New CB implications?

I’m trying to understand what the new capabilities will be for the new CB RADIOS, I want to get one as a gift for a friend (gonna hopefully get him to get a ham license) that had a stroke.
Should I just get an old style good one or the new style,? Don’t really understand the difference…

Most CB radios have side band you can go with that

New CB radios will include FM. There, so far is only one radio approved for FM, the President Thomas.