The robust phone built to stay protected in life’s many situations. The Gigaset E490 Quad is the tough telephone from Gigaset. Resistant to water splashes, shocks and dust, it can survive in any environment, from the most hectic of homes to the dustiest of workshops. Easy to handle, this phone has an illuminated colour display and keypad for faster navigation. Thanks to a vibracall setting, it even vibrates to let you know a call is coming. Speaking is a pleasure on the comfortable handset. Or when you need to do two things at once, you can experience advanced hands-free with great sound quality or use the helpful headset connection via 2.5mm jack. With talk-time of 12 hours and an extra long standby time of 250 hours, the Gigaset E490 is simply dependable. And ECO DECT technology makes it energy saving and better for the environment. With ultra practical features and a durable outer shell, the Gigaset E490 is the steadfast phone that withstands the vigours of even the most demanding days. Reliably resilient. The Gigaset E490 is built for individuals that need a sturdy phone they can trust, from families to craftspeople. Made from the highest quality materials, put together using advanced German engineering, this phone is shock proof, splash proof, resistant to dust and can cope with all practical environments. Ideal for houses with children, you needn’t worry if this phone gets dropped, bumped or splash ed – with its shock proof exterior, the Gigaset E490 is tough enough to take it. The same goes for workshops and garages: carry out your daily work with your telephone close to hand. Even when producing dust or using liquids, you can be confident that the Gigaset E490 will survive and you’ll never miss a call. Job done. The Gigaset E490 has an extra long standby time of up to 250 hours. This means it doesn’t need constant charging at the base station, so the handset can stay in your pocket as you complete your tasks. And thanks to vibracall , you can feel a call coming as well as hear it – perfect for noisy places. With a talk time of up to 12 hours, you can speak for a long time on the Gigaset E490. If it makes life easier to have a phone in every room simply expand your system by adding up to 6 extra handsets, and enjoy even more convenience. When you need to do two things at once, you can get the job done with advanced hands-free or use a headset via the Gigaset E490’s 2.5mm jack connection – always with great sound quality. Pure convenience. With its robust design, advanced hands-free and user-friendly interface the Gigaset E490 offers an efficient way of staying in touch. Enjoy fuss-free navigation thanks to the clear menus, illuminated keypad and colour display . And save time even further by storing the details of up to 150 important contacts on the Gigaset E490’s spacious phonebook.ECO DECT for a greener lifestyle The Gigaset E490 may have a tough exterior, but it’s positively friendly when it comes to the environment. Thanks to an energy-saving power supply, it consumes less electricity saving you money and helping the environment. Like all Gigaset cordless phones, it also variably reduces transmitting power from the handset to the base station depending on their distance apart. You can also reduce the transmitting power of the Gigaset E490’s base station by 80% simply by selecting the ECO Mode. Furthermore, ECO Mode Plus with its Zero Transmission Mode slashes the transmitting power by 100% when the handset is idle or charging. Enjoy a more energy-efficient way of staying connected. Splash proof, dust proof and shock resistant, the Gigaset E490 has the brawn to withstand whatever situation comes its way. This tough telephone fits in perfectly with hectic lifestyles, giving great sound quality on every call.ADDITIONAL HANDSET FOR THIS PHONE The correct additional handset for this phone is available here.