CapTel offers four models of captioned phones for hearing loss to consider.

CapTel’s four models of captioned telephones for hearing loss work just like traditional phones, but with the added benefit of providing written captions of everything your caller says. In addition to providing captions, all CapTel phones have slightly different features, set-ups, and equipment requirements. This post will highlight what you need to know about the following captioned telephone models to find the best fit for you:

Keep reading to learn more about these models and find out which one may be the best phone for hearing loss for your unique needs.

If you want a sleek, modern captioned telephone with a variety of features, the CapTel 2400i is the best phone for hearing loss.CapTel 2400i
CapTel 2400i is a more contemporary captioned telephone model. If you’re looking for a modern design that comes with the latest technology, the CapTel 2400i may be the best phone for hearing loss for you. The large touch-screen display is intuitive and makes captions easy to read. You can adjust the font size and color and volume, so you’ll never have to worry about missing a word of the conversation again! This hearing loss phone also comes with built-in Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi compatibility.

Features Include:

  • Shows word-for-word captions during your calls
  • Large touch-screen display
  • Powerful amplification – up to 40dB gain
  • Traditional telephone keypad for comfortable, familiar dialing
  • Bluetooth and Wi-Fi compatible

Equipment needed:

  • Telephone service
  • High-speed internet (Wi-Fi or via ethernet cable)
  • Standard electrical power

If you have low vision and need a captioned telephone designed for you, the CapTel 880i is the best phone for hearing loss.CapTel 880i
CapTel 880i is specially designed for people with low vision. This hearing loss phone has an extra-large display screen and includes adjustable font sizes and colors, as well as large buttons for dialing. Our built-in captioning and easy-to-read display will keep you connected with family and friends. If you have low vision and would benefit from these additional features, CapTel 880i may be the best phone for hearing loss for you.

Features Include:

  • Captions can be turned on/off as needed
  • Built-in answering machine
  • Extra-large display screen
  • Adjustable font sizes and colors, including extra-large font option
  • Phonebook stores frequently called numbers (95+ names)
  • Wi-Fi compatible

Equipment needed:

  • Telephone service
  • High-speed Internet (Wi-Fi or via Ethernet cable)
  • Standard electrical power

If you’re looking for a traditionally designed captioned telephone, the CapTel 840i is the best phone for hearing loss.CapTel 840i
CapTel 840i is an intuitive and traditionally designed hearing loss phone. It has the familiar style and button layout of a traditional telephone, but also features a customizable display for captions. If you’re looking for a hearing loss phone that looks and feels like a traditional telephone, this model might be best for you.

Features Include:

  • Captions can be turned on/off as needed
  • Callers dial your number directly
  • Built-in answering machine
  • Phone book to store frequently called numbers (95+ names)
  • Wi-Fi compatible
  • Warranty 5-year replacement program
  • Includes 90-day money-back guarantee

Equipment Needed:

  • Telephone service
  • High-speed internet (Wi-Fi or via ethernet cable)
  • Standard electrical power

If you don’t have high-speed internet, the CapTel 840 is the best phone for hearing loss.CapTel 840
CapTel 840 is a captioned hearing loss telephone with a large screen that displays written captions of your conversation. This might be the best phone for hearing loss if you don’t have access to high-speed Internet to view written captions of your calls. Learn more about CapTel 840 below.

Features Include:

  • Captions can be turned on/off as needed
  • Built-in answering machine
  • Adjustable font sizes and colors
  • Phonebook to store frequently called numbers (95+ names)

Equipment needed:

  • Analog telephone line
  • Standard electrical power

You can find more information about all our captioned telephone models on our website. If you are interested in purchasing a CapTel captioned telephone, reach out to our customer service team online or call (800) 233-9130.

CapTel Captioned Telephone