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Philips CD4451

Philips CD4451
alaScore 74

212 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 212 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the size and usability. The value for money and design are also mentioned favorably.

design, value for money, usability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the Philips CD4451 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 212 reviews)

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Amazon review summary for Philips CD4451

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 133 user reviews of Philips CD4451 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cordless Phones on Amazon.com.

value for money, design, usability

50% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips CD4452B/37 DECT 6.0 Dual-Phone BundlePhilips CD4454Q/37 DECT 6.0 Digital Cordless Phone System with 4 HandsetsPhilips CD4451B/37 DECT 6.0 Phone with Answering Machine

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Repeat buy for this product

 

I already own the base station and 2 handsets of this product. This was the only place I could find any more handsets for this phone. [...]

Compact design","Easy To Set Up","Good Sound","Good Speakerphone","Nice Features","Strong Signal

Poor Battery Life

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Avoid

 

Really - I wasted $130 for 4 handsets when I got this and hated them. SOme basic features they totally botched here. Ended up buying another brand after 6 mo's of frustration.

Good looks. Good range

Everything else is frustrating. Button sounds / rings / Ringo Volume too loud on pages - scares you! You can't page via handset name (you are allowed to rename handsets and I got 4) onthe the original number. VM indicator wouldn't drop after VM cleared

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Great home phone system

 

The phones use standard AAA NiMh batteries. If you're having a problem with them keeping charge, replace them. The person who fully discharged the batteries messed them up. Unlike NiCd, NiMh, doesn't do well when fully discharged, and since they have...

Great System. Clear calls, long battery life, small and unobtrusive

No "Line in use" indicator on remote handsets to tell you if someone else is using the line

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Great Phones!

 

I would recommend this system to anyone.

No more interference with my wireless network! Clear sound, I LOVE the intercom feature. No more hollering around the house for my kids

Some of the ring tones are just plain awful

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I REALLY dislike these things

 

Got these at woot.com a few months ago. I charged all the handsets for a day, drained them entirely and recharged them again, but they drop down to nothing within a few hours on standby; even faster if I talk for half an hour.

Clear sound, can transfer phonebook and settings between handsets, small. Can set phonebook groups and have identifying ringtones for individual callers or groups. Good price for 4-extension set. Don't interfere with other electronic devices and won't...

Uncomfortable in hands, convex ear area doesn't conform to your face, blue on blue LCD display is hard to read, won't stay charged more than a few hours. Caller ID indicator is the same as voicemail light, so you always seem to have vmail though you...

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I REALLY dislike these things

 

Got these at woot.com a few months ago. I charged all the handsets for a day, drained them entirely and recharged them again, but they drop down to nothing within a few hours on standby; even faster if I talk for half an hour. This is possibly the...

Clear sound, can transfer phonebook and settings between handsets, small. Can set phonebook groups and have identifying ringtones for individual callers or groups. Good price for 4-extension set. Don't interfere with other electronic devices and won't...

Uncomfortable in hands, convex ear area doesn't conform to your face, blue on blue LCD display is hard to read, won't stay charged more than a few hours. Caller ID indicator is the same as voicemail light, so you always seem to have vmail though you...

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Not a good system

 

I'm re-gifting and buying a different brand.

System looks nice and very modern. Small foot print. Worked out of the box

Battery life is non-existent for the most part. Sometimes you can leave off the hook for a day; sometimes it dies within 1 hour. One unit has bad static out of the box (in the spare bedroom); the others have marginal voice quality. I have had to...

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Worst phone ever made

 

I purchased this phone set (came with 4 handsets) January 2008 to replace a really old panasonic set that was good (5.8 mhz). I heard so many good things about dect 6.0. If you read my cons, contacted customer service at Philips several times. First...

Looks Pretty

It has been the worst experience ever. I followed the instructions very carefully and charged the phone for 24 hours straight (which by the way shouldn't need to as it uses NMh batteries which don't have a memory effect). After all that, the phones...

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Worst phone ever made

 

I purchased this phone set (came with 4 handsets) January 2008 to replace a really old panasonic set that was good (5.8 mhz). I heard so many good things about dect 6.0. If you read my cons, contacted customer service at Philips several times. First...

Looks Pretty

It has been the worst experience ever. I followed the instructions very carefully and charged the phone for 24 hours straight (which by the way shouldn't need to as it uses NMh batteries which don't have a memory effect). After all that, the phones...

Product Specifications

With voice clarity as clear as a face-to-face conversation, the CD4 series puts the emotion back into a call. HD sound brings people and their feelings closer together. Enjoy high quality conversation, with a level of clarity rarely heard before. Thanks to a high-quality speaker and to a real acoustic chamber, the audio spectrum reaches far beyond what's normally heard on a telephone. Handsfree mode allows you to speak and listen during a call without holding the handset. This is especially useful if you want to share the call with others or take notes during a call.

Answering Machine

Answering System Type:Digital
Recording Capacity:15min

Battery

Standby Time:Up to 150 h
Talk Time:Up to 720 min

Dimensions & Weight (Base)

Depth:4.3in
Height:3.2in
Width:4.6in

Dimensions & Weight (Handset)

Depth:1in
Height:6.3in
Width:1.8in

Display

Type:LCD display

Header

Manufacturer:Philips
Model:CD4451B
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips

Telephone

Conference Call Capability:3-way
Cordless Phone Standard:DECTGAP
Dialer Type:Keypad
Header Features:W/ call waiting caller ID & answering system
Type:Cordless phone

Telephone Features

Caller ID: Yes
Handset Locator: Yes
Intercom: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Voice Mail Capability: Yes
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