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A very good mobile solution

Doro 8030

from Coolsmartphone (about 1 month ago)

I’ve got to be honest, I liked this. It’s not the chunky, slightly ugly phone I expected. It’s fairly slim, well designed and the friendly buttons up front work well. The remote management solution is great, the Doro support is great. The additional on-screen menus and the GUI alte... More

I’ve got to be honest, I liked this. It’s not the chunky, slightly ugly phone I expected. It’s fairly slim, well designed and the friendly buttons up front work well. The remote management solution is great, the Doro support is great. The additional on-screen menus and the GUI alterations are done well. It’s a nice, welcoming place to be if you’re an elderly user or you’re just someone who doesn’t take to technology well.

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Overall low spec at times leads to delays on loading apps

Doro Liberto 820 Mini

from Coolsmartphone (about 1 year ago)

There are two ways of looking at the 820 Mini, it is either a rather underpowered Android smartphone that doesn’t really have any unique selling points bar the software or you could see it as a really great phone for the elderly, the technologically unsure or for a child. Doro have identified... More

There are two ways of looking at the 820 Mini, it is either a rather underpowered Android smartphone that doesn’t really have any unique selling points bar the software or you could see it as a really great phone for the elderly, the technologically unsure or for a child. Doro have identified a huge range of use cases and have morphed the Android system to help the user get the job done quickly and easily.

The few weeks I had the 820 Mini for were great fun, mainly for me the Android power user trying to see just what I could get it to do. Yes at times things were frustrating like with the lag at times, the unresponsiveness shortly after booting and the woeful camera. But for the market that Doro are targetting non of these issues will matter.

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5.7/10

You really won’t find an easier smartphone to use

Doro Liberto 820

from Geek Squad (about 1 year ago)

You really won’t find an easier smartphone to use than the Liberto 820, that’s something we can’t dispute. Even the most nervous of technophobes should be able to get to grips with it, and the option to have “helpers” remotely assist you is a great touch. If you’v... More

You really won’t find an easier smartphone to use than the Liberto 820, that’s something we can’t dispute. Even the most nervous of technophobes should be able to get to grips with it, and the option to have “helpers” remotely assist you is a great touch. If you’ve been looking to move to a smartphone but were worried about things being too complicated the Doro Liberto 820 should put your fears to rest.

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User-friendly and accessible mobile technology for all

Doro Liberto 820

from TrustedReviews (about 1 year ago)

Whether you’re considering the Doro for yourself or a loved one, the first thing to consider is how tech-savvy they are. If we set an arbitrary scale of one to ten, where ten is Steve Wozniak and one is Fred Flintstone, we’d say the Doro Liberto 820 will be a boon to anyone from levels t... More

Whether you’re considering the Doro for yourself or a loved one, the first thing to consider is how tech-savvy they are. If we set an arbitrary scale of one to ten, where ten is Steve Wozniak and one is Fred Flintstone, we’d say the Doro Liberto 820 will be a boon to anyone from levels two to four. These people will probably get the most out of the Doro’s ease of use and, if they get stuck, a helper can always step in remotely to assist.

We’d still steer clear of it for total technophobes. The Liberto 820 does a lot, and despite the great job Doro has done simplifying it, there’s no getting away from the sheer volume of settings and functionality an Android smartphone possesses. For those we’d recommend one of Doro’s feature phones, such as the PhoneEasy 621.

Anyone at a level of four or five and above should try a fully fledged Android, Windows or Apple iOS smartphone. iOS is the simplest to use, but Android also works well, and is much cheaper, when coupled with a simplified launcher.

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8/10

The very first Doro smartphone for seniors, packing a new easy-use Android

Doro Liberto 820

from Recombu (about 1 year ago)

Doro's Liberto 820 is an excellent debut smartphone from the master of senior-friendly handsets. Android can appear horribly complex to smartphone virgins but Doro has extended almost every kind of assistance imagineable, from the reworked desktops and the bonus help features to the nifty bundled do... More

Doro's Liberto 820 is an excellent debut smartphone from the master of senior-friendly handsets. Android can appear horribly complex to smartphone virgins but Doro has extended almost every kind of assistance imagineable, from the reworked desktops and the bonus help features to the nifty bundled dock.

As for the standard smartphone features, Doro hasn't skimped there either. The 4.5-inch screen is sharp and bright and the 8-megapixel camera is surprisingly good, capturing sharp photos packed with detail.

If you have an elderly or infirmed relative who'd like a handset to get online or take decent photos, without compromising ease of use, then the Doro Liberto 820 is simply your best choice.

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9/10

Simplest user interface on any Android phone but not particularly powerful

Doro Liberto 810

from Geek Squad (2 years ago)

The Liberto 810 offers a supremely accessible entry point for new users. The interface is simplistic but arguably this is one of the most successful implementations of Android yet. Too often with an Android phone, just when you’re getting comfortable, you accidentally blunder into a dark, unfu... More

The Liberto 810 offers a supremely accessible entry point for new users. The interface is simplistic but arguably this is one of the most successful implementations of Android yet. Too often with an Android phone, just when you’re getting comfortable, you accidentally blunder into a dark, unfurnished corner and have to fill in the gaps to find your way out. The Liberto 810 avoids this, and no matter where you go the friendly Doro interface is present.

