The VTech DECT Cordless Phone has impressive clarity, security, and range through its DECT technology, letting you keep in touch with family and friends alike with minimal fuss. It also has a 70 name and number phonebook to provide quick access to your important contacts. The Vtech DECT Cordless Phone has an orange-backlit display and keypad for easy dialling and contact checking. Thanks to its Power Fail back-up system, this cordless phone's base unit can stay powered via the handset battery, providing you with the option of making and taking calls even during mains power outages/interruptions.The DECT cordless phone has up to 12 hours talk time and 160 hours standby time, making it ideal for busy homes. Made with Calling Number Display Call Block, the Vtech 17250 can block unavaliable and private calls, as well as prevent up to 20 user-specified numbers from calling your line. The Vtech cordless phone has a volume booster function to improve audio. It's also hearing aid compatible for added convenience.