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Siemens Gigaset S685

Siemens Gigaset S685
alaScore 87

135 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 135 reviews of Siemens Gigaset S685. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, 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 Siemens Gigaset S685 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 user reviews of Siemens Gigaset S685 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cordless Phones on

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This summary is based on the products: SIEMENS GIGASET S685 IP ECO DECT PHONE S685IP Twin PackSIEMENS GIGASET S685 IP ECO DECT PHONE S685IP Twin Pack

Jul, 2018

Product Specifications

Answering Machine

Answering System Type:Digital
Recording Capacity:30min/40min


Standby Time:Up to 180 h
Talk Time:Up to 600 min

Call management

Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: No
Calling line identification presentation (CLIP): Yes
Conference call: Yes
Redialing: Yes


Backlight buttons: Yes
Colour of product:Black, Silver / Silver
Mounting type:Wall/Desk

Dimensions & Weight (Handset)



Backlight colour:Amber
Built-in Display: Yes
Display diagonal:3.61
Display number of colours:65536 colours
Display number of lines:8
Display Resolution:128 x 160
Type:LCD display


Model:S685/S685 IP
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Siemens Gigaset


Battery capacity indicator: Yes
Battery full indication: Yes
Battery low indication: Yes

IP Telephony

VoIP Protocols:SIP

Management features

Alarm Clock: Yes
Navigation key: Yes
Volume Control:Digital


Phonebook capacity:250
Redial list capacity:20
SMS storage capacity:640


Colour:Black / Silver
Placing / Mounting:Table-top / Wall-mountable

Other features

Mac compatibility: No
Networking features:ToS, Diffserv
Resolution:128 x 160
Voice codecs:G.711, G.722, G.726
VoIP protocols:SIP
Wall mountable: Yes

Packaging Content

Base station: Yes
Belt clip: Yes
Charger: Yes
Ethernet cable: Yes
Manual: Yes
Number of handsets included:1


Answering Machine: Yes
Intercom: No
Maximum indoor range:50
Maximum outdoor range:300
Recording Time:30 / 40

Phone features

Dialer location:Handset
Multi base capability:4 / 6
Multi handset capability:4 / 6
Number of SMS Boxes:1
Paging function: Yes
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
VIP group function: Yes
VIP group with own melody: Yes
Wallpapers & colour schemes: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Interface:a/b, IP/Ethernet
Plug and Play:No / Yes
Wireless Connection:No / Yes


Battery technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH) / Nickel–Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AAA
Number of Batteries Supported:2
Standby time:180
Talk Time:10


Conference Call Capability:3-way
Cordless Phone Standard:DECTGAP
Dialer Type:Keypad
Header Features:W/ call waiting caller ID & answering system
Type:Cordless phone/Cordless phone / VoIP phone

Telephone Features

Automatic Redial:Built-in / Yes
Caller ID:Built-in / Yes
Handset Locator:Built-in / Yes
Intercom:Built-in / Yes
Speakerphone:Built-in / Yes
Voice Mail Capability:Built-in / Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Base dimensions:107 x 46 x 157 / 157 x 107 x 46 / 93 x 66 x 121
Handset dimensions (WxDxH):143 x 50 x 28 / 50 x 143 x 28 / 50 x 28 x 143