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British Telecom Paragon 550

British Telecom Paragon 550
alaScore 82

31 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 reviews of British Telecom Paragon 550. 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. Opinions about the size and reliability are generally positive. The price and design are also appreciated.

usability, design, price, reliability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the British Telecom Paragon 550 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of British Telecom Paragon 550 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cordless Phones on Reviewers really like the size and reliability. The design and usability are also appreciated. Comments are divided on the price.

usability, design, reliability, size

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Jul, 2018

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Good overall


Pretty good phone, fairly easy to set up and use. HOWEVER, this phone has 15 appalling ringtones - do not buy unless you have a good sense of humour!

Jul, 2012

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Very easy to use.


The phone is very easy to set up and use, and was up and running out of the box within 10 minutes. I like that you can choose male, female or your own outgoing message. The phone feels very solid and robust, and the buttons are large enough for anyone...

Jun, 2012

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my new answerphone


I purchased my new answerphone recently, I have found it excellent in all of its functions and appearance. It is easy and straightforward to use, it is well designed and easy to install. It sits well on my computer desk. The purchase price is very...

Jun, 2012

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Home Phone


Nice phone, easy to set up

Feb, 2012

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This phone is good, but to access callers list not quick time consuming

Feb, 2012

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First Class Telephone


I bought this for a Christmas present for my Mum (84). It is easy to use, has Caller Display, Loudspeaker facility, hands free facility and can store up to 100 telephone nos. Very easy to follow and straight forward instructions, would recomend this to...

Jan, 2012

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BT Paragon 550 Corded Telephone with Answer Machine


good phone, but does not tell you to enable the answer work .

Jan, 2012

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back to basics


v good phone does a good job better than a dect type

Jan, 2012

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Excellent Product


This was very easy to set up and is really simple to use, unlike a lot of telephone answering machines I have purchased in the past.

Oct, 2011

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Don't Bother


The ring tone on this phone is dreadful, the choice of tones are rubbish and even on the loudest setting it couldn't be heard while the TV was on at the same time.

Aug, 2011

Product Specifications

Call Management

Call screening: Yes
Conference call: No
Redialing: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes


Color of product:White


Display number of lines:4

Management Features

Alarm clock: Yes
Volume Control:Digital


Call list capacity phonebook:30
Phonebook capacity:100
SMS storage capacity:25

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):4.33 x 7.09 x 7.28
Mac compatibility: No
Wall mountable: No


Answering machine:Y
Integrated answering machine: Yes
Recording Time:16

Phone Features

Dialer Type:Keypad
Microphone mute: Yes
Multi base capability: No
Night mode: No
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
VIP group function: No

Ports & interfaces

Wireless connection:N
Wireless connections: No

Weight & Dimensions