IP Phones Price Comparison
IP endpoints for every budget
There are many different things to consider when you’re choosing the perfect IP phone. You need to decide whether your endpoint should be mobile, whether you’re interested in video conferencing, and even which kind of call management features you require.
However, for many companies, much of the final decision will come down to one important thing: your budget. Ultimately, all businesses need an IP phone strategy that suits both their technical and financial needs. To help you get an idea of the kind of prices listed for today’s IP endpoints, we’ve looked at entry and high-level phones from three of the major competitors.
A reliable and highly-commended vendor in the communication space, AudioCodes has been delivering state-of-the-art endpoints for years. The AudioCodes 400HD range is a particularly popular offering from the brand today, thanks to the broad range of budgets it serves, the comprehensive features included with each phone, and the fact that these codes are certified for use with Microsoft Teams.
The Entry Level Option: The 405HD:
The 405HD is a fantastic entry-level phone designed for companies who need a tremendous call quality on a budget. With the AudioCodes 405HD IP phone you don’t have to compromise on price or performance. Features include:
- Back-lit LCD
- PoE or external power supply
- SILK HD audio
- Full duplex speakerphone
- USB headset support
The cost of the 405HD is around £89.99 ($117.00)
The High-Level Option: The 450HD IP Phone
Alternatively, for those who want next-level features from a high-end executive business phone, you can’t go wrong with the 450HD IP phone from AudioCodes, easy to use, Skype for Business certified, and packed with a 5-inch colour touchscreen, the 405HD has it all, including:
- SILK HD voice quality
- Bluetooth support
- Skype for Business certification
- 8 lines
- Graphical 5-inch colour display
- 2 USB headset support
- Expansion module support
The price for the base phone is around £300.00 ($399.00). To add the expansion unit, with a 5-inch colour touchscreen, you’ll need an extra £150.00 ($199.00)
As one of the very first phone manufacturers to offer IP-enabled devices, Snom is a reputable brand and an innovative company. Snom’s current flagship phone, the D785, is currently on offer until the end of the year with a promotion that gives you 2 free devices for every 10 you purchase.
The Entry Level Option: The D120
For those who don’t need a massive selection of capabilities, and would prefer to keep costs low, the Snom D120 is a simple and effective entry-level phone, equipped with 2 SIP lines and a black and white display. Other features include:
- 360-degree call/message indicator
- Low power consumption
- 4 context-sensitive function keys
- 5 function keys
The price for this endpoint generally hovers around £63.59 ($85.00) including VAT.
The High-Level Option: The D785
For those in search of an exceptional range of features for the lowest possible price, the Snom D785 is Snom’s flagship phone, with a large, high-resolution colour screen and a fantastic selection of call management capabilities. There’s even integrated Bluetooth and a convenient second screen for contact management. Other features include:
- 12 SIP accounts
- 2 1 Gigabit Ethernet ports
- High-speed USB port
- Broadband Audio
- Photo caller ID
- 6 programmable LED keys
The price for this phone is around £215.99 ($285.00) including VAT.
Polycom, now part of Plantronics, is another major contender in the IP endpoint space. This year, Polycom announced the release of an upgraded range of VVX Series IP phones, ideal for those in search of both affordable, and feature-rich devices.
The Entry Level Option: The VVX 150
The VVX 150 is Polycom’s high-quality, two-line entry-level phone delivering reliable performance and voice quality for a minimal price. It even comes with the option to add a PoE power supply unit, although you’ll have to purchase the unit separately. Other features include:
- 5-inch monochrome display
- Enterprise-level audio performance
- 2 10/100 Ethernet ports
- Integration with over 60 leading call control platforms
You can expect to pay around £79.20 ($105.00) for this phone, including VAT.
The High-Level Option: The VVX 600
The VVX 600 is a multi-media phone capable of providing users with everything they need for their UC desktop, in a smartphone experience. The phone features state-of-the-art sound quality, and an intuitive touchscreen, complete with useful built-in web applications. Other features include:
- Up to 16 SIP accounts
- Dual USB ports
- 3-inch LCD touchscreen
- Headset compatible
- Polycom HD sound
- 2 Ethernet Gigabit ports
With the camera added, this phone will set you back around £338.40 ($445.00), without the camera, you’re looking at around £221.99 ($290.00) including VAT.
Finally, Yealink is a multi-award-winning leading provider of communication and collaboration solutions for the modern business. Currently, Yealink sells the most IP phones of any IP Endpoint vendor on the market.
The Entry Level Option: The SIP T19(P) E2
The Yealink entry-level phone is the SIP T19(P) E2, which comes with an efficient, but basic interface and a very reliable build. This VoIP phone is excellent for anyone who wants to keep costs low, and productivity high. Other features include:
- 132×64-pixel graphical LCD
- Two-port 10/100 Ethernet Switch
- PoE support
- Opus codec support
- Up to 1 SIP account
- Headset support
- Wall mountable
The price for this phone is around £50.00 ($64.00) including VAT.
The High-Level Option: The T49G IP Phone
Alternatively, if you’re looking for as many high-level features as you can handle from an IP phone, the Yealink T49G IP video phone is packed full of functionality, with 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports, built-in WiFi and Bluetooth support. You can have up to 16 separate SIP accounts on a single phone at once. Other features include:
- 8-inch touchscreen
- 3-way conferencing
- 16 SIP accounts
- 2-megapixel HD camera
- 1080p video calling
This high-level phone costs around £509.99 ($668.00) including VAT.