Doro 8040 smartphone

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The easy to use Doro 8040 smartphone not only provides loud, clear sound and is hearing aid compatible but also has a load of helpful features, including the ability to take pictures and video.
  • £208.32 with VAT relief

  • £249.98

This product is only eligible for standard UK delivery.

The Doro 8040 Smartphone has an internet browser for for using the internet as well as a handy GPS to help reach destinations. It also has three well spaced buttons below the display to ensure your navigation is simple and intuitive. The middle ‘home’ button has two, small raised dots, so you instantly know you’re on the right spot.

The 5-inch screen is clear and bright with easy-to-use menu. Plus, the font size of the text on the display can be adjusted to suit your needs.


Key features:

  • Accessories included charging cradle and USB cable
  • Quad band
  • Up to 550 hours Battery Life (on standby)
  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Camera (front-facing) 1.9MP
  • Camera (rear-facing) 8MP
  • Cellular Generation 4G
  • Dimensions H149 x W70 x D10mm
  • Display 5"
  • Hard drive 16GB
  • Location Services via A-GPS
  • Memory (RAM) 2GB
  • Memory Card Slots Micro SD (max 32GB)
  • Operating system Android 7.1 Nougat
  • 3.5mm headset port
  • Screen Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Screen size 5"
  • SIM Card Type Nano-SIM
  • Touch Screen
  • Weight 164g
  • In-built torch

Choosing the right product

People react differently to different products. For example, one person might find it helpful to have a recorded message that plays when they open the front door, reminding them to take their keys, while another person might find this confusing. Some people may also be wary of trying new things or find it difficult to learn new skills. Choosing the right product is therefore not always an easy task. The products you purchase should suit the individual and their situation.  

For more information see here.

Always speak to your healthcare professionals before buying equipment to check that it is suitable for you. 


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A number of our daily living aids products are eligible for VAT relief for people who are living with dementia, carers or people considered chronically sick or disabled. To help identify these products we have clearly labelled them on our website and catalogues.


What products are eligible for VAT relief?

For a product to be eligible for VAT relief they need to be designed and manufactured solely to help people with disabilities. The HMRC states that "equipment that has been designed solely for people with a disability, chronic or terminal illness or on the adaptation of equipment so they can use it can be VAT exempt".

If you are unsure if a product is eligible for VAT relief please call our team on 03001240900 (freephone).

Please note Postage is not VAT exempt, and the VAT Relief will be removed from the individual items.

Who is eligible?

If you are not sure whether you are eligible for VAT exemption please read Notice 701-7 VAT relief for disabled people or call HMRC’s advice line on 0300 200 3700. Please check eligibility as this is legally binding and there are penalties for false declaration.

Ordering online

When purchasing a product that qualifies for VAT exemption you will be asked to tick a box declaring that you or the person you are purchasing the item for are eligible for VAT relief. You will then be asked to give full name and the medical condition of the person who qualifies for VAT relief.

Telephone orders

When placing a telephone order you will be asked to declare that you or the person you purchasing the item for are eligible for VAT relief.You will then be asked to give full name and the medical condition of the person who qualifies for VAT relief.

Mail Order

When ordering by post you will need to sign ans state your disability on the order form on page. If you are buying on behalf of someone who is eligible you will be asked for the name of this person.

Important Information


Alzheimer’s Society online shop is required to keep a record of all customers who have qualified for VAT relief, their names, addresses, and qualifying medical condition and present this information to HRMC if requested.


Please note that it is an offence to falsely claim that you or the person you are buying for is eligible for VAT Relief.

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