What accessibility features do iPhones have for blind and partially sighted people?

The iPhone comes with a screen reader called VoiceOver, and a screen magnifier, called Zoom. They can be used immediately without installing extra software, and can support certain braille displays.

For low vision users of any of these devices who require the built-in magnification, using the on-screen keyboard is problematic. It is possible to use a Bluetooth keyboard with it, and an iPad dock is also available

Newer models of the iPhone have a feature called Siri which acts as a voice-activated personal assistant. You can ask questions like “What’s the weather like in Manchester today?” and it will provide the answer. You can also ask it to schedule appointments, and to send texts and emails.

Depending on the model iPhones have a screen of 10cm to 15cm.

With an iPhone 6S there's around 11 hours of video playback, 50 hours of audio playback or 14 hours of talk time on 3G.

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