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First Look: Samsung GreatCall r220: A simple phone for seniors

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First Look: Samsung GreatCall r220: A simple phone for seniors

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The Samsung GreatCall r220 (aka the Jitterbug Plus) has an easy interface, huge keypads that light up, and many health and wellness services tied into it.

Air France and bring you -- the Samsung great com. I -- The jitterbug plant. With its huge keypad that light up user friendly interface and simple and shut design they -- -- class with built for senior. A -- outside displays at one point three megapixel camera. When you sign up frigid about plastic and -- in your FaceBook shutter fly or Picasa accounts so your pictures can automatically upload -- site. The plus is Bluetooth enabled and has five hours and reported talk time. Has -- -- not graphic calendar application that makes you scroll through individual days. Now great contest tied a lot of emergency and wellness services with this handset like it's five star urgent response. When an emergency situation or feel a little bit -- like say while walking to your car at night. -- -- -- a five star agent who is available 24/7. If -- thinking about getting this phone for your parents you can sign up to access great content live registered nurse hotline. -- they can get out of it cause asking how sleeping and if they're eating well -- you -- parents and do it yourself I'm sure they'd appreciate bar. The handset is going for a -- -- nineteen dollars -- you can't get it for 99 dollars during its limited time introductory offer. There is a contact but if you want this service is I just mention -- can cost you anywhere between -- at ten dollars extra a month. Great -- unlimited talk text and service costs eighty dollars. And if you don't want that every tax will cost you ten cents and even voice mail as an extra three dollars a month. Again I'm going -- you guys did but I'm.

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