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Gigaset A420A

Gigaset A420A
alaScore 86

456 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 456 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. There are some critical reviews about the reliability.

usability, price, design, size


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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alaTest has collected and analyzed 122 user reviews of Gigaset A420A from 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 Reviewers really like the design and size. The price and usability also get good comments. Many are less positive about the reliability.

usability, price, size, design


86% of the reviews on 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

Aug, 2018

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Gigaset A420A duo review

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The Gigaset A420 is a tempting well-designed cordless phone. It combines both style and functionality, and we found the large 1.8-inch screen easy to read. But is it too good to be true? How did the sound quality measure up? We sent it to our Test Lab...

Jul, 2013

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Does its job well


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

Oct, 2012

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Good value for money


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

Oct, 2012

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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

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Great value for money!


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

Oct, 2012

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Great purchase


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

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):Y / Yes
Conference call:Y / Yes
Explicit call transfer:Y
Redialing: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes


Energy Star certified: No


Backlight buttons: Yes
Big buttons: Yes
Buttons quantity:10
Colour of product:Black / Black, Silver / White
Elderly phone:N
Mounting type:Desk / Wall / Wall/Desk


Backlight colour:Amber / Blue / White
Backlight display:Y / Yes
Built-in Display:Y / Yes
Display:LCD / TFT
Display diagonal:4.57 / 8.89
Display number of colours:Monochrome
Display number of lines:3
Display Resolution:320 x 240 / 96 x 64
Display size (HxV):32 x 33
Touchscreen:N / No


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

Management features

Alarm Clock:Y / Yes
Answerphone remote access:Y
Clock with calendar: Yes
Languages support:Multi
Navigation key:Y / Yes
Voice dialing: No
Volume Control:Digital


Call list capacity phonebook:10 / 25
Phonebook capacity:100 / 750
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


Answering Machine:No / Y / Yes
ECO mode:Y
GAP compatible:Y / Yes
Handset type:Wired handset / Wireless handset
Intercom: Yes
Keypad illumination:Y
Maximum indoor range:300 / 50
Maximum outdoor range:300 / 50
Recording Time:25 / 55
Ringer type:Monophonic / Polyphonic
Type:Analog/DECT / DECT

Phone features

Dialer location:Handset
Downloadable ringtones: No
Microphone mute: Yes
Multi handset capability:4 / 6
Night mode: Yes
Number of melodies:20 / 21
Short Message Service (SMS):No / Y
Speakerphone: Yes
Vibrating Alert:No / Yes

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
Headset connectivity:2.5 mm
Plug and Play: Yes
Wireless Connection:No / Y / Yes


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

Technical Details

Clock/Date display:Y
Keypad illumination:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Base dimensions:128 x 102 x 64 / 128 x 103 x 64 / 263 x 168 x 108 / 64 x 128 x 103
Base weight:140
Handset dimensions (WxDxH):156 x 48 x 28 / 48 x 27 x 156 / 48 x 28 x 156 / 48 x 28 x 158
Handset weight:120