One thing that always impresses me is attention to detail, and you can tell Doro has really thought about a phone’s design and target market. The Doro Liberto 810 is full of these little touches, from the chunky USB cable to the fact that the only available font sizes are ‘Medium’ and ‘Large’! This phone has been designed with a very clear purpose in mind: to deliver the Android experience in the most accessible way possible.

I found it impossible to dislike the Liberto 810, simply because it’s so good at doing what it’s supposed to do! There aren’t that many bells and whistles and it’s never going to be a fashion accessory, but it’s the simplest Android phone you’ll find and that makes it a great choice for new users. 

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Nice design with easy to use buttons but very slow and far too expensive

Doro Liberto 810

from TrustedReviews (2 years ago)

It’s very hard to recommend the Liberto 810, particularly with its £150 price. The extremely capable Moto G, for example, can be bought for less than £100 and the difference in quality and specs between it and the Doro cannot be overstated. Couple the Moto G with a simple Android l... More

It’s very hard to recommend the Liberto 810, particularly with its £150 price. The extremely capable Moto G, for example, can be bought for less than £100 and the difference in quality and specs between it and the Doro cannot be overstated. Couple the Moto G with a simple Android launcher like Wiser and you have a very capable and easy to use phone. Companies like Huawei and Acer also have simple versions of the UI baked into new phones.

Indeed, it's really hard to understand what Doro is trying to achieve here. It specialises in making simple phones and does that well, but its lack of Android experience is clear to see and having Android adds little when it works so poorly on this phone. If you need to buy a simple, easy to use phone, the Doro PhoneEasy 621 is a much better options and costs just £60.

If you need a simple phone, buy a Moto G and add a 'simple' launcher or just buy a basic feature phone.

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3/10

The perfect phone for first-time users

Doro Liberto 810

from Geek Squad (2 years ago)

The Liberto 810 offers a supremely accessible entry point for new users. The interface is simplistic but arguably this is one of the most successful implementations of Android yet. Too often with an Android phone, just when you’re getting comfortable, you accidentally blunder into a dark, unfu... More

The Liberto 810 offers a supremely accessible entry point for new users. The interface is simplistic but arguably this is one of the most successful implementations of Android yet. Too often with an Android phone, just when you’re getting comfortable, you accidentally blunder into a dark, unfurnished corner and have to fill in the gaps to find your way out. The Liberto 810 avoids this, and no matter where you go the friendly Doro interface is present.

One thing that always impresses me is attention to detail, and you can tell Doro has really thought about a phone’s design and target market. The Doro Liberto 810 is full of these little touches, from the chunky USB cable to the fact that the only available font sizes are ‘Medium’ and ‘Large’! This phone has been designed with a very clear purpose in mind: to deliver the Android experience in the most accessible way possible.

I found it impossible to dislike the Liberto 810, simply because it’s so good at doing what it’s supposed to do! There aren’t that many bells and whistles and it’s never going to be a fashion accessory, but it’s the simplest Android phone you’ll find and that makes it a great choice for new users. 

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A straight forward mobile with a large keypad

Doro PhoneEasy 515

from TrustedReviews (3 years ago)

The PhoneEasy 515 may be a basic handset, but it's also one that's been nicely tailored to its target market. Doro has obviously spent a lot of time trying to make the phone as easy and hassle free to use, while adding in some useful features like the ICE contacts screen and the Assistance button on... More

The PhoneEasy 515 may be a basic handset, but it's also one that's been nicely tailored to its target market. Doro has obviously spent a lot of time trying to make the phone as easy and hassle free to use, while adding in some useful features like the ICE contacts screen and the Assistance button on the rear. This attention to detail has paid off, as the 515 is definitely one of the better phones on the market that's aimed at seniors.

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7/10

Big keypad, Bright screen and Easy menu system

Doro PhoneEasy 612

from TrustedReviews (3 years ago)

Unlike a lot of handsets aimed at seniors, the Doro PhoneEasy 612 is more than just a very basic mobile phone. Instead this handset has been properly crafted from the ground up to make it as easy as possible to use. Its menu system is very straight forward, the keypad is big and roomy and there are... More

Unlike a lot of handsets aimed at seniors, the Doro PhoneEasy 612 is more than just a very basic mobile phone. Instead this handset has been properly crafted from the ground up to make it as easy as possible to use. Its menu system is very straight forward, the keypad is big and roomy and there are some good features such as the emergency assistance button on the rear. As such, we think it's a good choice for those who, for one reason or another, just can’t get on with many of today's more advanced mobile phones.

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8/10

Backlight/Display not continuous

Doro PhoneEasy 508

(3 months ago)

The display switches itself off after a pre-selected number of seconds which is hopeless as if you are not near when a call or text arrives you won't know as there is no indication visible on the screen until you unlock the keypad at some point in the future.

The display switches itself off after a pre-selected number of seconds which is hopeless as if you are not near when a call or text arrives you won't know as there is no indication visible on the screen until you unlock the keypad at some point in the future.

