VTech's Very Good i5871

Stylish, practical and easy to useall the features I like best in a phone

Editor's Rating:

The Good: Sleek design and great features, such as use of custom media, make for a fun, practical home phone

The Bad: One of the few devices that leaves me no reason for complaint

The Bottom Line: A great cordless phone that includes fun features

If we held beauty pageants for home phones the VTech i5871 would take the crown. With metal accents, a color handset display, and a sleek design for the base and handset, the device is absolutely the best-looking cordless phone I've seen. Its base, standing on squat metal legs, evokes a Kotatsu table. When supporting the handset, it emits a halo of light to indicate the device is charging.

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