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Press Release -- March 13th, 2015
Source: Sprint Nextel

ALCATEL ONETOUCH Retro™ makes it easy for those with vision or hearing loss to stay connected

At Sprint, we understand that each of our valued customers has unique wants and needs when it comes to their wireless experience. By offering a diverse portfolio of products and services, Sprint empowers customers to connect with what matters most – how they want, when they want, from virtually anywhere they want. This includes our customers with different accessibility needs.

ALCATEL ONETOUCH Retro™ is an easy-to-use, affordable flip phone with features that make it accessible to individuals who are blind or visually impaired, Deaf or hard of hearing, as well as seniors.

Accessibility Features

  • Verbally described user interface for customers who are visually impaired
  • Variable speed text-to-speech (TTS) readout of menus, text messaging, notifications and more
  • Accessible web browsing experience described verbally to a user
  • Large, tactile keypad with well-defined buttons
  • Black and white screen option to accommodate a variety of vision ranges
  • Multiple font sizes
  • In Case of Emergency (ICE) and 911 shortcut keys
  • Hearing aid compatibility (HAC): Rating M4/T4

Other Key Features

  • External display
  • 2MP rear camera
  • Hands-free Bluetooth support
  • Built-in music player (requires SD card)

With Sprint Easy PaySM, well-qualified buyers signing up for a new line of service or eligible upgrade can purchase the reddish black ALCATEL ONETOUCH Retro in all Sprint retail channels, including and Telesales (1800-SPRINT1), beginning Friday, March 13, with $0 down and 24 easy monthly payments of $4 (SRP: $96; excluding taxes; service plan required). ALCATEL ONETOUCH Retro is also available through Sprint Prepaid for $19.99 (excludes taxes).
Sprint Support for Customers with Disabilities specializes in providing customer care and support for individuals with disabilities. Representatives are available by phone at 855-885-7568 or by e-mail at

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