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Jethro SC729
Jethro SC729
Jethro SC729
Jethro SC729

The "1-Minute" Review


The Jethro SC729 features a wealth of usability options while providing you freedom to choose your own service provider... a rarity in the basic flip phone market.

What's good

  • SOS button
  • MicroSD support
  • Extra loud speaker
  • Quick dial buttons
  • Charging dock

What's bad

  • Weak flashlight
  • Complicated menus

If you're looking for a simple flip phone for kids or older adults, the Jethro SC729 offers some ideal features. The large keypad makes it easy to dial numbers while the 2.4-inch display and adjustable font sizes make it easy to see notifications and read text messages.

There's a programmable SOS button the back and three quick dial buttons above the keypad for added peace of mind and ease of use. 

For seniors, the phone is hearing aid compatible and reviews indicate that the speakerphone is also very loud.

The 5MP rear camera won't win any photography contents, but it's stronger than most comparably priced options.

If you're worried about losing cords or damaging ports, the charging cradle makes the phone easy to charge as well.

Operating system
Operating system
Screen Size
Screen Size
5+ MP
5+ MP
1100 mAh

Prices (Where to Buy)

Common Questions

We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the Jethro SC729 user manual here.

Jethro backs up the SC729 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your SC729 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Jethro support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Jethro's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Jethro SC729's screen size is 2.8 inches with 240 x 320 pixels resolution.


There is a Unknown processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Custom operating system (OS).

5+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 5+ MP camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

1024 MB

Internal memory is 1024 MB. No external card slot is available for expansion.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1100 mAh battery. Jethro's performance ratings are 220 minutes.

Jethro SC729 Specs

Release Date February 17, 2018
Regions Available USA, Canada
Operating System Custom

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Processor Unknown
Internal Storage 1024 MB
RAM 512 MB
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 1.14 W/kg
Body: 0.34 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Standard Battery, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 3.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs No
Wi-Fi No
Mobile Hotspot No
Memory Expansion Slot No
Data Tethering Compatibility No
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
5+ Megapixels
Additional Rear Camera Info
Effects, Multi-shot, Self-timer, White balance
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 65k
Resolution 240 x 320 pixels
Pixel Density 143 pixels
Size 2.8 inches
Secondary Display Monochrome LCD
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 1100 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time No
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) No
Internet Use (Cellular) No
Talk Time Up to 220 minutes
Standby Time Up to 10 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Flip
Material Plastic
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 10.8 x 5.1 x 2 cm (4.3 x 2 x 0.8 in)
Weight 4 ounces
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Standard / 12-key Numeric
Navigation Type D-pad
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
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