Updated December 19, 2018

The 10 Best Smartphones For Seniors

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We spent 28 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top options for this wiki. Only 42 percent of those over 65 years of age own a smartphone, according to a recent study. Seniors, understandably, are reluctant to purchase such a device due to how complicated and intimidating the technology can be. However, we’ve found some models that are easy enough to learn to use, so rest assured you’ll be snapping selfies and video chatting with your grandkids in no time. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best smartphone for seniors on Amazon.

10. LG G7 ThinQ

9. Asus ZenFone 3

8. Doro 824

7. Jitterbug Smart2

6. Samsung Galaxy J3

5. Moto E5 Plus

4. Google Pixel XL

3. BlackBerry Key2

2. iPhone 8 Plus

1. Samsung Galaxy S9

Editor's Notes

December 18, 2018: Some of these models, most notably the Jitterbug and Doro, are designed specifically with seniors in mind, and are worth considering if you have limited technical savvy. However, we also included some high-quality selections that weren’t designed for any particular age group; these are so intuitive and simple to use that they work well for anyone. With any of the choices listed here, you’ll experience a learning curve, but soon enough you’ll wonder what you ever did without this fabulous invention.


Last updated on December 19, 2018 by multiple members of the ezvid wiki editorial staff

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