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Toshiba FT 8809

Toshiba FT 8809
alaScore 74

16 reviews

Dec, 2018

We have collected and analyzed 16 user reviews from international sources. Users rate it 83/100. The average review date is Jan 25, 2001. We have compared these reviews to 248978 reviews from other Cordless Phones. The alaScore™ for this product is 74/100 = Good. Last update: Dec 12, 2018.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Toshiba FT 8809


alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Toshiba FT 8809 from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cordless Phones on

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

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Dec, 2018

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A Short-Lived Experience


I'd like to start by telling you that this review cannot go into the intricate details of this phone's functions and usability. Why not? Because it never worked well enough to complete one conversation.

Good return policy from

Everything else

Apr, 2001

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Nice cordless


I bought this phone on sale for $39.99 and have had it for quite some time. The phone is nice and clear and I have had no problems with it. The only down side is no answering machine. I saw other reviews that mention the answering machine, but there...

Good phone, nice clarity

no answering machine

Apr, 2001

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Needs Improved Battery Life


This was my first "under $100" cordless phone and will most likely be my last. While it works well when in use it's battery life just isn't worth it. I've had countless calls disconnect in mid sentence before I could finish telling the caller my...


Poor Battery Life & No Ringer "OFF"

Mar, 2001

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price to performance excellent


i purchased this phone at costco for $39, and it does the trick. no battery problems. sound is clear. choice of ringers is a very minor drawback. the navigation through the calls that are logged is easy, and adding calls to the memory is also easy. the...

price, sound


Jul, 2000

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Toshiba Meets Expectations


I was surprised when I came here with the intentions of writing a review and found that the two reviews listed weren't very good. Maybe the wrong people are reviewing this phone..or the ones who do like it aren't. In any case, my mother and I both...


had some initial trouble with Caller ID on Call Waiting

Mar, 2000

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Okay, Not Really Good


The phone is ok for talking for short times. The battery runs out way to fast. The most i've ever gotten out of it has been 2 hours. It has a weird ear design so it really hurts your ear when you hold it with your shoulder. It has a great answering...

Good Answering Machine Part

Battery's have no life to them

Dec, 1999

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I highly recommend this 900 Megahertz cordless phone. In the past I have experienced a lot of static with many other cordless phones, but the clarity with this phone is fantastic. It works great in any room of the house without any static at all. I...

crystal clear reception & built in caller id

none that I can find

Dec, 1999

Product Specifications

Hear the difference with Toshiba's 900 MHz analog cordless phone with extended talk range. Know who's calling just by looking at the handset's Caller ID and the Three-line Back-lit LCD display. The new FT8809 offers the excellent sound quality of 900 MHz analog technology so there's little worry about eavesdroppers or annoying interference. And thanks to Caller ID, you'll see who's calling even if you're talking to your family or business associates.


Standby Time:Up to 170 h

Dimensions & Weight (Base)


Dimensions & Weight (Handset)



Type:LCD display


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Toshiba FT



Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


Dialer Type:Keypad
Header Features:W/ caller ID
Transmission Band:900 MHz
Type:Cordless phone

Telephone Features

Caller ID: Yes
Handset Locator: Yes

Telephone Memory

Speed Dial Capacity:10