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GreatCall's Jitterbug Cellular Phones and Service Available

GreatCall and Samsung have announced the nationwide availability of the Jitterbug Dial and Jitterbug OneTouch cellular phones and service that provide unprecedented simplicity. Jitterbug is targeted towards baby boomers and their parents and those who seek the freedom that cellular technology offers without the complexity of current handsets and services. Jitterbug has been developed for people who want convenience and safety but have become frustrated by overly complicated cell phones and service plans.

Both phones have an elegant style, yet are sturdy and comfortable to hold and every service detail has been simplified. A recent survey by Telephia found that 31% of American respondents aged 55+ stated that a phone's most important feature was its ability to make and receive calls simply. In an answer to that need, GreatCall now offers the Jitterbug Dial and Jitterbug OneTouch. Both phones feature larger buttons, easy-to-read text, a comfortable ergonomic shape and an ear cushion for better sound quality. There's even a dial tone to confirm service. Jitterbug personalized services include an easy way to retrieve messages, a live, friendly operator for call-related support and toll free secure access to a personal phone list from any phone.

Jitterbug Dial offers the conventional 12-button keypad. Suited for users who want an easy-to-use mobile phone to dial direct and keep in touch.
- Large, backlit and bright easy-to-see buttons
- Full keypad for dialing yourself
- An easy-to-access personal phone list for calling direct
- Soft ear cushion and hearing aid compatible for better sound quality
- Simple "yes" and "no" action buttons - no confusing icons
- Press "0" to reach a live Jitterbug operator who answers by name
- Helpful onscreen hints
- Large text on screen

Jitterbug OneTouch is a smart choice for those who want the security of having a cell phone in their car, purse or pocket for an emergency. Especially useful for low usage, safety-oriented users, older or disabled consumers.
- Press Operator to reach a live Jitterbug operator who answers by name
- A middle direct dial button is personalized for you with your home number, tow service, or in-case-of emergency number
- One touch access to 911 services
- An easy-to-access personal phone list for calling direct
- Large back-lit and bright easy-to-see buttons
- Soft ear cushion and hearing aid compatible for better sound quality
- Helpful onscreen hints
- Simple "yes" and "no" action buttons - no confusing icons

Specifications:
- Tri-Mode: 850/1900 CDMA/AMPS
- 65K color display, 160 x 128 pixel
- Multilingual text display: English, French, Spanish
- Speakerphone
- 5 Polyphonic ring tones

GreatCall also offers a variety of optional accessories that are designed to work with Jitterbug phones:
- Hands-free Car Cradle
- Car Power Charger
- Emergency Battery
- Extra Handset Battery (Standard Lithium Ion)
- Extra AC Battery Charger
- Leather Case.



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