Gigaset S685 IP Review

(Cordless phone with answering machine)

Above average (B) 6 reviews 03/2011
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Product specification:
  • Connectivity: Wireless
  • Hands free
  • Technology: VoIP Telephone
  • Type: Telephone with Answering …
  • Functions: HD telephony … more information

Personal Computer World
Single test
"Excellent" (5 out of 5 Stars)

Value for money: 5 out of 5 Stars, "Recommended"

The Siemens S685 IP is simply a phone with little it can't do. VOIP, RSS to the screen, landline service, a web interface that is a highlight, the advances specs and affordability make it enviable to the competition and a great choice.

Magazine 4/2011
Single test
“good” (406 out of 500 points)

“Thanks to its more than satisfactory acoustic levels (both in HD and in narrowband mode) and its wide range of features, this CAT-iq Gigaset model made it to number 1 on our favourites list.”

Magazine 4/2010 DECT Special
Single test
“good” (395 out of 500 points)

Magazine 1/2010
Single test
“very good” (150 out of 190 points)

“The Siemens Gigaset S685IP can be yours for 140 euros and is a real treat with its generously sized telephone book, answering machine and bluetooth interface. The device’s network connection makes it possible for you to make either landline or CAT-iq-VoIP calls in HD quality.”

PC Praxis
Magazine 5/2009
Single test
“good” (1.9)

Value for money: “good”, “Test Winner”

“Its six SIP accounts can be set up very quickly thanks to the device’s pre-configuration.”

Magazine 7/2008
Single test
“good” (471 out of 500 points)


“... Overall Siemens has come up with a Hybrid telephone, in the shape of the Gigaset S685IP, that includes a wide range of sophisticated technical features and is recommended for use in both a private setting as well as a small home office.”

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