SIP Phones

By Paula Bernier, Executive Editor, TMC  |  December 09, 2015


The AudioCodes 400HD series of IP Phones includes a range of easy-to-use, feature-rich products for the service provider hosted services, enterprise IP telephony, and contact center markets. Based on the same advanced, field-proven underlying technology as its other VoIP products, AudioCodes high-quality IP phones enable systems integrators and end-customers to build end-to-end VoIP solutions. The 440HD SIP IP Phone is a high-end, executive IP phone. The 440HD includes a dedicated LCD screen displaying contacts and their presence. The 430HD SIP IP Phone is an advanced, mid-range enterprise IP Phone (News - Alert). Built for ease-of-use and convenience, the 430HD boasts a large LCD display and 12 programmable speed dial keys. The 420HD SIP IP Phone is a cost-effective, feature-rich enterprise IP Phone. Its flexibility and robust design make it extremely suitable for demanding enterprise and contact center deployments. The 405 SIP IP Phone is a low-cost, entry-level IP phone designed to offer the essential everyday features that the modern business environment demands.

Cisco Systems

The Cisco Unified SIP Phone 3911 is a cost-effective, entry-level phone that addresses the needs of a lobby, laboratory, manufacturing floor, and hallway. The capabilities of the phone can also fill the communication needs of cubicle, retail, classroom, or manufacturing workers or anyone who exhibits low to moderate telephone usage. This single-line phone has a half-duplex speakerphone and internal microphone. The Cisco Unified SIP Phone 3911 provides fixed feature keys for one-touch access to redial, transfer, conference, hold, line select, mute, speakerphone, and voicemail access features. The line select, mute, conference, Message Waiting Indicator, and speakerphone keys provide LEDs to indicate status for these features. In addition, the phone supports a two-line x 24-character display along with two menu select keys and a two-way rocker for scrolling control. This display enables support for additional capabilities such as caller ID, call history, and the ability to configure the phone. Finally, the Cisco Unified SIP Phone 3911 offers the choice of IEEE 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE), or local power through an optional power adaptor. The Cisco Unified SIP Phone 3905 is a cost-effective, entry-level IP phone that addresses the need for basic voice communications with common Cisco Unified Communications features in an attractive design that is also budget-friendly. The single-line Cisco Unified SIP Phone 3905 supports two calls per line. Fixed keys for redial, transfer, and hold/resume, along with a full-duplex speakerphone and two-line display, which comes standard, deliver a more productive, easier-to-use, and flexible endpoint experience. With its dual-port 10/100 Ethernet switch for network and PC connections, the Cisco Unified SIP Phone 3905 offers IT organizations a cost-effective solution to reduce cabling infrastructure and administration costs at the desktop.


Grandstream Networks


?Grandstream provides businesses with a wide breadth of IP voice, video, conferencing,  and security solutions that unify communications and satisfy the evolving needs of on-site, remote, and mobile users. Grandstream endpoints elevate user experience and redefine the value proposition. From DECT to single-line to multi-line executive to IP videophones to a new softphone and more, Grandstream phones are simple to use, interoperable, fully featured, and affordable. Enormously popular is the GXP21xx family of Enterprise IP Phones. With several models to choose from, differentiated primarily by line capacity and screen size, the GXP2130, GXP2140, and the GXP2160 offer enhanced usability, vivid visual experience, and flexible user customization at groundbreaking price points. These phones feature a full-color LCD display, HD audio, dual super-fast gigabit network ports with PoE that guarantee the fastest network speed for attached desktop computers, and integrated Bluetooth enabling innovative voice/data applications like transferring files, sharing pictures/contact information with other Bluetooth portable devices, or for making calls as well as listening to media (music or other audio output) with mobile phones and headsets. Other features that promote productivity include conferencing, phonebook exchange/synch-up between the GXP Phones and mobile phones, easy call transfers between the GXP Phones, and an iPhone or Android mobile phone, one-touch recording, automated local weather forecast, and more.

Mitel Networks Corp. 

