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Here are two-top choose, when buying a new cord less phone with a two line option; the Uniden Exs 9965 (2 line) 900-MHz Dss and Vtech VT9241 (2 line) 900-MHz analog. Although the Uniden Exs 9965 (2 line) 900-MHz Dss has some thing in common with the Vtech VT9241 (2 line) 900-MHz analog, like speakerphone and second keypad's on their base, they differ a bit. By security, range, voice quality, talk time and features.

The Uniden Exs 9965 (2 line) 900-MHz Dss model distributes a call over many frequencies, making conversations very secure and less prone to interference, giving more privacy on phone calls. The Vtech VT9241 (2 line) 900-MHz analog offers limited frequencies, making conversations not secure. Anyone with the proper equipment could easily listen in on all conversations. The range of the Vtech VT9241 (2 line) 900-MHz analog is limited to which make the voice quality not as clear and crisp as the Uniden Exs 9965 (2 line) 900-MHz Dss model.

This model has a very wide range, much better then the other 900-MHz model. . It offers a range that allows you to venture into the yard or even the neighbor's. Also the talk time on this phone is approximately 6 hours before it needs to be charged. The Vtech VT9241 (2 line) 900-MHz analog has a talk time of 7 hours. Also this phone includes a data port for a fax or modem, which the Uniden Exs 9965 (2 line) 900-MHz Dss model does not offer.

But, it offers features include 40-number memory and speed dialing, scroll directory (Which lets you view all stored numbers in the phone) , caller-ID and a lighted keypad. On this model the price range is $60 to $200. The Vtech VT9241 (2 line) 900-MHz analog price range is $20 to $130. Even though 900-MHz analog has no privacy in calls, it is the most popular model cordless phone, due to the data port.

From personal experience, I feel the Uniden Exs 9965 (2 line) 900-MHz Dss model is a better phone. I enjoy using my Uniden Exs 9965 (2 line) 900-MHz Dss model, because I'm able to see who's calling me when I'm in the middle of a called when someone try's to ring in. I have freedom to roam around the house and yard while chatting on the phone. Not, like with the other model phone. Even though, the Uniden Exs 9965 (2 line) 900-MHz Dss model cost more I feel it's an excellent choose out of the two cordless phones.