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Gigaset C430 / C430A

Gigaset C430 / C430A
alaScore 97

845 reviews

Mar, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 845 reviews of Gigaset C430 / C430A. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cordless Phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and design. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably. Comments are divided on the reliability.

usability, price, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the Gigaset C430 / C430A is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Gigaset C430 / C430A

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 415 user reviews of Gigaset C430 / C430A from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cordless Phones on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the size and design. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some mixed views about the reliability.

usability, price, design, size

94% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Gigaset C430A Cordless Phone with Answering Machine and Anonymous Call Silencing (Pack of 2)Gigaset C430A Cordless Phone with Answering Machine and Anonymous Call Silencing (Pack of 2)

Mar, 2017

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

At last a phone that my husband can hear.

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Excellent, volume can be turned up so that my husband can hear without his aid. No problems with others hearing our calls. A bit technical so not as easy as the old style BT cordless answer phone, but more like a mobile.

Feb, 2015

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

Cheap, but looks and feels it

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The handsets are plasticky and the layout of the buttons awkward. Also, when you add a number to the directory, the other handsets (I have two) are not automatically updated. Finally, the display on one of the handsets has started to go wrong after a...

Jan, 2015

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

Very Poor

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This model was bought to replace a 10 year old cordless BT phone.It proved to be a waste of money and was returned within a week. Everybody I spoke to on this phone complained of poor reception, unclear speech and fading during the course of moving...

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: 2011-08-02 22:10:30.52 (which.co.uk)

Gigaset C430A twin

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I bought this phone a couple of weeks ago and have been very satisfied with it, It was the easiest phone to set up that I have ever had - much easier than the BT phone I last purchased.

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: Sma236 (johnlewis.com)

Better than others we have had

 

We are very pleased with our purchase we have had several similar units over many years but these have to be the most reliable and simple to use. They also appear to have better range allowing them to be placed where we want not governed by the only...

Jan, 2017

Consumer review by: Anna59 (johnlewis.com)

Exactly what I wanted!

 

This telephone/answer machine is very easy to set up, looks and sounds good. The pre-recorded voice message is fine and the most frequently used features are the easiest to get to. No doubt there are numerous functions there I shall never use, but they...

Jan, 2017

Consumer review by: Magda36 (johnlewis.com)

Great phone for what you pay

 

Very easy to use, clear instructions, which I did notnot even have to read, as so simple to set up. Looks good and quality of sound is impressive. For the price you pay it isback excellent and exceeded my expectations.

Jan, 2017

Consumer review by: Eileen19 (johnlewis.com)

Very good quality phone

 

Really pleased with this phone, easy to setup and use. Downloaded all my addresses and linked to the other phone no problem

Jan, 2017

Consumer review by: Me1970 (johnlewis.com)

Phone works really well!

 

We are getting used to our new phone, it works & it's doing what it says on the tin! We're still figuring out the instructions & utilising the different functions. We've had the phone for 1month; I would score higher after we've had it for longer &...

Jan, 2017

Consumer review by: ElderlyFemaleconsumer42 (johnlewis.com)

Landline cordless

 

This product is fine, easy to use and easy to work out if you've never used it before. I was replacing a similar model whose battery got profoundly discharge - sadly, it was cheaper to buy a new one than get another battery! This phone is good, easy to...

Jan, 2017

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery form factor:AAA
Battery technology:Nickel–Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Number of Batteries Supported:2
Standby time:320
Talk Time:14

Call management

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

Design

Backlight buttons: Yes
Backlight display: Yes
Colour of product:Black / Black, grey / Black, Silver
Display diagonal:4.57
Display number of colours:65536 colours
Display Resolution:128 x 160
Display Type:LCD
Elderly phone: No
Integrated antenna: Yes
Mounting type:Wall/Ceiling / Wall/Desk

Display

Backlight colour:Amber / Various
Backlight display: Yes
Built-in Display: Yes
Display:TFT
Display diagonal:4.57
Display number of colours:65536 colours
Display number of lines:6 / 8
Display Resolution:128 x 160 / 1280 x 160
Touchscreen: No

Indication

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

Management features

Alarm Clock: Yes
Calendar:No / Yes
Clock with calendar: Yes
Management protocols:SIP, RTP
Navigation key: Yes
Personalization:Themes
Programmable hot keys: Yes
Voice dialing:No / Yes
Volume Control:Digital

Memory

Phonebook capacity:150 / 200
Redial list capacity:20

Packaging Content

Base station: Yes
Charger: Yes
Charging base: Yes
Ethernet cable: Yes
Headset included: Yes
Manual: Yes
Number of handsets included:1 / 2 / 3
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

Answering Machine:No / Yes
Base station memory card reader:SIM
ECO mode: Yes
GAP compatible: Yes
Maximum indoor range:50
Maximum outdoor range:300
Recording Time:30 / 55
Ringer type:Monophonic / Polyphonic
Sound enhancement technology:HSP
Type:Analog/DECT / DECT

Phone features

Downloadable ringtones: No
Multi handset capability:6
Number of melodies:30
Short Message Service (SMS):No / Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Vibrating Alert: No
VIP group function: Yes
VIP group with own melody: Yes

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
Headset connectivity:2.5 mm / Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
Wireless Connection: Yes

Power

Battery recharge time:8
Battery technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AAA
Input Voltage:230
Number of Batteries Supported:2
Standby time:300 / 320
Talk Time:14

Technical Details

Brand compatibility:Gigaset
Caller ID: Yes
Clock/Date display: Yes
Headphone connectivity:2.5 mm
Headset connectivity: Yes
LED indicators: Yes
Multi base capability:1
Multi handset capability:1
Phonebook capacity:200
Quantity:1
Tones quantity:14
Type:DECT

Weight & Dimensions

Base dimensions:105 x 46 x 132 / 107 x 89 x 96 / 89 x 96 x 107 / 94 x 107 x 89
Base weight:120 / 86
Depth:2.7
Handset dimensions (WxDxH):156 x 48 x 27 / 48 x 27 x 156
Handset weight:110
Height :15.6
Weight:114
Width:4.8