The world is awash in all sorts of communication devices, including smartphones, tablets and all manner of electronic wonders that connect people faster and better than previous generations could ever have imagined.
As these new technologies evolve, some traditional communication devices are adapting to this new world and among these is the cordless phone. Although cordless phones have been on the market for years, they are increasingly incorporating many newer technology trends. However, they still retain a welcome familiarity for many people, as well as an easy-to-use functionality.
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In our reviews, we looked at several cordless phones to learn about the best ones on the market – especially with an eye toward how various manufacturers have adapted to the world of cellphones and Bluetooth capabilities.
When looking for the best cordless phone, it is important to see how many worthwhile features it contains in its base station and its headsets. It also is a good idea to choose a phone with solid support from the manufacturer.
In this section, we looked at several features that were specific to the cordless phone portion of the set. This includes such things as whether it provides Bluetooth and link-to-cell capability, the average talk time per full battery charge, the amount of recorded message time provided, the standard number of handsets you get with the initial purchase and the maximum number of handsets the base will accept.
This area deals with features that are either specific to the base set or are included in both the handset and base. These characteristics include such communication features as speakerphone, caller ID, a headset jack and call conferencing capabilities. Some top-end phones also offer text message alerts.
These are qualities that can make a difference to many consumers. They include how much you can adjust the ringer volume, the redial memory, how many names and phone numbers the built-in phonebook can handle, the caller ID memory and whether there is a silent setting.
Help & Support
Customer support is crucial if you are having difficulties with any electronic device. Cordless phone manufacturers are helpful when it comes to customer care, providing everything from an email address and a user manual to a FAQs section, telephone support and the quite useful live chat for immediate answers. Warranties are also included when you buy these devices.
Armed with this information, you can see the variety of choices available within the cordless phone market and select the best cordless phone for your home or small business.