The best Optus Pre-paid handsets for seniors

Posted by (Online Community Manager)
2nd May 2018, 2:33pm

Looking for a phone that is both reliable and affordable? Has all the basics you need without the unecessary bells and whistles? Then you've come to the right place. Below we’ve picked the best Optus pre-paid handsets for seniors, depending on your needs.

Optus X Lite


For those of you looking for a phone without the unnecessary frills. The Optus X Lite is the best value 3G Feature phone that will keep you connected with family and friends. Here are some of the phone's key benefits:

Generous screen
The Optus X Lite offers a 2.4" colour display, so you won't have to fiddle around with a small screen anymore.


Tune in
Love your radio? Stay plugged in with the FM radio feature which lets you listen and record your favourite radio programs.


Take Photos
Saving your treasured memories is only a snap away with the Optus X Lite phone camera.

Nokia 3310


Trusty Nokia is back with this easy-to-use 2017 model of the classic 3310. These are some of the updated 3310's most desirable features:

Amazing battery life
Nokia phones are famed for their exceptionally long battery life and the 3310 is no different. With this phone you can talk more and charge less because the Nokia 3310 offers up to 27 days standby time (3G) and up to 6.5 hours talk time (3G).

Durable Nokia design
The new 3310 will make you feel like you've stepped back in time with its famously durable exterior and a Snake game too!

Capture memories with the camera
The updated Nokia 3310 now comes with a 2MP camera so that you can capture your favourite moments.

Doro 6520 


Not only does the Doro 6520 offer great accessibility options, but you can also access the internet with ease. Want to find out more? These are our favourite features:

Eye-friendly screen
Using your phone should be easy on the eyes, which is why the Doro 6520 has a 2.8 inch screen. Now you won't have to squint  when looking at photos, checking emails or reading messages.

Hearing aid compatible
The Doro 6520 makes things easier for you with its hearing aid compatibility.

4G Optus Smart X


The 4G Optus Smart X is a feature-packed smartphone that doesn't come with a premium price tag. The 4G Optus X Smart takes advantage of our superfast 4G Plus network and is one of our top picks for regional coverage.

Oh so stylish

The 4G Optus X Smart features a vivid 5.5" HD display, encased in a super-slim curved shell.

Surf, post and share
Live life in the fast lane with WiFi and 4G connectivity.

Always on
The powerful battery gives you up to five hours of video playback.

Alcatel A3 


Keep up with the grandkids on the ALCATEL A3. It comes with the best features to keep you surfing, sharing and liking, plus you'll love the top-quality front and rear cameras. 

For media lovers
You'll get to enjoy photos and videos as they're meant to be with the 5-inch HD display and front speaker delivering immersive sound.

Share the fun moments
Capturing life's most memorable moments is easy with the Alcatel A3's 13-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel front camera with flash that's perfect for selfies Smiley Wink

Connect faster
You'll connect better with the ALCATEL's 4G capability, letting you load internet pages and explore faster. Don't get left behind, stream and share online with our 4G network.


Have we missed a great pre-paid phone off our list? Let us know which handset you use and why you love it in the comments below. You can also see the rest of our pre-paid handsets on offer by clicking here.

by RetiredModerator LucyS
‎2018-05-24 03:46 PM

@AlistarS, funny you mention the Nokia 3310's durability. My granny once left hers in the freezer by mistake for a month and when she eventually found it, it still worked AND had battery left haha! 

by Moderator Dan_C
‎2018-05-25 02:26 AM

LOL, that's great @LucyS


Does she still have the 3310 lying around?