Let’s face it, not all our parents or grandparents or elderly relatives are as tech savvy as we’d like them to be. This usually results in them having to squint while peering at touchscreen phones and end up pressing wrong buttons simply because they’re not used to it. Well the good news is that Fujitsu has a phone in the works dubbed the RakuRaku smartphone that is aimed at elderly users. Unfortunately it appears to be only destined for the Japanese market and will be launching in August, but if you could find some way to import it, it might make a great gift for someone you know.

The phone itself runs on Android, which is a plus since it will have access to familiar apps and what not, and will sport a customized UI with large text and oversized virtual buttons. This will aid with easier reading and avoiding accidental presses since the screen is reportedly able to distinguish between an accidental touch and one done on purpose. It also sport large physical buttons which might be great for those whose fingers or hands might not be as agile as they were back in the day. You can check it out in the video above.

This article was filed in Homepage > Cellphones and was tagged with Android and fujitsu. The story was spotted on engadget
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