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Siemens Gigaset C595

alaTest has collected and analyzed 792 reviews of Siemens Gigaset C595. 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. Reviewers really like the reliability and price. The design and size are also mentioned favorably.

usability, size, design, price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the Siemens Gigaset C595 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Siemens Gigaset C595


alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Siemens Gigaset C595 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cordless Phones on Reviewers are impressed by the design. The usability also gets good feedback. Reviews are divided on the price, while some have doubts about the reliability.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Gigaset C595 - Cordless phone w/ call waiting caller ID & answering system - DECT\GAP - blackGigaset C595 - Cordless phone w/ call waiting caller ID & answering system - DECT\GAP - black

Jul, 2018

Consumer review ( review summary for Siemens Gigaset C595


alaTest has collected and analyzed 77 user reviews of Siemens Gigaset C595 from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cordless Phones on Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and design. The size and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, size, design, reliability

66% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Siemens Gigaset Bluetooth Gateway - BlackSiemens Gigaset Bluetooth Gateway - Black

Jul, 2018

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Gigaset C595 single review

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The all black, slim and stylish Siemens Gigaset C595 single is a digital cordless phone with integrated answering machine. It feels well-crafted and is packed with convenient features such as a baby alarm and text message functionality, but does it...

Dec, 2009

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Siemens Gigaset C595


The C595 comes with an integrated answering machine and fits comfortably into any home or small office.

The traditional Siemens build quality extends to the C595 and as such the sound quality is excellent.

Nov, 2009

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Siemens Gigaset Intercom System – C595 &...


The Gigaset HC450 intercom is an intelligent yet simple way to control an entrance intercom with a Gigaset cordless phone, such as the C595. At the touch of a button, users can speak to visitors standing at the front door, open the door and even switch...

Sep, 2009

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Siemens Gigaset C595 Twin - Disappointing

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Is this really the phone that Which reviewed? It's dreadful. Slow to respond. Limited memory. Very poor sound quality. The only thing it's got going for it is longevity - have been waiting for it to break since the day I got it, but no luck yet.

Feb, 2015

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Siemens C595 twin continues to disappoint

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I have owned this phone set for under two years now and the batteries will not now hold a full charge. I continue to be disappointed with this product and am now looking for something better. I would not buy a Siemens product again after this...

Aug, 2013

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Siemens Gigaset C595 twin - Disappointing sound quality

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I bought this because of the excellent Which? review, especially the sound quality, but my wife and I are both disappointed with the poor sound clarity of the handsets.

Nov, 2012

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Good audio

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Unlike others, I have found the audio quality to be excellent and the range is also above average compared to my previous make. I am often away from home and it is really useful to have messages logged with the date rather than 'Monday' unspecified...

Nov, 2012

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Call barring facility - absent

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I was quite interested in this phone but couldn't see whether there was a call barring facility in the description. I contacted Siemens and they responded promptly, thus: "Thank you for contacting Gigaset tech support. Unfortunately the SL565, and no...

Jul, 2012

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Siemens C595 twin - No audible signal for new messages

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I purchased these phones as they were a 'Best Buy'. Over the years Which have always given very good information regarding the tested products however, on this occasion they missed one of the most basic tests you can expect from an answering machine,...

May, 2012

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Which? response to sound quality issues

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Thanks for your comments, and we're sorry to hear the C595's sound quality has been the source of some disappointment.Our star ratings for sound quality combine the results of objective acoustic lab tests with subjective, expert assessments of...

Feb, 2012

Product Specifications

Call management

Call forwarding:Y
Call log entries:10 / 25 / 30
Call timer:Y
Caller ID:No / Y / Yes
Calling line identification presentation (CLIP):Y / Yes
Conference call:Y
Redialing:Y / Yes
Speed dialing:Y


Backlight buttons: Yes
Colour of product:Black / Black, Silver / Black, White / Grey / White
Elderly phone:N / No
Integrated antenna:Y
International Protection (IP) code:IP65
Mounting type:Desk / Desk/Wall
Protection features:Dust resistant, Shock resistant, Water resistant / Dust resistant, Shock resistant, Waterproof


Backlight colour:Amber
Backlight display:Y / Yes
Built-in Display:Y / Yes
Display:LCD / TFT
Display diagonal:3.56 / 4.57 / 6.1
Display number of colours:65536 colours
Display number of lines:6
Display Resolution:101 x 80 / 128 x 160 / 240 x 320 / 70 x 8
Display size (HxV):34 x 17 / 35 x 28


Battery capacity indicator:Y / Yes
Battery charge indicator:Y
Battery charging indication:Y / Yes
LED indicators: Yes
LED on base: Yes
LED on handset: Yes

Management features

Add new contacts from handset:Y
Alarm Clock:Y / Yes
Calendar:Y / Yes
Clock with calendar:Y / Yes
Languages support:Multi
Navigation key:Y / Yes
Voice dialing: Yes
Volume Control:Digital


Call list capacity phonebook:20 / 30
Phonebook capacity:150 / 200 / 50 / 500 / 80
Redial list capacity:20 / 25
SMS storage capacity:612

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 75
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 45
Storage temperature (T-T):-15 - 60

Other features

Camera included: No
Channels quantity:60
Dimensions (WxDxH):134 x 55 x 31
Frequency band:1.88 - 1.9
Handset connector:2.5 mm
Mac compatibility: No
Resolution:128 x 160
Signal strength indication:Y
Wall mountable: Yes

Packaging Content

Analog line cable:Y
Base station:Y / Yes
Belt clip:Y
Headset included:Y
Number of handsets included:1


Answering Machine:N / No / Yes
ECO mode:Y / Yes
GAP compatible:Y / Yes
Handset type:Wireless handset
Intercom:No / Y
Keypad illumination:Y
Keypad lock:Y
Maximum indoor range:50
Maximum outdoor range:300
Recording Time:45 / 55
Silent mode:Y
Sound enhancement technology:HDSP
Type:Analog/DECT telephone / DECT / DECT telephone

Phone features

Babyphone function:Y
Dialer location:Base & Handset / Handset
Dialer type:DTMF, DP
Microphone mute:Y / Yes
Multi handset capability:4 / 6
Number of melodies:10 / 14 / 22 / 7
Paging function:Y / Yes
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes
Speakerphone:Y / Yes
Vibrating Alert:Y / Yes
VIP group function:Y / Yes
VIP group with own melody:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack:Y
Headset connectivity:2.5 mm
Plug and Play:Y / Yes
Wireless Connection:No / Y / Yes


Battery Capacity:700
Battery recharge time:8.5
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) / Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:2xAAA / AAA
Input Voltage:230
Number of Batteries Supported:1 / 2
Standby time:150 / 180 / 200 / 310 / 320
Talk Time:10 / 12 / 14 / 18 / 21

Technical Details

AC adapter included:Y
Clock/Date display:Y / Yes
Keypad illumination: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Base dimensions:105 x 46 x 132 / 118 x 136 x 45 / 45 x 118 x 136 / 45 x 136 x 118 / 49 x 27.5 x 149 / 74 x 75 x 39 / 75 x 74 x 39 / 80 x 61 x 89 / 97 x 81 x 55
Base weight:120 / 34 / 68 / 69
Handset dimensions (WxDxH):118 x 136 x 45 / 149 x 27.5 x 49 / 149 x 49 x 27.5 / 47 x 31 x 151 / 49 x 27.5 x 149 / 51 x 19 x 130 / 52 x 30 x 154
Handset weight:104 / 106 / 139
Height :159
Package depth:166
Package height:60
Package weight:367
Package width:224
Weight:109 / 125