AT&T EL51203

By: Amy Livingston on October 19, 2017

Our Sources

AT&T EL51203 cordless phone, Not Dated

ConsumerReports.org tests the AT&T EL51203 cordless phone as part of its current coverage of more than 100 cordless phones, including basic models like this one and models with answering machines. Testing is hands on and delves into call quality, ease of use and range. Top performers earn recommendations, and top values are deemed to be "Best Buys."

AT&T EL51203 DECT 6.0 Phone with Caller ID/Call Waiting, 2 Cordless Handsets, Silver, As of November 2016

We spotted roughly 465 user reviews of the AT&T EL51203 at Amazon.com. Feedback is generally favorable, and this basic cordless phone without an answering machine earns a score of 4.1 stars. We did note a handful of complaints about build quality and durability, though not an excessive number, especially when compared to competing models.

AT&T - EL51203 DECT 6.0 Expandable Cordless Phone System - Silver, As of November 2016

The AT&T EL51203 has accumulated nearly 370 owner reviews at BestBuy.com. Satisfaction is even higher than at Amazon.com, and it earns a rating of 4.3 stars. Impressively, the cordless phone draws recommendations from 96 percent of those that have reviewed it here. Price, sound quality and ease of use are prominently mentioned pluses.