10 Best Answering Machines
for February 2021

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AT&T BL102-2 DECT 6.0 2-Handset Cordless Phone for Home with Answering Machine, Call Blocking, Caller ID Announcer, Audio Assist, Intercom, and Unsurpassed Range, Silver/Black
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AT&T BL102-2 DECT 6.0 2-Handset Cordless Phone for Home with Answering Machine

Call Blocking, Caller ID Announcer, Audio Assist, Intercom, and Unsurpassed Range, Silver/Black

by LUCENT CAJUN PRODUCTS
What We like

HANDSET SPEAKERPHONE, AUDIO ASSIST, INTERCOM This cordless system has built-in a full-duplex speakerphone on handset allowing both ends to speak - and be heard - at the same time for conversations that are more true to life. Also designed with useful features like Audio Assit, handset intercom to help your daily communications enjoyable.

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Product Features

  • SMART CALL BLOCKER & CALLER ID ANNOUNCE Say goodbye to unwanted calls. Robocalls on your landline are automatically blocked from ever ringing through - even the first time. You can also permanently blacklist any number you want with one touch on the delicated key on the handset. The call block directory can store up to 1,000 name and number entries. Plus, the handset announces the name of the caller, so you can decide on answer the call or block it - screening call is never easier.
  • UNSURPASSED RANGE & ANSWERING SYSTEM Experience the best in long-range coverage and clarity, provided by a unique antenna design and advances in noise-filtering technology. This reliable cordless system includes a digital answering machine that can record up to 22 minutes of incoming messages, outgoing announcements and memos, and a voice-guide for easier set up.
  • EXPANDABLE TO 5 HANDSET Easily add accessory handsets (use BL102-0 model) up to 5 total, with just one phone jack.
  • LARGE 2-INCH SCREEN, BIG TEXT, LIGHTED KEY PAD High-contrast text on the extra-large 2 inch screen makes it easy to read incoming caller ID or call history records. Plus, the enlarged font and extra-large and lighted handset keypad allows for easy dialing in low-light conditions. This feature is especially helpful for those who are visually impaired.

Expandable to 5 handset easily add accessory handsets (use bl102-0 model) up to 5 total, with just one phone jack. Smart call blocker & caller id announce say goodbye to unwanted calls. robocalls on your landline are automatically blocked from ever ringing through - even the first time. you can also permanently blacklist any number you want with one touch on the delicated key on the handset. the call block directory can store up to 1,000 name and number entries. plus, the handset announces the name of the caller, so you can decide on answer the call or block it - screening call is never easier. Large 2-inch screen, big text, lighted key pad high-contrast text on the extra-large 2 inch screen makes it easy to read incoming caller id or call history records. plus, the enlarged font and extra-large and lighted handset keypad allows for easy dialing in low-light conditions. this feature is especially helpful for those who are visually impaired. Unsurpassed range & answering system experience the best in long-range coverage and clarity, provided by a unique antenna design and advances in noise-filtering technology. this reliable cordless system includes a digital answering machine that can record up to 22 minutes of incoming messages, outgoing announcements and memos, and a voice-guide for easier set up.

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Panasonic DECT 6.0 Expandable Cordless Phone with Answering Machine and Smart Call Block - 2 Cordless Handsets - KX-TGD532W (White)
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Panasonic DECT 6.0 Expandable Cordless Phone with Answering Machine and Smart Call Block

2 Cordless Handsets, KX-TGD532W (White)

by Panasonic
What We like

Quick Read Message Counter: Instantly know how many phone messages you have received with a large, easy to read message counter on the phone system's elegant cordless base unit

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Product Features

  • One Touch Telephone Call Block: Register up to 150 numbers with one touch call block on the cordless phone base unit & cordless handsets; Compatible with hearing aid T coil (TIA 1083 compliant)
  • BI Lingual Caller ID: Talking caller ID audibly announces caller information in either English or Spanish from the telephones base unit and cordless handsets when you can't view the screen
  • Telephone Ringer IDs: Assigned pre-programmed ringtones will sound on the phones base unit and cordless handsets when corresponding caller ID numbers are received from incoming telephone calls
  • High Contrasts Displays & Keypads: Large 1.6 inch backlit LCD cordless handset screens clearly show call functions in any light; Soft touch amber backlit keypads Enhance readability; Talk time up to 10 hours; Standby time up to 5 days (120 hours); Charge time about 7 hours

