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British Telecom Aura 1500

British Telecom Aura 1500
alaScore 87

499 reviews

Oct, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 499 reviews of British Telecom Aura 1500. 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 Aura 1500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 user reviews of British Telecom Aura 1500 from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cordless Phones on

91% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Oct, 2018

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BT Xenon 1500 single review

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The BT Xenon 1500 is a basic, no-frills cordless home phone with built-in answering machine. It lacks some of the advanced features of other phones, but do the sound quality and ease of use make this one work a look? Read on to find out how it fared in...

Nov, 2015

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BT Aura 1500 twin review

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The BT Aura 1500 is a premium cordless phone with a sleek, glossy black finish and large colour display and it's reflected in the price. In exchange, you get a plenty of features including a built-in answerphone and large 250-entry phonebook. We found...

Jul, 2013

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BT 1500 twin review

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While the BT1500 is priced as an entry-level cordless phone it has a few extras up its sleeve, like an easy-to-use answerphone and a high-quality screen. All very nice, but is the sound quality decent enough to hold a good conversation? Only our Test...

Jul, 2013

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BT Hudson 1500


New for 2010 is the BT Hudson 1500. We will be writing a full review on the BT Hudson 1500 just as soon as we get our hands on one. This will include features, specifications, price and where to buy the new BT Hudson 1500.

Jul, 2012

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Not bad at all


Basic, but does the job I need it too.

Apr, 2013

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Love this phone


These phones are one of the best i have ever bought, they look good and perform well, the instructions with it are very clear. they have a loudspeaker that comes in very handy, the phone is pretty light which is excellent for me as i have disabled arms...

Nov, 2012

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great buy


I was really pleased with this phone, it was easy to set up and use. It looks good quality and very modern looking.

Feb, 2010

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Excellent Value


More than happy with these phones - they are sleek and easy to use, and good for the price. The only niggle I have would be to say that as they are a strange shape, they don't always sit on the cradle first time when you put them back, but thats just...

Jan, 2010

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not at all bad


feels weird at first, the bent shape, but soon got used to it. simple to install and set up.

Dec, 2008

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BT Xenon 1500 Cordless Phone with Answering Machine – Quad Handsets


They nice phones

Dec, 2017

Product Specifications

Call Management

Call hold: Yes
Call screening: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID:No / Yes
Conference call: Yes
Direct call:Y
Explicit call transfer: Yes
Redialing: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes


Energy Star certified: Yes


Backlight buttons:No / Yes
Color of product:Black / Grey
Mounting type:Desk


Backlight color:Green / Various
Brightness adjustment: No
Built-in display: Yes
Display Diagonal:2
Display number of colors:65536 colours / Monochrome
Display number of lines:3 / 4 / 6

Energy Management

Battery performance:550 / 600
Battery Technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AAA
Number of batteries supported:2 / 4 / 6
Standby Time:100 / 120
Talk Time:10 / 12


Battery capacity indicator: Yes
Battery charging indication: Yes
Battery full indication: Yes
Battery low indication: Yes
LED Indicators: Yes

Management Features

Alarm clock: Yes
Answerphone remote access: Yes
Clock with calendar: Yes
Volume Control:Digital


Call list capacity phonebook:30 / 40 / 50
Phonebook capacity:100 / 250 / 50
Redial list capacity:10 / 20
SMS storage capacity:40

Other Features

Camera included: No
Handset keypad locking: Yes
Mac compatibility: No
Number of products included:1
Wi-Fi certified:N
WiFi certified: No

Packaging Content

Base station: Yes
Charger: Yes
Headset included: Yes
Manual: Yes
Number of handsets included:1 / 2 / 3 / 4
Quick start guide: Yes


Answering machine:Y
Integrated answering machine: Yes
Intercom: Yes
Maximum indoor range:1968.5
Maximum outdoor range:11811
Recording Time:12 / 25 / 27
Ringer type:Polyphonic

Phone Features

Dialer location:Handset
Microphone mute: Yes
Multi base capability:1 / 4
Multi handset capability:5
Number of melodies:15 / 20
Polyphonic ring:No / Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Wallpapers & color schemes: Yes

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
Wireless connection:N / Y
Wireless connections:No / Yes


Battery Capacity:550 / 600
Battery Technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AAA
Number of batteries supported:2 / 4 / 6
Standby Time:100 / 120
Talk Time:10 / 12

Weight & Dimensions

Base dimensions:4.72 x 3.98 x 1.81 / 5.12 x 4.72 x 1.97 / 5.71 x 4.72 x 1.57 / 6.3 x 3.94 x 1.81
Base weight:6.38 / 6.53 / 9.49
Handset dimensions (WxDxH):1.85 x 0.957 x 6.3 / 1.93 x 1.26 x 6.1 / 1.93 x 1.26 x 6.3 / 1.97 x 1.38 x 5.91
Handset weight:3.53 / 3.7 / 4.41