We just opened – here in our office – the new Sagemcom Sixty 2 as we were quite interested in how the phone worked and felt.
To introduce the phone – it is a DECT cordless home phone with answermachine. That, of course, does not do it justice as this is a seriously different phone – a designer phone for sure. It draws inspiration from traditional deskphones ( as Sagemcom did with the original Sixty Retro model ) and has created a visually interesting, almost unnerving, telephone which looks just great.
Well, first thing one notices when pulling it out of the box is its weight, it is truly sturdily built with both handset and base feeling very well made. We suggest that it is a good job that the handset has some decent weight as it sits almost precariously, balancing and charging on the base station. The handset itself could be described as canoe or banana shaped, yet looks good.
Things we really like about the Sagemcom Sixty2
- the design – it is just awesome
- display – beautiful and minimalist LCD display
- sound – the telephone gives a crystal sound quality
- base station – this phone can be plugged in anywhere – it has a small and inconspicuous base station meaning that the entire phone only needs a power socket – a really nice touch
- lights – the Sixty2 has a nice feature whereby the light on the phone will blink when ringing signifying whether or not the caller is in the phone’s directory. That way you can decide to answer or not. It blinks red for a withheld number, amber for an unrecognised one and green for one in the directory.
- handsfree – we just love a handset with handsfree speakerphone
The answermachine has a digital recording of 24 minutes whilst the phone book accommodates up to 250 entries
All in all this is just a beautifully designed, considered and conceived telephone – sure to be a pleasure to use as well as being a pleasure to look at.