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Gigaset A420A

Gigaset A420A
alaScore 86

453 reviews

Aug, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 453 reviews of Gigaset A420A. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cordless Phones for all reviews. Comments about the size and design are on the whole positive. The price and usability also get good reviews, whereas many are less positive about the reliability.

usability, price, design, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the Gigaset A420A is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 122 user reviews of Gigaset A420A from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cordless Phones on People are impressed by the design and size. The price and usability also get good feedback. Many are negative about the reliability.

usability, price, size, design


86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Gigaset A420A Twin DECT Cordless Phone with Answer Machine - BlackGigaset A420A Twin DECT Cordless Phone with Answer Machine - Black

Aug, 2016

Consumer review by: TheVinylMan (

Watch Out For Battery Life

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I bought the triple version of this phone and was pleased with the results until just out of warranty the AA rechargeable batteries started to fail, first one phone then all three. The batteries were SUPPO 550 (made in China) and it cost me £12 to...

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: Elizabeth (

Gigaset cordless phones


Exactly what I wanted. Clear instructions, easy to set up and easy to use. I,m not disappointed. Have not had an answer phone before and have found it very useful already.

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: Jo (

Great Product - but....


Fantastic product! However, I have found it difficult to get the names up for internal/external callers and the hand book provided is very vague in some aspects.

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: worbilly (



A great set and easy to set up. All actions and responses quick and clear. Very easy to use and very clear sound. A good looking system.

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: petra (

Does its job well


Nice phone. Good sound quality and reasonably easy to operate. Very good value.

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Ches (

Good value for money


Plenty of features for the money; seemed reasonably easy to set up

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: john w (

Brilliant phone.


Read many reviews on many phones. The Gigaset didn't get the best reviews but I liked what i read on the A420A. This so far is the best phone I have bought. The ability to listen to messages on the handset is a bonus..The phone and answer machine sound...

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Liz (

Great value for money!


Plenty of functions on this budget phone. Good quality sound. Great battery life.

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: ann (

Great purchase


Easy to use. Big buttons and can increase size of writing. Good value for money

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Jacqui (

Good value


These phones are good value and easy to understand

Oct, 2012

Product Specifications


Built-in Camera: No
Cordless Phone Standard:DECT
Hands Free Functionality: Yes
Loudspeakers: Yes
Low Radiation: Yes
MMS Functionality: No
Polyphonic Ringtones: No
SIM Reader: No
SMS Function: No
Video Phone: No


Bluetooth: No
Ethernet: No
ISDN Port: No


Backlight Illumination:Display + Keypade Backlight
Number of Display Colours:Monochrome

General Features

Elderly Friendly Phone: No
Recording System:Digital Announcement and Recording
System Phone: No
Type:Cordless Phone with Answering Machine

IP Telephony

H.323 VoIP-Protocol: No
IP Phone: No
SIP-Standard (Session Initiation Protocol):No / No SIP-STANDARD


Display of Calling Number: Yes


GAP compatible: Yes