6Olitech EasyMate 2

Olitech EasyMate 2

 VerifiedMPN:OLT2914V2
6Olitech EasyMate 2
4.4

29 reviews

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86% · 252 · 7%

Value for Money
4.4
Ease of Use
4.2
Software
3.9
Battery Life
4.4
Camera Quality
3.1
Hardware
4.2

Reviews

29 reviews
Ian
IanGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC
 

Good phone for those with limited dexterity, great customer support

Great phone for a person with limited capacity in his hands, speaker phone operation nice and clear and can be set always on, simple up/down navigation button. After sales support has been very good. Purchased for making & receiving calls and receiving text. Show details
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Nidle
Nidle2 posts
 

Less user-friendly than the previous model

I bought this phone for my wife to replace the EasyMate 1 that she has had for the last five years and she has been very happy with, and only replacing it because the 3G network is shutting down at the end of June. Her feedback about the new phone is obviously influenced by her experience with the old one, and as such, she is disappointed with the EasyMate 2. Her main complaint about it, in a nutshell, is that many of its functions take more steps to achieve than with the old phone. Show details
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MickMac
MickMacGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC4 posts
 

Phone good service no good

The phone works well but only rings a few times before going to voicemail. Contacted Olitech and they want to charge you for instructions to fix it. RIPOFF. Show details
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Peter B-E
Peter B-ESouth East Queensland, QLD
 

Please extend ringing time

Cannot extend ringtime on the Telstra network as 2 x * creates a + symbol and so it is not accepted...help. Show details
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Armorel Szokolik
Armorel SzokolikHunter Region, NSW3 posts
 

A pleasurable experience

Have just got it, and have only used it a couple of times, mostly for messages. But I love it already. I am very hard of hearing, and I can hear this phone perfectly. I am a week off turning 80, and as an oldie I have no trouble reading and understanding the User Manual, which to my joy is in plain understandable english. Congratulations! Show details
Jo Booth
Jo BoothSydney, NSW4 posts
 

Love this phone

Easy to set up and works perfectly. Mum lives in residential care and can’t have a landline in her room but this phone is great. A mobile phone wasn’t a good idea for her but thanks perfect. Show details
Gary Colenutt
Gary Colenutt
 

Great phone but new charger not the best

Ordered an received new charger in quick time but found the handset does not sit in the charger correctly. It is very loose and does not make contact with the pins to charge the handset Show details
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Susan N
Susan N2 posts
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Great phone for the elderly

Great phone for the elderly, easy to use, simple old school phone for seniors who aren't tech savvy. Large numbers, good emergency contact set up. Would I use it? No, but my mum loves it! It was an easy upgrade from the previous model which lasted mum for many years. Show details
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Michael
MichaelSouth East Queensland, QLD
 

Not a good phone

Bought this phone and practically from day one the phone freezes while typing a message. When sending a message the phone will display as 'sending' even after the message has been sent. Not a good phone compared to the original olitech easy mate phone. They wouldn't give me a replacement due to some dust build up inside the phone. Not a quality product! Show details
Glenn
GlennGreater Melbourne (Inner), VIC4 posts
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Olitech EasyMate 2 Mobile Phone

There were some issues transitioning from the old Olitech EasyMate+ to the new Olitech EasyMate 2. My father is 90+ years old and it is taking time for him to familiarise himself with the layout of the Olitech EasyMate 2, where the software operating system is different from the Olitech EasyMate+, which he had for 5 years.

Having said that Olitech’s customer support is helpful, friendly and quick, and there are comprehensive written and video instructions. There was a charging issue with the Olitech EasyMate+ which seems to have been rectified on the Olitech EasyMate 2. Show details

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Paul
Paul
 

Ideal for the elderly

This phone replaced the landline for my elderly and non technical parents. It has comfortably achieved its objective of ease of use and practicality. Adding extra plug in cradles to various rooms allowed the phone to be transported when moving about the home, whilst keeping the phone on charge at all times. Highly recommended. Show details
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Barry Edwin G.
Barry Edwin G.South West, WA6 posts
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Rusty
RustyPerth10 posts
 

A very nice user(older)-friendly mobile phone

Communication and delivery were handled very professionally. I don’t use a mobile that often and then mainly just for talking/texting, but so far this phone seems great. Basic functions seem easy to use, as are the large keys. Phone is also nice and LOUD if you need that. Sorry but I have not had the phone long enough/used it enough to comment usefully on all the features. Perhaps a few months down the track I will follow-up. So far, very pleased with my purchase. Show details
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Volker M
Volker MPerth, WA18 posts
 

It does all I want it to do!

Just bought the Olitech EasyMate 2 from VisionAustralia because the EasyMate+, which I used for many years, is being discontinued as it is incompatible with G4. So, why another "dumb phone"? It hasn't got a screen that's unreadable in sunlight. It has tactile speaking buttons. It has no system or apps that need updating. Battery lasts for days, even weeks. It doesn't bother me with alerts, and messages, and ads, and scams, and diversions. It leaves me in peace. I use it. It doesn't use me.

When I had one problem setting it up, I emailed Olitech with my question. In less than an hour I had a reply with detailed and clear instructions. Problem solved. Show details

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Lumax
LumaxSydney, NSW3 posts
 

Basics Good... but

The phone is a good choice as a replacement for my 94 year old mother in laws previous 3G phone as most functions / buttons are similar and added functions mostly very good. However, the camera and multimedia component is unusable as it is too complicated and presented images too small to be effectively viewed. Unless following models are planned to have a much bigger screen size I would delete this component.
From a user perspective the handbook is very poorly laid out and very difficult to find specific data on components, as it is not indexed. No explanation of accessing capital letters for texting or phone book editing or changing AM to PM in time adjustment. Show details
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Questions & Answers

Quentin N
Quentin N

I have given the Easy mate 2 to my mother, but the ring time is so short that she misses the calls every time.
How do we increase the call time on the Telstra network? I cannot find any information on this matter in the user manual.
Your advice will be appreciated.
Quentin

Steve
Steve  

If you go to settings there is something there that lets the phone ring until answered. I am away for now so can't check phone or manual to clarify exact setting.

Quentin N
Quentin N  

Thanks Steve - I look forward to your further advice in due course.
Quentin

Volker M
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Steve
Steve

Had Olitech EasyMate 2 since February 21st, bought for 95 yo to just receive calls.
Today I visited and the phone was dead, the charger had been pulled out of socket slightly so must have drained battery. Tried several times to recharge using cradle and just cable, without success. Have left it on charge for few hours now. The is no flashing * key to indicate charger and screen is black.

David S
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Steve
Steve  

Thx David, already done all that. Olitech are sending replacement phone. I agree, called support several times and always a great help.

Mort.
Mort.

Would you tell me please which phone has replaced the Olitech Easy Mate + .
Thank you.
Nancy

Details

CategoryMobile Phones
Price (RRP) $179
Manufacturer Warranty1 year(s)
Build
Dimensions 129.8 x 57.8 x 14.2 mm
Display
Screen Size 2.2"
Hardware
Battery Size1,000 mAh
Memory (RAM)48 GB
Camera
Rear Camera(s)2 MP
ManualDownload manual and manual 2
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  • MPN: OLT2914V2

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