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Most of these are fixed in WP8 (which sadly requires you buy another handset - can't upgrade WP7 devices to WP8). Most of these are 'fixed out of the box', or at least have built in OS settings.

There is a font size setting which increases the text in a number of places, especially text messaging, though may not apply everywhere. There might also be some accessibility settings to help with this, I'm not sure. We have a nearly 60 year old director using a 1020 and he's fine with it, and another 50+ year old director using a 925 and he's fine too (those phones do have larger screens though).

Many/most of the newer Lumia phones are much easier to read in direct sunlight and have reduced glare, increased contrast etc. Possibly depends on the screen used in the hardware, but all the ones I've seen are pretty good.

Nokia have specifically included a contact sharing option in WP8 that works like their old one via SMS, or can use other sharing options (open the contact in people hub, then tap the app bar at the bottom of the screen to access that function). For those with a WP8 phone that isn't a Lumia who want a way to share contacts, I suggest my free app here; http://www.windowsphone.com/s?appid=4766ff33-7447-462b-84ee-8f3acb8742e0 Laugh | :laugh:

The newer phones support NFC and Bluetooth and I believe it is possible to share to other phones that aren't Lumia's, and even non-WP phones, though I haven't tried so I can't be sure. It might require a third party or downloaded Nokia app to this though.

The battery life isn't what it used to be on the old Nokias (i.e a 3355 used to get a week, with usage), but you can't expect it to be because of the new hardware and different usage patterns, and in my experience so far the battery life on the WP phones is the same or better than a lot of Android and iPhones. My wife's Samsung Galaxy SII has much worse battery than my phone (though it is an older model now). The S3/S4's also seem to need nightly charging, and most iPhone owners I know say the same.
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