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Siemens Gigaset A510

Siemens Gigaset A510
alaScore 86

1106 reviews

Apr, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1106 reviews of Siemens Gigaset A510. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cordless Phones for all reviews. People really like the design and price. The size and usability also get good feedback, whereas many are negative about the reliability.

usability, size, price, design

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the Siemens Gigaset A510 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Siemens Gigaset A510

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 71 user reviews of Siemens Gigaset A510 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cordless Phones on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the size and design. The price and usability also get good feedback, but many are critical about the reliability.

usability, price, design, size

reliability

82% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Gigaset A510A Single DECT Cordless Phone - BlackGigaset A510A Single DECT Cordless Phone - Black

Apr, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Siemens Gigaset A510

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Siemens Gigaset A510 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cordless Phones on Amazon.com.

56% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Gigaset A510A-2W DECT_6.0 2-Handset Cordless Telephone (White)Gigaset A510A-2W DECT_6.0 2-Handset Cordless Telephone (White)

Apr, 2017

Consumer review by: Anonymous (comet.co.uk)

IS NOT AS DESCRIBED

 

MY PHONE DOES NOT LAST ANYWHERE NEAR IT'S CLAIMED 220 HRS. WITH NORMAL USAGE IT LASTS 24 TO 48 HOURS. WHEN THE BATTERY IS ON IT'S LAST LEGS IT GIVES OUT A FUNNY TONE AND THEN THE PHONE CUTS OUT (WITHIN 5-10 MINUTES), DESPITE THE BATTERY BAR INDICATING...

good clarity when not in eco mode

no call tmers for last or previous call

May, 2012

Consumer review by: FranM (productreview.com.au)

Works perfectly... meant I could get rid of the fixed landline

 

Was a bit concerned about using VOIP, whether there would be any lag etc.... This is great. Very easy to install. The sound is perfect. I would recommend this product. We are using it on vividwireless but I will be intending to continue using it...

Apr, 2017

Consumer review by: Charlie (productreview.com.au)

Over heats and drains batteries rapidly

 

After two years use, the phone overheats and drains batteries every two months. This month it started melting batteries. A secondary complaint is that it was not easy to set up. I left it in the box for several weeks as each time I looked at the...

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: jame14 (productreview.com.au)

not very intuitive

 

Had the phones for about 7 months now. Found conversation clarity became so bad that I stopped using the phones. Our internet service is very good - no problems there. But, learnt it was because I do a whole lot of streaming (all the time). Hence you...

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: Bourb (productreview.com.au)

Great Phone with Eco mode

 

This cordless phone is one of the few around with a proper Eco mode, in that the power output is reduced if the handset is close to the base, and unlike most DECT phones this one isn't continuously emitting radiation from the base, even when not in...

Proper Eco Mode, unlike some other phones that list an Eco mode but still have continuous transmit.

Nothing so far

Sep, 2012

Product Specifications

Battery

Standby time:220
Talk Time:20

Call management

Call forwarding: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call log entries:10 / 25
Call screening: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID:No / Yes
Calling line identification presentation (CLIP):Y / Yes
Conference call:Y / Yes
Direct call:Y
Explicit call transfer: Yes
Redialing:Y / Yes
Speed dialing:Y / Yes

Certificates

Energy Star certified: No
Specific absorption rate (SAR) value (EU):0.1

Design

Backlight buttons:No / Yes
Backlight display: Yes
Big buttons: No
Colour of product:Black / Grey, White / White
Display diagonal:4.57
Display Resolution:96 x 64
Elderly phone: No
Integrated antenna: Yes
Mounting type:Desk / Wall / Wall/Desk

Display

Backlight colour:Amber / Green / Various
Backlight display: Yes
Brightness adjustment: No
Built-in Display:Y / Yes
Display:LCD / LED / TFT
Display diagonal:4.57
Display number of colours:4, Monochrome / Monochrome
Display number of lines:3
Display Resolution:96 x 64 / 99 x 64
Touchscreen:N

Indication

Battery capacity indicator:Y / Yes
Battery charging indication: Yes
Battery full indication: Yes
Battery low indication: Yes
LED indicators:No / Y / Yes
LED on base:No / Yes
LED on handset:No / Yes

Management features

Add new contacts from handset: Yes
Alarm Clock:Y / Yes
Answerphone remote access:No / Yes
Calendar:Y
Clock with calendar:No / Yes
Integrated voicemail:Y
Navigation key: Yes
Voice dialing:No / Yes
Volume Control:Digital

Memory

Call list capacity phonebook:25
Phonebook capacity:150 / 50
Redial list capacity:1 / 10
User memory phonebook:Y

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 75
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 45

Other features

Alarms:Y
Antenna:Y
Base station keys:8
Bluetooth: No
Camera included: No
Channels quantity:60
Compatibility:DECT, GAP
Frequency band:1.88 - 1.9 / 1881 - 1892 / 1881 - 1897
Full colour display: No
Full duplex: Yes
Handset:1 / 2 / 3 / Y
Handset keypad locking: Yes
Handset keys:18
Internet connection required: No
Mac compatibility: No
Optical drive required: No
Output Power:<0.4W3
Power LED: Yes
Power over Ethernet (PoE): No
USB required: No
Wall mountable: Yes

Packaging Content

Analog line cable: Yes
Base station:Y / Yes
Belt clip: No
Charger:No / Yes
Ethernet cable: No
Headset included:Y
Manual: Yes
Number of handsets included:1 / 2 / 3 / 4
Quick start guide:No / Y / Yes

Performance

Answering Machine:N / No / Yes
ECO mode:Y
GAP compatible:Y / Yes
Handset type:Wireless handset
Intercom: No
Maximum indoor range:20 / 50
Maximum outdoor range:220 / 300
Recording Time:25
Ringer type:Polyphonic
Sound enhancement technology:N
Type:DECT

Phone features

Babyphone function:No / Yes
Dialer location:Handset
Dialing:Tone/Pulse
Downloadable ringtones:Y
Message counter on base: No
Microphone mute:Y / Yes
Multi base capability: No
Multi handset capability:4
Night mode: Yes
Number of melodies:20 / 21 / 5
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Short Message Service (SMS):No / Yes
Speakerphone:No / Yes
Vibrating Alert:No / Yes
VIP group function:Y / Yes
VIP group with own melody:Y / Yes
Wallpapers & colour schemes: Yes

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
Headphone connectivity:2.5 mm
Headset connectivity: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
TV out port: No
Wireless Connection:No / Yes

Power

Battery Capacity:1000
Battery recharge time:10
Battery technology:Alkaline / Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH) / Nickel–Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AAA
Input frequency:50
Input Voltage:230
Number of Batteries Supported:2
Power consumption (typical):0.4 / 0.7
Power requirements:230 V, 50 Hz / 230VAC/50Hz
Power supply type:AC / AC/DC
Standby time:220
Talk Time:20
USB powered:No / Yes

Technical Details

AC adapter included:Y
Brand compatibility:Gigaset
Clock/Date display:Y / Yes
Keypad illumination: Yes
Number of melodies:20
Phonebook capacity:150
Ringer type:Polyphonic
Ringer volume adjustment: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Base dimensions:106 x 36 x 127 / 124 x 36 x 134 / 127 x 106 x 36 / 128 x 104 x 54 / 134 x 124 x 36
Depth:2.8
Handset dimensions (WxDxH):148 x 49 x 30 / 154 x 50 x 28 / 50 x 28 x 154
Height :15.4
Width:5