Australia's best big button mobile phones for seniors and children.

Ownfone's large buttons make it easy to stay connected with loved ones. The buttons can be configured to show a person's name or their photo. The fewer buttons you have on your phone the larger the buttons become.

Do you want to buy a mobile phone for seniors or a mobile phone for kids?

OwnFone for Seniors

Big buttons and simple one button dialling makes OwnFone the best mobile phone for seniors who want to stay connected without any fuss!

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OwnFone for Kids

The ideal first phone for kids! It's very easy to use and protects your children from risks of cyber-bullying, access to inappropriate web content and costly in-app purchases.

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This big button phone has lots of features

Big Buttons

  • Ownfone has large buttons with the name or picture of the person you want to call on the buttons, so that you can easily call the person you want to talk to.

Good value

  • Your personalised OwnFone handset is available from as little as $69.00 plus postage.
  • No long term contracts needed for OwnFone - most plans can be cancelled with just one month's notice.

Safe & Secure for Children

  • OwnFone's big buttons will only call your telephone numbers, so it has very little value to anyone else.
  • OwnFone protects your child from smartphone dangers including:
    • In app purchases and downloads that target children
    • Cyber bullying
    • Social media

It's easy to use

  • OwnFone comes ready-to-use straight out of the box.
  • A simple key pad lock helps prevent accidental calls.
  • Just press one of the big name buttons to make a phone call.
  • 3D printed buttons that you can feel make operating the OwnFone easy for the visually impaired.
  • Switch to the speaker phone function with a single button.

Long battery life

  • Use OwnFone regularly and charge it every few days or you can put it in shutdown mode and the battery will last up to one year.

Made for you

  • It's easy and fun to design your big button OwnFone on this website.
  • When you're happy with your design, we'll make it for you.
  • Your OwnFone will be delivered ready to use within a week.

Inexpensive Prepaid & Postpaid Call Plans

  • Choose from cheap month to month plans without contracts, or flexible prepaid plans.
  • We also offer discounts of up to 25% on our longer plans.


  • The OwnFone comes in a wide variety of colours and styles.
  • You can have two, four, eight or twelve contacts. (The fewer the contacts the bigger the buttons will be.)

Fuss free for Seniors

  • Unique one button dialing - Simply press a Name button to make a phone call.
  • OwnFone's long battery life of five days means it's more likely to be working when it's needed most.
  • The small size and included lanyard means it can be worn so it's always in easy reach.
  • A dedicated emergency button is fitted to all OwnFone handsets
  • Voice prompts including 'Charging', 'Calling', 'Call Ended', 'Maximum volume' etc. are unique to OwnFone and make it the easiest phone to operate.

It's small and light

  • OwnFone is the size of a credit card and only 7mm thick.
  • It's very lightweight at only 40 grams.
  • Wear it around your neck with the included lanyard or tuck it in a small pocket.

Ownfone - the big button mobile phone that's perfect for seniors and kids!

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Big button mobile phone or big button cell phone?

We used to think that people in Australia only used the term mobile phone and that the word cell phone was only used in the USA. However, from our research shows that quite a few Australians refer to mobile phones as cell phones. That's okay by us, we don't mind if you want to buy a big button cell phone or buy a big button mobile phone, all that matters is that you've come to the right place to get the best big button phones available in Australia!