With the upcoming Siemens product releases, it no longer has to cost you an arm and a leg to enjoy a calling device packed with functionality.  Siemens offers four high-quality entry-level phones in the Gigaset A580 and A585, along with the Gigaset C380 and C385.

A580/585 – Great functionality, from SMS to answering machine

The Siemens Gigaset A585 features a built-in answering machine, while both offer up to 25 hours of talk time and 210 hours of standby time.  Hands-free capability provides the convenience and sound quality that you would expect from Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices.  Illuminated displays and keys enable easy operation in various lighting conditions, while the energy-conscious ECODECT technology reduces power by up to 60% compared to other Siemens Gigaset models.

One of the Siemens Gigaset A585's best attributes is the integrated answering machine, which holds up to 25 minutes of recorded messages.  It also features a CLIP function that formulates a list of your last 25 callers and allows you to call them directly – which is highly useful for shy callers who do not leave messages.

The built-in phone book stores up to 150 numbers and names for your contacts, with the information conveniently displayed when they call.  This phone is also well suited for the avid text messenger, as it features the ability to transmit messages over SMS.

C380/385 – Sleek design matches its extensive features

Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices followed up the success its C450/455 models with the Gigaset C380 and C385.  Both of these phones are reasonably priced, yet pack enough features for the demanding user.

Similar to the A585 model, the C385 offers an integrated answering machine, along with exceptional talk and standby times.  Both phones provide exceptional voice quality and hands-free capability that will make your daily communications a breeze.  Stepping away from traditional phones, the Gigaset C380 and C385 also give you the ability to send and receive text messages via SMS.

The Siemens C380 and C385 do not on sacrifice on design or quality.  The appealing black and silver structure makes them easy to handle, as the color display and illuminated keypad enables ease-of-use in a range of situations.

Cutting-edge technology makes for effective battery management, as a standard set enables calling for up to 25 hours.  With reliable standby times, these phones can actually last up to 240 hours without needing to be recharged.  Similar to the A580/585 series, the integrated phone book lets you store up to 150 entries, while conveniently displaying your contacts’ information when they call you.

The new Siemens Gigaset phones are simple and effective with a standard headset that plugs into a 2.5 millimeter jack.  Look for a hybrid variant in the Siemens Gigaset A585 IP to be released soon.  This phone will enable phone calls over the internet, taking the Siemens product line to another communication level.