BT 4600 single review

Test score

88%

Key features

  • Phone & answering machine
  • 1 handset
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 verdict: Incredibly easy to use

The Best Buy BT 4600 may not be the most stylish device but it’s easy to set up, great at call blocking and has a large internal phonebook. It’s been around for a few years but is still an excellent choice, especially as its price has come down since BT brought out newer models.

Pros
  • Easy to use
  • Big buttons
  • Good call-blocking features
  • Hearing aid compatible
  • Long cordless range
Cons
  • Not much – ring volume could be louder

BT 4600 triple review

Test score

88%

Key features

  • Phone & answering machine
  • 3 handsets
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 verdict: Incredibly easy to use

The Best Buy BT 4600 may not be the most stylish device but it’s easy to set up, great at call blocking and has a large internal phonebook. It’s been around for a few years but is still an excellent choice, especially as its price has come down since BT brought out newer models.

Pros
  • Easy to use
  • Big buttons
  • Good call-blocking features
  • Hearing aid compatible
  • Long cordless range
Cons
  • Not much – ring volume could be louder

BT 4600 twin review

Test score

88%

Key features

  • Phone & answering machine
  • 2 handsets
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 verdict: Incredibly easy to use

The Best Buy BT 4600 may not be the most stylish device but it’s easy to set up, great at call blocking and has a large internal phonebook. It’s been around for a few years but is still an excellent choice, especially as its price has come down since BT brought out newer models.

Pros
  • Easy to use
  • Big buttons
  • Good call-blocking features
  • Hearing aid compatible
  • Long cordless range
Cons
  • Not much – ring volume could be louder

BT Advanced Phone Z quad review

Test score

82%

Key features

  • Phone & answering machine
  • 4 handsets
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verdict: An effective nuisance-call blocker

This is a very good phone from BT. Calls are clear and it has an extensive range, so you’re unlikely to get cut off as you move around the house. We were very impressed with its ability to block nuisance calls, and you shouldn’t find it too complicated to use on a daily basis.

Pros
  • Loud ring volume
  • Excellent call-blocking features
  • Clear calls and answering machine messages
  • Long range
Cons
  • No major problems

BT Advanced Phone Z single review

Test score

82%

Key features

  • Phone & answering machine
  • 1 handset
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 verdict: An effective nuisance-call blocker

This is a very good phone from BT. Calls are clear and it has an extensive range, so you’re unlikely to get cut off as you move around the house. We were very impressed with its ability to block nuisance calls, and you shouldn’t find it too complicated to use on a daily basis.

Pros
  • Loud ring volume
  • Excellent call-blocking features
  • Clear calls and answering machine messages
  • Long range
Cons
  • No major problems

BT Advanced Phone Z triple review

Test score

82%

Key features

  • Phone & answering machine
  • 3 handsets
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 verdict: An effective nuisance-call blocker

This is a very good phone from BT. Calls are clear and it has an extensive range, so you’re unlikely to get cut off as you move around the house. We were very impressed with its ability to block nuisance calls, and you shouldn’t find it too complicated to use on a daily basis.

Pros
  • Loud ring volume
  • Excellent call-blocking features
  • Clear calls and answering machine messages
  • Long range
Cons
  • No major problems

BT Advanced Phone Z twin review

Test score

82%

Key features

  • Phone & answering machine
  • 2 handsets
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 verdict: An effective nuisance-call blocker

This is a very good phone from BT. Calls are clear and it has an extensive range, so you’re unlikely to get cut off as you move around the house. We were very impressed with its ability to block nuisance calls, and you shouldn’t find it too complicated to use on a daily basis.

Pros
  • Loud ring volume
  • Excellent call-blocking features
  • Clear calls and answering machine messages
  • Long range
Cons
  • No major problems

BT Premium Phone single review

Test score

82%

Key features

  • Phone & answering machine
  • 1 handset
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 verdict: A good choice for call blocking

There’s plenty to recommend about the BT Premium phone and it’s brilliant at blocking unwanted callers. Calls sound clear, the ringtone is very loud, and its signal strength is among the best we’ve seen, so you’re unlikely to drop out of range halfway through a call.

Pros
  • Fantastic call-blocking
  • Plenty of useful features such as mobile sync
  • Clear calls and answering machine messages
  • Excellent range
Cons
  • Some ease of use niggles

BT Premium Phone triple review

Test score

82%

Key features

  • Phone & answering machine
  • 3 handsets
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 verdict: A good choice for call blocking

There’s plenty to recommend about the BT Premium phone and it’s brilliant at blocking unwanted callers. Calls sound clear, the ringtone is very loud, and its signal strength is among the best we’ve seen, so you’re unlikely to drop out of range halfway through a call.

Pros
  • Fantastic call-blocking
  • Plenty of useful features such as mobile sync
  • Clear calls and answering machine messages
  • Excellent range
Cons
  • Some ease of use niggles

BT Premium Phone twin review

Test score

82%

Key features

  • Phone & answering machine
  • 2 handsets
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 verdict: A good choice for call blocking

There’s plenty to recommend about the BT Premium phone and it’s brilliant at blocking unwanted callers. Calls sound clear, the ringtone is very loud, and its signal strength is among the best we’ve seen, so you’re unlikely to drop out of range halfway through a call.

Pros
  • Fantastic call-blocking
  • Plenty of useful features such as mobile sync
  • Clear calls and answering machine messages
  • Excellent range
Cons
  • Some ease of use niggles

Gigaset E560A single review

Test score

80%

Key features

  • Phone and Answering Machine
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verdict: Terrific Best Buy

We rate this cordless phone very highly. It’s scored very well across all our tests and has extensive call-blocking features. The sound is top notch and it’s easy to use making this a clear Best Buy.

