For instance, if you ordered one for your grandmother, it might include only five numbers, with a photo and name shown for each of those five buttons. Press Aunt Jill and the phone will call Aunt Jill and only Aunt Jill.

If one was created for a child, you could set three buttons for Mum, Dad, and Police, with either the names or the photos of the right people on each of these.


The back of every phone includes useful information, such as name, address, emergency contacts, and possible medical information, while also including a volume rocker, on/off switch, and an SOS button linking that phone directly to emergency services.

As for battery life, we’re told this phone can handle its own with up to two weeks of battery life when left on and not used all that often — just waiting for a call — though it does include a charging dock in the package meaning it should just be able to be left there, charging and on.


Phone calls are a little different with the Kisa phone, at least in regards to call pricing because you can’t just insert a SIM in this phone and be done with it. Rather, the SIM installation happens at Kisa’s base of operations before the phone is sent to you.

Because of this, you can either opt for Vodafone or Telstra services with either monthly or pay-as-you-go ($5 monthly) plans, or even send a SIM directly to the company to have Kisa install a SIM into a phone being made.

Pricing for the phone comes in under a $100, with the phone selling for $84 and postage adding another $10 on Kisa’s website. That said, we’re told that pricing model is ideal for any of the designs being offered, whether it’s for kids, seniors, people with dementia, or people who need a phone written in braille.

The braille phone has raised writing to help the owner of the phone know which button they're pressing and who they're calling.

The braille phone has raised writing to help the owner of the phone know which button they’re pressing and who they’re calling.