Without a doubt cell phones have gained an overwhelming popularity world over in the recent years. Even so it is undeniable that they have not entirely replaced the corded telephones that we have used for decades, maybe centuries. Land line phones still come in handy for our office work and home communication. Many have installed land line communication telephones to connect with their loved ones at home while they are at work. But just what do you need to know when shopping for a corded telephone for your home or office? As usual we do all the hard work for you in a manner that only us can, and then we compile for you the Top 10 Best Corded telephones of 2020.
Table of Contents
- 10. Cortelco 255415-VBA-20M Single Line White Wall Telephone
- 9. UPGRADED Call Center Phone, AGPtEK Corded Telephone
- 8. Plantronics S12 Corded Telephone Headset System 64703-03
- 7. Crosley CR55-BK Wall Phone with Push Button Technology, Black
- 6. Panasonic KX-TG1062M DECT 6.0 Corded/Cordless Phone
- 5. AT&T TR1909B Trimline Corded Phone with Caller ID, Black
- 4. AT&T ML17929 2-Line Corded Telephone, Black
- 3. AT&T CL2909 Corded Phone
- 2. AT&T CL4940 Corded Standard Phone
- 1. AT&T 210M Trimline Corded Phone, 1 Handset, White
- Best Selling in Corded Telephones 2020
10. Cortelco 255415-VBA-20M Single Line White Wall Telephone
Cortelco 255415-VBA-20M is a single line phone specifically designed to be hang on the wall. It is made with a Single-Gong Ringer, which is connected via a universal RJ11 plug. Unlike many other landline phones, Cortelco 255415-VBA-20M allows users to control the volume right at the handset.
Thanks to these features the phone has beautiful sound quality. Additionally the phone also has a ringer volume control button. For DSL users you may have to rewire it to accommodate your DSL filter. The phone can function even when power goes out so you don’t have to worry about power outages. The reason for that is it is a standard no frills phone. With a standard phone jack you are good to go with Cortelco 255415-VBA-20M.
- Functions even during power outages
- No garbled, diminished or reception.
- Comes with a 5 year warranty
- Beautiful sound output
- The ringer often fails
9. UPGRADED Call Center Phone, AGPtEK Corded Telephone
This headset telephone is a more powerful version of the model HA0098. It is a fully operational single line telephone. It’s a telephone of choice if you are seeking one that saves on desk space. Just so you know, it is handy for telephone intensive situations like telephone counseling, phone sales or telecom operators.
The corded telephone dial pad comes with a binaural headset. The outstanding feature of this headset is the clarity of the voice and the quality of the sound, simply amazing. It is also very comfortable to wear. Not to forget its noise cancellation properties this also adds to the above mentioned quality.
Its noise cancellation microphone has ability to screen 90% of background noise so that the true and perfect voice of the caller only is heard. The phone is easy to set up; furthermore the headset is simply connected to any existing telephone jack. It’s made with a rigid design for durability. Also featured in this phone is the FSK/DTMF Caller ID Display which allows user to see the caller ID.
- Easy to set up and use
- Saves on desk space
- Comes with a noise cancellation microphone
- Ideal for small offices
- Headsets are not very comfortable
8. Plantronics S12 Corded Telephone Headset System 64703-03
In this device Plantronics designed the ultimate corded telephone with a headset option. This has both over the-head and over-the-ear configurations so you can use it whichever way you want. Simply put, it is a 2-in-1 convertible headset that is a sure guarantee for stability during over-the-ear convenience.
Also featured is a noise-cancelling microphone which takes care of call clarity. Users are also provided with control for receiver and ringer volume control. It also comes with a convenient headset stand. Its adapter can be supplied by batteries or by an alternative power supply unit.
- Hands free use gives comfort
- Indicator lights when phone is in use
- Lean uncluttered design
- Sound quality not very clear in a three way call
- Static is bad
7. Crosley CR55-BK Wall Phone with Push Button Technology, Black
Right from the outset the phone looks great. It has shiny black appearance which gives it a real retro look that you will love. It is best if you hang it on the wall preferably in the kitchen. Crosley CR55-BK Wall Phone uses push button technology. Needless to say it comes with a rotary dial pad. Another feature it comes with is the tone/pulse switch as well as a button to enable you regulate the ringer volume.
Alongside these is the earpiece volume control that allows the user to manipulate the earpiece volume to their liking. As aforementioned it can be mounted on the wall but of course you can still choose to use it from your table top. You need to know though that the cord is wired straight into the handset.
- Its wall mountable
- Not complicated-Easy and simple to use
- Flash/redial options available
- It is impossible to change the cords
- Lacks a dial pad
6. Panasonic KX-TG1062M DECT 6.0 Corded/Cordless Phone
-with Answering Machine, Metallic Gray, 2 Handsets
I have to admit I did not think Panasonic had a foothold in this sector, AT&T seemed to have it all I thought but that is all wrong. And Panasonic KX-TG1062M DECT 6.0 Corded/Cordless Phone proves it. It is made to have a nice touch; the buttons are nice.
Both the handset and the speakerphone are top of the range. In essence this means you can choose to pick the handset or use the speaker-whichever suits you. Panasonic KX-TG1062M DECT 6.0 brings you 5 options for speed dial-which is not bad for its price.
Its menu is easy to understand making the phone very easy to use. You can send the numbers you have programmed from your desk phone to the handset and vice versa-that is so creative. The display screen is large enough making it quite easy to read from too. If you like you can buy a second hand phone so you can use 2.
