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Uniden D2997 telephone

alaTest has collected and analyzed 193 reviews of Uniden D2997 telephone. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cordless Phones for all reviews. People really like the screen and price. The sound and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the battery. There are some mixed opinions about the durability.

reception, usability, sound, price, screen


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the Uniden D2997 telephone is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 176 user reviews of Uniden D2997 telephone from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cordless Phones on Views about the design and price are generally positive. The screen and usability also get good opinions, whereas some have doubts about the battery and durability.

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durability, battery

78% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Uniden D2997 Loud and Clear Cordless Answering System with Big Buttons and Caller AnnounceUniden D2997 Loud and Clear Cordless Answering System with Big Buttons and Caller Announce

Oct, 2018

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I would buy this product again.


I purchased this due to my hearing loss and have found it to be helpful in terms of understanding the caller and not asking them to repeat. The handset is very user friendly and the caller ID display is helpful as well.

Easy To Setup,Easy to Use,Efficient,Quality Construction,Reliable

Jan, 2012

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Great Phone for the hard of hearing


This phone is the only phone I could find where there was just ONE of them, and had a 2.5mm headset jack, AND could get the volume up loud enough so I could hear and my caller could hear.

Clear Reception,Durable,Easy Controls

Jan, 2012

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Easy to Use


Easy to use with large number pad and clear connection. Much easier for older person to use than most new modern phones.

Clear Reception,Durable,Easy Controls

Dec, 2011

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Great phone but glitchy to set up


The manual describes an easy setup but my handset did not program correctly and I had to take it back to exchange for another phone. The second one programmed fine but the expansion handsets had to be programmed on the main base - the manual did not...

Clear Reception,Easy Controls

Difficult setup

Dec, 2011

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Only lasted 1.5 months!!


Very disappointed in this phone. It only lasted 1.5 months before it began having so much static we couldn't use it. The 14-day policy didn't cover it, so I had to end up going through the manufacturer and we all know what a hassle that is!

Easy Controls

Not Durable,Poor Reception

Dec, 2011

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Good phone for hearing impaired.


Replaced a discontinued Staples phone that had died after several years use. Once I figured out how to use it, it works quite well. Salesperson at Staples store was also very helpful pre-purchase.

Clear Reception,Good audio controls

Complicated Controls

Dec, 2011

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Issues with setup - otherwise great


Handset would not register with base on original phone. Uniden tech help was TERRIBLE but Staples was easy to work with; had to return it and order another phone; it worked fine but the expansion headset then wouldn't register; switched it to the other...

Clear Reception

Nov, 2011

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This phone is a great buy


This is a great phone for someone older, they can hear very well and the phone is larger for older hands to hold.

Clear Reception,Easy Controls

So far there are no cons

Oct, 2011

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Improved our lives


Our daughter and son-in- law gave this to us as a gift, but also to make their life easier when they visit. This is a superior phone to our previous set-up (Radio Shack), allowing conference calling and clear reception. As older folks, we particularly...

Clear Reception

Sep, 2011

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I plan on buying another handset.


I bought this phone for my mother who is very hard of hearing. She can actually hear the caller and now can have a two way conversation.

Easy Controls

Sep, 2011

Product Specifications

Call Management

Caller ID: Yes


Backlight buttons: Yes
Color of product:Silver
Mounting type:Desk


Backlight color:Yellow
Display number of colors:Monochrome


LED Indicators: Yes
LED on base: Yes
LED on handset: Yes

Management Features

Add new contacts from handset: Yes
Clock with calendar: Yes
Volume Control:Digital


Phonebook capacity:30
User memory phonebook:70

Other Features

Frequency band:1.9
Mac compatibility: No


Answering machine:Y
Integrated answering machine: Yes
Recording Time:14

Phone Features

Multi handset capability:6
Speakerphone: Yes

Ports & interfaces

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