A new addition to the Panasonic family is a premium quality twin cordless DECT phone. This contemporary, eye-catching phone boasts a silver finish, a lit keypad, which has large, gapped buttons as well as a ringer LED with a large, lit LCD screen. The phone comes with a base, which has a control panel and shows when there are new or unread messages.
This cordless phone comes equipped with a digital answering machine recording messages up to 20 minutes. Messages can be played back from a different phone via playback. Not only can messages be heard from the base OR the handset, a message indicator shoes when there are messages, which are new or unheard.
With 180 hours time in which it stays on standby and 17 hours of talk time., this is one of the most conservative phones in accordance to energy saving. It includes 16 polyphonic ring tones and allows you to bar certain numbers. Caller ID allows you to save up to 100 names within the phone and saves call logs for 50 calls. The phone comes packs of three and four handsets. However, the base can only register up to 6 handsets and GAP compatible handsets must be bought separately.
The handset has a large, neutral, yellowish-brown display; an illuminated keypad; 6 step speaker phone volume control and 4 step receiver volume control.
The handset allows answering a call with any key apart from the answer button, the microphone can be muted and conference calls are possible. One of the main features of this particular handset is the 57% reduced power usage on standby.
The phone is so easy to use; the user manual can become obsolete. Not only is the phone sleek and good to look at, it boasts amazing sound quality. However, a micro filter must be fitted into every phone socket being used in the house or there may be interference that some users have faced.
Users have deemed this phone a great buy and a very easy phone to use. Another great feature is the ability to copy the numbers saved on one handset and being able to copy it into the next. The second phone does not need a telephone socket, which makes the phone more flexible than others. The only thing required for the second handset is a power socket to power it up. Users recommend this package and reviews as well as surveys have shown this product to be a pleasurable buy. The phone is user friendly as well. For example, when there is a new message the red light on the base lights up. The messages can be cleared or heard from either the base or the handset itself. The handset even lights up when there is an incoming call. There is an option to record your own message instead of using the automated answering machine voice. However, there may be a bit of disturbance and interference when around other mechanical devices such as televisions. This can be a bit of an issue.
However, the clear reception in a compatible size is what makes this phone such a treat to use. If the phone gets lost, a press of a button on the base can find it. The only complaints user have had with the phone are the ring tones. However, amongst the many available tones, everyone has found one to suit their style. Being wall mountable, the phone is easy to place anywhere in your home and comes with a one year warranty. Once charged, this handset will be fit for use and the larger keypad makes it possible for even those with larger hands. The handset a great buy for those who want a sleek and fun to use phone at an affordable price.
In one box, you will find 2 handsets along with their bases and chargers, an instruction manual and rechargeable battery. The phone takes 7 hours to charge initially after which, you can talk for up to 18 hours as far as 300 meters away from the base and can stay on standby for as long as 170 hours.
Power consumed on standby: 0.8 W.
Base weight: 170 grams.
The base size is: 5 inches x 5 inches x 2 inches.
Handset weight: 130 grams.
Handset dimensions are: 1.8 inches x 1.2 inches x 6.2 inches.
Battery type is: AAA NiMH, rechargeable.