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British Telecom Aura 1500

British Telecom Aura 1500
alaScore 87

512 reviews

Mar, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 512 reviews of British Telecom Aura 1500. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cordless Phones for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the British Telecom Aura 1500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 user reviews of British Telecom Aura 1500 from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cordless Phones on

91% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Mar, 2018

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BT Xenon 1500 single review

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The BT Xenon 1500 is a basic, no-frills cordless home phone with built-in answering machine. It lacks some of the advanced features of other phones, but do the sound quality and ease of use make this one work a look? Read on to find out how it fared in...

Nov, 2015

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BT Aura 1500 twin review

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The BT Aura 1500 is a premium cordless phone with a sleek, glossy black finish and large colour display and it's reflected in the price. In exchange, you get a plenty of features including a built-in answerphone and large 250-entry phonebook. We found...

Jul, 2013

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BT 1500 twin review

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While the BT1500 is priced as an entry-level cordless phone it has a few extras up its sleeve, like an easy-to-use answerphone and a high-quality screen. All very nice, but is the sound quality decent enough to hold a good conversation? Only our Test...

Jul, 2013

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BT Hudson 1500


New for 2010 is the BT Hudson 1500. We will be writing a full review on the BT Hudson 1500 just as soon as we get our hands on one. This will include features, specifications, price and where to buy the new BT Hudson 1500.

Jul, 2012

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BT Xenon 1500 Cordless Phone with Answering Machine – Quad Handsets


They nice phones

Dec, 2017

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BT Xenon 1500 Cordless Phone with Answering Machine – Twin Handsets


Useful to have two phones. Light weight makes for ease of use.

Some features not able to use as do not have them with phone provider. Didn't realize this was needed.

Aug, 2017

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BT Xenon 1500 Cordless Phone with Answering Machine – Twin Handsets


They seeem to hold charge and the functions work.

The sound quality is awful and they feel horrible against your ear.

Aug, 2017

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BT Xenon 1500 Cordless Phone with Answering Machine – Twin Handsets


Nice design and features

cannot hear on the handset even on full volume

Aug, 2017

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BT Xenon 1500 Cordless Phone with Answering Machine – Triple Handsets


Lots of features for price but handsets missing loudspeaker function which I use extensively when listening to piped music waiting to be connected to someone.

Sound quality not great

Aug, 2017

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BT Xenon 1500 Cordless Phone with Answering Machine – Triple Handsets


No blocker on it so easy to us

Jul, 2017

Product Specifications

Digital answering machine with up to 12 minutes recording time 10 last number redial 50 entry phonebook Caller display with 40 number calls list Handsfree handset speaker Call waiting Add extra handsets without adding phone sockets

Answering Machine

Answering System Type:Digital
Recording Capacity:12min


Standby Time:Up to 100 h
Talk Time:Up to 600 min

Call management

Call hold: Yes
Call screening: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID:No / Yes
Conference call: Yes
Direct call:Y
Explicit call transfer: Yes
Redialing: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes


Energy Star certified: Yes


Backlight buttons:No / Yes
Colour of product:Black / Grey
Mounting type:Desk


Backlight colour:Green / Various
Brightness adjustment: No
Built-in Display: Yes
Display diagonal:5.08
Display number of colours:65536 colours / Monochrome
Display number of lines:3 / 4 / 6
Type:LCD display


Model:1500/1500 Quad/1500 Trio/1500 Twin
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:BT Graphite


Battery capacity indicator: Yes
Battery charging indication: Yes
Battery full indication: Yes
Battery low indication: Yes
LED indicators: Yes

Management features

Alarm Clock: Yes
Answerphone remote access: Yes
Clock with calendar: Yes
Volume Control:Digital


Call list capacity phonebook:30 / 40 / 50
Phonebook capacity:100 / 250 / 50
Redial list capacity:10 / 20
SMS storage capacity:40

Other features

Camera included: No
Handset keypad locking: Yes
Mac compatibility: No
Number of products included:1
Wi-Fi certified: No

Packaging Content

Base station: Yes
Charger: Yes
Headset included: Yes
Manual: Yes
Number of handsets included:1 / 2 / 3 / 4
Quick start guide: Yes


Answering Machine: Yes
Intercom: Yes
Maximum indoor range:50
Maximum outdoor range:300
Recording Time:12 / 25 / 27
Ringer type:Polyphonic

Phone features

Dialer location:Handset
Microphone mute: Yes
Multi base capability:1 / 4
Multi handset capability:5
Number of melodies:15 / 20
Polyphonic ring:No / Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Wallpapers & colour schemes: Yes

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
Wireless Connection:No / Yes


Battery Capacity:550 / 600
Battery technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH) / Nickel–Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AAA
Number of Batteries Supported:2 / 4 / 6
Standby time:100 / 120
Talk Time:10 / 12


Conference Call Capability:3-way
Cordless Phone Standard:DECTGAP
Dialer Type:Keypad
Header Features:W/ call waiting caller ID & answering system
Type:Cordless phone

Telephone Features

Caller ID:Built-in / Yes
Handset Locator:Built-in / Yes
Intercom:Built-in / Yes
Speakerphone:Built-in / Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Base dimensions:120 x 101 x 46 / 130 x 120 x 50 / 145 x 120 x 40 / 160 x 100 x 46
Base weight:181 / 185 / 269
Handset dimensions (WxDxH):47 x 24.3 x 160 / 49 x 32 x 155 / 49 x 32 x 160 / 50 x 35 x 150
Handset weight:100 / 105 / 125