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Philips XL4951S

Philips XL4951S
alaScore 89

15 reviews

Jan, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews of Philips XL4951S. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cordless Phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the size. The design is also mentioned favorably.

usability, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the Philips XL4951S is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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With its large 1.9-inch screen and sizable tactile buttons, the Philips XL495 appears to be designed with ease of use in mind. But what about the sound quality? And how does it fare in terms of call blocking? We put this cordless phone and its...

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: Bloss (

Really pleased with this phone.


" Easy to set up, choice of ring tones and is compact. "

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: elainesther (

A good quality, simple to use, cordless phone


" I wanted to purchase a straight forward, easy to use phone which also looked nice. I have not been disappointed! "

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: Mrs Star* (

Best Home Phone I've Ever Owned!


" Sound Quality is Excellent on Speaker Phone* Plus it goes up quite a few Decibels, on both Speaker & Earpiece. I spent 5 Hours researching Home Phones, but it was worth it in the end! When I looked at the Specifications on the Company's Website, this...

May, 2016

Consumer review by: Julz00 (

Very happy


" Very happy with this handset it's so easy to use and not complicated at all to set up. It's light to hold and looks very snazzy. It has many different tones on it. Overall very happy with this product. "

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: shanny (

Great features


" Good design long, slim with big dialing buttons. The base is an answering machine which you can turn on or off. Options to change ringtones, sound quality is really clear even when on loud speaker, it is compatable with hearing aids for clear hearing...

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: grumpyzoe (

Does what it needs and more


" so many good features, sound is clear,overall a really good home phone. Easy to use and program in numbers, screen is easy to see would suit anyone "

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: Wild thing! (



" This phone is good for poor sighted people. Also can be used with hearing aids. Can set different volumes on it big numbers to see better. Answering machine too which is easy to use also. Instructions easy to follow. Can even set it to flash when...

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: Lou (

Great phone


" this phone is percent nice and modern works well. "

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: kinferno (

Great Phone


" Very easy to use. Loud and clear ringing tones and sounds are good. Volume boost is very loud on speaker phone, I haven't used it yet on normal as the volume is loud enough to the ear. I'm not sure if its because we have caller ID but it comes up as...

Dec, 2015

Product Specifications

Call management

Call blocking:
Call log entries:50
Call waiting:Y / Yes
Caller ID:Y / Yes


Specific absorption rate (SAR) value (EU):0.1


Anti-slip grip:Y / Yes
Backlight buttons:Y / Yes
Buttons quantity:24
Colour of product:Silver, White
Elderly phone:N / No
Mounting type:Desk


Backlight colour:White
Backlight display:Y / Yes
Built-in Display:Y / Yes
Display diagonal:4.83
Display number of colours:Monochrome


LED indicators:

Management features

Alarm Clock:Y / Yes
Notes:Y / Yes
Programmable hot keys:Y / Yes
Volume Control:Digital


Phonebook capacity:50
Redial list capacity:20

Other features

Backlight: / Y
Battery level indicator:
Charging source:AC
Package dimensions (WxDxH):19.7 x 7.5 x 15.7
Signal strength indication:
Transmission encryption:Y

Packaging Content

Base station:Y / Yes
Number of handsets included:1


Answering Machine:Y / Yes
ECO mode:Y / Yes
GAP compatible:Y / Yes
Handset type:Wireless handset
Integrated answering machine: Yes
Intercom:Y / Yes
Maximum indoor range:50
Maximum outdoor range:300
Recording Time:30
Ringer type:Polyphonic
Silent mode:Y / Yes

Phone features

Message counter on base:
Microphone mute:Y / Yes
Multi base capability:
Multi handset capability:4
Number of melodies:10
Paging function:Y / Yes
Speakerphone:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Wireless Connection:Y / Yes


Battery Capacity:550
Battery recharge time:8
Battery technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH) / Nickel–Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AAA
Input frequency:50 - 60
Input Voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (typical):0.75
Standby time:250
Talk Time:16

Technical Details

Clock/Date display:Y / Yes
Keypad illumination:
Package tare weight:106

Weight & Dimensions

Cable Length:1.8
Package depth:7.5 / 75
Package height:15.7 / 157
Package weight:506 / 527.8
Package width:19.7 / 197