LifeFone, At-Home & On-the-Go GPS, Voice-In-Pendant: Review

LifeFone Medical Alert

The Basics

Product name: At-Home & On-the-Go GPS, Voice-In-Pendant 

Manufacturer / Distributor: LifeFone

Compilation: Updated Q1 2021

 

This page contains our LifeFone | At-Home & On-the-Go GPS, Voice-In-Pendant review.

 

 

Analyst Summary: LifeFone | At-Home & On-the-Go GPS, Voice-In-Pendant

This is a go anywhere mobile alert with fall detection. It is one of the products we reviewed in our comparative evaluation of mobile medical alerts.

This is a rebranded version of the Belle+ made by wholesaler Freeus. It has a couple of noteworthy features, in addition to those typical for products in this class.

  • it includes both GPS location technology and WiFi location technology, which might make it more accurate in knowing where you are at all times (we have not tested this);
  • it claims a battery life of 5 days, which is very good for this class of products (also see below).

 

Really Important Battery Detail:

This product has a version without fall detection with a claimed battery life of 30 days.

[The version with fall detection has a claimed battery life of 5 days.]

We have not evaluated this, but it sounds excellent, so long as you don't need fall detection capability.

 

To see more about this product, and how it compares to others in it's class, see:

 

 

 

 


 

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Product Line & Company: LifeFone

LifeFone is often well reviewed in the various online review sites and offers a fairly broad range of medical alert systems. For in-home use they have all you might expect, including fall detection and the choice of cellular or landline connection to the responders.

They have an App for those who want to use a smartphone as their medical alert system.

For out-and-about use, they offer a single pendant that can connect by itself to the responders. 

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About this Research

This product review is part of an extensive series of medical alert system reviews of over 50 products, including hands-on evaluation and real-world testing of the most promising ones, in real-world situations.

These reviews and analyses are part of our Research Project designed to help older adults and their families Choose the Right Medical Alert System for YOU — the result of which is our Medical Alert Systems: Selection Guide.

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Last Updated: February 18, 2021.