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Philips CD4852

Philips CD4852
alaScore 79

41 reviews

Oct, 2016

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews of Philips CD4852. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cordless Phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability and size. The design and usability also get good comments.

usability, design, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the Philips CD4852 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Philips CD4852 from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cordless Phones on Many are critical about the usability.


100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips CD4852B/05 Telephone with Answer Machine - TwinPhilips CD4852B/05 Telephone with Answer Machine - Twin

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: Martin (

Good purchase


The phones seem good quality, the sound quality is good, also in speaker mode.

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: Peter (

Met expectations


Easy to use, easy to set up, all advertised features work well.

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Anonymous (



Word of caution make sure the connecting cable are working if not you would have problem of the phone not ringing out when connected.

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: Clare (

Good sound quality


Good sound quality both on the phone and messages. Easy to set up.

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: Anonymous (

Good choice to make


Elegant with excellent sound quality. Good storage space and variety of ringtones. Recommended.

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: dilly (

Good purchase


I have had this product for 3 months, and so far it does exactly what it says on the tin. I particularly like the fact that I can have the phone on speaker, which allows me to be using my hands whilst on the phone. Also, having 2 phones, means that i...

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: Fran The Man (

Excellant phone



May, 2012

Consumer review by: phoneuser (




Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Joan (

Philips CD4852B/05 Telephone with Answer Machine - Twin


I was happy with the look and features of the product , but unfortunatly after it was charged up and I started to use it there was constant crackling on the line. I made sure that the base wasn't plugged in near any other electrical appliance but it...

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Faddyfan (

Good Purchase


Very stylish, easy to set up and use. Love the automatic transfer of phone numbers stored in memory to slave handset. Would have been 5 stars if ring tones options were less naff.

Mar, 2012

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:Black
Integrated antenna: Yes
Mounting type:Desk


Backlight colour:White
Backlight display: Yes
Built-in Display: Yes
Display diagonal:5.08
Display number of colours:Monochrome


Battery capacity indicator: Yes
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
Navigation key: Yes
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:Paging key / Y
EAN/UPC/GTIN (packaging):8712581571276
Handset keypad locking: Yes
Mac compatibility: No
Networking features:GAP
Number of products included:1
Package Type:Carton
Signal strength indication: Yes

Packaging Content

Base station: Yes
Charger: Yes
Manual: Yes
Number of handsets included:2
Quick start guide: Yes


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

Phone features

Babyphone function: Yes
Message counter on base: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Multi base capability:1
Multi handset capability:4 / 5 / 6
Noise Reduction: Yes
Number of melodies:10
Paging function: Yes
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Plug and Play: Yes
Wireless Connection: Yes


Battery Capacity:600
Battery recharge time:8
Battery technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH) / Nickel–Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AAA
Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (typical):0.55 / 0.7
Power requirements:100 - 240v AC, 50/60Hz / 100-240V ~ 50/60Hz / 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Standby time:300
Talk Time:18

Technical Details

Clock/Date display: Yes
Package net weight:534
Package tare weight:146

Weight & Dimensions

Base dimensions:101 x 43.5 x 102
Base weight:98
Handset dimensions (WxDxH):161 x 46 x 29
Handset weight:105
Package depth:9
Package height:14.2
Package weight:680
Package width:23