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Philips DECT5251B

Philips DECT5251B
alaScore 76

19 reviews

Mar, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews of Philips DECT5251B. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cordless Phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the design. Opinions are divided on the usability, while many are negative about the price and reliability.


reliability, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the Philips DECT5251B is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Philips DECT5251B from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cordless Phones on Reviewers really like the design, whereas the usability and price get negative comments.


reliability, price, usability

78% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips 5253 - Digital Cordless Phone - With Digital Answerphone - Triple PackPhilips 5253 - Digital Cordless Phone - With Digital Answerphone - Triple Pack

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications

Call management

Call hold: Yes
Call log entries:40
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Caller ID on call waiting: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Explicit call transfer: Yes


Colour of product:Black / Grey
Integrated antenna: Yes


Backlight colour:Blue / Orange
Display number of lines:4
Display Resolution:108 x 65


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

Management features

Alarm Clock: Yes
Volume Control:Digital


Phonebook capacity:250 / 65
SMS storage capacity:25 / 60

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):95 - 40
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Storage relative humidity (H-H):95 - 40
Storage temperature (T-T):-25 - 70

Other features

Alarms:Alarm clock, Night Mode / clock, Night Mode
Antenna type:Integrated
Dimensions (WxDxH):135 x 47 x 28
Handset keypad locking: Yes
Mac compatibility: No

Packaging Content

Charger: Yes
Manual: Yes


Answering Machine: Yes
Recording Time:14 / 15

Phone features

Dialer location:Handset
Microphone mute: Yes
Multi base capability:4
Multi handset capability:6
Night mode: Yes
Paging function: Yes
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
VIP group function: Yes
VIP group with own melody: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Plug and Play: Yes
Wireless Connection: Yes


Battery recharge time:14
Battery technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AAA
Number of Batteries Supported:2
Power supply type:AC 220-240V - 50Hz
Standby time:292 / 300
Talk Time:15 / 17

Weight & Dimensions

Base dimensions:118 x 130 x 60
Base weight:190
Handset weight:100