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Top 10 Best Cordless Phones of 2021

Equipped with DECT technology, the cordless phone is very useful in a business environment: lightweight and easy to use, it allows you to stay mobile in your offices. However, given the multitude of items in the market, it is sometimes difficult to find one.

Not to worry! To help you, Onedirect has selected the 10 best cordless phones of 2021. Follow the guide!

BT Everyday Phone

1. BT Everyday Phone

The big winner of our rankings is the BT Everyday Phone, a benchmark for users looking for an intuitive and affordable model! Ideal for the office, this cordless phone allows you to stay mobile while you are on the phone, with a range of up to 300m (without obstacles). For easy call management, you can block up to 20 numbers (call-blocking) and turn off the ringer during certain time slots, so you don't get disturbed. Only your favourite contacts will ring if they have been added to the VIP list.

 

Why you'll love it:

  • Integrated answering machine: 30 minutes of recording
  • Call-blocking: blacklist of up to 20 numbers
  • Disable the ringtone according to time slots

 

Other versionsAvailable in duo and trio packs.

BT
Range
Range:
300m
Agenda
Contacts:
50
Talk time
Talk time:
10 hours
In stock.

£24.99 £29.99 Incl. VAT


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Yealink W52P

2. Yealink W52P

The Yealink W52P is an IP cordless telephone with remote base: connect its base to your IP line and place the handset wherever you want. This model allows you to make up to 4 calls simultaneously and manage 5 SIP accounts. Lastly, you can connect up to 4 additional telephone handsets to it, so you can take advantage of the following features: call transfers, free in-house communications, 3-way conferencing, etc.

 

Why you'll love it:

  • Remote base: optimise the range of handsets
  • Up to 4 simultaneous calls and 4 additional handsets
  • PoE: self-powered by Ethernet cable, no need for an AC socket

 

Other versionsAvailable in duo and trio packs.

Yealink
Range
Range:
300m
Agenda
Contacts:
100
Talk time
Talk time:
10 hours
Discontinued

£89.99 £69.99 £83.99 Incl. VAT


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Motorola O201

3. Motorola O201

The Motorola O201 cordless phone is definitely the most rugged model in these rankings! It is resistant to all the tests: Fine dust, immersion in water (up to 1 metre deep for 30 minutes) and shock thanks to its protective rubber casing. it also has an antenna that extends its range to 1 kilometre in open space. Its housing is made of 25% recycled material and the phone is equipped with an ECO mode, to reduce its energy consumption.

 

Why you'll love it:

  • IP67: Resistant to submersion up to 1m, dust and shock
  • Cordless range 3 times greater: Up to 1km thanks to its long-range antenna
  • Composed of 25% recycled plastic

 

Other versionsAvailable in black version.

Motorola
Range
Range:
1km
Agenda
Contacts:
200
Talk time
Talk time:
10 hours
In stock.

£79.99 £64.99 £77.99 Incl. VAT


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Alcatel-Lucent 8232 DECT

 

4. Alcatel-Lucent 8232 DECT

The Alcatel Lucent 8232S cordless phone connects easily to your Alcatel PABX, giving you full access to your telephone system features. Ultra-lightweight and compact, it's ready to go anywhere with you in your daily life. This model is IP40 certified and is resistant to solid objects larger than 1mm. It is environmentally friendly and also offers a power saving mode, which reduces the transmission power of the device.

 

Why you'll love it:

  • IP40: protection against solid objects larger than 1mm
  • Compatible with Alcatel PABX and all Alcatel handsets
  • Energy saving mode
Alcatel-Lucent
Range
Range:
300m
Agenda
Contacts:
50
Talk time
Talk time:
20 hours
In stock.

£129.99 £83.99 £100.79 Incl. VAT


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Gigaset AS405H

5. Gigaset AS405H

In 5th position we have the Gigaset AS405H, an additional handset that can be added to any Gigaset DECT phone, whatever the model. Reliable and excellent value for money, it offers features that are very useful for everyday use, such as: Automatic ring deactivation in case of anonymous calls or according to defined time ranges (at night, during closing etc.), or the assignment of a ringtone to each of your favourite contacts, etc.

 

Why you'll love it:

  • VIP function: Associate a specific melody with a number
  • Disable the ringtone according to time slots
  • Eco-DECT technology: Consumes up to 60% less energy!

 

Other versionsAvailable in duo and trio packs.

