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Philips CD6851

Philips CD6851
alaScore 86

76 reviews

May, 2016

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 76 reviews of Philips CD6851. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cordless Phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size. The design also gets good feedback, but reviews are divided on the price.

usability, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the Philips CD6851 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: Nicky (

Great product


I liked the look of this phone, when i got it i realised that it is comfortable to hold, user friendly as I am used to mobile phones. easier then my last phone to input information to be stored.

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: DMC1 (




Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: Elaine (

Poor Phone


No good if trying to go through call centres ( enter 1/2 etc)

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: Shaki (

Badly designed


My main complaint is that (1) the navigator button is almost impossible for a woman with long nails to manipulate (I have to use my knuckles), and (2) the dial buttons sometimes miss registering when I compose a number. In addition, one of the phone...

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: Amanda (

Best Phone Ever!!!


Bought this phone at a sale price, but it is actually worth the full price. The best phone I've ever owned, easy to program and use, and handset is clear as a bell. Overall fantastic!!

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Roberta (

a good buy


a nice product , easy to use with good choice of ring tones, i would recommend this product,

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: SS (

Do not buy


Deceived by its sleek look.

May, 2012

Consumer review by: Linda (

Good Purchase


Easy to set up and use.

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Elvisdukebox (

Philips CD6851B Cordless Telephone Answering Machi


Brought this to replace our old Philips phones which had been very good over the years. Having had a good life out of the old one's, we went for Philips again, however the new one's were very poor and faulty. The tone generator (tone dailing) did not...

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: vasi (

very good one


Good looking, and many extras facilities

Feb, 2012

Product Specifications

Call management

Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: 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:6.1


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

Management features

Alarm Clock: Yes
Clock with calendar: Yes
Volume Control:Digital


Phonebook capacity:200
Redial list capacity:20

Other features

Camera included: No
Mac compatibility: No
Signal strength indication: Yes

Packaging Content

Base station: Yes
Charger: Yes
Number of handsets included:1


Answering Machine: Yes
ECO mode: Yes
GAP compatible: Yes
Intercom: No
Recording Time:60
Ringer type:Polyphonic

Phone features

Dialer location:Handset
Message counter on base: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Multi base capability:1
Multi handset capability:4 / 5
Noise Reduction: Yes
Number of melodies:10 / 15
Paging function: Yes
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
VIP group function: Yes
VIP group with own melody: Yes

Ports & interfaces

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


Battery Capacity:750
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
Number of Batteries Supported:2
Power consumption (typical):0.55
Power requirements:AC 100-240V, 50/60 Hz / AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Standby time:300
Talk Time:22

Technical Details

Clock/Date display: Yes
Keypad illumination: Yes