Best Smartphones for Seniors 2024

With the increase in technology and on smartphone, especially everybody wants to keep in touch with the real world. Nobody wants to be left behind, not even the senior ones among us. One thing you need to know is that getting anyhow phone to the seniors is not the right choice.

They need something more than cool and fancy. The elderly want, for example, a smartphone that comes with more than good cameras and a big screen. Depending on the senior you want to buy the smartphone for, you need to keep in mind how well they will handle the phone.

While on that, also keep in mind that after buying the phone, your work is to teach them how to operate it. Below we will be listing the best smartphone you can buy for seniors this year.

1. Samsung Galaxy Xcover FieldPro

Samsung Galaxy Xcover FieldPro

The Samsung Galaxy Xcover FieldPro is now available for purchase in the USA. The smartphone is rugged, making it an idle device for an elderly senior. The device comes with some features that any senior will love to have in a new device.

It has an IP68 dust/water-resistant, and it comes with an Emergency PTT key. The Galaxy Xcover FieldPro has a screen size of 5.1 inches, and it features display protection, which will survive many drops.

It has Exynos 9810 chipset with an Android 8.1 Oreo operating system and inbuilt storage of 64GB coupled with 4GB RAM. Another top-selling feature on the phone is the massive 4200 mAh battery, which is removable. You can buy the smartphone for $1,105.

2. Samsung Galaxy S10e

Samsung Galaxy S10e

The Samsung Galaxy S10e will be perfect for a middle-aged woman. This is still one of the latest smartphones from Samsung that comes with some exciting features. The Galaxy S10e has a screen display size of 5.8 inches with Dynamic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen. It also features both dust and water-resistant with Samsung Pay on the inside.

On the camera, it has a dual 12 MP + 16 MP cameras that are paired with an LED flash and a front camera of 10 MP for selfies. The Galaxy S10e packs Qualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855 chipset with 8GB RAM and 256GB inbuilt storage. The battery on the phone is 3100 mAh with both fast and wireless charging technology. The Samsung Galaxy S10e is currently selling for $500.

3. Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium

The Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium is another excellent smartphone you can buy for seniors. The phone comes with a decent body that features a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. It has a beautiful body that is both dust and water-resistant.

The Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium features a screen size of 5.8 inches with display protection of corning gorilla glass. It has a powerful Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 chipset with 6GB RAM and 64GB of inbuilt storage. You can buy the smartphone for $450.

4. iPhone 8

iPhone 8

The Apple iPhone 8 is another excellent device you can buy for a senior. The smartphone has a portable body design that any older adult will handly. Apart from that, it comes in a premium body design that will stand the taste of time.

The iPhone 8 has both dust and water-resistant with body dimensions of 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm, and it weighs 148 grams. The inbuilt storage is 256GB with 2GB RAM, and it comes with an excellent camera setup. Although it comes in iOS 11, you can now upgrade the device to the latest iOS 13, and it sells for $450.

5. Motorola Razr 2019

Motorola Razr 2019

Going back to the old days when flip phone where the latest in town. The Motorola Razr 2019 will be a perfect device to buy for any senior. If not for anything, the smartphone looks unique and portable for anyone to handle. It features a dual-screen size. It has a screen size of 6.2 inches, and another secondary display of 2.7 inches.

The Razr 2019 is powered by Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 chipset with 6GB RAM and 128GB inbuilt storage. The device runs on the Android 9.0 Pie operating system with a battery of 2510 mAh. The Motorola Razr 2019 is an expensive smartphone that costs 1600 EUR.


Picking the iPhone 8 for an elderly is not that bad as long as you will be willing to teach them how to operate it. As for the Samsung Galaxy Xcover FieldPro, it would have made an excellent buy for older men apart from the high price tag. The Samsung Galaxy S10e is an excellent device that anybody will love to have, including the seniors. Just go for the one you can afford.

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