Philips Faro design cordless phone raises the bar in home communication

Berlin, September 1, 2016 – Building on an impressive track record in design phones, Philips launches its new Faro Design cordless phone at this year’s Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA), in Berlin, Germany, from September 2-7. Made with refined materials and an eye for detail and ease of use, this stand out design object enhances any interior it is placed in whilst ensuring seamless operations for its owners.

Perfect blend of design and simplicity

Inspired by contemporary home interiors, luxury accessories and metropolitan living, the Faro is designed with refined symmetry and ergonomic geometry in mind. The base and handset blend together seamlessly to ensure a true iconic design piece in your home.  Dual docking ensures hassle free charging with the base dubbing as a secondary display. You can also easily switch to speaker phone and snooze the alarm with just the press of a button on the base. The handset has a changeable skin so you can match it to your mood or your home interior.


High Quality sound, a large white on black graphical display and a precision calibrated keypad ensure this phone is intuitive and easy to use for anyone. It helps you keep unwanted calls at bay with a black list, silence mode and call barring. The Philips Faro Design cordless phone has a visual ringer and is compatible with hearing aids.  

Recommended retail price: €79, and with answering machine (M775): €89.

Philips Faro key features:
  • 1.8" Reverse white on black LCD display
  • Display and keypad backlight (White)
  • Three-field phonebook entry (100 x 3)
  • Caller ID*
  • Privacy settings: black list, call baring, silence mode
  • HQ-Sound
  • Hearing aid compatible
  • Visual ringer
  • Handsfree speaker with instant activation
  • Easy alarm snooze
  • 10 polyphonic ringtones
  • Up to 30-minute answering machine (M775 only)
  • Up to 16-hour talk time
  • Up to 250-hour standby time
  • Full Eco Mode

*If supported by network operator


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