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Philips SE6581B

Philips SE6581B
alaScore 74

37 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 reviews of Philips SE6581B. The average rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cordless Phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and size. The design and usability are also appreciated, whereas many are critical about the price.

usability, design, size, reliability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the Philips SE6581B is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 user reviews of Philips SE6581B from The average user rating for this product is 2.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cordless Phones on Reviewers really like the design. The reliability is also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed views about the usability. Some have doubts about the price.

size, reliability, design


34% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips SE6581B/17 DECT Series Cordless Phone with Answering Machine (Black)Philips SE6581B/17 DECT Series Cordless Phone with Answering Machine (Black)

Sep, 2018

Consumer review (

A Good Phone


excellent quality ; clear sound ; excellent feature's ; easy set up ; fast shipping(Newegg)


Jul, 2010

Consumer review (

Works great


I bought on clearance from another vendor. Glad I did because this phone does a wonderful job. I also bought a headset for conducting webinars from the home. I've never had a complaint about sound or background noise. Battery life has been good. I...

I looked high and low for additional handsets. Only found refurbished on the bay auction site. If you are looking to expand this set up, be prepared to compromise. My understanding is Phillips has discontinued this line. Not a big deal if you are only...

Jul, 2010

Consumer review (

Crystal Clear with NO interference ! .. Hurray!


Welcome to the Philips Cordless Telephone Answering Machine with Extra Handset also called the SE659 for friends. This latest Philips phone is a sleek mat black with a color display and is part of what Philips calls their “Core ...

No interference, stylish, full featured, great sound

Missing handset jack on base, cannot switch from speakerphone on base

Jul, 2009

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Great phone


After spending a fortune on several different phones, I finally found one that does everything I need it to. The fact that the base can act as a speakerphone also, is one of the best features I have come across. It is very easy to use (I have yet to...

Apr, 2009

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After spending a fortune on several different phones, I finally found one that does everything I need it to. The fact that the base can act as a speakerphone also, is one of the best features I have come across. It is very easy to use (I have yet to...

Product Specifications

With voice clarity as clear as the bright color screen, the SE658 combines outstanding sound and perfect color. This coupled with a dual keypad, will delight users. A new communication experience.

Answering Machine

Answering System Type:Digital
Recording Capacity:30min


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

Call Management

Call log entries:50
Caller ID: Yes
Caller ID on call waiting: Yes

Dimensions & Weight (Base)


Dimensions & Weight (Handset)



Backlight color:White
Backlight display: Yes
Display Resolution:98 x 67
Type:LCD display

Energy Management

Battery performance:750
Number of batteries supported:2


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips


Battery charging indication: Yes
LED Indicators: Yes

Management Features



Phonebook capacity:200
Redial list capacity:10

Other Features

Signal strength indication: Yes

Packaging Content

Detachable belt-clip: Yes


Keypad Illumination:Y

Phone Features

Message counter on base: Yes
Multi base capability:1
Speakerphone: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Plug and Play: Yes


Battery Capacity:750
Number of batteries supported:2

Technical Details

Keypad Illumination: Yes


Conference Call Capability:3-way
Cordless Phone Standard:DECT
Dialer Type:Dual 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

Weight & Dimensions

Base dimensions:7.87 x 4.86 x 2.56
Handset dimensions (WxDxH):6.34 x 1.81 x 1.09