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Gigaset C475

The Siemens Gigaset C475 is a designer cordless phone for people who enjoy long, comfortable chats and who want the convenience of an integrated answe...

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Review of "Gigaset C475"

published 15/02/2009 | nickbrown60
Member since : 06/02/2009
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Hello, I'm Nick - 20 years of age from Swansea.... Thanks so much for all of your rates, very much appreciated :) X
Pro Very well made, Very Clear Calls. Quality buttons
Cons None
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Reception & Clarity of speech
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"I love thisss!!!"

Hello everyone and welcome to this review!

Well I am a fan of Siemens phones. A year ago I bought a two handset system which I was over the moon with. But! we had used them so much that they had seen better days and were in need for replacement. This is where this lovely handset came into my life:)

We have to own a cordless phone in our home. If we had a wired one then it would quite honestly never get answered!! We are that lazy:(

I bought this phone in Swansea market at a phone store Brand New for £49.

An okay price I suppose but I like to support the smaller businesses around where I live so ofcourse - I had to get it from the market.

When I got this home I was sure I had bought the right phone for our needs because it felt quality before I even opened the box.

In the box I found:
One handset
A fancy looking base station
A telephone Line cord
A Rechargeable battery
A belt Clip
Power adaptor
And instructions.

This phone came with a 1 year gaurantee so im covered for the year before we replace this again. We change our house phones every year.... Its always nice to have a change eh?

I must say I was very pleased with the quality of this handset once opened.. It felt lovely to hold and it is very light.

So it was time to set up this lovely phone. First of all the battery must be charged as with all cordless phones for 24 hours prior to use. Soooo our lovely old Siemens still had a days use to go! aww poor things. We really do over use our phones. A family of 6 and free phone calls..... and teenagers, haha.

Well 24 hours later our old phones were ready to retire to upstairs and our new one was sitting proudly on the table by the door:) it looked much nicer than our other ones.

Well 5 minutes after plugging the phone in it rang. The ring tone is extremely loud and can be heard throughout the house with ease. So I will not be missing the phone ever again. My gosh! For once the phone was for me:) So I had first use of this phone. I must say I noticed how good the sound was when I picked it up.

In the instructions there is a section that describes siemens new sound and microphone system. It is described as HD Sound and believe me! It is pretty good.

The battery on this phone is said to last 12 hours and I do believe this! It is in use throughout the whole day and at night it still easily has a bar. I admit that the battery is not as good as our old phones but maybe it needs some settling in! and well it has got a colour screen which could drain it slightly faster.

Yup! This phone has a colour screen... Gone are the days of the non - attractive black and white screens... But I did actually prefer the older screens! not a huge problem though.

Phones Features

This phone has many great features:

Answer machine - The answer machine is really great. I have tried BT answerphones in the past but I found the ladies voice so boring! Gosh I am fussy haha, but the Siemens lady is so much more interesting.... It does not sound like a robot! more like a real person. The answer machine has a recording time of 40 Minutes! WOW thats one long message. Gone are the days of deleting my messages when my 10 minutes are full:) Yayy

Colour screen - This colour screen really is quite good quality. Although I must be honest I do not think there is much it is useful for. The phone does have some games on it - Tetris , Bongo and run chicken. I have no idea what they do as I never play games. Especially on a home phone!

ECO Dect - Did you know that your cordless phone... even in standby mode is pumping radio waves throughout your house 24/7?! These waves are thought to be harmful but Siemens has helped this.. When your phone is not in a call or on the docking station the Siemens lowers the output of waves by 75%!! Great, a healthy phone:)

Phonebook - Store both names and numbers on this phone! Shows who is calling when it rings. Very handy!

Handsfree speakerphone - This is great, I can now use the phone while cooking, just plop it on the work surface and talk as normal. The sound is great and it is very loud.

300 metre range. Easily use your phone around the home and garden with no static or noise at all. Just as clear as a corded phone!

Overall this phone is fantastic, just like my old Siemens but even better! You can also easily add extra handsets with a press of a button. Great if you want more phones around the home.

The buttons are also very sensitive on ths phone. Great if you like to dial quick)

5** From me
Hope this has helped you:)

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  • Cutecandy published 08/10/2009
    Lots of useful info. Thanks. Cutecandy
  • Heretohelpyou published 18/02/2009
    This sounds like an excellent telephone unit! Thanks for the exceptional review Nick!! all the best, Alex.
  • alienduck published 17/02/2009
    Really good review!
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Product Information : Gigaset C475

Manufacturer's product description

The Siemens Gigaset C475 is a designer cordless phone for people who enjoy long, comfortable chats and who want the convenience of an integrated answering machine . Thanks to amazing battery life and talk time of up to 12 hours, this phone lets you chat to your heart's content. It also features an integrated answering machine with up to 40 minutes of recording time.

Product Details

MPN: S30852-H1921-M101

EAN: 4025515843672, 4025515841357, 4025515843696, 4025515502555, 4025515502548, 4025515843689

Manufacturer: Gigaset, Siemens

Type: Cordless Phone with Answering Machine

System Phone: No

Cordless Phone Standard: DECT

ISDN Port: without ISDN Technology

Low Radiation: Yes

Number of Display Colours: 4.096

Backlight Illumination: Display Backlight

Video Phone: No

Polyphonic Ringtones: with Polyphonic Ringtones

SMS Function: with SMS Function

MMS Functionality: No

Hands Free Functionality: with Hands Free

Loudspeakers: with Loudspeakers

Built-in Camera: No

Maximum Number of Phonebook Entries: 150

Display of Calling Number: with Caller ID

IP Phone: No

H.323 VoIP-Protocol: No

SIP-Standard (Session Initiation Protocol): No

Recording System: Digital Announcement and Recording, Digital Announcement

Ethernet: No


Bluetooth: No

Elderly Friendly Phone: No

Number of Additional Handsets: 1, 4, 3, 2, 5

SIM Reader: No

Reduced Radiation: Yes

Number of Name Keys: -2

Battery: NiMH

Display Type: LCD; 4K colours; 128 x 128 pixels

Technology: DECT


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