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How to Choose the Right VoIP Phone

Every business has a different set of communication needs. That’s why it’s important to pick the right IP phone for your business. It’s not enough to just go with the most popular brand; you need the right model.

Polycom SoundPoint IP 335

The Polycom SoundPoint IP 335 features Polycom HD Voice and incorporates wideband audio. Like other Polycom Models with HD Voice, the Polycom SoundPoint IP 335 features Polycom’s patented Polycom Acoustic Clarity technology for crystal-clear, noise and echo-free sound; and best-in-class system design for high-fidelity voice reproduction. The Polycom SoundPoint IP 335 desktop phone also features call hold, pick-up, transfer, and three-way local conferencing, as well as shared call/bridged line appearance, built-in XML micro-browser, and an RJ-9 headset port.

Polycom SoundPoint IP 450

An enterprise-grade IP phone, the Polycom SoundPoint IP 450 features an easy-to-use menu and a combination of 17 dedicated hard keys and four content sensitive soft keys on a backlit, multi-level grayscale 256 x 116 pixel LCD display. The Polycom SoundPoint IP 450 also features a built-in XML Micro-browse and an easy- to-access graphical interface to run productivity-enhancing third-party applications using Polycom’s flexible and open XML API.

Polycom SoundPoint IP 550

The Polycom SoundPoint IP 550 offers shared call/ bridged line appearance, busy lamp field BLF, presence, text messaging, and buddy lists. The Polycom SoundPoint IP 550 also features an integrated XHTML micro-browser that allows users to take advantage of productivity-enhancing Web-based applications, four lines, a backlit, high resolution, easy-to-read display, and flexible customizations options.

Polycom SoundPoint IP 650

The Polycom SoundPoint IP 650 accommodates 6 lines in a standalone mode and up to 12 lines. The phone supports shared call / bridged line appearances as well as busy lamp field BLF functionality that enables phone attendants to monitor and manage calls more efficiently. The Polycom SoundPoint IP 650 delivers all of its capabilities through an intuitive user interface, featuring a high-quality backlit 320×160 graphical grayscale LCD display, an easy-to-navigate menu, and a combination of dedicated keys and context-sensitive soft keys for one-button access to essential telephony features. The Polycom SoundPoint IP 650 also features a USB port for future applications.