over the phone at 888-345-5509. The phone is also available with EasyPay plan. Through it, customers can pay $50 down at the time of purchase and then make six payments of $25, which are interest free and added to customer’s monthly invoice.
The Doro 824 SmartEasy features Android 5.1 (Lollipop) operating system but it’s simplified enough for convenient use by seniors. The phone features large, easy-to-press buttons, simple interface with icons and menus easy-to-read, customizable menus, emergency calling feature, hearing-aid compatibility and more.
Doro 824 SmartEasy Specs
Specs-wise, the Doro 824 comes with a 5-inch LCD (720 x 1280) HD display, a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 8 GB of internal storage and microSD card slot for adding up to 32 GB of extra storage. In addition, the phone has an 8-megapixel rear camera with 4x digital zoom, 1080p HD video, 2-megapixel front-facing camera, MP3 music player, FM Radio and voice recognition. For connectivity, the phone uses Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS and 4G LTE. The 824’s battery provides up to 14 hours of talk time and up to 25 days of standby time.
The Doro 824 SmartEasy can be paired with Consumer Cellular’s plans that offer separate minute buckets and text and data buckets.
Consumer Cellular voice minute plans
- $10 per month – Pay -Per-Use minutes for 25¢ per each
- $15 per month – 250 voice minutes
- $20 per month – 750 voice minutes
- $30 per month – 1500 voice minutes
- $40 per month – 3500 voice minutes
- $50 per month – unlimited talk
Consumer Cellular text and data plans
- $2.50 monthly plan – 300 texts and 30 MB of data
- $5 monthly plan – 1500 texts and 150 MB of data
- $10 monthly plan – 3000 texts and 500 MB of data
- $20 monthly plan – unlimited text and 1.5 GB of data
- $30 monthly plan – unlimited text and 3 GB of data
- $40 monthly plan – unlimited texts and 4 GB of data
Customers can add more minutes for 25¢ per minute, text messages for 10¢ per text and more MB of data for 25¢ per MB (or 1.5¢ for those who are on the highest priced plan). Consumer Cellular is number one rated wireless provider for those aged 50 and over. It operates on AT&T and T-Mobile networks. Its service includes roaming (voice, text and 2G data) and most importantly, US-based customer support. However, taxes and fees are not included in the cost of monthly plans (between 15% and 35%).
For easier understanding of the phone’s features, Consumer Cellular offers videos which go through details on any phone’s function.
Source: Consumer Cellular