Jitterbug Cell Phone

harlanJune 19, 2012

Anyone here using the Jitterbug cell phone? If so, what are the pros andd cons as far as you are concerned. Thanks in advance for your help.

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ravencajun Zone 8b TX

I researched it for my mother, I was disappointed with the large number of negative comments I kept seeing about it. I chose not to use them.

    Bookmark   June 19, 2012 at 2:43PM
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carol_in_california

I went to a comparison cell phone cite and discovered Jitterbug was very expensive and it had a lot of poor reviews.
So we went with a Verizon pre-paid plan.
Works well and the customer service is great.

    Bookmark   June 19, 2012 at 5:03PM
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LuAnn_in_PA

My sister looked into it for our mom... ended up with a plain Verizon phone. She found nothing good about the Jitterbug.

    Bookmark   June 19, 2012 at 6:46PM
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cynic

I don't use it - I have Tracfone. You'll pay quite a premium to have that "5 Star" service. That's the only benefit, and I'm not sure how much of a benefit it really is. Con - it's very expensive. You have a $35 setup fee, $15 for 50 min ($.30/min) plus $40-$100 for a cheap phone. Plus they don't say who the carrier is and that's important to know on a prepaid.

My phone effectively costs me $5-$7/mo on the average..

    Bookmark   June 24, 2012 at 3:49AM
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