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Gigaset C430 / C430A

Gigaset C430 / C430A
alaScore 95

1191 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1191 reviews of Gigaset C430 / C430A. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cordless Phones for all reviews. Reviews about the design and size are generally positive. The price and usability are also appreciated. Opinions are divided on the reliability.

usability, price, size, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the Gigaset C430 / C430A is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 415 user reviews of Gigaset C430 / C430A from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cordless Phones on Comments about the size and design are overall positive. The price and usability also get good comments. There are some mixed comments about the reliability.

usability, price, design, size

94% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Gigaset C430A Cordless Phone with Answering Machine and Anonymous Call Silencing (Pack of 2)Gigaset C430A Cordless Phone with Answering Machine and Anonymous Call Silencing (Pack of 2)

Sep, 2018

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Gigaset C430 single review

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The Gigaset C430 is a well-equipped cordless home phone. Gigaset traditionally does well in our home phone tests and many of its models have been Best Buys. Would the C430 continue the tradition? Read on to find out.

Dec, 2013

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Gigaset C430A single review

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The Gigaset C430A is a well-equipped cordless phone and answering machine. On the whole, Gigaset usually does pretty well in our home-phone tests, although there have been a few low-scoring duds. How does the C430A rank? Read on to find out.

Dec, 2013

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At last a phone that my husband can hear.

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Excellent, volume can be turned up so that my husband can hear without his aid. No problems with others hearing our calls. A bit technical so not as easy as the old style BT cordless answer phone, but more like a mobile.

Feb, 2015

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Cheap, but looks and feels it

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The handsets are plasticky and the layout of the buttons awkward. Also, when you add a number to the directory, the other handsets (I have two) are not automatically updated. Finally, the display on one of the handsets has started to go wrong after a...

Jan, 2015

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Very Poor

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This model was bought to replace a 10 year old cordless BT phone.It proved to be a waste of money and was returned within a week. Everybody I spoke to on this phone complained of poor reception, unclear speech and fading during the course of moving...

Feb, 2014

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Gigaset C430A twin

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I bought this phone a couple of weeks ago and have been very satisfied with it, It was the easiest phone to set up that I have ever had - much easier than the BT phone I last purchased.

Feb, 2014

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Fantastic Purchase


Just received our new phones today and we couldn't be happier with them would highly recommend people to buy these phones great quality all round and good loud speaker very clear reception they are lightweight to hold easy set up overall good product...

Sep, 2018

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Great phone


So easy to set up Good display, a good buy. Would recommend to others to buy.

Jul, 2018

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Top quality phone system


These were really easy to set up & use & the colour screens are fab. Very good quality system would highly recommend.

Jul, 2018

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Faulty ..returned


Item was faulty ...sent back...won't try gigaset again.

Jul, 2018

Product Specifications


Battery form factor:AAA
Battery Technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Number of batteries supported:2
Standby Time:320
Talk Time:14

Call Management

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


Backlight buttons: Yes
Backlight display: Yes
Color of product:Black / Black, Grey / Black, Silver
Display Diagonal:1.8
Display number of colors:65536 colours
Display Resolution:128 x 160
Display Type:LCD
Elderly phone: No
Integrated antenna: Yes
Mounting type:Ceiling/Wall / Desk/Wall


Backlight color:Amber / Various
Backlight display: Yes
Built-in display: Yes
Display Diagonal:1.8
Display number of colors:65536 colours
Display number of lines:6 / 8
Display Resolution:128 x 160 / 1280 x 160
Touch screen: No

Energy Management

Battery recharge time:8
Battery Technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AAA
Input Voltage:230
Number of batteries supported:2
Standby Time:300 / 320
Talk Time:14


Battery capacity indicator: Yes
Battery charge indicator:Y
Battery charging indication: Yes
LED Indicators: Yes

Management Features

Alarm clock: Yes
Calendar:No / Yes
Clock with calendar: Yes
Management protocols:SIP, RTP
Navigation key: Yes
Programmable hot keys: Yes
Voice dialing:No / Yes
Volume Control:Digital


Phonebook capacity:150 / 200
Redial list capacity:20

Packaging Content

Base station: Yes
Charger: Yes
Charging base: Yes
Ethernet cable: Yes
Headset included: Yes
Manual: Yes
Number of handsets included:1 / 2 / 3
Quick start guide: Yes


Answering machine:N / Y
Base station memory card reader:SIM
ECO mode: Yes
GAP compatible:Y
Integrated answering machine:No / Yes
Maximum indoor range:1968.5
Maximum outdoor range:11811
Recording Time:30 / 55
Ringer type:Monophonic / Polyphonic
Sound enhancement technology:HSP
Type:Analog/DECT / DECT

Phone Features

Downloadable ringtones: No
Multi handset capability:6
Number of melodies:30
Short Message Service (SMS):No / Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Vibrating alert: No
VIP group function: Yes
VIP group with own melody: Yes

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
Headset connectivity:2.5 mm / Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
Wireless connection:Y
Wireless connections: Yes


Battery recharge time:8
Battery Technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AAA
Input Voltage:230
Number of batteries supported:2
Standby Time:300 / 320
Talk Time:14

Technical Details

Brand compatibility:Gigaset
Caller ID: Yes
Clock/Date display: Yes
Headphone connectivity:2.5 mm
Headset connectivity: Yes
LED Indicators: Yes
Multi base capability:1
Multi handset capability:1
Phonebook capacity:200
Tones quantity:14

Weight & Dimensions

Base dimensions:3.5 x 3.78 x 4.21 / 3.7 x 4.21 x 3.5 / 4.13 x 1.81 x 5.2 / 4.21 x 3.5 x 3.78
Base weight:3.03 / 4.23
Handset dimensions (WxDxH):1.89 x 1.06 x 6.14 / 6.14 x 1.89 x 1.06
Handset weight:3.88