Vtech IA5824 Cordless Phone Review

Vtech IA5824 Cordless Phone Review
Written by Alyssia Walmsley

The VTech IA5824 is a 5.8 GHz analog phone. This basic cordless design only costs $20. The phone is equipped with a large, monochrome LCD display with a built-in clock. Although this design doesn’t have an answering machine, it does feature a message indicator for those who have voicemail with their phone company. Let’s take a look at some of the other features offered with the VTech IA5824. The VTech IA5824 provides a relatively small phone book. You can only keep a contact list of 20 names and numbers in the phone book. The Caller ID features is capable of storing up to 45 numbers. However, you will need to subscribe to the service through your phone company in order to use this feature.

This cordless phone also provides different mounting options. You can easily mount it on a wall or simply place it on the top of a table. The VTech IA5824 also allows you to answer the phone by pressing any of the keys. All of the keys on the keypad are lighted so that you can view them easily. The VTech IA5824 is powered by a rechargeable battery with a capacity of 400 mAh. The battery provides up to 300 minutes of talk time on a single charge. It’s easy to see how much power is left in the battery as the LCD display features a battery status indicator.

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Since this cordless phone uses 5.8 GHz technology, it could pick up interference from other electronic devices in your home. To help deal with this, the VTech IA5824 is equipped with a 30-channel auto-scanning feature. If you use a wireless network in your home, you will be happy to know that this phone won’t cause any interference. The VTech IA5824 cordless phone has a number of other useful features. The speed dial can hold nine numbers so that you can call any of them quickly. Also, the VTech IA5824 is headset compatible and provides a 2.5 mini-phone jack. The phone also has a trilingual menu in English, Spanish, and French.

If you’re looking for a basic cordless phone, then you should take a look at the VTech IA5824. The phone can only store a contact list of 20 names and numbers in the phone book. However, the caller ID feature can store up to 45 numbers as long as you subscribe to the service through your phone company.

About the author

Alyssia Walmsley

Alyssia is a Cornell University graduate of 2003 and a former lead technology development manager for Microsoft and Cisco Networking Systems. Between writing on her blog, SkyGone Inc, loves adventures and chocolate sprinkles!

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