Visit our Business Solutions website >>

Siemens Gigaset AS285/AL285

Siemens Gigaset AS285/AL285
alaScore 83

751 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 751 reviews of Siemens Gigaset AS285/AL285. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cordless Phones for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the Siemens Gigaset AS285/AL285 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 751 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  


Below is a list of reviews for this or similar products. If you think this grouping is wrong please click here to flag.
Read more on our FAQ’s page.
Showing 1 - 12 of 25 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (726)

Consumer review ( review summary for Siemens Gigaset AS285/AL285


alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Siemens Gigaset AS285/AL285 from The average user rating for this product is 1.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cordless Phones on

0% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Gigaset AS285, Black, S30852-H2036-B101Gigaset AS285, Black, S30852-H2036-B101

Aug, 2018

Consumer review (

Easy Set Up, Good Value


Got the triple set for a good price- price seems to vary a lot though depending when you buy.. Phones are pre-assigned to base units and Directory set up/entry and menu system pretty straightforward-especially ability to Send List of all directory...

good value easy set up

volume levels not high enough

Feb, 2012

Consumer review (

Good value


We bought this to replace a long standing phone system where the batteries were past their prime. The Siemens is around half the size of our previous phones & base stations so neat & compact. Very easy to set up and we particularly liked the feature of...

Sep, 2010

Consumer review (

Excellent value


Brought this to replace old Bt phone where I had to buy special batteries. This uses batteries you can buy anywhere.

Sep, 2010

Consumer review (

Does exactly what it says on the tin!


Unless you require all the bells & whistles, there is no need to spend any more on a phone!

Aug, 2010

Consumer review (

Excellent phone


It was the cheapest wireless phone with loudspeaker, for those "I ll put you on hold for one minute"s... Lots more dialled numbers storage than my previous bt one. Also receives multiple messages with missed calls - beats 1471.

Aug, 2010

Consumer review (

Love this product


Cannot believe how good this phone is which was bought to replace a BT product. Excellent value for money, I was looking at higher priced phones to get the functions I wanted and stumled across this one by mistake which was on special offer. There are...

excellent value has everything i wanted and need

had to really look hard to find but maybe could, have a slightly bigger screen

Jul, 2010

Consumer review (

Value for Money


Good value for money. Clear instructions and easy to use. Excellent service from COMET

value for money

Jun, 2010

Consumer review (

seimens cordless phone al285


this must be one of the best phones especially at the price, I t had everything and more. exclellent buy

great facilities


Jun, 2010

Consumer review (

Great product


Bought this as replacement for our elderly BT phones as the battery was running out too fast. V pleased with purchase, battery lasts ages, backlit display is good & answerphone works well. V easy to set up. Only criticism is that it doesn't seem to...

Jun, 2010

Consumer review (



excelent sevice. very good price. very happy with phones. easy to use with clear sound. would recommend them.

May, 2010

Product Specifications

Call management

Call log entries:25
Caller ID:No / Yes
Calling line identification presentation (CLIP):No / Yes
Redialing: Yes


Backlight buttons: Yes
Colour of product:Black / Black, Silver / Silver, White / White
Mounting type:Desk / Wall/Ceiling


Backlight colour:Amber
Backlight display: Yes
Built-in Display: Yes
Display diagonal:3.61
Display number of colours:Monochrome
Display number of lines:3
Display size (HxV):1.42
Display size (HxV) (imperial):1.42


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

Management features

Add new contacts from handset: Yes
Alarm Clock: Yes
Navigation key: Yes
Volume Control:Digital


Call list capacity phonebook:10
Phonebook capacity:80
Redial list capacity:10

Other features

Mac compatibility: No
Wall mountable: Yes

Packaging Content

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


Answering Machine: Yes
Maximum indoor range:50
Maximum outdoor range:300
Recording Time:12

Phone features

Dialer location:Handset
Multi handset capability:4
Number of melodies:10
Polyphonic ring:No / Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
VIP group function:No / Yes
VIP group with own melody:No / Yes

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
Plug and Play:No / Yes
Wireless Connection:No / Yes


Battery Type:AAA
Number of Batteries Supported:2
Standby time:210
Talk Time:25

Weight & Dimensions

Base dimensions:126 x 126 x 55 / 126 x 55 x 126 / 56 x 124 x 124
Handset dimensions (WxDxH):148 x 49 x 30 / 30 x 49 x 148 / 49 x 30 x 148 / 49 x 301 x 48