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Philips CD4852

Philips CD4852
alaScore 79

51 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 reviews of Philips CD4852. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, 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 mentioned favorably.

usability, design, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the Philips CD4852 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Philips CD4852 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 less positive views about the usability.


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

This summary is based on the products: Philips CD4852B/05 Telephone with Answer Machine - TwinPhilips CD4852B/05 Telephone with Answer Machine - Twin

Dec, 2018

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Good purchase


The phones seem good quality, the sound quality is good, also in speaker mode.

Nov, 2012

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Met expectations


Easy to use, easy to set up, all advertised features work well.

Oct, 2012

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Word of caution make sure the connecting cable are working if not you would have problem of the phone not ringing out when connected.

Sep, 2012

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Good sound quality


Good sound quality both on the phone and messages. Easy to set up.

Sep, 2012

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Good choice to make


Elegant with excellent sound quality. Good storage space and variety of ringtones. Recommended.

Aug, 2012

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Good purchase


I have had this product for 3 months, and so far it does exactly what it says on the tin. I particularly like the fact that I can have the phone on speaker, which allows me to be using my hands whilst on the phone. Also, having 2 phones, means that i...

Jul, 2012

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Excellant phone



May, 2012

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Mar, 2012

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Philips CD4852B/05 Telephone with Answer Machine - Twin


I was happy with the look and features of the product , but unfortunatly after it was charged up and I started to use it there was constant crackling on the line. I made sure that the base wasn't plugged in near any other electrical appliance but it...

Mar, 2012

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Good Purchase


Very stylish, easy to set up and use. Love the automatic transfer of phone numbers stored in memory to slave handset. Would have been 5 stars if ring tones options were less naff.

Mar, 2012

Product Specifications

Call Management

Call log entries:50
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Redialing: Yes


SAR value:0.1
Specific absorption rate (SAR) value (EU):0.1


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


Backlight color:White
Backlight display: Yes
Built-in display: Yes
Display Diagonal:2
Display number of colors:Monochrome

Energy Management

Battery performance:600
Battery recharge time:8
Battery Technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AAA / AAA NiMH
Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (typical):0.55 / 0.7
Power Requirements:100 - 240v AC, 50/60Hz / 100-240V ~ 50/60Hz / 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Standby Time:300
Talk Time:18


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

Management Features

Alarm clock: Yes
Clock with calendar: Yes
Navigation key: Yes
Volume Control:Digital


Phonebook capacity:100 / 50
Redial list capacity:20
User memory phonebook:100

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):0 - 95
Operating relative humidity range:0 - 95
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):0 - 95
Storage relative humidity range:0 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 45
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 45

Other Features

Backlight: Yes
Base station keys:Paging key / Y
Clock/Date display:Y
Gross weight:1.5
Gross weight (imperial):1.5
Handset keypad locking: Yes
Mac compatibility: No
Networking features:GAP
Number of products included:1
Package tare weight:5.15
Package weight:1.5
Packaging net weight:1.18
Packaging tare weight:0.322
Signal strength indication: Yes
Tare weight:0.322
Tare weight (imperial):0.322

Packaging Content

Base station: Yes
Charger: Yes
Manual: Yes
Number of handsets included:2
Quick start guide: Yes


Answering machine:Y
ECO mode: Yes
GAP compatible:Y
Integrated answering machine: Yes
Intercom: Yes
Keypad Illumination:Y
Recording Time:30
Ringer type:Polyphonic

Phone Features

Babyphone function: Yes
Message counter on base: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Multi base capability:1
Multi handset capability:4 / 5 / 6
Noise reduction: Yes
Number of melodies:10
Paging function: Yes
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Plug and Play: Yes
Wireless connection:Y
Wireless connections: Yes


Battery Capacity:600
Battery recharge time:8
Battery Technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AAA / AAA NiMH
Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (typical):0.55 / 0.7
Power Requirements:100 - 240v AC, 50/60Hz / 100-240V ~ 50/60Hz / 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Standby Time:300
Talk Time:18

Technical Details

Clock/Date display: Yes
Keypad Illumination: Yes
Package net weight:534
Package tare weight:5.15

Weight & Dimensions

Base dimensions:3.98 x 1.71 x 4.02
Base weight:3.46
Handset dimensions (WxDxH):6.34 x 1.81 x 1.14
Handset weight:3.7
Package depth:3.54 / 5.59
Package height:5.59 / 9.06
Package weight:24
Package width:3.54 / 9.06