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Philips CD4851

Philips CD4851
alaScore 85

71 reviews

Nov, 2015

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 71 reviews of Philips CD4851. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cordless Phones for all reviews. Reviews about the price and size are overall positive. The usability and design also get good feedback.

design, usability, size, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the Philips CD4851 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Philips CD4851 from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cordless Phones on There are some critical views about the usability.


100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Philips CD 4851 B/DE

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: 2011-08-12 21:16:57.46 (

David S

Bought this phone based on Which recommendation but really disappointed due to poor number buttons - if you leave your finger on a button for a millisecond too long it inputs the number twice leading to constantly missdialled numbers - very frustrating...

Apr, 2014

Consumer review by: Gorwats (


Bought this phone from Argos £29.99 It is the exact model tested by Which.The picture in the Argos catalogue is of an older model . Phone working well and is very smart.

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: joerg (


The review sounds great and I like the design – however, this phone does not seem to be available anywhere.Homebase and Argos are the only online retailers currently stocking a phone with this model number, but judging by the product images on both...

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: AnotherUser (

FYI:Availability.... Argos and Homebase online

According to this price checker, two on line locations - Home deliver in 2 daysHomebase - in stock (on line)for 29.99 both of them. [25-Jan-2012]and the 2 handset version at...

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: SHIRLEY (




Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Anonymous (

Great Single Phone


Stylish and easy to use. Voicemail functionality is fantastic for such a small base unit which takes up no space and looks the part! Great product!

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: jane (

Perhaps a fault?


Sadly couldn't get phone to ring??? Thought product would meet all my requirements...had good reviews, "Which" included. Everything seemed to be operating as it should...but would it ring.....No???

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Phil (

Disappointing sound quality


This is a nice looking phone that was easy to set up and provides very good talk time battery life. The sound quality is adequate when held to the ear but very poor when used as a speaker phone. Incoming sound is ok but there is an annoying tinny...

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: hursthousewife (

Am taking it back


Bought last week on recommendation of Which magazine. Sound quality very poor, lots of crackling and that's not the fault of my line as other phones work ok. The phone/answer machine is not user friendly. Am about to return it to store.

Feb, 2012