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Gigaset C530A

Gigaset C530A
alaScore 89

110 reviews

Sep, 2018

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 110 reviews of Gigaset C530A. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cordless Phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size. The design is also appreciated.

design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the Gigaset C530A is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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The Gigaset C530A is a stylish cordless phone and answering machine. Gigaset traditionally makes pretty decent cordless phones and they have a large proportion of Best Buys. But does the C530A continue the tradition? Read on to find out.

Dec, 2013

Product Specifications

Call Management

Call forwarding:Y
Call forwarding capability: Yes
Call timer:Y / Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID:No / Y / Yes
Calling line identification presentation (CLIP):Y / Yes
Conference call: Yes
Direct call:Y
Redialing: Yes


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


Backlight buttons: Yes
Color of product:Black / Black, Silver
Elderly phone:N / No
Mounting type:Desk / Desk/Wall / Wall


Backlight color:Amber
Backlight display:Y / Yes
Built-in display:Y / Yes
Display Diagonal:1.8
Display number of colors:65536 colors / 65536 colours
Display number of lines:6
Display Resolution:128 x 160
Display size (HxV):1.38 x 1.1
Touch screen: No

Energy Management

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


Battery charge indicator:Y
Battery charging indication: Yes

Management Features

Alarm clock: Yes
Answerphone remote access: Yes
Calendar:Y / Yes
Clock with calendar: Yes
Edit user status on the phone: Yes
Integrated voicemail: Yes
Navigation key:Y / Yes
Volume Control:Digital


Call list capacity phonebook:20 / 60
Memory card slot(s):N
Phonebook capacity:150 / 200
Redial list capacity:20

Other Features

Camera included: No

Packaging Content

Base station:Y / Yes
Belt clip:Y / Yes
Charger:Y / Yes
Headset included: Yes
Manual:Y / Yes
Number of handsets included:1 / 2 / 3
Quick start guide: Yes


Answering machine:N / Y
ECO mode: Yes
GAP compatible:Y
Handset type:Wireless handset
Integrated answering machine:No / Yes
Intercom: Yes
Keypad Illumination:Y
Maximum indoor range:1968.5
Maximum outdoor range:11811
Recording Time:30 / 55
Ringer type:Monophonic
Type:Analog/DECT / DECT / DECT telephone

Phone Features

Babyphone function: Yes
Downloadable ringtones: No
Multi handset capability:6 / 7
Number of melodies:30
Speakerphone:Y / Yes
Vibrating alert: No
VIP group function:Y / Yes
VIP group with own melody:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

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


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

Technical Details

Clock/Date display: Yes
Keypad Illumination: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Base dimensions:4.06 x 4.96 x 1.69 / 4.21 x 3.5 x 3.78 / 5.2 x 4.13 x 1.81
Base weight:4.23
Handset dimensions (WxDxH):1.89 x 1.06 x 6.14 / 5.94 x 1.02 x 1.93 / 6.14 x 1.89 x 1.06
Handset weight:3.88 / 4.13