Synapptic Silver 10 mobile phone package

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This sleek Samsung Galaxy A40 mobile phone, with stunning design, is supplied with Synapptic software installed – fully set up and ready to use. A modern, fast phone, so you won't have to change your device any time soon.

This easy-to-use and easy-to-see fully talking smart phone can be controlled with either simple gestures or voice control.

The Synapptic software offers easy-to-follow menus, large high-contrast text, voice dictation and clear speech feedback. Because all the Synapptic software features work in the same easy-to-use way, once you've mastered one feature, you've mastered them all, making it effortless to use this accessible smartphone.

Synapptic Reader is a simple but powerful screen reader for Android phones and tablets. It is used to read out Android apps or messages that aren't part of Synapptic. It goes step by step through each block of text, heading or button on the screen and reads them out, one by one.

Synapptic Reader also places the familiar red Cancel and Go Back button in the top left of each App or Android message. This makes using Apps and Android features seamless and easy from Synapptic.

Also, get one hour's free telephone training from the supplier with your order so you're ready to go with your device.

Phone model highlights

  • Samsung Galaxy A40 mobile phone.
  • 5.9 inch FHD Plus Infinity touch screen for great viewing experience.
  • SIM-free / unlocked (works with all networks).
  • 1.7Ghz processor for completing tasks quickly.
  • 16MP rear camera, 5MP front facing camera.
  • Fingerprint and facial scanner.
  • Connectivity: wi-fi, 4G, Bluetooth.
  • Size: 6.9 × 14.4 × 0.8cm.
  • Weight 140g.
  • Standard 3.5mm headphone socket.

Though this phone is unlocked to all networks, it does come with a free pay-as-you-go SIM card, mobile number and £5 call, text and internet credit. If you have an old phone, simply transfer the SIM to the new Synapptic phone – this will instantly transfer your old number, along with any existing credit or contract.

Phone memory

  • Device memory: 64GB (expandable up to 512GB).
  • RAM: 4GB.
  • Card slot: Micro SD.
  • SIM type: Nano sim.

Phone battery

  • Battery capacity: 3100mAh
  • Power-saving mode
  • Battery is not removable
  • Talk time: 18 hours
  • Standby: 23 hours
  • USB-C charger (the plug included requires you to lever out the third pin).

Synapptic software specification:

  • Magnification: up to 20 times (20x)
  • Dictate messages with voice recognition
  • Hands-free control with voice commands
  • One hour's free telephone training from Synapptic (on request)
  • Smartphone features include email, internet, calendar, alarm clock, torch, internet radio, BBC iPlayer and notepad·
  • Includes free USB Talking Book adaptor and two years of software updates

EE Pay-as-you-go costs

Each Synapptic device is supplied with an EE pay-as-you SIM with £10 credit. Customers can swap this with their own SIM, purchase one of our monthly Synapptic Vodafone Call Plans or continue to use the pay-as-you-go SIM.

Please see the PDF document (EE-pay-as-you-go-pricing.pdf) under the user guides tab for full details of the charges for the PAYG SIM. A point to note is that PAYG gives you the worst value for money - monthly contracts are much better. Eg. our £15 per month plan gives unlimited free calls and unlimited free texts!

The headline PAYG prices are:

  • Calls to other mobiles and landlines: 35p per minute.
  • Text messages to mobiles: 15p per message.

Topping up the PAYG SIM card

Please see the below link for full details of how to top up.

The best way is to register a debit card with EE. With this in place you can then just send a text message to 150 or call 150 and follow an automated service. In addition to this, you can top-up via the EE website or buy a top-up voucher at a shop, post office or cash machine.

To register a debit card with EE either use the MyEE website or the MyEE app. This is a one-off process that will last until the card expires.

Before ordering

Please contact our Technology for Life Team to discuss your mobile phone requirements and ensure this is the right product for you; 0303 123 9999.

If would like a free one-hour telephone training session from the supplier please contact them on 0191 909 7909 to arrange a suitable time within the 14-day return period.

If you would like further support to set up your mobile we may have a volunteer in your area. We strongly advise arranging the volunteer time and date before ordering to ensure this is available within the 14-day return period, in case you decide the phone is not suitable.

Special order

We work with partners to deliver products on our behalf. If you’re buying a special order product, we will pass on your contact information to our partners to enable delivery. We may also quote extended delivery times, outside of our standard terms and conditions for these products. We cannot refund unsuitable returns after the 14-day period; the product must be returned in “as new” condition in original, undamaged packaging.

Important - order cancellations and returns

We are unable to cancel your order once it has been placed. Should you change your mind about this special order product, you will need to accept the delivery and then contact RNIB Helpline to arrange its return; guidance on how to do this can be found in our Returns Policy.

We kindly ask our customers to ensure that any faulty products being returned are packaged securely for stable transit, or the warranty may be voided. Where possible, please use the original packaging.

Barcode: 8801643819903

  • Phone type Smartphone
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