Enabling more than 2 billion connections per day, Mitel is an industry leader in business communications and the Mitel Open Standards SIP phones are a big part of Mitel’s ability to solve business telephony needs. Interoperability with softswitches like BroadSoft (News - Alert), Metaswitch, Microsoft Lync/Skype for Business, Asterisk, and other standards-based telephony platforms that are SIP compliant allow Mitel SIP phones to be deployed easily, whether connected to on-premises systems or cloud-based telephony platforms. Mitel SIP phones are available with form factors and features to support desktop, conference, video, and wireless needs. The Mitel Open Solutions portfolio of SIP devices extends from the affordable 8004 analog phone up through the feature-rich and expandable 6800 family of SIP phones and the wireless DECT SIP mobility phones. With a wide range of capabilities and available options, Mitel can match specific phone requirements to the exact needs of any user whether it is a color, touch, or LCD display, or fully integrated videoconferencing phones, or integrated Ethernet ports with PoE. All Mitel SIP phones include high-definition wideband audio for enhanced handset, hands-free, and conference voice quality. Ergonomically designed and eco-friendly, Mitel SIP phones provide Open standards flexibility and investment protection for the business telephone buyer.


Polycom helps organizations unleash the power of human collaboration. More than 415,000 companies and institutions worldwide defy distance with secure video, voice, and content solutions from Polycom to increase productivity, speed time to market, provide better customer service, expand education, and save lives. Polycom and its global partner ecosystem provide flexible collaboration solutions for any environment that deliver the best user experience, the broadest multi-vendor interoperability, and unmatched investment protection. 


Snom sells IP desktop and mobile DECT business phones. In May it announced that its D715 and D725 IP desktop phones, which use the latest Snom UC edition firmware, have achieved certification for Skype (News - Alert) for Business – the highest level of endpoint qualification, demonstrating their full compatibility with Microsoft’s unified communications solutions. The Snom D715 and D725 phones support enhanced PC pairing via Ethernet “Better Together” unified communications. Features on Snom’s standard Lync-qualified phones include click-to-dial, call transfer and server side conferencing.


The Revolabs award-winning speakerphone product line includes the FLX Wireless Conference Phone, as well as the FLX UC 500, 1000, and 1500 Conference Phones. The Revolabs FLX UC 500 USB Conference Phone sets the new audio standard for unified communications applications and easily integrates with third-party PC applications for collaboration and conferencing. Combining the best technology for speakers, microphones, and audio processing, the FLX UC 500 improves all aspects of audio handling for USB audio applications. The FLX UC 1000 IP Conference Phone with USB Support, meanwhile, doubles as a high-performance IP conference phone and a USB audio device. It supports both USB audio for PC communication tools and SIP telephony for market leading IP PBXs. The FLX UC 1000 adds integrated SIP technology and a dialer, and works in all major telephony environments, whether on premises or in the cloud, supporting all popular IP PBXs. For larger conference rooms up to 20 people, the FLX UC 1500 USB and IP Conference Phone with Extension Microphones, adds two directional extension microphones. As for the FLX wireless conference phone, it comprises several distinct wireless components, giving users unprecedented freedom with respect to placement and accessibility of the speaker, microphones, and handset dialer.

Yealink (News - Alert)
Yealink is the global provider of unified communication terminal solutions. Yealink One-stop UC Terminal Solutions unify voice, video and data, and satisfy diverse customer needs and usage scenarios. The company’s product portfolio includes videoconferencing systems, conference phones, desktop IP phones, wireless DECT phones, and accessories. Yealink is currently the world’s No. 1 SIP phone provider in terms of SIP phone shipments, according to Frost & Sullivan’s statistics in 2014. The Yealink IP phone offerings include the SIP VP-T49G HD video phone, the T4 Series of Ultra-elegant IP phones, the upgraded T2 series of entry-level phones, and the cordless DECT phone W52P, meeting the communication needs of businesses of any size and budget. The Yealink open SIP phone solution, with customized features, perfectly integrates with the leading IP PBX (News - Alert), UC platforms, IP Centrex, and contact center platforms worldwide. As a certified Microsoft Gold Communications Partner, Yealink also offers its UC Edition phones, which are qualified to work with Skype for Business/Lync. Furthermore, Yealink’s advanced online support platform and international service network ensure that customers enjoy professional technical support and efficient services.

Edited by Kyle Piscioniere