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Gigaset A220

Gigaset A220
alaScore 88

390 reviews

Oct, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 390 reviews of Gigaset A220. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cordless Phones for all reviews. People really like the reliability and design. The size and price also get good reviews.

usability, price, size, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the Gigaset A220 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of Gigaset A220 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cordless Phones on People are impressed by the price. The usability is also mentioned favorably.

usability, price

82% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Gigaset A220 DUO Cordless Phone ( DECT,Hands Free Functionality, Low Radiation )Gigaset A220 DUO Cordless Phone ( DECT,Hands Free Functionality, Low Radiation )

Oct, 2018

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Gigaset A220A single review

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The Gigaset A220A is a budget cordless home phone with a built-in answering machine. Gigaset phones have often done well in our tests, although this new one is pretty basic and lacks some of the latest features. We put it through our tough lab test to...

May, 2014

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Gigaset A220A X1 Cordless Telephone TAM - Black.


" Excellent little phone, easy to set up and use. After the initial charge it took over 5days to discharge fully before needing to be placed in the cradle. The built in answer machine works well and message retrieval is easy so overall, an excellent...

Jul, 2016

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Gigaset A220


" I purchased this phone as a third phone for bedroom use and for the price I find it perfectly suitable but my wife finds the screen a little on the small side ,it could be her aging eye sight 8/10 "

Mar, 2016

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The speakerphone for good reception


" This phone is just what we needed, especially for its good quality speaker phone. It matcvhes and fits our existing gigast phone so now we have dual phones. "

Feb, 2016

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Gigaset A220A


" Excellent phone. Many features and easy set up "

Feb, 2016

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good product


" pleased with my purchase would recommend this product "

Nov, 2015

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A good buy and easy to use


Bought as replacements for my Panasonics and although they lack some of the features (choice of ring tones etc), the set up was really easy, hand and base units are small / neat and the buttons are nice and don't need much pressure. Good value and...

Aug, 2015

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Does what it says on the tin


If you want an easy to use phone, to wander around the house with and speak freely on, this oh be is just that. Bad ring tones, great reception.

Jul, 2015

Consumer review (

Gigaset A220A Cordless Telephone with Answer Machine - Twin


Like the feel of this telephone. It sits well in its base and does not knock off easily, which is good for me as I'm a bit on the clumsy side.

Jul, 2015

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the product is great value for money


Great phones easy enough to use and set up. Well packaged and would certainly recommend.

Jul, 2015

Product Specifications

Call Management

Call log entries:25
Call timer:Y / Yes
Caller ID:No / Y / Yes
Calling line identification presentation (CLIP):Y / Yes
Conference call: Yes
Direct call:Y
Redialing: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes


Energy Star certified: No
SAR value:0.1
Specific absorption rate (SAR) value (EU):0.1


Backlight buttons:Y / Yes
Big buttons: Yes
Color of product:Black / Black, White / Orange / Red / White
Elderly phone: No
Integrated antenna: Yes
Mounting type:Desk / Desk/Wall / Wall


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

Energy Management

Battery Technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AAA
Input frequency:50
Input Voltage:230
Number of batteries supported:2
Power supply type:AC/DC
Standby Time:200
Talk Time:18


Battery capacity indicator:Y / Yes
Battery charge indicator:Y
Battery charging indication: Yes
Battery full indication: Yes
Battery low indication: Yes
LED Indicators: Yes

Management Features

Add new contacts from handset: Yes
Alarm clock:Y / Yes
Answerphone remote access: Yes
Calendar: No
Clock with calendar:Y / Yes
Languages support:Multi
Navigation key:Y / Yes
Volume Control:Digital


Call list capacity phonebook:25
Phonebook capacity:80
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
Bluetooth: No
Camera included: No
Handset keys:17
Internet connection required: No
Mac compatibility: No
Power over Ethernet (PoE): No
USB required: No
Wall mountable: Yes

Packaging Content

Base station:Y / Yes
Belt clip: No
Charger: Yes
Detachable belt-clip: No
Ethernet cable: Yes
Headset included:Y
Manual:Y / Yes
Number of handsets included:1 / 2 / 3
USB cable: No


Answering machine:N / Y
ECO mode: Yes
GAP compatible:Y
Handset type:Wireless handset
Integrated answering machine:No / Yes
Intercom:N / Yes
Maximum indoor range:1968.5
Maximum outdoor range:11811
Recording Time:25
Ringer type:Polyphonic
Type:DECT / DECT telephone

Phone Features

Dialer location:Handset
Downloadable ringtones: No
Microphone mute: Yes
Multi handset capability:4
Night mode: No
Number of melodies:10
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): No
Speakerphone:No / Yes
Vibrating alert:No / Yes

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack:Y / Yes
Headset connectivity: Yes
Plug and Play:Y / Yes
Wireless connection:Y
Wireless connections: Yes


Battery Technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AAA
Input frequency:50
Input Voltage:230
Number of batteries supported:2
Power supply type:AC/DC
Standby Time:200
Talk Time:18

Technical Details

Clock/Date display: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Base dimensions:3.15 x 2.4 x 3.5 / 3.5 x 3.15 x 2.4
Handset dimensions (WxDxH):1.85 x 1.22 x 5.94 / 2.72 x 1.5 x 2.95 / 5.94 x 1.85 x 1.22