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5/10

When phone turned off it loses the emergency assistance numbers.

Doro PhoneEasy 508

(7 months ago)

Just a cheap basic phone as the emergency assist is no good and will not work when needed. Make sure you do not have anyone relying on this function.

Just a cheap basic phone as the emergency assist is no good and will not work when needed. Make sure you do not have anyone relying on this function.

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1/10

Very easily read screen and indicators

Doro PhoneEasy 632

(9 months ago)

Purchased from O2 store. Set up and old sim inserted for me. Half an hour at home and I was competent. Good phone , good price and a great improvement on my aged Nokia.

Purchased from O2 store. Set up and old sim inserted for me. Half an hour at home and I was competent. Good phone , good price and a great improvement on my aged Nokia.

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9/10

Crap!

Doro PhoneEasy 612

(about 1 year ago)

Voicemail doesn't come with phone, bolt on's required, cannot call or txt abroad - more money. And takes £10 every month from you, just to keep you connected - even if you feel you haven't used that previous £10.....

Voicemail doesn't come with phone, bolt on's required, cannot call or txt abroad - more money. And takes £10 every month from you, just to keep you connected - even if you feel you haven't used that previous £10.....

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2/10

AS A BASIC PHONE...OK

Doro PhoneEasy 620

(about 1 year ago)

I've only had this phone for a month but after reading other reviews here, I have another 30 days before the phones true colors show themselves. I do have a few disappointments already. Phone does not answer when flipped open, I have to manually press the green key to connect the call. I checked th... More

I've only had this phone for a month but after reading other reviews here, I have another 30 days before the phones true colors show themselves. I do have a few disappointments already. Phone does not answer when flipped open, I have to manually press the green key to connect the call. I checked the manual to see if I could program it to do that, negative. Photo album / screen display keeps erasing itself, calendar doesn't have a seperate reminder ring tone for schedule appointments ectera. Last complaints are minor, so far, just an issue with call quality which supplier says is fixed with a signal reboot. I'll let you know if this is a tall tale to shut me up. If it is...it's back to my nemisis"Bell"

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5/10

Disappointed with this phone

Doro PhoneEasy 620

(about 1 year ago)

Battery only last a very short while even with little use and takes over 5 hours to charge! The alarm goes off even when it's not set, keys are sometimes hard to press, it doesn't tell you what time messages were sent, only when received, texting can sometimes be fiddly and a pain, unable to switch... More

Battery only last a very short while even with little use and takes over 5 hours to charge! The alarm goes off even when it's not set, keys are sometimes hard to press, it doesn't tell you what time messages were sent, only when received, texting can sometimes be fiddly and a pain, unable to switch off the annoying tune when it is first switched on, etc, etc, and I would not recommend this phone to anyone.

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3/10

Its a perfect phone for the basics, simple texting and contact through phoning.This phone is perfect for the non tecy

Doro PhoneEasy 620

(about 1 year ago)

my phone is on 24 7 and usually gets charged every 2nd night Its perfect for those who need a phone not their entire life in their pocket

my phone is on 24 7 and usually gets charged every 2nd night Its perfect for those who need a phone not their entire life in their pocket

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7/10

Great phone, handyband tough

Doro PhoneEasy 620

(about 1 year ago)

I would have given this a 9 but owners will soon find there is no battery available for this phone. I have waited for 12 weeks and no retailer has a battery. Even Amazon has no battery for this phone so now it is worth nothing much.

I would have given this a 9 but owners will soon find there is no battery available for this phone. I have waited for 12 weeks and no retailer has a battery. Even Amazon has no battery for this phone so now it is worth nothing much.

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2/10

Not satisfied

Doro PhoneEasy 620

(2 years ago)

I have had a Doro 620 for less than 3 months. First issue was after about 3 weeks, the outer window had a crack in it. I had not dropped it so this happened while it was in my pocket. I likely bumped into something with keys in my pocket. Only a guess but that window should withstand normal use. I a... More

I have had a Doro 620 for less than 3 months. First issue was after about 3 weeks, the outer window had a crack in it. I had not dropped it so this happened while it was in my pocket. I likely bumped into something with keys in my pocket. Only a guess but that window should withstand normal use. I am a senior and do not play hockey or any violent sports. Now after 3 months it locks up and will only respond by pulling the battery and restarting it. My cell phone supplier (Rogers) said it will cost me 150.00 to replace. My rating of 1 is generous to the phone and the supplier.

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1/10

Perfect for my 80+ year old mother

Doro PhoneEasy 410gsm

(2 years ago)

I bought this phone because it is simple to use and has an emergency call button that will text to up to five phone numbers. This is exactly what my very independent mother needs. The bonus is that she likes the phone. The only drawback with the phone is the adapter on the charger which is (unfor... More

I bought this phone because it is simple to use and has an emergency call button that will text to up to five phone numbers. This is exactly what my very independent mother needs. The bonus is that she likes the phone. The only drawback with the phone is the adapter on the charger which is (unfortunately) very easy to lose. Otherwise, a good phone for the purpose.

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8/10

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