Gigaset
Range
Range:
300m
Agenda
Contacts:
100
Talk time
Talk time:
18 hours
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£19.99 £23.99 Incl. VAT


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BT Elements 1K

6. BT Elements 1K

The BT Elements 1K is a rugged cordless phone, ideal for professionals working in difficult conditions: construction sites, factories, garages, carpentry shops, etc. Its durable housing makes it sealed against (even fine) dust and immersion in water up to 1 metre. This model also benefits from superior range, up to 1km in optimal conditions (without obstacles), so it is perfectly suited for large rooms or for making calls outdoors. The BT Elements 1K finally has a built-in answering machine with 30 minutes of recording, so you don't miss a single call.

 

Why you'll love it:

  • IP67: Resistant to submersion up to 1m and dust
  • Cordless range 3 times greater: Up to 1km thanks to its long-range antenna
  • Integrated answering machine: 30 minutes of recording

 

Other versionsAvailable in duo pack.

BT
Range
Range:
1km
Agenda
Contacts:
200
Talk time
Talk time:
10 hours
In stock.

£74.99 £67.99 £81.59 Incl. VAT


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Mitel 5613

 

7. Mitel 5613

The Mitel 5613 is a highly intuitive and rugged phone (IP40 certified), compatible with all DECT installations. Similar to a mobile phone, it is pocket-sized and offers SMS and vibrate functions, so that you can be notified of every call you make when the ringtone can't (ringtone prohibited or noisy environment). The phone has an internal directory of 250 contacts, and the ability to add 1000 more, by downloading them from a corporate directory.

 

Why you'll love it:

  • IP40: protection against solid objects larger than 1mm
  • SMS and vibrate functions (ideal in noisy environments)
  • 250 contact directory + 1000 from a corporate directory
Mitel
Range
Range:
300m
Agenda
Contacts:
250+1000
Talk time
Talk time:
16 hours
In stock.

£89.99 £84.99 £101.99 Incl. VAT


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Gigaset E630A

8. Gigaset E630A

In 8th place of the best cordless phones, we find the Gigaset E630A, a model that will also accompany you in all types of environments. It is protected from water jets, dust and shock thanks to its IP65 certification. The phone is perfect in a noisy environment, as it has a vibrate function and a call indicator light. Finally, its remote base allows you to place the handset anywhere, even in a room without a telephone socket (an AC socket is sufficient), and it is equipped with a built-in 60-minute answering machine.

 

Why you'll love it:

  • IP65: resistant to water jets, dust and shocks
  • Remote base: optimise the range of handsets
  • Integrated answering machine: 60 minutes of recording
Gigaset
Range
Range:
300m
Agenda
Contacts:
200
Talk time
Talk time:
14 hours
In stock.

£99.99 £78.99 £94.79 Incl. VAT


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BT Premium

9. BT Premium

The BT Premium is a high-end DECT phone with a sleek design that will fit perfectly into your offices. Designed to make your life easier, it gives you complete control over your calls: You can block up to 1000 numbers, or block specific numbers (hidden, from abroad, charged, etc.). You choose! Do not Disturb mode also turns off the ringtone when you want, and the ringtone will only sound for contacts in your VIP list (favourite numbers).

 

Why you'll love it:

  • Premium cordless phone
  • Call-blocking: blacklist of up to 1000 numbers
  • Disable the ringtone according to time slots

 

Other versionsAvailable in duo and trio packs.

BT
Range
Range:
300m
Agenda
Contacts:
200
Talk time
Talk time:
21 hours
In stock.

£62.99 £75.59 Incl. VAT


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Gigaset SL750H Pro

 

10. Gigaset SL750H Pro

Let's finish these rankings with Gigaset SL750 Pro, the smallest cordless phone ever designed by the Gigaset brand! Extremely thin and small in size, it is reminiscent of the design of a mobile phone. Its touch screen is scratch-resistant and its handset is disinfectant-proof for use in demanding environments such as the medical community. It also offers Bluetooth, for connecting an earpiece or a headset (hands-free calls), or for transferring data from a computer.

 

Why you'll love it:

  • Ultra-thin and compact, with touch screen
  • Bluetooth: Connect a headset or earpiece
  • Remote base: optimise the range of handsets
Gigaset
Range
Range:
300m
Agenda
Contacts:
500
Talk time
Talk time:
12 hours
Discontinued

£99.99 £84.99 £101.99 Incl. VAT


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