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Siemens 242 2.4 GHz 1-Line Cordless Phone

alaAverage 3.5

6 reviews

Sep, 2014

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Not much to recommend it

 

I bought two of these phones for two separate phone lines because I found them at an excellent price. They SHOULD work a lot better than they do. The basics are all there (Caller ID, mute. redial, etc.) But the sound quality is terribly unreliable, and...

Affordable ; adequate features

Sound quality and interference

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Very Good Inexpensive Phone

 

I had a nice trusty BellSouth phone, for the past 2 years or so. I was a really nice phone although the range was not very good or the battery life. The antenna broke and it was time to get a new phone.

small, light, good, sound, seems sturdy

hard to hold in the cranny of your neck, gets hot sometimes

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Ahhhhhh 2.4 GHz wonder!

 

I bought my black Siemens 242 cordless phone on a after Thanksgiving sale spending spree in November of 2000.

Strong signal,go a block away, great battery life.

A little thin, hard to hold in the neck cranny.

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Good cordless phone for the price

 

Great price, good physical construction, decent sound, simple to use.

No backlighting on display or keys, slight "echo" sound.

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Good phone if found on clearance.

 

Well I bought this phone to replace an ill Vtech 900Mhz digital phone that served me well for 2 years. I found this phone on clearance for $40 dollars, at that price I would highly recommend the phone, but at the retail of $80+ One may be better off...

Small size, Internal antenna, and caller ID in handset.

No backlight for buttons or display.

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Good Phone for the price

 

This is my first digital SS cordless 2.4GH phone. Performance is better than my last cordless phone (900MH digital SS). The phone is smaller and does not have an antenna to get in the way, catch and poke things. The buttons on the phone are hard...

internal antenna, medium size body of handset, good buttons

no backlight for buttons or display,memory dial stores #'s only

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