Summary: I purchased a set of these phones a few years ago... I am only writing a review now as my phone is JUST NOW in need of a replacement battery. While the display is color, there are very few images to choose from. This was the only downside to the phones. We purchased one base with an answering machine and one without, both have worked beautifully. They have been excellent phones and have far exceeded my expectations.
Summary: I purchased this phone a while back just as a land line for conference calls. After about 6 -7 months till be on a call and the phone will just turn off. I have to put it back on the base then it will come back on even with a fully charged battery. It works for about 10 minutes or so then it will just turn off..both phones do the same thing.
Summary: You'll certainly have to dispose of them anyhow. Wow, I thought Panasonic made the best handsets. Sorely I was mistaken. They lose connectivity to the base, for no reason. You have to A. Wait it out. or B. unplug/replug the base. You can be in the middle of a call and the phone will just shut off. No indication the battery is low or on it's way out. Just OFF. Indicator will show full, you pickup the phone to answer it and the phone dies... from a dead battery???
Summary: This phones were purchased refurbished and as additions to the base phone I purchased over a year ago. Adding two of the three handsets went well. I had difficulty with the third and had to call into Panasonic customer service for assistance. The service Rep was polite,prefessional and treated me as if I purchased brand new items. I enoyed the experience and love the phone.
Summary: This replaced a hand set that had a bad audio jack due to long usage and being dropped too often while plugged into a head set. I just wanted a new handset, but did not find one. This expansion station joined with the existing base station system, but I have to re-enter all phone numbers because there is no clone feature. I have not tried to pair the new handset to the old base station to see if a handset replacement without the new expansion station is possible.
Summary: Best Cordless Office Phone I have ever purchased or used. The battery life was extremely important. After over a year of very heavy use every day, I have not had to replace the battery and the battery life each day is remarkable. It's extremely easy to hook up, program, and use.
Pros: Inexpensive, Compact, Durable, Exceeded expectations, Convenient, Easy to use