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Vtech DS6521-2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 95 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the design and value for money are generally positive. The portability and sound are also mentioned favorably. Comments are divided on the build quality. There are some less positive reviews about the reception and connectivity.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Vtech DS6521-2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 76 user reviews of Vtech DS6521-2 from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on

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74% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: VTech DS6521 DECT 6.0 Digital Cordless Phone Silver/Black

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great home phone


great price, easy to set up. the two recievers work great so i can have the main base in living room and still have a phone in bedroodAbout me... Budget Conscious

easy set up

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Perfect for my grandmother


I bought this for my 82 year old grandmother who has a hard time seeing. She could easily see the keypad and use the phone.About me... Budget Conscious

Lighted Keypad


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Does just about what it should do pretty well


My wife selected this unit for its looks and I might add I agree. It is not bulky looking, the unit base is small and the handset appears to be moulded into base. Working fine so far however I have no need for the bluetooth/cell phone portion of phone...

Design and looks great sitting on table

Nothing bad yet

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Needed replacement phones


Hooked this up to my Magic Jack and it sounds fine. The bluetooth sync'd up fine but a little flaky and didn't work the way I thought it would. Sync's with Iphone and Android and still trying to figure how it works. I feel this phone should have more...


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Great so far


The phone works great. No issues to mention. Works very well within the home and very durableAbout me... Parent with multiple kids

Small design


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Nice price


Easy to setup with Bluetooth. The connect-to-cell was the most important feature since we are planning to ditch the land-line soon and go exclusively with a cell phone or switch to a VOIP carrier in the near future. Voice and sound quality is very...

Ease of setup, voice quality

gave a 3 for durability because I just set it up

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Nice for Price


I was amazed at the sound quality-maybe my old phones were more damaged than I thought. Bluetoothing my cell into the system is a nice feature. (I can answer cell calls on this phone) Better though, I was able to transfer my cell phone book into the...

sounds fine, works well

No headphone jack nor belt/shirt clip

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This phone far exceeds my expectations


the phones worked right out of box batteries were charged and the phone had a dial tone. It was not hard to read the directions to connect my cell phone via bluetooth and it works perfect no more our of range now with the cell. and it is always our of...

sound. quality. bluetooth, range, Voice mail recorder

wish it had more of a choice of voices for answer machine

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Ok phone for Ok price


Phone does what it's supposed to. Works fairly well. Not the highest quality phone on earth, but it's ok for the price.About me... Budget Conscious, still "needs" a landline - no cell reception

Does what it's supposed to

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very easy to set up


The bluetooth feature for my cell phone is great i never miss a call now.About me... Budget Conscious, Still want a landline

good price, easy set up, many options