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Siemens Gigaset SL785

alaTest has collected and analyzed 420 reviews of Siemens Gigaset SL785. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cordless Phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and size. The price and design also get good reviews.

usability, design, price, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the Siemens Gigaset SL785 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 68 user reviews of Siemens Gigaset SL785 from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cordless Phones on Reviewers really like the size and reliability. The design and usability are also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the price.

usability, design, reliability, size


87% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Gigaset SL785 DECT Cordless Phone with Answer Machine - Silver/BlackGigaset SL785 DECT Cordless Phone with Answer Machine - Silver/Black

Jul, 2018

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Siemens Gigaset SL785


The SL785 colour display is rich in quality and has good clarity which makes it easy to use as it's easy on the eye. This is also helped by the icon led user interface. This is a top of the range, high-class cordless phone. It can be expanded upto 6...

Feb, 2010

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Good phone for the price


I like this phone pretty well. As others have stated the keys are a little small but if you take your time it's fine.

Apr, 2015

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compact and light, not bulky


The Siemens Gigaset cordless phone is perfect for my home office. The phone has a Headset feature that I use all the time when i'm talking on the phone and on my computer.

Jan, 2015

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Great cordless phone


This cordless phone is very clear and easy to operate. I was impressed with it's design and display.

Dec, 2014

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Really like the phone.


Works well. Sound is good. I wish I had bought one with multiple receivers now!

Oct, 2014

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well designed and simple to use


good value for durability and design; compact and simple to set up and use.

Aug, 2014

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Nice and easy to use


Works ok, very easy to use, ideal for home. Only the keys are a liitle hard

May, 2014

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Excellent Phone


If you need only one handset this is an excellent deal. It has great sound and build quality (made in Germany). The only problem is finding an additional handset for a reasonable price.

Feb, 2014

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Excellent product, Made in Germany


Excellent product. Made in Germany and this itself makes all the difference when compared to Made in China. I was having an old (2007) Panasonic Cordless phone which was made in Malaysia and it was pretty good when it comes to sound quality,...

Oct, 2013

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Good price for features, but...


This phone had all the features I wanted; however the phone did not work. So am unable to rate the performance as I returned the phone.

Jul, 2013

Product Specifications

Call Management

Call timer: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Calling line identification presentation (CLIP): Yes
Explicit call transfer: Yes
Redialing:No / Yes


Backlight buttons: Yes
Color of product:Black, Metallic / Black, Silver / Silver
Mounting type:Desk / Desk/Wall


Backlight color:White
Built-in display: Yes
Display:LCD / TFT
Display Diagonal:2.2
Display number of colors:256 colours / 262144 colours
Display Resolution:240 x 320

Energy Management

Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby Time:200
Talk Time:15


Battery charge indicator:Y
Battery charging indication: Yes

Management Features

Alarm clock: Yes
Clock with calendar: Yes
Navigation key: Yes
Voice dialing: No
Volume Control:Digital


Phonebook capacity:500
Redial list capacity:20
SMS storage capacity:640

Other Features

Bluetooth: Yes
Mac compatibility:No / Yes
Resolution:240 x 320
Wall mountable: Yes

Packaging Content

Base station: Yes
Charger: Yes
Manual: Yes
Number of handsets included:1


Answering machine:Y
Integrated answering machine: Yes
Maximum indoor range:1968.5
Maximum outdoor range:11811
Recording Time:45

Phone Features

Dialer location:Handset
Multi handset capability:6
Number of melodies:23
Number of SMS Boxes:1 / 4
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Vibrating alert: No
VIP group function: Yes
VIP group with own melody: Yes
Wallpapers & color schemes: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Plug and Play: Yes
Wireless connection:N / Y
Wireless connections:No / Yes


Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby Time:200
Talk Time:15

Weight & Dimensions

Base dimensions:4.53 x 1.26 x 4.57 / 4.57 x 1.26 x 4.53 / 4.57 x 4.53 x 1.26
Handset dimensions (WxDxH):1.89 x 0.709 x 5.47 / 5.47 x 0.709 x 1.89 / 5.47 x 1.89 x 0.709