6 Best Picture Phones | April 2017

We spent 21 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top picks for this wiki. A phone that uses photos instead of memory keys to store favorite numbers makes it easy for anyone to dial the right person every time. They are particularly useful for those with impaired sight or who are suffering from the beginnings of dementia or Alzheimer's Disease. Skip to the best picture phone on Amazon.
6 Best Picture Phones | April 2017
Overall Rank: 1
Best Mid-Range
Overall Rank: 4
Best High-End
Overall Rank: 2
Best Inexpensive
The Innovative Technology Big Dialer is designed to plug into any landline desk phone, allowing users to keep their original phone while adding the option of a photo keypad. Unfortunately, it can forget contact numbers if it loses power.
  • has a taxi call button
  • includes the connection cable
  • programming instructions are vague
Brand Innovative Technology E
Model No Model
Weight 14.4 ounces
Rating 4.4 / 5.0
The VTech SN6307 CareLine is a handset that is compatible with VTech's SN6127, SN6187, and SN6197 series phones. It's cordless and lightweight, letting its users move all around their house while they make calls. It is comfortable to hold and comes with batteries.
  • message play buttons on the handset
  • low battery indicator
  • photo area is a bit small
Brand VTech
Model SN6307
Weight 12.8 ounces
Rating 4.1 / 5.0
The Serene Innovations HD-40P has a ringer that reaches over 90 decibels and delivers room-filling sound. With clear, flip-up compartments for photos, inserting images of your favorite people is simple, and they'll stay protected from scratches and moisture.
  • can amplify a caller's voice level
  • mute and hold button
  • sometimes produces some echo
Brand Serene Innovations
Weight 2.9 pounds
Rating 4.5 / 5.0
The Future-Call High Volume has lights that flash when there is an incoming call, and can amplify incoming sounds by 26 dB, so it is ideal for hearing impaired individuals. It also features a tone control that can be adjusted to the user's particular hearing needs.
  • extra large photo slots
  • doesn't require additional ac power
  • easy-slide volume control
Brand Future-Call
Model pending
Weight pending
Rating 4.5 / 5.0
The RCA 1123-1WTGA has four one-touch memory controls with photos in addition to the standard 10-button keypad for people who want that option. It boasts extra large, non-slip numbers and an amplify option to make it suitable for all family members.
  • great value for so many features
  • can be wall-mounted
  • crisp clear speakerphone sound
Brand RCA
Model 1123-1WTGA
Weight 2.8 pounds
Rating 4.9 / 5.0
The Future-Call FC-1007-SP features a bright red 911 button for emergencies and a flashing LED light to alert someone that a call is coming. When paired with its large photo buttons, it is perfect for either hearing impaired individuals or those suffering from dementia.
  • easy to program
  • can disengage the 911 button
  • volume control in the handset
Brand Future-Call
Model pending
Weight pending
Rating 4.6 / 5.0

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Last updated on April 23 2017 by Brett Dvoretz

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