Fujitsu and the European Network of Orange present the stylistic S01, an Android phone designed for older users.
Using a smart phone can be difficult for older people, so Fujitsu and Orange have teamed up to make the stylistic S01, an Android smartphone that respects its elders.
Sold by France Telecom-Orange network, the 4-inch S01, water and dust is important first Fujitsu smartphone will be released outside Japan. It’s loaded with features designed to make things easier for older users drawn from Fujitsu Raku-Raku Phone series, sold to the elderly in Japan for over a decade.
The touch screen is as easy to use as a keyboard with physical buttons, using a “unique display technology” that prevents accidental pressing by requiring you to press so hard on an icon on the touch screen as you would on a button on a keyboard .
The phone also adjusts the sound of the phone calls to help you hear better. Tell the S01 your age and adjusts the frequency range of sound delivered to make it easy to hear the voice on the other end of the line. And states that can slow fast-talking speech calls in real time, without lowering his voice conversation or delay.
There is also a strong personal security alarm sounds to alert people nearby if you have fallen, or if any of the irresponsible youths go on the attack.
The Stylistic S01 runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and also includes the usual local Orange applications. Orange et Moi is an application that lets you control your mind, while Orange Cineday you get a free movie ticket every Tuesday, the French equivalent of the offer of 2-for-1 Orange Wednesday in the UK.
Powered by a Qualcomm MSM8255 processor 1.4 GHz, the S01 also features a 8.1 megapixel camera and a second camera on the front for video calls grandchildren.
The Stylistic S01 hit Orange in France in June. In the meantime, will be in concert at MWC, the annual mobile in Barcelona next week. Keep CNET for the entire first news, previews and videos of the hottest new phones and tablets – for all ages.