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Gigaset C430 / C430A

Gigaset C430 / C430A
alaScore 97

775 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 775 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.

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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alaTest has collected and analyzed 415 user reviews of Gigaset C430 / C430A from 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

94% of the reviews on 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)

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: cajano (

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 (

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 (

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 (

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: Kev (

Excellent value


" Although these phones are called Gigasets they're manufactured by Siemens and that was all I needed to know to buy these phones. German quality and precision and half price. Easy to operate and really good standby time. "

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: Maria222 (



" Nice looking phones but a bit tricky to set up. "

May, 2016

Consumer review by: Ash (

Nice Product


" I bought a fancy phone from Argos and the answering machine was not proper then I exchange with this phone and very satisfied with all the features including answering machine etc. very easy to use and good value for money!! "

May, 2016

Consumer review by: Moonbeam (

Great style n features,


" Would benefit from simplification and clearer instructions, great feeling of quality purchase and service.moo "

May, 2016

Consumer review by: Tinkerbell (

Gigaset C430A X1 Cordless Telephone TAM - Silver.


" Easy to use good features "

May, 2016

Consumer review by: els. (

Gigaset C430A X1 Cordless Telephone TAM - Silver.


" I am very happy with my purchase only 1 thing is I find it hard to turn volume up when someone is phoning me as the volume seems so low I find it hard to hear who is speaking. "

May, 2016

Product Specifications


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


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


Backlight colour:Amber / Various
Backlight display: Yes
Built-in Display: Yes
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


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
Programmable hot keys: Yes
Voice dialing:No / Yes
Volume Control:Digital


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


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


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
Tones quantity:14

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
Handset dimensions (WxDxH):156 x 48 x 27 / 48 x 27 x 156
Handset weight:110
Height :15.6