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Gigaset A120A

Gigaset A120A
alaScore 86

992 reviews

Oct, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 992 reviews of Gigaset A120A. 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. Reviewers are impressed by the design and size. The price and usability also get good feedback, but many are less positive about the reliability.

usability, price, size, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the Gigaset A120A is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Gigaset A120A from The average user rating for this product is 2.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cordless Phones on Reviewers really like the price. The design is also appreciated.

design, price

38% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Oct, 2018

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Gigaset A120 single review

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The Gigaset A120 is an entry-level digital cordless phone which lacks an answerphone but does offer standard features, such as caller ID and call log, as well as more advanced options, such as eco mode and the ability to make internal calls. We really...

Jul, 2013

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Silence is not Golden!

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This phone was easy to install, had all the features I required and I managed set-up with ease. I was really pleased UNTIL I received my first phone call from outside. I was unable to hear the ring tone and nearly missed the call. The sound quality of...

Aug, 2013

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Great design


Bought them to replace old phones, cool look, nice to handle, comfortable on the ear.

Oct, 2018

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Looks good


Looked good in practice. Down sides are lack of ringtones. Difficult to set up unless your a rocket scientist. Ring volume is not very loud. Works ok though and is very clear on a call. Nice to hold and docking stations are good.

Jul, 2018

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Easy to setup


Brought for my elderly parents, easy to use and setup, good price, would recommend

Jun, 2018

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Not as advertised


One of the main features of the prouduct in the description is ‘caller ID' which is exactly what we were looking for - this in fact is not available with this phone.

May, 2018

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GIGASET A120 Cordless Phone


Easy to setup and use. Easy to hold.

Display can be a little difficult to read. Better if it had answer phone functionality.

Nov, 2017

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GIGASET A120 Cordless Phone


can be wall mounted. neat design

software not user friendly. highly reflective display screen makes it difficult to read display.

Nov, 2017

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I got these phone a little while back and tgry have saved me missing so many calls i now have one in the sitting room ,kitchen , bedroom i will be telling my friends about them now xxx

Oct, 2017

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GIGASET A120 Cordless Phone


Cheap and does the job

Sound could sometimes be better

Oct, 2017

Product Specifications

Call Management

Call hold: Yes
Call log entries:10 / 25 / 30
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting:No / Yes
Caller ID:No / Yes
Caller ID on call waiting: Yes
Calling line identification presentation (CLIP): Yes
Conference call:No / Yes
Direct call:Y
Explicit call transfer:No / Yes
Redialing: Yes
Speed dialing: No


Head SAR:0.1
Head SAR (EU):0.1
SAR value:0.1
Specific absorption rate (SAR) value (EU):0.1


Anti-slip grip: No
Backlight buttons: No
Big buttons: Yes
Buttons quantity:19
Color of product:Black / Blue / Grey / Orange / Red / White
Elderly phone: No
Integrated antenna: Yes
Mounting type:Ceiling/Wall / Desk / Desk/Wall


Backlight color:Amber / Yellow
Backlight display: Yes
Built-in display: Yes
Display Diagonal:1.4
Display number of colors:Monochrome
Display number of lines:3
Display Resolution:5 x 7 / 70 x 8
Display resolution (numeric):14
Display size (HxV):0.591 x 1.3
Touch screen: No

Energy Management

Battery recharge time:6.5
Battery Technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AAA
Input frequency:50
Input Voltage:230
Number of batteries supported:2
Power consumption (typical):1
Power Requirements:230V, 50Hz / 230V/50Hz / AC 230 V, 50 Hz
Standby Time:170 / 200
Talk Time:10 / 18


Battery capacity indicator: Yes
Battery charge indicator:Y
Battery charging indication: Yes
Battery full indication: Yes
Battery low indication: Yes
LED Indicators: No
LED on handset: Yes

Management Features

Alarm clock: Yes
Answerphone remote access: No
Any key answer: No
Calendar: No
Clock with calendar: Yes
Customizable wallpaper: No
Edit user status on the phone:No / Yes
Image gallery: No
Navigation key: Yes
Programmable hot keys: No
Voice dialing: No
Volume Control:Digital


Call list capacity phonebook:25
Phonebook capacity:20 / 50
Redial list capacity:10

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 75
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 75
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 45
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 45

Other Features

Base station keys:1
Battery level indicator: Yes
Dimensions (WxDxH):2.01 x 1.38 x 6.1 / 6.1 x 2.01 x 1.38
Firmware upgradeable: No
Handset:1 / 2 / 3
Handset keys:18
Mac compatibility: No
Number of products included:1 / 3
Wall mountable: Yes

Other features

Charging source:AC

Packaging Content

Base station: Yes
Belt clip: No
Charger: Yes
Detachable belt-clip: No
Headset included: Yes
Manual: Yes
Number of handsets included:1 / 2 / 3 / 4
Quick start guide: Yes
USB cable: No


Answering machine:N / Y
ECO mode: Yes
GAP compatible:Y
Integrated answering machine:No / Yes
Intercom: Yes
Maximum indoor range:1181.1 / 11811 / 1968.5
Maximum outdoor range:11811 / 1968.5 / 19685
Recording Time:25
Ringer type:Monophonic / Polyphonic
Silent mode:N
Type:Analog / Analog/DECT / DECT

Phone Features

Babyphone function: No
Dialer location:Base & Handset / Handset
Dialer Type:DTMF
Downloadable ringtones: No
Microphone mute: No
Multi base capability:4 / No
Multi handset capability:2 / 3 / 4
Noise reduction: No
Number of melodies:10
Paging function: No
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Speakerphone:No / Yes
T9 text input: No
Vibrating alert: No
VIP group function: No
VIP group with own melody: No
Wallpapers & color schemes: No

Ports & interfaces

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


Battery recharge time:6.5
Battery Technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AAA
Input frequency:50
Input Voltage:230
Number of batteries supported:2
Power consumption (typical):1
Power Requirements:230V, 50Hz / 230V/50Hz / AC 230 V, 50 Hz
Standby Time:170 / 200
Talk Time:10 / 18

Technical Details

Clock/Date display: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Base dimensions:2.72 x 1.5 x 2.95 / 3.15 x 2.4 x 3.5 / 3.5 x 3.15 x 2.4 / 4.53 x 2.91 x 3.43
Base weight:2.4 / 4.09
Handset dimensions (WxDxH):1.85 x 1.22 x 5.94 / 2.24 x 1.22 x 5.94 / 5.94 x 1.85 x 1.22
Handset weight:3.53 / 4.23
Weight:4.23 / 4.8