Cordless phones are still relevant, even in the world of cell phones. Offices use them, people who live outside of good cell coverage use them, and just about anybody who pays for a land line has one. A good cordless phone makes all the difference, so we found the ten best cordless handsets that you can buy.
The Motorola L600 series features handset speakerphone, call waiting and caller ID. It requires only one phone jack and has a range of up to 160 indoors and 980 feet outdoors. Other features include selectable ringtones, 30 call caller ID, 9 speed dial memory, and earpiece volume control. And a single charge provides 180 hours of standby and 12 hours of talk time.
This Panasonic cordless phone offers an LED light on the handset, and an extra-wide LCD display to easily see who’s calling, while bigger buttons make dialing a breeze for those of us with fumbly fingers. It also has an amplified handset volume to hear the other caller, even with background noise. It has 13 hours of talk time battery life, and can last up to 11 days in standby mode.
The 3-handset VTech offers high-definition for sound clarity, and it also has Voice Announce Caller ID to help screen calls. And for those of us with paranoia tendencies, with this VTech your calls are digitized and encrypted, making it nearly impossible for someone to eavesdrop. Its Push-to-Talk technology allows users to use the handsets like walkie-talkies for instant communication. It can also expand up to 12 handset.
This Uniden phone uses digital DECT 6.0 technology that provides audio clarity, excellent range, and enhanced eavesdropping security. Its LCD display and backlit keypad makes this cordless phone easy to use, even in the dark, for all those midnight pizza cravings. It comes with built-in answering system that records voice messages, which can be retrieved from both the base and the handset itself.
Ideal for the small business or home office, this Panasonic features a Contact Sync feature that allows you to connect your phone to your PC via USB, creating a direct link between your phone and Microsoft Outlook. Hello, convenient!
This VTech white cordless phone offers Interference Free technology for crystal clear conversations, and a backlit keypad and display for easy viewing under any light. It holds up to 30 names and numbers, and is wall mountable.
The Panasonic Expandable Digital cordless phone handles multiple handsets with enhanced capabilities that makes it the perfect asset for any and every room of the home or office. Each banner on the phone display is customizable, and the handsets have jacks for wired headsets. It also features DECT 6.0 Plus technology that provides greater range, sound and signal quality. The only feature missing from this Panasonic is an answering machine.
The VTech cordless phone system comes with two handsets, handset speakerphones and a caller ID/waiting feature that can store up to 50 calls. Like many cordless phones today, it has DECT 6.0 Technology that delivers a stronger sound range and quality while ensuring wireless networks and other electronic devices don’t interfere with conversations. It also has intercom, call-transfer and conference call capabilities.
The ATT cordless answering system comes with three handsets, handset speakerphones and a digital answering system. It features DECT 6.0 technology for better sound quality and call range that performs up to 45% better in range competitions against similarly equipped phones. Great for the home and office, it also has conference call capabilities, caller ID and call waiting features, and lighted keypads and displays.
1Panasonic KX-TG7743S DECT 6.0 Link-to-Cell Bluetooth
With the Panasonic Link-to-Call Bluetooth cordless phone, you can use your cellphone to make phone calls at home without the inconvenience of carrying it around – no more dropped service; no more being tethered to an outlet because your cell phone is charging. It also features Phonebook Transfer that allows users to transfer up to 600 names and numbers from a cell phone to the built-in handset directory. It is capable of linking up to two phones, and has an improved built-in antenna that extends transmission range by up to 20% versus Dect 6.0 Plus Technology.