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AT&T EL42408

AT&T EL42408
alaScore 64

12 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the AT&T EL42408 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 64/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 12 reviews)

User Reviews  

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Stay away from this piece of GARBAGE!


Worse cordless phone I ever had! The answering machine is useless! All messages received are so garbled that you cannot understand them. Tried 3 different sets with same results! FYI, programmed numbers in one phone cannot be accessed on the other...

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Do Not Purchase


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Very happy!


I spent lots of time researching this phone (although the package I bought came with 4 phones total, as opposed to 3), and I had very high hopes. I needed a good, loud cordless phone because my husband is in Iraq and his calls are sometimes very hard...


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Don't Buy


DO NOT buy this phone. This is one of the worst phones I have ever bought. The caller id failed after about 3 weeks. The answering machine does not work. You can not call long distance using a calling card with these phones due to the numbers do not...

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Dont' purchase, horrible recorder!


We bought these phone's for the sale. AT&T is usually a good name, however I have to agree with the other comments listed. These phone's have a horrible recorder. You can't understand the person leaving you a message or your out going message because...

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Not worth even the sales price


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Horrible, put pretty


These phones get HORRIBLE reception, and they do not always recognize the numbers you are dialing. They are not worth the trouble. AT&T has better products than most, but these don't represent their quality.

Product Specifications

The EL42408 is a 5.8GHz four-handset cordless telephone with answering system and Caller ID.

Answering Machine

Answering System Type:Digital
Recording Capacity:11min


Type:LCD display


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:AT&T


Placing / Mounting:Table-top / Wall-mountable


Dialer Type:Keypad
Header Features:W/ call waiting caller ID & answering system
Transmission Band:5.8 GHz
Type:Cordless phone

Telephone Features

Caller ID: Yes
Handset Locator: Yes
Voice Mail Capability: Yes

Telephone Memory

Speed Dial Capacity:9