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A really solid cordless phone. After experiencing numerous problems with my last cordless phone, I swapped it for this one kind of on a whim with little research. 6 months and a few drops down the line and the gamble has paid off.
The quality of the cordless function is very high, with no noticible "fuzz" on the line. The speakerphone option is also very good, providing loud and clear output of the person on the other end and seemingly an equally good microphone (seeing as I have yet to receive even one of the usual complaints about quietness that I usually get with speakerphones).
The answer machine is operable through the base station itself rather than through the handset, which I personally greatly prefer as it allows for a simple one button on/off operation (rather than picking up the handset and navigating to a menu), and the handset will tell you how many messages you have, rather than simply informing you that you have anywhere between 1 and a 1000 messages through a flashing icon.
The base station also provides a choice of two docking positions, depending on which angle you want the handset to be at, useful for being able to see the display properly and screen calls without picking up the handset.
It's a lovely slim and chic handset which outperforms in the style department many in the same price bracket.
Battery suitable for BT Verve 450 twin (600mAh) compatible with the following model: BT ... more
Verve 450 twin Product description: This battery can be used as a convenient spare battery for the telephone. It is small, light and 100% fitting. The protection against overheating and overcharging guarantees a long lifetime; cells of brand marks ensure a high loading ability. The old phone charger can still be used. The product is a rechargeable nickel-metal hydride battery with a nominal voltage of 2.4 V. The capacity is of 600 mAh. This battery replaces the models 5M702BMX, GP0845 and GP0827. Technical details: Battery of metal nickel-hydride Capacity: 600mAh Voltage: 2.4 V Technology: Metal Nickel Hydride Dimensions: 35x31x7mm (LxWxH) With protection against overloading and overheating Excellent to be used in mobile phones, 100% fiting No memory effect (you can recharge at any time without any damaging) You can keep going to use the previous charger It replaces: 5M702BMX, GP0845, GP0827 The supply includes: Battery suitable for BT Verve 450 twin (600mAh)