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Black, simple and unobtrusive, the iDect C5i single is a digital cordless phone reasonably priced. It sports standard features including an integrated answering machine and a phonebook. We were keen to put this C5i cordless phone through our in-depth test to see how well it fared.
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iDECT C5i single

  • Launch date: Jan 2010
  • Type: Answering machine
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Typical price
£29.00
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Specification
Type Phone and answering machine
No. of handsets 1
Call blocking No
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