VTech VSP735A Review – Cloud Phones for SIP Platforms
VTech VSP735A IP Phone Review
As a world market leading electronics manufacturer that builds everything from children’s educational toys to cutting edge business phones, there’s no doubting that VTech is a corporate giant that has a dominating presence in a number of different markets – but how effective are their telecommunication products at a corporate level?
With this in mind, we have decided to write a review on one of their flagship business communication tools, the VTech VSP735A, to give potential all potential buyers the low down on what advantages it can offer businesses, what kind of businesses would benefit from it and what we feel makes this a good or bad purchase for business use.
However, before we continue we must inform you that we do not sell this product. Instead, we are simply trying to help people decide which phone is right for their business by giving an educated evaluation of the pros and cons.
Look and feel – would the VSP735A suit your office?
At first glance you can’t help but notice the sleek, elegant shape of the handset as it perches next to a stylish 206×128 pixel LCD display that’s embedded into the glossy, ink-black interface. With a four way navigational keypad and 16 feature buttons to choose from, you get the impression that this phone has managed to find the perfect middle ground between high-end functionality and user-friendly design.
What can the VSP735A do?
Any users looking for a handset that delivers a high quality, HD Voice Audio experience will be astounded at how clear cutting and lifelike voices sound on this phone. Moreover, a 206×128 pixel LCD display adds another element of class as it notifies users of incoming caller ID’s as well as allowing them to freely scroll through 200 capacity phonebook that’s built in to the device.
By allowing up to 5 SIP accounts to be active on any one handset, the VSP735A offers a highly flexible and cost effective solution that can be used interchangeably between as many as five separate users within a business. Instead of having to buy separate phones for each individual user, one VSP735A handset could be used as the point of communicating with entire a number of different people and is ideal for environments where operators aren’t always fixed to the same desks i.e. call centres.
With up to 16 programmable function keys that can be configured to access up to 32 separate functions such as shared call appearances (SCA), busy lamp fields (BLF) and quick dial and feature codes, the VSP735A is a highly efficient communication tool that saves the time of both users and clients alike.
Also, with dual Ethernet ports, VSP735A users can choose to connect directly through either their desktop or laptop computer, making this an incredibly easy, plug-and-go solution that eliminates the costly installations of cabling and is ready to use straight from the box.
What are our favourite bits?
Aside from the attractive design, we were also very much impressed by the simplicity of the device as a whole. With it’s minimalist design, utilising the functions is a breeze and, as we have just mentioned above, setting up the requires very little effort and can be completed in no time at all. In business, any time saved is essentially money gained and this phone has the potential to drastically increase profit margins in a number of different ways.
Who would benefit most from this phone?
For any businesses looking for a phone that is user-friendly, flexible, stylish and easy to maintain, the VSP735A would be an excellent choice. Offering a high quality and reliable solution for a relatively low price makes the VSP735A a worthy investment that has the potential to drastically improve the communication quality of any person that uses it.
How compatible is this phone?
The VTech VSP735A is a SIP based phone so it is compatible with hosted and open-source PBX platforms, include Broadsoft® and Asterisk-based platforms. Also, the phone can also be connected to numerous add on devices and accessories such as a cordless headsets and handsets for added mobility.
Where to buy and for how much?
After a quick Google search, we can see that the VTech VSP735A is currently available from various online suppliers for an approximate retail price of £129.00/ $159.99. For all the features available on this device we feel that this price is more than reasonable.
UC Today Opinion
As a cost-effective and user-friendly desktop phone this is rich in features, ready to use straight out of the box and equipped with a rich, high quality audio system, the VTech VSP735A is pretty much a good all rounder that is great value for money.
However, if you feel differently about this or believe the phone is more suitable to other working environments we would love to hear what you have to say in the comments section located at the bottom of this page. Here you are free to be as critical as you desire and you can even contribute to an overall rating system that lets prospective buyers know exactly how reliable this phone is.