Cordless phones, also known as DECT phones, present the next level of home and office telephone technology. The latest DECT telephones offer cutting edge features, including SIM card readers, SMS texting functionality, Bluetooth, conferencing as well as signal boosters for long range wireless communication. This article compares the prices of Siemens and Panasonic Bluetooth cordless phones.
Siemens Gigaset SL565 Bluetooth® Skypephone
The Siemens SL565 brings you outstanding design and cutting edge Bluetooth technology that was once reserved to mobile phones. Moreover, the cordless phone features an answering machine with 35 minutes recording time, caller display, a telephone book that can hold up to 250 numbers, ten-hour talk time, 200 hours standby time and support for Bluetooth. The system phone sells at a typical price of £191.66, as at 16.08.11. Siemens SL565 Twin with Skype VoIP adaptor
The SL565 Twin adds to the cutting edge features of the Siemens Gigaset SL565 Bluetooth Skype and home phone with its superior style and sleek design. Make wireless VoIP calls with unprecedented clarity and sound quality using this phone DECT. In addition, quickly and easily synchronise phone data with your PC using the phone's integrated PC interface. Buy the VoIP handsets for a typical price of £94.16 excluding VAT, as at 16.08.11.
Panasonic KX-TG 8421 long range phone
The Panasonic KX-TG 8421 is an impressive, well-crafted, long range Bluetooth cordless home phone that features an integrated plug and play answering machine. It also comes with a two-inch (128 x 160 pixels) LCD colour display screen which is designed to enhance visibility. The phone also features support for 50 Call log entries, 200 phone book names and numbers, and a joystick navigation control tool for the easy operation of the various phone functions. The cordless phone sells at a typical price of £39.99 (VAT inclusive), as at 16.08.11. Panasonic KX-TG 8424 cordless phone
The KX-TG 8424 is more expensive than the KX-TG 8421, but it offers more features, including Panasonic’s energy-saving eco-technology that reduces stand-by power consumption by 34%. The KX-TG-8424 can also be expandable up to six additional handsets and is GAP (General Access Profile) compliant. This means that you can replace your handsets with any GAP compliant model equipment. The Panasonic KX-TG 8424 sells at £139.99, as at 16.08.11.
Where to buy
Buy DECT home telephones at online merchant sites, such as Amazon.co.uk and Ebay.co.uk or online retail stores such as Cordless-phones.uk.com and Telephonesonline.co.uk. You can also buy from brand offline retail stores in your area.