High contrasts displays & keypads: large 1.6 inch backlit lcd cordless handset screens clearly show call functions in any light; soft touch amber backlit keypads enhance readability; talk time up to 10 hours; standby time up to 5 days (120 hours); charge time about 7 hours Telephone ringer ids: assigned pre-programmed ringtones will sound on the phones base unit and cordless handsets when corresponding caller id numbers are received from incoming telephone calls Bi lingual caller id: talking caller id audibly announces caller information in either english or spanish from the telephones base unit and cordless handsets when you can't view the screen One touch telephone call block: register up to 150 numbers with one touch call block on the cordless phone base unit & cordless handsets; compatible with hearing aid t coil (tia 1083 compliant)

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Panasonic DECT 6.0 Expandable Cordless Phone System with Answering Machine and Call Blocking - 3 Handsets - KX-TGE433B (Black)
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Panasonic DECT 6.0 Expandable Cordless Phone System with Answering Machine and Call Blocking

3 Handsets, KX-TGE433B (Black)

by Panasonic
What We like

Secure Long Range phone Signal Dect 6.0 wireless technology offers a long range cordless phone and is ideal for homes and apartments with thick walls

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Product Features

  • One Touch Telephone Call Block: Register up to 250 numbers with one touch call block on the cordless phone base unit & cordless handsets; Compatible with hearing Aid T Coil (TIA 1083 compliant)
  • Panasonic Voice Paging: More than a traditional intercom, voice paging sends clear simultaneous announcements to all cordless handsets at once; Talk Time: 12 hours max
  • BI Lingual Caller ID: Talking caller ID audibly announces caller information in either English or Spanish from the telephones base unit and cordless handsets when you can't view the screen
  • Enhanced cordless phone sound quality noise reduction automatically suppresses background interference while enhancing voice tones for clearer conversation on the base unit & cordless handsets

Bi lingual caller id: talking caller id audibly announces caller information in either english or spanish from the telephones base unit and cordless handsets when you can't view the screen Enhanced cordless phone sound quality noise reduction automatically suppresses background interference while enhancing voice tones for clearer conversation on the base unit & cordless handsets Panasonic voice paging: more than a traditional intercom, voice paging sends clear simultaneous announcements to all cordless handsets at once; talk time: 12 hours max One touch telephone call block: register up to 250 numbers with one touch call block on the cordless phone base unit & cordless handsets; compatible with hearing aid t coil (tia 1083 compliant)

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VTECH VS112-3 DECT 6.0 Bluetooth 3 Handset Cordless Phone for Home with Answering Machine, Call Blocking, Caller ID, Intercom and Connect to Cell (Silver & Black)
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VTECH VS112-3 DECT 6.0 Bluetooth 3 Handset Cordless Phone for Home with Answering Machine

Call Blocking, Caller ID, Intercom and Connect to Cell (Silver & Black)

by Vtech
What We like

SPEAKERPHONE and VISUAL RINGER This cordless system has built-in a full-duplex speakerphone on handset allowing both ends to speak - and be heard - at the same time for conversations that are more true to life. Also designed with a lighted up visual ringer on top of the handset for noisier environments, or for those with weakened hearing.

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Product Features

  • Connectivity technology: RJ11
  • SMART CALL BLOCKER This system lets you block nuisance callers on the spot with one touch. You can permanently blacklist up to 1,000 numbers. What's more, it can filter robocalls and unwanted call while allowing welcome calls to get through. For screen out robocalls, set it to ask the callers to press the pound key. For screen out unknown callers, set it to ask the callers to record their names and press the pound key. After your caller completes the request, the phone rings and announces the caller's name. You then can choose to block or answer the call, or forward the call to the answering system.
  • LARGE 2-INCH SCREEN, BIG TEXT, LIGHTED KEY PAD High-contrast text on the extra-large 2 inch screen makes it easy to read incoming caller ID or call history records. Plus, the enlarged font and extra-large and lighted handset keypad allows for easy dialing in low-light conditions. This feature is especially helpful for those who are visually impaired.
  • BLUETOOTH CONNECT TO CELL Make and receive calls from your cellular plan while enjoying the comforts of a home phone. Pair up to 2 cell phones and connect 2 cell phones, or one cell phone and one BLUETOOTH headset for use with landline calls. With a touch of a button, enjoy the high-tech benefits your smart phone offers. Even if your smart phone is in a different room, you can still access Siri or Google Now from the cordless handsets. Place a call, write or read a text and perform all the other actions these services offer.
  • DIGITAL ANSWERING SYSTEM WITH VOICE GUIDE This cordless system includes a digital answering machine that has a LED message counter, and records up to 22 minutes of incoming messages, outgoing announcements and memos. A built-in voice guide can help you to set up the system easily.

