Panasonic is one of the most popular and reliable phones in the world. I bough mine about 3 months ago and love them. they have great sound and work great. You know how on some phones when you talk into them you can hear yourself which gets very annoying, well these don't do that which is awesome. I love how this one and the one that I got have a talking caller id. It allows you to know who is calling before you get up to answer it. I love that especially if you have out of area callers who call all the time trying to get your opinion on something or trying to get you to buy something. It actually calls off the name that will show on the caller id. The only thing that I do not like about these phones is that the battery is horrible. It does not last very long at all. But other than that I would definitely recommend this phone to anyone.