Buying a phone for my parents: would the Galaxy S3 or the Moto E 2015 be a better choice?

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I'm buying a phone for my parents and can't decide between the S3 and the Moto E. My parents have never owned a smartphone and know nothing about them. The S3 looks better in terms of specs, but it's so old! Its big screen may be better for my ageing parents, but I feel that the OS of the Moto E is simpler and more user-friends (I've owned an S2 and felt like Samsung's OS was sometimes uselessly complicated).
Any opinions would be appreciated. Thanks!
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Chad Burr, Mobile Master

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With the s3 I believe touchwiz includes easy mode which may be easier for the never had a Smartphone bunch.
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Oh cool! I didn't know this feature existed. Thanks!
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i buy sell and fix phones i would strongly recommend the gS3 it is alot easier to use and bigger letters / numbers and simple for the older flip style generation to get use to
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Good to know. Lots of us don't have the type of xray vision and tiny fingers that the assemblers overseas feel comfortable with. ;-)

Easy-to-use without going "simpleton" is a very common request.

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