PROS: Usual phone features, plus extras such as an answering machine with three mailboxes,vibration "ring" option, and four sound settings. CONS: No speed dialing: no direct dial from the base unit.
BOTTOM LINE: A snazzy-looking phone with a complete set of accessories and extras to round out a solid system.
UNIDEN TRU5885-2, $229
PROS: Only model that always uses a 5.8GHz connection (others switch between 2.4 and 5.8). Comes with two handsets that double as speakerphones.
CONS: The base unit accepts two handsets, max.
BOTTOM LINE: Great set of features and price, but look elsewhere for handsets to scatter around your home or office.
VTECH VT5831, $180
PROS: Sleek phone can work with up to six handsets, which offer Caller ID and clock displays.
CONS: First to market can mean a few bugs in design and reception.
BOTTOM LINE: Try it, you might like it — but before you rely on it at your company, give it a test run in your home office first.