Digital answering system with voice guide this cordless system includes a digital answering machine that has a led message counter, and records up to 22 minutes of incoming messages, outgoing announcements and memos. a built-in voice guide can help you to set up the system easily. Connectivity technology: rj11 Bluetooth connect to cell make and receive calls from your cellular plan while enjoying the comforts of a home phone. pair up to 2 cell phones and connect 2 cell phones, or one cell phone and one bluetooth headset for use with landline calls. with a touch of a button, enjoy the high-tech benefits your smart phone offers. even if your smart phone is in a different room, you can still access siri or google now from the cordless handsets. place a call, write or read a text and perform all the other actions these services offer. Large 2-inch screen, big text, lighted key pad high-contrast text on the extra-large 2 inch screen makes it easy to read incoming caller id or call history records. plus, the enlarged font and extra-large and lighted handset keypad allows for easy dialing in low-light conditions. this feature is especially helpful for those who are visually impaired. Smart call blocker this system lets you block nuisance callers on the spot with one touch. you can permanently blacklist up to 1,000 numbers. what's more, it can filter robocalls and unwanted call while allowing welcome calls to get through. for screen out robocalls, set it to ask the callers to press the pound key. for screen out unknown callers, set it to ask the callers to record their names and press the pound key. after your caller completes the request, the phone rings and announces the caller's name. you then can choose to block or answer the call, or forward the call to the answering system.

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PANASONIC Corded/Cordless Phone System with Answering Machine and One Touch Call Blocking – 3 Handsets - KX-TGF353N (Champagne Gold)
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PANASONIC Corded/Cordless Phone System with Answering Machine and One Touch Call Blocking – 3 Handsets

KX-TGF353N (Champagne Gold)

by Panasonic
What We like

Color: Champagne Gold. Easy-to-use base unit features three one-touch dial buttons and battery backup

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Product Features

  • Receive alerts when the baby starts crying with built-in baby monitor. Talk time - 13 hours. Standby time - 12 days. Charge time - 7 hours
  • Clearly hear calls from noisy places with Noise Reduction.Tilt-up 3.4 inches LCD screen
  • Block up to 250 numbers with one-touch Call Block on base unit and handsets
  • Enjoy up to 13 hours of talk time, and key detector compatibility. Number of phone lines - 1.System:DECT6.0

Enjoy up to 13 hours of talk time, and key detector compatibility. number of phone lines - 1.system:dect6.0 Clearly hear calls from noisy places with noise reduction.tilt-up 3.4 inches lcd screen Receive alerts when the baby starts crying with built-in baby monitor. talk time - 13 hours. standby time - 12 days. charge time - 7 hours Block up to 250 numbers with one-touch call block on base unit and handsets

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PANASONIC Corded/Cordless Phone System with Answering Machine and One Touch Call Blocking – 4 Handsets - KX-TGF353G2 (Rose Gold)
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PANASONIC Corded/Cordless Phone System with Answering Machine and One Touch Call Blocking – 4 Handsets

KX-TGF353G2 (Rose Gold)

by Panasonic
What We like

Easy-to-use base unit features three one-touch dial buttons and battery backup

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Product Features

  • Block up to 250 numbers with one-touch Call Block on base unit and handsets
  • POWERFUL PHONE BATTERY BACKUP : With a charged cordless handset in the base unit, Enjoy up to 12 hours of talk time when the power goes out; Number of Phone Lines 1
  • ENHANCED CORDLESS PHONE SOUND QUALITY : Noise Reduction automatically suppresses background interference while enhancing voice tones for clearer conversation on the base unit & cordless handsets
  • SECURE LONG RANGE PHONE SIGNAL DECT 6. 0 wireless technology offers a long range cordless phone and is ideal for homes and apartments with thick walls; Base Unit Standby Power Consumption:0.8 Watts. Charger Standby Power Consumption:0.1 W

Block up to 250 numbers with one-touch call block on base unit and handsets Enhanced cordless phone sound quality : noise reduction automatically suppresses background interference while enhancing voice tones for clearer conversation on the base unit & cordless handsets Powerful phone battery backup : with a charged cordless handset in the base unit, enjoy up to 12 hours of talk time when the power goes out; number of phone lines 1 Secure long range phone signal dect 6. 0 wireless technology offers a long range cordless phone and is ideal for homes and apartments with thick walls; base unit standby power consumption:0.8 watts. charger standby power consumption:0.1 w

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ClearSounds ANS3000 Amplified Answering Machine for Analog Telephones Landline with Up to 30dB Amplification
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ClearSounds ANS3000 Amplified Answering Machine for Analog Telephones Landline with Up to 30dB Amplification

by ClearSounds
What We like

Enables you to filter out messages - Comfortably listen to incoming calls without answering them. The Call Screening feature allows you to intercept important messages from spams

