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Philips CD1703B

Philips CD1703B
alaScore 80

49 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 49 reviews of Philips CD1703B. 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. Reviewers are impressed by the size. The price also gets good feedback, whereas there are some negative reviews about the usability.

price, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the Philips CD1703B is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Philips CD1703B/05 Telephone - Triple


Excellent price. Good functions even if a little complicated. Great facility to increase volume (as I am hard of hearing).

Oct, 2012

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Worst purchace


These phones are the worst things i've recently bought. I took them back,they looked nice but i couldn't hear them and i aren't deaf.

May, 2012

Consumer review (

Philips Phones, Tripple Set.


I purchased this item for a birthday present, Very well made and excellent audio quality from all the three hansets. Nice amber display on the hanset screen. The only thing that let the purchase down was the supplied phone line lead which was not for...

Apr, 2012

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Not for old people


Didnt have loud speakers so returned them and bought some Binatone phones which had the facility.

Apr, 2012

Consumer review (

Good for price


Happy with phones as not big into long phonecall,but didn't realise that there was no hands free button. Find it difficulty to hear on handset if any background noise. No personal hearing difficulties, only 44. Had considered buying for my parents but...

Feb, 2012

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Philips CD1703B/05 Telephone - Triple.


does the job well. Easy to install and operate. recommended

Jan, 2012

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not bad


bought these phones for replacement for old ones not bad for the price Ringtone not very loud even on level 5 . HD sound not great even on level 5 voice volume very quiet , will think twice before i buy a Philips phone again :-(

Sep, 2011

Consumer review (

Philips CD1703B/05 Telephone - Triple


Sound quality very poor

Aug, 2011

Consumer review (

Good phones for the price


Nice looking phones, ring tones are a little choice, the instruction manual is a little complicated and does not really explain some of the icons that flash on the screen. But overall a good product.

Aug, 2011

Product Specifications

Call Management

Call log entries:10
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Redialing: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes


Big buttons: Yes
Color of product:Black
Integrated antenna: Yes
Mounting type:Desk


Backlight color:Amber
Backlight display: Yes
Built-in display: Yes

Energy Management

Battery performance:500
Battery Technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AA / AAA
Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:100 - 240
Number of batteries supported:2
Power consumption (typical):0.6
Power Requirements:100 - 240 V, 50/60
Talk Time:12


Battery charge indicator:Y
Battery charging indication: Yes
Battery full indication: Yes
Battery low indication: Yes
LED Indicators: Yes

Management Features

Alarm clock: Yes
Voice dialing: Yes
Volume Control:Digital


Call list capacity phonebook:10
Phonebook capacity:50
Redial list capacity:5

Other Features

Signal strength indication: Yes

Packaging Content

Base station: Yes
Manual: Yes
Number of handsets included:3


Answering machine:N
ECO mode: Yes
GAP compatible:Y
Integrated answering machine: No
Intercom: No
Ringer type:Polyphonic

Phone Features

Dialer location:Handset
Microphone mute: Yes
Multi base capability:1
Multi handset capability:4
Paging function: Yes
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Wireless connection:Y
Wireless connections: Yes


Battery Capacity:500
Battery Technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AA / AAA
Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:100 - 240
Number of batteries supported:2
Power consumption (typical):0.6
Power Requirements:100 - 240 V, 50/60
Talk Time:12

Weight & Dimensions

Base dimensions:4.21 x 3.11 x 4.29 / 4.21 x 3.12 x 4.27
Handset dimensions (WxDxH):6.46 x 1.1 x 1.81 / 6.47 x 1.11 x 1.82