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Gigaset A420A

Gigaset A420A
alaScore 86

452 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 452 reviews of Gigaset A420A. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cordless Phones for all reviews. People really like the size and design. The price and usability also get good feedback, but many are less positive about the reliability.

usability, price, design, size

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the Gigaset A420A is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Gigaset A420A

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 122 user reviews of Gigaset A420A from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cordless Phones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the design and size. The price and usability also get good views, whereas some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, price, size, design

reliability

86% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Gigaset A420A Twin DECT Cordless Phone with Answer Machine - BlackGigaset A420A Twin DECT Cordless Phone with Answer Machine - Black

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: TheVinylMan (which.co.uk)

Watch Out For Battery Life

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I bought the triple version of this phone and was pleased with the results until just out of warranty the AA rechargeable batteries started to fail, first one phone then all three. The batteries were SUPPO 550 (made in China) and it cost me £12 to...

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: Elizabeth (argos.co.uk)

Gigaset cordless phones

 

Exactly what I wanted. Clear instructions, easy to set up and easy to use. I,m not disappointed. Have not had an answer phone before and have found it very useful already.

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: Jo (argos.co.uk)

Great Product - but....

 

Fantastic product! However, I have found it difficult to get the names up for internal/external callers and the hand book provided is very vague in some aspects.

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: worbilly (argos.co.uk)

Phone

 

A great set and easy to set up. All actions and responses quick and clear. Very easy to use and very clear sound. A good looking system.

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: petra (argos.co.uk)

Does its job well

 

Nice phone. Good sound quality and reasonably easy to operate. Very good value.

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Ches (argos.co.uk)

Good value for money

 

Plenty of features for the money; seemed reasonably easy to set up

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: john w (argos.co.uk)

Brilliant phone.

 

Read many reviews on many phones. The Gigaset didn't get the best reviews but I liked what i read on the A420A. This so far is the best phone I have bought. The ability to listen to messages on the handset is a bonus..The phone and answer machine sound...

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Liz (argos.co.uk)

Great value for money!

 

Plenty of functions on this budget phone. Good quality sound. Great battery life.

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: ann (argos.co.uk)

Great purchase

 

Easy to use. Big buttons and can increase size of writing. Good value for money

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Jacqui (argos.co.uk)

Good value

 

These phones are good value and easy to understand

Oct, 2012

Product Specifications

Call management

Call blocking: Yes
Call log entries:25
Call screening: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Caller ID:No / Yes
Calling line identification presentation (CLIP): Yes
Conference call: Yes
Redialing: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes

Certificates

Energy Star certified: No

Design

Backlight buttons: Yes
Big buttons: Yes
Buttons quantity:10
Colour of product:Black / White
Mounting type:Desk / Wall / Wall/Desk

Display

Backlight colour:Amber / Blue / White
Backlight display: Yes
Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:4.57
Display number of colours:Monochrome
Display number of lines:3
Display Resolution:96 x 64
Touchscreen: No

Indication

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

Management features

Alarm Clock: Yes
Clock with calendar: Yes
Languages support:Multi
Navigation key: Yes
Voice dialing: No
Volume Control:Digital

Memory

Call list capacity phonebook:10 / 25
Phonebook capacity:100
Redial list capacity:10

Other features

Battery level indicator: Yes
Mac compatibility: No
Wall mountable: Yes

Packaging Content

Base station: Yes
Charger: Yes
Headset included: Yes
Manual: Yes
Number of handsets included:1 / 2 / 3

Performance

Answering Machine:No / Yes
GAP compatible: Yes
Intercom: Yes
Maximum indoor range:300 / 50
Maximum outdoor range:300 / 50
Recording Time:25
Ringer type:Monophonic / Polyphonic
Type:DECT

Phone features

Dialer location:Handset
Downloadable ringtones: No
Microphone mute: Yes
Multi handset capability:4
Night mode: Yes
Number of melodies:20
Short Message Service (SMS): No
Speakerphone: Yes
Vibrating Alert:No / Yes

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
Wireless Connection:No / Yes

Power

Battery Capacity:450
Battery technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH) / Nickel–Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AAA
Number of Batteries Supported:2
Standby time:240
Talk Time:20

Weight & Dimensions

Base dimensions:128 x 103 x 64 / 64 x 128 x 103
Handset dimensions (WxDxH):156 x 48 x 28 / 48 x 28 x 156 / 48 x 28 x 158