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Product Features

  • Enhances the volume of playback messages - The ClearSounds ANS3000 Amplified Answering Machine amplifies the volume of the message you play back up to 30dB with 10 adjustable levels
  • Provides 3 levels of message playback speed - The Slow-Speech operations lets you adjust the speed of message playback from normal (1) to the slowest (3) speed
  • Records up to 2 outgoing messages - Record a 3-minute outgoing message (OGM) for business hours and a different memo for non-business hours
  • Supports 3 languages - You can set the ANS3000's voice prompt into English, French, or Spanish

Records up to 2 outgoing messages - record a 3-minute outgoing message (ogm) for business hours and a different memo for non-business hours Supports 3 languages - you can set the ans3000's voice prompt into english, french, or spanish Provides 3 levels of message playback speed - the slow-speech operations lets you adjust the speed of message playback from normal (1) to the slowest (3) speed Enhances the volume of playback messages - the ClearSounds ans3000 amplified answering machine amplifies the volume of the message you play back up to 30db with 10 adjustable levels

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Panasonic Expandable Cordless Phone System with Answering Machine, Call Block and High Contrast Displays and Keypads - 1 Cordless Handset - KX-TGC220S (Silver/Black)
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Panasonic Expandable Cordless Phone System with Answering Machine, Call Block and High Contrast Displays and Keypads

1 Cordless Handset, KX-TGC220S (Silver/Black)

by Panasonic
What We like

EASY TELEPHONE CALL BLOCK - Register up to 30 numbers with Call Block on the cordless phone base unit & cordless handset. Compatible with Hearing Aid T-Coil (TIA-1083 Compliant)

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Product Features

  • HIGH-CONTRAST DISPLAYS & KEYPADS Large 1. 6 inch backlit LCD cordless handset screens clearly show call functions in any light. Soft touch numeric dial keypad and touch buttons enhance readability
  • TELEPHONE RINGER IDs - Assigned pre-programmed ringtones will sound on the phones base unit and cordless handsets when corresponding Caller ID numbers are received from incoming telephone calls
  • INTELLIGENT ECO MODE Cordless handset power consumption lowers automatically on the handset nearest to the phones base unit resulting in extended talk time
  • TIME SAVING CONVENIENCE Program and store up to 50 numbers in phonebook, enjoy nine speed dial settings and handset-to-handset intercom

High-contrast displays & keypads large 1. 6 inch backlit lcd cordless handset screens clearly show call functions in any light. soft touch numeric dial keypad and touch buttons enhance readability Telephone ringer ids - assigned pre-programmed ringtones will sound on the phones base unit and cordless handsets when corresponding caller id numbers are received from incoming telephone calls Time saving convenience program and store up to 50 numbers in phonebook, enjoy nine speed dial settings and handset-to-handset intercom Intelligent eco mode cordless handset power consumption lowers automatically on the handset nearest to the phones base unit resulting in extended talk time

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Motorola CT610 Corded Telephone with Answering Machine and Advanced Call Blocking, White,
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Motorola CT610 Corded Telephone with Answering Machine and Advanced Call Blocking

White,

by Motorola
What We like

CALL BLOCKING - Our most advanced call blocking corded telephone. Easily screen and stop unwanted calls and block up to 1000 numbers with a dedicated call block key.

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Product Features

  • HEARING AID COMPATIBLE
  • ANSWERING MACHINE - With up to 30 minutes digital recording time so you never have to miss any calls.
  • VISUAL RING INDICATOR - even with the ringer volume down never miss an incoming call.

Visual ring indicator - even with the ringer volume down never miss an incoming call. Answering machine - with up to 30 minutes digital recording time so you never have to miss any calls. Hearing aid compatible

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Motorola CD4011 DECT 6.0 Cordless Phone with Answering Machine and Call Block, Silver/Black, 1 Handset
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Motorola CD4011 DECT 6.0 Cordless Phone with Answering Machine and Call Block

Silver/Black, 1 Handset

by Motorola
What We like

BRIGHT BACKLIT DISPLAY AND KEYPAD - Easy viewing and dialing even in low lit environments.

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Product Features

  • MICROPHONE MUTE - At the touch of a button stop your caller hearing what you are saying.
  • ANSWERING MACHINE - With up to 12 minutes digital recording time to ensure you never miss a call.
  • HANDS-FREE SPEAKERPHONE - Take calls over the loudspeaker so you dont need to hold the handset.
  • CALL BLOCKING - Stop unwanted calls with the ability to block up to 10 numbers. Includes a dedicated key to access the Call Block menu.

Microphone mute - at the touch of a button stop your caller hearing what you are saying. Answering machine - with up to 12 minutes digital recording time to ensure you never miss a call. Hands-free speakerphone - take calls over the loudspeaker so you dont need to hold the handset. Call blocking - stop unwanted calls with the ability to block up to 10 numbers. includes a dedicated key to access the call block menu.

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