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Gigaset AS405A

Gigaset AS405A
alaScore 89

93 reviews

Jan, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 93 reviews of Gigaset AS405A. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cordless Phones for all reviews. Opinions about the reliability and design are overall positive. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed reviews about the size.

usability, price, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the Gigaset AS405A is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 54 user reviews of Gigaset AS405A from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cordless Phones on Opinions about the reliability and design are overall positive. The price and usability also get good feedback. Opinions are divided on the size.

usability, price, design, reliability

89% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Gigaset AS405A Cordless Phone with Answer Machine (Pack of 2)Gigaset AS405A Cordless Phone with Answer Machine (Pack of 2)

Jan, 2018

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Gigaset AS405A triple review

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The Gigaset AS405A is a well-equipped cordless phone and answering machine. Gigaset traditionally does well in our home phone tests and many of its models have been Best Buys. Will the AS405A continue the tradition? Read our full review to find out.

Jan, 2017

Consumer review by: chris (


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Following on, gigaset say that the retailer makes up the package and that they do not have any facilities for repair or carry any spares, I would need to speak to amazon who would possibly not think this to be a warranty fault. Luckily amazon agree...

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: chris (


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Hi,Recently bought this product from amazon on the strength of your reviews. The first was returned with a software fault, the replacement switches the handset off when you attempt to access the answerphone. I have emailed gigaset as I noticed that the...

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: Safetyman (

Found this to be a very good Base Office Phone\s & a good ringtone.

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Originally, I was looking for one that didn't set off the ringer at night, but this one came up on ebay uk and seemed to allow for what I wanted.The hands-free part is light and easy to use, incl. the extensions ( there's no leads between the base and...

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: Yelly (

Great value for money


Bought this as a house warming for my brother. Seems to do the job

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: TEXASPETE84 (



Phones were non functioning. We both tried to get both phones to work, following instruction manual vigorously. Main Hub would not charge phones at all. We have just put it down to a faulty product and returned it

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Embaz1973 (

Easy to use and good value


Excellent value. Speakerphone is really clear and telephone features easy to use without instructions

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: Alan (

House Phones


The best thing I bought and their are good for the money

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: ladylynn (

Nice little phone


I bought this for my stepdad and it is a cool little phone but just needed a bit more volume as it doesn't go loud enough on the ring tone for him to hear

Jun, 2017

Consumer review by: Flyer 190 (

Easy to use


Excellent price so easy to use, great features including volume control if hard of hearing

May, 2017

Product Specifications

Call Management

Caller ID:No / Y / Yes
Calling line identification presentation (CLIP): Yes
Direct call:Y
Redialing: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes


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


Backlight buttons: Yes
Buttons quantity:27
Color of product:Black / Bordeaux, White / Brown, White / Chocolate, White / Green, White / White
Elderly phone:N / No
Mounting type:Desk / Desk/Wall / Wall


Backlight color:Amber
Backlight display: Yes
Built-in display:Y / Yes
Display Diagonal:1.8
Display number of colors:65536 colours / Monochrome
Display number of lines:6
Display Resolution:128 x 160 / 96 x 32 / 96 x 64
Display size (HxV):1.3 x 1.26

Energy Management

Battery Type:AAA / NiMH AAA
Number of batteries supported:2
Standby Time:200
Talk Time:18


Battery capacity indicator:Y
Battery charging indication: Yes
Battery full indication: Yes
Battery low indication: Yes

Management Features

Alarm clock: Yes
Calendar: No
Clock with calendar: Yes
Languages support:Multi
Navigation key: Yes
Volume Control:Digital


Phonebook capacity:100
Redial list capacity:20

Other Features

Battery level indicator: Yes

Packaging Content

Base station: Yes
Charger: Yes
Number of handsets included:1 / 2 / 3
Quick start guide: Yes


Answering machine:N / Y
ECO mode:Y / Yes
GAP compatible:Y
Integrated answering machine:No / Yes
Intercom:N / No
Keypad Illumination:Y
Maximum indoor range:1968.5
Maximum outdoor range:11811
Recording Time:20
Type:Analog/DECT / DECT

Phone Features

Dialer location:Handset
Multi handset capability:4 / 6
Number of melodies:20
Speakerphone:No / Y
VIP group function: Yes
VIP group with own melody: Yes

Ports & interfaces

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


Battery Type:2 x NiMH AAA / AAA / NiMH AAA
Number of batteries supported:2
Standby Time:200
Talk Time:18

Technical Details

Clock/Date display: Yes
Keypad Illumination:Y / Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Base dimensions:1.73 x 3.46 x 4.06 / 1.73 x 5.08 x 4.06 / 3.46 x 4.06 x 1.73
Base weight:2.5 / 3.88
Handset dimensions (WxDxH):1.93 x 1.34 x 6.1 / 6.1 x 1.93 x 1.34
Handset weight:3.88