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BT BT8500

BT BT8500
alaScore 94

2161 reviews

Dec, 2018

We have collected and analyzed 5 expert reviews and 2156 user reviews from international sources. experts rate this product 90/100 and users rate it 92/100. The average review date is Sep 5, 2015. We have compared these reviews to 248999 reviews from other Cordless Phones. The alaSCORE™ for this product is 94/100 = Excellent. Last update: Dec 17, 2018.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1232 user reviews of BT BT8500 from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cordless Phones on

94% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: BT8500 Advanced Call Blocker Cordless Home Phone (Twin Handset Pack)BT8500 Advanced Call Blocker Cordless Home Phone (Twin Handset Pack)

Dec, 2018

Product Specifications

Call management

Call blocking: Yes
Call screening: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID:No / Yes
Conference call: Yes
Explicit call transfer: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes


Colour of product:Black / Black, Silver
Elderly phone: Yes
Mounting type:Desk


Backlight display: Yes
Built-in Display: Yes
Display diagonal:4.57
Display number of lines:6


Battery low indication: Yes

Management features

Alarm Clock: Yes
Calendar: No


Phonebook capacity:200 / 50

Packaging Content

Number of handsets included:1 / 2 / 4
Quick start guide: Yes


Answering Machine:No / Yes
GAP compatible: Yes
Keypad illumination:Y
Maximum indoor range:50
Maximum outdoor range:300
On/off switch:Y
Recommended usage:Tablet / Smartphone
Recording Time:60
Ringer type:Polyphonic

Phone features

Multi base capability:4
Multi handset capability:6
Number of melodies:10
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Wallpapers & colour schemes: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless
Interface:3.5 mm
Wireless Connection: Yes
Wireless Technology:Bluetooth


Battery Capacity:750 / 850
Battery technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH) / Nickel–Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AAA
Power source type:Battery
Standby time:240
Talk Time:21
USB charging:Y

Technical Details

Keypad illumination: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Base dimensions:130 x 49 x 95
Base weight:134
Handset dimensions (WxDxH):47 x 33 x 70
Handset weight:108.4
Package depth:18.3 / 8 / 9.7
Package height:18
Package weight:1.02 / 1.81 / 651
Package width:21 / 26