- Easy to read menu-easy to use
- Large display
- Users can send programmed numbers from handset to desk phone and vice versa
- Only 5 speed dial numbers
- Answering machine cannot be programmed on the desk phone
5. AT&T TR1909B Trimline Corded Phone with Caller ID, Black
AT&T TR1909B Trimline Corded Phone opens up amazing possibilities for the users. Forget those who write negative reviews about products without understanding the items themselves. With this, users do not need an AC power supply. It works just with batteries.
Complete with a 13 number memory the phone can store several numbers for you to use without having to redial every time. Caller ID function is available as well enabling you to view your callers details including date. Call waiting capability is also present so you can see who is waiting on your line.
To accommodate sturdy wall mounting, it comes with a handy, reversible, attachment on the back which is removable. If you choose, you can add a longer cord between the phone and your jack. Alternatively, a short one would do since that is all that you need to hand it to the wall. As for DSL subscribers, a DSL filter will be necessary too.
- 50 Name memory and caller ID/ History available
- Does not need AC Power
- 13 Number Memory also built in
- DSL Subscribers may require DSL Filter
4. AT&T ML17929 2-Line Corded Telephone, Black
If you are fond of 3 way conversations like I am then this is the land line phone for you. And of course while at it, you can carry on with other things if you have 2.5mm jack- headset. Alternatively the clear speak dial beneath the speakerphone enables you to talk on the phone without having to hold the handset.
That way you can also let in friends and family into the conversation. This is the deal breaker; imagine you can put up to 18 numbers on speed dial! That is just amazing. Even better yet is the fact that the telephone directory can have up to 100 names!
This is the ultimate land line phone if you ask me. AT&T ML17929 2-Line Corded Telephone delivers flexibly to your home or business. You can trust that because it has a 2 line operation system. The phone comes with options of three languages that you can use to set it up; English, French and Spanish.
- Holds up to 18 numbers on emergency dial
- Directory holds up to 100 names
- 3 way telephone conversation possible
- Flexible due to the 2 line operation system
- DSL users require a DSL filter to use it
3. AT&T CL2909 Corded Phone
-with Speakerphone and Caller ID/Call Waiting, White
The hallmark of the AT&T CL2909 Corded Phone is that it allows you to speak without holding the handset. With this feature you have freedom to take calls as you handle other duties while at the same time you can let other people in on the conversation if need be. Another unique feature is that it does not need a power supply.
This could also be a shortcoming for those who stay on phone for long hours. In that case you might need 4 AA batteries which are not included in the package. Thanks to the caller ID too you can view your caller details, date of call and even those on all waiting. AT&T CL2909 Corded Phone can fit on the counter but if you choose you can still mount it on the wall.
It also has extra-large buttons which enable easy view even for those with visual impairments. Users also have the freedom to adjust both the receiver and ringer volume to their comfort. CL2909 Corded Phone is not just compatible with hearing aid; it is TIA-1083 Compliant. This is a higher standard that makes the CL2909 Corded Phone suitable for senior citizens.
- TIA-1083 Compliant- suitable for senior citizens
- Volume controls available both for ringer and receiver
- Extra-large buttons for easy view
- Simple corded operation
- Doesn’t have AC supply
- Requires 4 AA batteries- not included
2. AT&T CL4940 Corded Standard Phone
-with Answering System and Backlit Display, White
Just a look at this device will tell you it’s a top of the range product. To begin with it has an extra-large LCD display which makes it easy to read. Together with this is a tilt at the base which makes it suitable for viewing. Thanks to these two features you have a clear view of incoming calls even from a distance.
Similarly you can view call history and caller ID all from a distance. Another feature called Audio Assist allows you to regulate overall volume and change sound frequencies so that you can better listen to your callers. Unlike AT&T 210M Trimline AT&T CL4940, has caller ID feature which enables users to view their callers names, including those on call waiting. In case your children misplace the cordless handset, you don’t have to worry.
The reliable cordless operation will take care of that. AT&T CL4940 is clean and fit for any counter or wall. If you like to you can still use the speakerphone option available. This phone has a backlit display and a lighted keypad as well so you can comfortably see the keys. It also has an option for extra loud ringer for those with hearing impairments. The same can allow you to hear your callers even from outside the house. These make it easy to use among senior members of the society.
- Caller ID function available
- Suitable for old people
- Automatic redial available
- Users can regulate Receiver volume
- Ringer volume control also available
- Extra-large buttons
- Durability issues
- Does not have a rich sound
1. AT&T 210M Trimline Corded Phone, 1 Handset, White
AT&T 210 Corded Phone is without a doubt the best of the best in this list of corded phones. Although basic and simple to use, that is not what defines it, reliability is its definition. It is made of a simple and sturdy construction and uses a simple corded operation that is quite simple.
It gives you the freedom to choose whether to mount it on a wall or just place it on a flat surface. You can also store most of your frequently used numbers in it with the 13 number memory dial feature (Up to 21 digits). AT&T 210 Corded Phone also allows users to program 9 speed dials and any 3 emergency one-touch dials very easily so you can operate with convenience.
Users can keep track of all memory dial settings using the directory card that it comes with. The ringer settings are in 3; off, low and high. Also with these are 3 handset volume levels that enable users to customize sound. Also provided are switchable tone and pulse dialing methods. The keypad is illuminated for easy visibility too.
- Its hearing aid compatible
- 13 number memory dial
- Can program 9 sped dials
- Directory card keeps track of memory dial settings
- Flash and redial available
- The base is light
- Doesn’t have caller ID function
Whether for home or office use, land line phones are still nearly just as valuable as they were before the invention of cell phones. For this reason, we took the trouble of looking through what is available for you to choose from and we are glad to have compiled these for you. We hope it has been of great help to you and we hope you keep it right here.