To order, call the dedicated RealSAM Pocket Helpline on 0333 772 2708, email [email protected] or visit the RealSAM website.

RealSAM Pocket is a unique voice-controlled mobile phone that's simple and easy to use. Designed especially for people who are blind or living with some sight loss, it combines a customised smartphone with a media player and personal assistance tools.

If you’re a fan of audiobooks, then RealSAM Pocket could be perfect for you! Pocket offers more than 100,000 books, including access to the RNIB Library and three other audio book libraries, with no borrowing limits or additional costs. You can search for, then stream, audio books just by using your voice.

You can also use RealSAM Pocket to access the RNIB Newsagent Services, again at no additional cost, bringing more than 275 talking newspapers and magazines to you each day.

RealSAM Pocket is available to buy on a monthly payment plan that includes unlimited UK-based calls, texts and your choice of a 3GB or 10GB mobile data allowance.

You can also buy RealSAM Pocket unlocked and SIM-free.

Key features:

  • Premium Samsung XCover 5 waterproof handset.
  • RealSAM voice control software.
  • Features developed especially for blind and partially sighted people.
  • Unlocked for any SIM card or mobile network.
  • Ready to use straight out of the box.
  • Lifetime service updates and unlimited customer support.
  • Make and receive calls with voice commands.
  • Send and receive messages with voice commands.
  • Easily find and manage contacts.
  • Video magnifier with text reader and object recognition.
  • Unlimited access to RNIB Talking Books, newspapers, and magazines.
  • Internet radio and podcasts.
  • Be My Eyes service for video call support.
  • Emergency assistance alert to reach trusted contacts. Activated by voice or a button, flagged contacts will be sent a text message saying where you are, and the device will also attempt to ring the first person on your trusted contacts list.
  • Talking clock and weather forecast. You can also set reminders for tasks.
  • Outdoor navigation support. RealSAM Pocket can tell you where you are and what’s around you.
  • Bluetooth for linking to headphones, hearing aids or smart speakers.
  • Accessible customer web portal to manage your account.
  • Selection of voices and talkback speeds.


  • Size: 147.1 × 71.6 × 9.2mm (5.79 × 2.82 × 0.36 inches).
  • Weight: 172g (6.07oz).

SIM card and connectivity

  • Dual SIM tray – a Nano-SIM required.
  • 5G superfast downloads, high-quality streaming.
  • Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax).
  • Bluetooth 5.0.

Battery and charger

  • Charge by USB-C cable – supplied.
  • Replaceable battery with up to 56 hours’ audio playback.

How to buy

  • Visit Shop RealSAM to place your order.
  • RealSAM Pocket SIM-free: £799.00 (ex VAT).
  • RealSAM Pocket V4 Unlimited Calls, Text and 3GB Data (3-year plan): £27.99 a month, composite VAT.
  • RealSAM Pocket V4 Unlimited Calls, Text and 10GB Data (3-year plan): £33.99 a month, composite VAT.
  • You will be ordering a RealSAM Pocket mobile device and service with a recurring monthly payment for a 36-month minimum contract. After this period, you can end the Agreement with 30 days’ notice.
  • The service includes access to the RNIB Library and RNIB Newsagent and gives you 3GB or 10GB of mobile data, and unlimited UK phone calls and texts, each month.
  • Your device will be delivered within 5-10 working days. You can return your device within 60 days of receiving it if you change your mind.
  • Full terms and conditions are accessible on the RealSAM Pocket device and are also available on the RealSAM Pocket website.

Warranty and returns

  • One-year warranty.
  • RealSAM offers a 60-day return policy on used products. You must notify RealSAM within 60 days of receipt if you wish to return the RealSAM Pocket as unsuitable.
  • The service includes full access to the RNIB Library and RNIB Newsagent.
  • If you cancel within 60 days, you will be charged £27.99 for each month’s usage charges. You will need to contact RealSAM to return your device along with all accessories and packaging, and you will be responsible for any postage charges for returning the product.

RNIB Technology Support  
For information or advice on technology that will be suitable for your needs, please contact our team on 0303 123 9999 and speak to one of our advisors within the Sight Loss Advice Service.

This item is eligible for VAT exemption.

To order, call the dedicated In Your Pocket Helpline on 0333 772 2708, email [email protected] or visit the RealSAM website.

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