Snom D3XX Series Buyer’s Guide

Introducing advanced desk phones from Snom

Snom D3XX Series Buyer’s Guide

Part of the UC Today Snom Endpoint Buyer’s Guide.

An IP phone is one of the first resources any company will invest in when building the ultimate communication stack. Though innovations are constantly appearing in the UC marketplace today, desk phones continue to play an essential part in any business conversation.

Desk phones offer reliability, consistency and exceptional performance, whether you’re speaking to customers, or collaborating over projects with co-workers. Snom is a proven vendor in the desktop device space, known for their commitment to ergonomic aesthetics, unbeatable HD audio, and functionality. The Snom D3XX series is a selection of desktop devices intended to provide the capabilities everyday professionals need to thrive.

Here’s what you can expect from the D3XX series.

Features and Benefits of the D3XX Series (By Model)

The Snom D3XX series is the telephone portfolio of choice for countless small to mid-sized companies worldwide. This best-selling line of telephony technology features state-of-the-art Snom software such as wideband audio for crystal-clear communication, Bluetooth connectivity, and support for the latest SRTP and TLS security standards. What’s more, there’s something to support almost every budget.

The Snom D385 VoIP Phone

The Snom D385 is the upcoming phone in the D3XX portfolio, and it’s one of the most exciting offerings that Snom has to offer. This high-grade business phone comes equipped with a stunning horizontal display, great for when you need quick access to crucial company information. What’s more, Bluetooth compatibility means that employees have no trouble staying connected to their UC strategy. Key features include:

  • USB headset enabled
  • 2-port Gigabit Ethernet switch
  • Handsfree broadband audio
  • Second display with LED buttons
  • High-res 4.3 primary TFT display
  • Digital signal processor (DSP)
  • USB headset enabled
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • D3 expansion capable

The Snom D375 Desk Phone

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Snom D375

The D735 desk phone from Snom is the current flagship model for the D3XX series. The large 4.3-inch colour display means that it’s easy to collect useful conversation details in a hurry, and there’s an extended presentation option for call lists, menus and address books. You’ll also have access to 12 freely-programmable dual-colour function keys, available to be configured for a wide range of functions, including speed dial, presence indication and more. Built-in Bluetooth also ensures that you can connect to a variety of crucial accessories, including headsets and WiFi endpoints. What’s more, the D375 supports the simultaneous use of multiple audio devices. You can use both the loudspeaker and headset at the same time if you prefer. Capabilities include:

  • Stunning ergonomic design
  • High-resolution 4.3-inch colour display
  • USB connectivity
  • 10 function keys
  • Gigabit switch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Sensor hook switch

The Snom D345 Desk Phone

The Snom D345 phone supports multiple identities in a SIP communication environment while providing your employees with an elegant audio endpoint. The D345 was designed to support the needs of an IT service provider, but it’s also flexible enough to support reception desks, call centres, office environments and more.

The European-style keyboard is particularly useful on this device, as it ensures quick and easy dialling comfort. What’s more, the D345 can either be placed on the desk or wall-mounted to suit your interior design needs. For those concerned about security, the D345 comes with a gigabit ethernet switch for connecting VPN and LAN clients. Features include:

  • High-resolution dual display
  • Gigabit switch
  • USB port
  • 12 configurable LED keys
  • 12 SIP identity support
  • Dual IPv4/ IPv6 stack

The D315 Desk Phone

Intended for companies who need high-level functionality for a low price, the Snom D315 telephone comes with everything from a high-resolution display, to business-class connectivity. The D315 comes with a gigabit ethernet switch to help you optimise your local connections, and there’s also a VPN client for ensuring next-level security.

Whether you’re looking to upgrade your contact centre environment or reception area, the D315’s highly flexible design makes it a perfect addition to any communication space. Some of the next-level features of the D315 include:

  • USB port
  • Desk or wall mounting
  • Support for 4 SIP identities
  • Sensor hook switch
  • Dual IPv4 / IPv6 stack
  • Wideband audio
  • 5 configurable function keys

The D305 Desk Phone

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Snom D305

Finally, the ultimate option for budget-conscious companies in the Snom D3XX portfolio, the D305 is a professional phone with high-res display and next-level functionality options. The D305 gives you everything you could hope for from an innovative communication endpoint, without breaking the bank.

With the D305, companies can even access Snom’s innovative sensor hook switch intended to promote reduced wear and enhanced durability. This means that the investments you make will continue paying you back for longer, even if you use your phones every day. Other key features include:

  • Desk or wall mounting options
  • Up to 4 SIP identities
  • 5 configurable function keys
  • 4 context-sensitive keys
  • 4-line backlit display
  • Sensor hook switch
  • HD wideband audio

The D120 Desk phone

If none of the D3XX series appeals to you, there’s an even affordable option available from Snom. The D120 desk phone completes the Snom IP phone series as the ultimate entry-level device. Perfect for healthcare and hospitality verticals, the D120 is a simple phone with high-level functionality. Despite its low price, the D120 still comes with a backlit display – making it unique to its segment. Other capabilities include:

  • 4 Context sensitive function keys
  • 5 fixed function keys
  • Low power consumption PoE
  • 2 SIP identities
  • Back-lit graphical display
  • 360-degree message/call indicator

Target Market & Regional Availability

Through a devoted team of resellers, Snom can deliver its high-quality D3XX series of desktop devices to companies around the world. Specifically designed to support small to mid-sized companies where budgets are low, and demands are high, Snom solutions are great for those businesses who need to keep an eye on affordability. Snom recommends its D3XX series for verticals like:

  • Government
  • Professional services
  • Manufacturing
  • Education

How to Buy & Pricing

Snom sells its desk phones through resellers located in countries around the world. The price of your D3XX desk phone will depend on which reseller you choose, as well as the model that you prefer. The budget-friendly D305 Snom phone starts at approximately £89.99, while the upcoming Snom D385 is set to be priced at around £232.85 excluding VAT.

FAQ & Finishing Thoughts

If you’re looking for a desktop device that provides you with instant access to the information you need each day, the D3XX series from Snom has you covered. This innovative range of desk phones come with high-resolution displays intended to provide all the support you need for things like call lists and calendaring. What’s more, the D3XX series comes with support for Snom IO software – an open platform that allows you to create and integrate the applications you need on your desk phone.

Q: Is the Snom D3XX Series easy to use?

A: Snom devices are easy to deploy and maintain. The D3XX series comes with product and installation guidance, and you can customise your device in any way that suits you. For instance, with Snom IO, Snom’s open platform, business developers can add their own applications to their desktop phone to promote everyday productivity, efficiency, and employee performance.

Q: Are there expansion modules available for the D3XX Series?

A: The Snom D3XX Series of desk phones is compatible with the Snom D3 expansion module. With the D3 module, you can upgrade the number of function keys on your desk phone through your USB port, which allows for greater management of a more significant number of calls and extensions. The D3 expansion comes with support for up to 18 additional LED keys. There’s also the option to daisy-chain 3 modules together on one phone, for a total of 54 function keys.

Q: Is the D3XX Series good for connectivity?

A: All the devices in the D3XX series come with USB connections for headsets and expansion modules. Some of the high-end systems also come with Gigabit Ethernet switches, and built-in Bluetooth to boost connectivity.

 

 

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