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BT BT8500

BT BT8500
alaScore 92

2251 reviews

Mar, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2251 reviews of BT BT8500. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cordless Phones for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the BT BT8500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1322 user reviews of BT BT8500 from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cordless Phones on

95% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: BT8500 Advanced Call Blocker Cordless Home Phone (Twin Handset Pack)BT8500 Advanced Call Blocker Cordless Home Phone (Twin Handset Pack)

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications

Call management

Call blocking: Yes
Call screening: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID:No / Yes
Conference call: Yes
Explicit call transfer: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes


Colour of product:Black / Black, Silver
Elderly phone: Yes
Mounting type:Desk


Backlight display: Yes
Built-in Display: Yes
Display diagonal:4.57
Display number of lines:6


Battery low indication: Yes

Management features

Alarm Clock: Yes
Calendar: No


Phonebook capacity:200 / 50

Packaging Content

Number of handsets included:1 / 2 / 4
Quick start guide: Yes


Answering Machine:No / Yes
GAP compatible: Yes
Keypad illumination:Y
Maximum indoor range:50
Maximum outdoor range:300
On/off switch:Y
Recommended usage:Tablet / Smartphone
Recording Time:60
Ringer type:Polyphonic

Phone features

Multi base capability:4
Multi handset capability:6
Number of melodies:10
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Wallpapers & colour schemes: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless
Interface:3.5 mm
Wireless Connection: Yes
Wireless Technology:Bluetooth


Battery Capacity:750 / 850
Battery technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH) / Nickel–Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AAA
Power source type:Battery
Standby time:240
Talk Time:21
USB charging:Y

Technical Details

Keypad illumination: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Base dimensions:130 x 49 x 95
Base weight:134
Handset dimensions (WxDxH):47 x 33 x 70
Handset weight:108.4
Package depth:18.3 / 8 / 9.7
Package height:18
Package weight:1.02 / 1.81 / 651
Package width:21 / 26