This AA Battery Powered Basic Phone is Perfect For Your Emergency Kit

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The emergency phone you hope you never have to use, but you’ll be glad you have it.

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No matter where you live, a natural disaster is always a possibility. Here in Southern California we worry about earthquakes and on the East Coast hurricanes can incapacitate communities for weeks at a time.

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The last thing you want is to be stuck with a dead device when you need it most. That's why it might be a good idea to add this super simple phone to your emergency kit. It's called the SpareOne Emergency Phone and AT&T just started selling it as a prepaid GoPhone. It's a no frills emergency phone that covers just the basics. There is no screen, no data and no complicated features to learn about. Just a glow in the dark keypad and the ability to make calls when it matters most.

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The phone lets you dial 911 with just one touch of its emergency key. Additionally, the device can be set up to notify up to 5 "guardians" when you have an emergency situation. They will get a text message or email with your location. You can also program up to 9 speed dial numbers for easy calling when you might not be thinking clearly.

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The best part about the SpareOne is that you never have to worry about charging it. It's the world's only mobile emergency phone that runs on AA batteries. Pack a bunch of extras in your emergency kit along with this phone and you'll be prepared when disaster strikes. Let's just hope it doesn't.

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The SpareOne also features a flashlight, panic siren and an SOS signal. Pricing is simple: $60 for the phone, plus $25 per year for 120 prepaid minutes - just enough to notify loved ones and get help on it’s way.

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We spoke to AT&T spokesperson Meredith Red about the phone. She explained "at AT&T, we've done our part by spending over $600 million dollars in our Disaster Recovery Program, with this phone you can help protect yourself and your family."

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