Gigaset - E490

Gigaset - E490
Gigaset - E490 Gigaset - E490 Gigaset - E490
Brand: Gigaset
Product Code: Gigaset - E490
Availability: In Stock
Price: 116.48€

Purely solidGigaset E490

  • High resistance to shocks, water splashes and dust.
  • Advanced hands-free talking with great sound quality.
  • Vibracall, headset connection and illuminated colour display.
  • Reliably long standby time of up to 250 hours.
  • Talk time up to 12 hours
  • Phonebook for up to 150 entries
  • ECO DECT with Zero Transmission Mode
  • Expandable to up to 6 handsets


The robust phone built to stay protected in life’s many situations.
The Gigaset E490 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 if you pay attention to the environmental and financial impact of your energy use, you’ll be pleased with the Gigaset E490’s radiation-free¹ and energy-saving ECO DECT technology. 
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. Shock proof, splash proof and resistant to dust, it can cope with all practical environments. Long standby time of up to 150 hours 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. 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 in brilliant sound. 
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. 
Fits your needs. 
With a talk time of up to 10 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 extra handsets, and talk in brilliant sound quality everywhere. The Gigaset E490 accommodates up to 6 additional handsets with ease. 
ECO DECT for energy savings and radiation-free¹ telephony 


The energy-saving power supply of the Gigaset E490 consumes less electricity², so it saves you money and is better for the environment. Like all Gigaset cordless phones, it also variably reduces the transmitting power from the handset to base station depending on their distance apart. You can also reduce the transmitting power of the Gigaset E490’s base station by 80%³ simply by selecting the ECO Mode. Furthermore, radiation-free* ECO Mode Plus slashes the transmitting power by up to 100% when the handset is in standby. This way, you can enjoy a more energy-efficient way of staying connected with your family and friends.  
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.
Environmental Product Declaration
Our environmental mission
We at Gigaset Communications GmbH have a responsibility to society. View our Environmental Product Declaration for the Gigaset E490/E495. 
Download (pdf)
1 When handset is in standby and when all registered handsets support ECO Mode Plus 
2 Compared to conventional Gigaset base stations. 
3 For all registered handsets – in comparison to when ECO Mode is not activated and to our conventional cordless phones. 
* For all registered handsets and when all support ECO Mode Plus.
User guide (full version) EN (PDF)
Sound quality  
HDSP™ ready handset -
HSP™ for brilliant sound quality yes
Hands-free talking | convenient hands-free | advanced hands-free - | yes | -
Ringer melodies | polyphonic | real sounds I downloadable 5 | 10 | - | -
Individual ringer melodies for VIP entries yes
Adjustable handset volume yes
Headset connection | corded 2,5 mm | Bluetooth® yes | yes | -
Convenience - phoning essentials  
Range indoors | outdoors 50m | 300m
Standby time | talk time 250h | 12h
Phonebook | address book | entries yes | - | 150
Phonebook transfer: via DECT | via Bluetooth® | via LAN yes | - | -
Last dialed ... numbers 20
Automatic dialing of operator prefix yes
Automatic redial function in handset -
Dial by voice command -
Bluetooth® function | Mini-USB - | -
Room monitoring yes
Vibracall yes
Plug-and-play installation yes
Date reminder function | alarm call - | yes
Calendar -
Live recording of calls -
Display and menu features  
Display: numeric | alphanumeric | semigraphical | graphical - | - | - | yes
Display: illuminated | colour yes | yes
... pixel, ... inch, ... colours and ... lines 128x128, 1,65'', 65000, 6
Easy-to-use text-based menu | jumbo fonts | icon-based yes | - | yes
Display of caller’s number (CLIP) | picture (Picture CLIP) yes | -
List of last … missed calls with time and date 30
Multilingual menu for up to ... languages 19
Time displayed yes
Date displayed yes
Range displayed (handset to base station) yes
Charging status displayed yes
Call charge displayed -
Call duration displayed yes
Keypad features  
Illuminated keypad yes
Colour of illumination amber
Navigation key yes
Message indicator key yes
Messaging functions  
Up to … characters SMS | Email 612 | yes
Up to ... personalized SMS in-boxes 4
Email notification -
Up to 60% less power consumption yes
ECO Mode for reduction of transmitting power of base station by 80% yes
Radiation-free ECO Mode Plus yes
Transmitting power at almost zero when handset docked yes
Equipped with speech transmission encryption yes
Features with more than one handset  
Expandable to up to … handsets 6
Selective internal calls | walkie-talkie mode yes | -
Internal transfer of external calls yes
Parallel calls internal | external 1 | 1
Warranty 2 years
Wall mountable yes
Batteries 2xAAA
Technical data  
Standards DECT | GAP yes | yes
Dimensions handset (H x W x D in mm) 151x53x28
Dimensions base station (H x W x D in mm) 110x140x40
Dimensions charger (H x W x D in mm) 39x80x94
Available colours Black/Grey


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