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Philips CD6851

Philips CD6851
alaScore 87

80 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 80 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. People are impressed by the size. The design is also appreciated. There are some mixed reviews about 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 87/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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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

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Aug, 2012

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Poor Phone


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

Jul, 2012

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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

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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

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a good buy


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

Jun, 2012

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Do not buy


Deceived by its sleek look.

May, 2012

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Good Purchase


Easy to set up and use.

Feb, 2012

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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

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very good one


Good looking, and many extras facilities

Feb, 2012

Product Specifications

Call management

Call log entries:50
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Redialing: Yes
Speed dialing: 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:LCD / TFT / TFT, LCD
Display diagonal:6.1
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
LED on handset: Yes
Voicemail indication: Yes

Management features

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


Phonebook capacity:200 / 250
Redial list capacity:20
User memory phonebook:200

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):-25 - 45

Other features

Backlight: Yes
Camera included: No
Clock/Date display:Y
Handset:1 / Y
Mac compatibility: No
Networking features:GAP
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:No / Yes
Keypad illumination:Y
Recording Time:60
Ringer type:Polyphonic
Sound enhancement technology:HQ-Sound

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 / ААА
Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:100 - 240
Number of Batteries Supported:1 / 2
Power consumption (typical):0.5 / 0.55 / 0.7
Power requirements:100-240V AC, 50/60Hz / 100-240V, 50/60Hz / AC 100-240V, 50/60 Hz / AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power supply type:362 x 359 x 247 / AC / AC/Battery
Standby time:300
Supported batteries:AAA
Talk Time:22

Technical Details

Clock/Date display: Yes
Keypad illumination: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Base dimensions:138.1 x 101.7 x 55.9
Base weight:171.4
Handset dimensions (WxDxH):167.4 x 49.2 x 27.1
Handset weight:145