Pros
  • Great sound quality
  • Decent cordless range
  • Easy to use
  • Versatile call-blocking features
  • Hearing-aid compatible
Cons
  • Nothing of note

Gigaset E560A trio review

£155.00Typical price

Test score

80%

Key features

  • Phone and Answering Machine
  • 3
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 verdict: Terrific Best Buy model

We rate this cordless phone very highly. It’s scored very well across all our tests and has extensive call-blocking features. The sound is top notch and it’s easy to use, making it a clear Which? Best Buy.

Pros
  • Three handsets
  • Great sound quality
  • Decent cordless range
  • Easy to use
  • Versatile call-blocking features
  • Hearing-aid compatible
Cons
  • Nothing of note

Gigaset E560A quad review

£200.00Typical price

Test score

80%

Key features

  • Phone and Answering Machine
  • 4
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 verdict: Terrific Best Buy model

We rate this cordless phone very highly. It’s scored very well across all our tests and has extensive call-blocking features. The sound is top notch and it’s easy to use, making this a clear Which? Best Buy.

Pros
  • Four handsets
  • Great sound quality
  • Decent cordless range
  • Easy to use
  • Versatile call-blocking features
  • Hearing-aid compatible
Cons
  • Nothing of note

Gigaset E560A twin review

£110.00Typical price

Test score

80%

Key features

  • Phone and Answering Machine
  • 2
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 verdict: Terrific Best Buy

We rate this cordless phone very highly. It’s scored very well across all our tests and has extensive call-blocking features. The sound is top notch, it’s easy to use and is a clear Which? Best Buy.

Pros
  • Two handsets
  • Great sound quality
  • Decent cordless range
  • Easy to use
  • Versatile call-blocking features
  • Hearing-aid compatible
Cons
  • Nothing of note

Panasonic KX-TGH722EB review

Test score

77%

Key features

  • Phone and answering machine
  • 2 handsets
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 verdict: A great cordless phone, especially for call blocking

The Panasonic KX-TGH722EB is a great Best Buy cordless phone. Its call-blocking features work well to get rid of nuisance calls, it’s easy to use, and has good sound quality. Its answering machine is generally good too, although its sound quality could be improved.

Pros
  • Good overall sound quality
  • Answering machine works well
  • Extensive call-blocking feature
  • Easy to use
  • Loud ringtone
  • Long range
  • Can be used with extender
Cons
  • Answering machine sound quality could be better
  • No warning if signal is weak

Panasonic KX-TGH723EB review

Test score

77%

Key features

  • Phone and answering machine
  • 3 handsets
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 verdict: A great cordless phone, especially for call blocking

The Panasonic KX-TGH723EB is a great Best Buy cordless phone. Its call-blocking features work well to get rid of nuisance calls, it’s easy to use, and has good sound quality. Its answering machine is generally good too, although its sound quality could be improved.

Pros
  • Good overall sound quality
  • Answering machine works well
  • Extensive call-blocking feature
  • Easy to use
  • Loud ringtone
  • Long range
  • Can be used with extender
Cons
  • Answering machine sound quality could be better
  • No warning if signal is weak

 

Panasonic KX-TGH720ES review

Test score

77%

Key features

  • Phone and answering machine
  • 1 handset
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 verdict: A great cordless phone, especially for call blocking

The Panasonic KX-TGH720ES is a great Best Buy cordless phone. Its call-blocking features work well to get rid of nuisance calls, it’s easy to use, and has good sound quality. Its answering machine is generally good too, although its sound quality could be improved.

Pros
  • Good overall sound quality
  • Answering machine works well
  • Extensive call-blocking feature
  • Easy to use
  • Loud ringtone
  • Long range
  • Can be used with extender
Cons
  • Answering machine sound quality could be better
  • No warning if signal is weak

Gigaset E290A single review

Test score

77%

Key features

  • Phone and Answering Machine
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 verdict: Excellent Best Buy

This excellent Best Buy cordless phone did well across the board in our tests. Its call-blocking feature isn’t as versatile as some, but if that’s not a concern this one should be on your shortlist.

Pros
  • Great sound quality
  • Decent cordless range
  • Easy to use
Cons
  • Not hearing-aid compatible
  • Call-blocking feature not as versatile as some

Panasonic KX-TGH723ES review

£75.00Typical price

Test score

77%

Key features

  • Phone and answering machine
  • 3 handsets
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 verdict: A great cordless phone, especially for call blocking

The Panasonic KX-TGH723ES is a great Best Buy cordless phone. Its call-blocking features work well to get rid of nuisance calls, it’s easy to use, and has good sound quality. Its answering machine is generally good too, although its sound quality could be improved.

Pros
  • Good overall sound quality
  • Answering machine works well
  • Extensive call-blocking feature
  • Easy to use
  • Loud ringtone
  • Long range
  • Can be used with extender
Cons
  • Answering machine sound quality could be better
  • No warning if signal is weak

BT 4000 single review

Test score

75%

Key features

  • Phone only
  • 1 handset
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 verdict: Good though lacks answerphone

The Best Buy BT 4000 is a great home phone. Sound quality through the handset and speakerphone is very good, and the phone has an excellent cordless range.

Pros
  • Easy to use
  • Good range and call quality
Cons
  • Basic call-blocking features
  • No answering machine