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Philips CD2851

Philips CD2851
alaScore 85

238 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 238 reviews of Philips CD2851. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cordless Phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and price. The design and usability are also appreciated.

usability, design, price, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the Philips CD2851 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Philips CD2851 from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cordless Phones on People are impressed by the price. The design is also appreciated.

usability, design, price

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Aug, 2018

Product Specifications

Call management

Call log entries:50
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Redialing: Yes


Specific absorption rate (SAR) value (EU):0.1


Backlight buttons: Yes
Colour of product:White
Integrated antenna: Yes
Mounting type:Desk


Backlight colour:Amber / Orange
Backlight display: Yes
Built-in Display: Yes
Display diagonal:4.57
Display number of colours:Monochrome
Touchscreen: No


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

Management features

Alarm Clock: Yes
Clock with calendar: Yes
Customizable wallpaper: No
Image gallery: No
Navigation key: Yes
Voice dialing: No
Volume Control:Digital


Phonebook capacity:100 / 50
Redial list capacity:20
User memory phonebook:100

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):0 - 95
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):0 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 45

Other features

Backlight: Yes
Base station keys:1 / Paging key / Y
Camera included: No
Clock/Date display:Y
Handset:1 / Y
Handset keypad locking: Yes
Mac compatibility: No
Networking features:GAP
Number of products included:1
Package dimensions (WxDxH):8.9 x 14.2 x 16.6
Package weight:0.41
Packaging net weight:0.31
Packaging tare weight:0.1
Power over Ethernet (PoE): No
Signal strength indication: Yes

Packaging Content

Base station: Yes
Charger: Yes
Manual: Yes
Number of handsets included:1
Quick start guide: Yes


Answering Machine: Yes
ECO mode: Yes
GAP compatible: Yes
Intercom: Yes
Recording Time:30
Ringer type:Polyphonic

Phone features

Dialer location:Base & Handset / Handset
Microphone mute: Yes
Multi base capability:1
Multi handset capability:5
Number of melodies:10
Paging function: Yes
Photo feature: No
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Wallpapers & colour schemes: No

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
Wireless Connection: Yes


Battery Capacity:650
Battery recharge time:8
Battery technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH) / Nickel–Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AAA / ААА
Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:100 - 240
Number of Batteries Supported:2
Power consumption (typical):0.65
Power requirements:100 - 240 V, 50/60 Hz / 100 - 240v AC, 50/60Hz / 100 - 240VAC, 50/60Hz / 100-240V ~ 50/60Hz / 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power supply type:AC
Standby time:220
Talk Time:15
USB powered: No

Technical Details

Clock/Date display: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Base dimensions:102 x 79.5 x 108.4 / 108.4 x 79.5 x 102
Base weight:97
Handset dimensions (WxDxH):164.5 x 27.5 x 46.1 / 46.1 x 27.5 x 164.5
Handset weight:125.6
Package depth:14.2
Package height:16.6
Package weight:410
Package width:8.9