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Siemens Gigaset A400

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3254 reviews of Siemens Gigaset A400. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cordless Phones for all reviews. Opinions about the reliability and design are overall positive. The price and size are also appreciated.

usability, size, price, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the Siemens Gigaset A400 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 user reviews of Siemens Gigaset A400 from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cordless Phones on Reviewers are impressed by the design. The price is also mentioned favorably.

usability, price, design

86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Gigaset A400 DECT Cordless Phone - SingleGigaset A400 DECT Cordless Phone - Single

Jul, 2018

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Activating the Handsfree Option on Siemens Gigaset A400A Cordless Phone


Some have suggested that the Siemens Gigaset A400A model does not have the handsfree option. However, although the A400 model does not have this option, the A400A, which I have recently purchased, DOES have it! I should know, as I am using it! It is...

May, 2014

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dos not have hands free


Despite this being sold to us as having handsfree from Harvey Norman, (we should have known better than to trust anything that they had to say) it does not, which is very frustrating and a paid to use. I would not recommend this phone system to anyone,...

there is no hands free option

Oct, 2013

Product Specifications

Call management

Call blocking: No
Call hold: Yes
Call log entries:25
Call management:Y
Call screening: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID:No / Yes
Calling line identification presentation (CLIP): Yes
Conference call: Yes
Explicit call transfer: Yes
On-hook dialing: Yes
Redialing: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes


Certification:ISO 14021
Compliance industry standards:ECO DECT
Energy Star certified: No
Specific absorption rate (SAR) value (EU):0.1


Backlight buttons: Yes
Big buttons:No / Yes
Colour of product:Black / Black, grey / Black, Silver / Grey / Grey, White
Elderly phone: No
Integrated antenna: Yes
Mounting type:Ceiling / Desk / Wall / Wall/Ceiling / Wall/Desk


Backlight colour:Amber / Yellow
Backlight display: Yes
Brightness adjustment: No
Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD / TFT
Display contacts list status: Yes
Display diagonal:4.32
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours / 2 / Monochrome
Display number of lines:4
Display Resolution:96 x 64
Display size (HxV):2438.4 x 1625.6
Display size (HxV) (imperial):2438.4 x 1625.6


Battery capacity indicator: Yes
Battery charging indication: Yes
Battery full indication: Yes
Battery low indication: Yes
LED indicators: No
LED on base: No
LED on handset: No

Management features

Add new contacts from handset: Yes
Alarm Clock:No / Yes
Answerphone remote access: No
Any key answer:No / Yes
Calendar: Yes
Clock with calendar:No / Yes
Customizable wallpaper: No
Edit user status on the phone:No / Yes
Image gallery: No
Navigation key: Yes
Voice dialing: No
Volume Control:Digital


Call list capacity phonebook:10 / 25
Phonebook capacity:80
Redial list capacity:10
User memory phonebook:Y

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 75
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 45

Other features

Antenna type:Int.
Base station keys:1 / 9
Blue Angel certified: Yes
Bluetooth: No
Camera included: No
Embedded games:N
Full colour display: No
Full duplex: Yes
Fully Integrated with Skype: No
Handset:1 / 2 / 3
Handset keypad locking: No
Handset keys:18 / 19
Handset ringers:Y
Internet connection required: No
Mac compatibility: No
Optical drive required: No
Power LED: No
Power over Ethernet (PoE): No
Quantity:2 / 3
Security WPA (128 bits, TKIP): Yes
Signal strength indication: No
Skype certified: No
Software upgradeable: No
Travel case:N
TV connection:N
TV link cable: No
USB required: No
Wall mountable:No / Yes
Wi-Fi certified: No
WiFi signal strength indicator: No

Packaging Content

Analog line cable: Yes
Base station:No / Yes
Belt clip: No
Charger: Yes
Detachable belt-clip: No
Ethernet cable: No
Handheld remote control:No / Yes
Manual: Yes
Number of handsets included:1 / 2 / 3
Quick start guide:No / Yes
USB cable: No


Answering Machine:No / Yes
GAP compatible: Yes
Intercom: No
Keypad illumination:Y
Maximum indoor range:300 / 50
Maximum outdoor range:300 / 50
Recording Time:25
Ringer type:Polyphonic
Sound enhancement technology:N

Phone features

Babyphone function: No
Dialer location:Handset
Message counter on base:No / Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Multi base capability: No
Multi handset capability:1 / 4
Night mode: No
Number of melodies:10 / 20
Paging function: Yes
Polyphonic ring: No
Short Message Service (SMS):No / Yes
Speakerphone:No / Yes
Vibrating Alert:No / Yes
VIP group function:No / Yes
VIP group with own melody: No
Wallpapers & colour schemes:No / Yes

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
TV out port: No
Wireless Connection:No / Yes


Battery Capacity:800
Battery recharge time:5.5
Battery technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH) / Nickel–Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AA / AAA
Number of Batteries Supported:2
Power consumption (typical):0.5
Power requirements:230VAC/50Hz
Power supply type:AC/DC
Standby time:220
Supported batteries:2 x AA
Talk Time:20 / 50
USB powered: No

Technical Details

Clock/Date display: Yes
Keypad illumination: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Base dimensions:104 x 32 x 122 / 122 x 104 x 32 / 122 x 125 x 36 / 125 x 36 x 122 / 71 x 27 x 75
Handset dimensions (WxDxH):153 x 48 x 27 / 48 x 27 x 153 / 71 x 27 x 75
Handset weight:100