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Philips M5551

Philips M5551
alaScore 88

292 reviews

Mar, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 292 reviews of Philips M5551. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cordless Phones for all reviews. People really like the size and price. The usability and design are also mentioned favorably.

design, usability, price, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the Philips M5551 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 user reviews of Philips M5551 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 People really like the price. The usability is also mentioned favorably.

design, usability, price

85% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips M5551WG/05 Mira Design Cordless Phone with Answering MachinePhilips M5551WG/05 Mira Design Cordless Phone with Answering Machine

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications

Call management

Call log entries:50
Caller ID: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes


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


Backlight buttons: Yes
Big buttons: Yes
Colour of product:Black / Blue, White / Red, White
Elderly phone: No
Mounting type:Desk


Backlight colour:White
Backlight display: Yes
Built-in Display: Yes
Display diagonal:4.06
Display number of lines:2


Battery capacity indicator: Yes
Battery charging indication: Yes

Management features

Clock with calendar: Yes
Personalization:Icons, Menu
Programmable hot keys: Yes
Volume Control:Digital


Call list capacity phonebook:50
Phonebook capacity:100
Redial list capacity:20

Other features

Backlight: Yes
Battery level indicator: Yes
Package weight:0.641
Packaging net weight:0.483
Packaging tare weight:0.158

Packaging Content

Base station: Yes
Number of handsets included:1


Answering Machine: Yes
GAP compatible: Yes
Intercom: Yes
Maximum indoor range:50
Maximum outdoor range:300
Recording Time:30
Ringer type:Polyphonic

Phone features

Dialer location:Handset
Microphone mute: Yes
Multi base capability:1
Multi handset capability:4
Number of melodies:10
Speakerphone: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Wireless Connection:No / Yes


Battery Capacity:550
Battery recharge time:8
Battery technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AAA
Input frequency:50 - 60 / 50/60
Input Voltage:100 - 240
Number of Batteries Supported:2
Power consumption (typical):0.6
Standby time:250
Talk Time:16

Technical Details

Clock/Date display: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Cable Length:1.8
Package depth:8.1
Package height:9.5
Package weight:624
Package width:31.8