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Siemens Gigaset E495

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Overall 6
6.0

Three Stars

Perseo, Amazon
27 October 2014
Overall 8
8.0

Does what it says on the tin.

Bildo, Amazon
29 July 2013
  • Summary: When my 10 year old gigaset handset developed an intermittent fault with the headset speaker I went with Siemens again as the build quality and performance of the old handset was really good and I prefer having the central 'box' separate from the handsets. As my phone jack is in an awkward location in the house this lets me place the handsets where I want without having to have a 'master' answerphone handset in a poor location. Easy to use, simple to set up.
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Overall 10
10

great trio of handsets

Amazon Customer, Amazon
27 July 2013
  • Summary: The base unit is small, and can be hidden away. The handsets are comfortable, clear and well-featured. It is possible to share directories between the handsets, and it is also possible to set up the system so that all can participate in the same external call (like 'real' household phones: no need to go through a clumsy call transfer mechanism when a shout will do).
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Overall 10
10

Meets the need

Richard Taylor, Amazon
2 July 2013
  • Summary: As specified: robust and good range. Used in outdoor environment and functions perfectly. No issues with either connection or interference.
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Overall 10
10

Great sound and good range

Mr. GRAHAM HAIG, Amazon
27 May 2013
  • Summary: I also liked the separate base unit so it can be hidden away and not attached to a phone. One charge lasts around 1 week!
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Overall 8
8.0

phones

john miles, Amazon
12 February 2013
  • Summary: hand sets, produce clear calls are easy to use + set up, they look ok too ,they are described as robust? which was my main consideration. I don't think they look particularly robust, but no damage in the two weeks I have had them, so hope they are .
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Overall 8
8.0

Gigaset E495

M. J. Whiston "mwhi", Amazon
19 November 2012
  • Summary: The slightly complicated manual has caused one or two false reviews from other reviewers, who have missed things. The handset backlight does have options for the backlight, enabling you to set it to switch itself off in the cradle and stay on as long as it is in your hand (or off). One reviewer suggested it could not be switched off and stayed on all night. This is just not true if it is set up right.
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Overall 2
2.0

Terrible one

Ascaris, Amazon
17 July 2012
  • Summary: bought this product from Dubai. Worked for a few days. then stopped. Handset seems to be working The base unit is flimsy , lightweight and I cant tell if the base unit is working as it has no light or indicator. Sent it to the repair centre in Ashford and they returned it saying that it was a foreign base unit and could not repair it... So much for worldwide warranty... Makes a good fashionable door-stop now.
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Overall 10
10

came recommended

david, Amazon
25 February 2012
  • Summary: Robust. Useful features. Good reception range. Perfect for my small business. Came recommended by an expert in phones. clear and simple instructions that an old man like me can master. Best system I have had and I have had a few in my time.
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Overall 8
8.0

Siemens Gigaset E495 Trio

Alan Reeve, Amazon
6 November 2011
  • Summary: We bought this phone to replace a similar product which had started to give trouble after many years use. We found it fairly easy to set up - we are both retired in our 60's though moderately used to working with technology. One advantage over the old product is that two or three people can listen in and talk at the same time, which is great when chatting to family members who live some distance away from us. The ring tones available are limited - but so what!
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