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British Telecom Synergy 6500 Quad

British Telecom Synergy 6500 Quad
alaScore 86

2420 reviews

May, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2420 reviews of British Telecom Synergy 6500 Quad. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, 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 British Telecom Synergy 6500 Quad is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1698 user reviews of British Telecom Synergy 6500 Quad from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cordless Phones on

83% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: BT 6500 Cordless DECT Phone with Answer Machine and Nuisance Call Blocking (Pack of 2)BT 6500 Cordless DECT Phone with Answer Machine and Nuisance Call BlockingBT 6500 Cordless DECT Phone with Answer Machine (Pack of 3)

May, 2016

Expert review by: (

BT Synergy 6500


We will be reviewing this phone shortly but in the meantime, you can expect the following features from the new BT Synergy 6500.

Prices are expected to be in-line with current Synergy models.

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: Hmum (

Great phone


The keypad lock handy with 2yr old about!!

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: HughJarres (

Range seems to be an issue

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It's a biggish phone (to accommodate the big buttons) and I like the feel in the hand. As the review says, the sound quality is only average. But only a few weeks in and I'm having issues with the range (which the review gives four stars to). One of my...

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: blueseven (

BT6500 now 8500

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I wanted a phone that would screen / block all the nuisance calls, I couldn't get the 6500 as it seems to have been replaced by the 8500. I bought the 8500 but the model with 2 additional hand sets. I wish I had bought this phone a year back to deal...

Dec, 2014

Consumer review by: e.england (


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Ordered this phone from BT waited 3 wks for 2-3 day delivery cancelled order and bought from currys collect proved easy to set up After sacking BT services and taking up Virgin this phone still works well the call blocking is very effective favourite...

Nov, 2014

Consumer review by: IRSHA2014 (

BT 6500 twin

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Purchased from BT. Sound quality deteriorated rapidly over the first couple of months and speech became broken. BT claimed it was because the base station was located close to a PC and TV but relocating, apart from being inconvenient, made no...

Sep, 2014

Consumer review by: Karen (

Great all round phone and answering machine


" Really pleased with purchase. I will list the features that I think will be key to buyers. Easy prompted set up, clear sccreen, very loud ringtones, phones auto sync to each other so only need to set up on one phone, answering machine beeps when...

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: cully (

Good old B.T.


" Great phones at a very good price. Good loud ring and great range for in garden, etc. "

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: oranglesparkle (

Good product


" Nice looking product. Easy to set up and use. Does what it claims to do and blocks nuisance calls. Only one has managed to get through and I have now blocked that myself. Would highly recommend. "

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: HAL 81 (




Jan, 2016

Product Specifications


Built-in Camera: No
Cordless Phone Standard:DECT
Hands Free Functionality: Yes
Loudspeakers: Yes
Low Radiation: No
MMS Functionality: No
Polyphonic Ringtones:No / Yes
SIM Reader:No / Not Applicable / Yes
SMS Function:No / Yes
Video Phone: No


Bluetooth: No
Ethernet: No
ISDN Port: No


Backlight Illumination:Display Backlight
Number of Display Colours:Monochrome / Unknown

General Features

Elderly Friendly Phone: No
Recording System:Digital Announcement / Digital Announcement and Recording
System Phone: No
Type:Cordless Phone with Answering Machine

IP Telephony

H.323 VoIP-Protocol: No
IP Phone: No
SIP-Standard (Session Initiation Protocol): No


Display of Calling Number: Yes