What's new in Polycom phones

If your not using hosted VoIP and enjoying the benefits of HD Voice and high quality products then your missing out. That old PBX digital phone you've had for 10 years doesn't match the sound quality and feature functionality of a modern SIP phone.  Polycom now know as Poly offers SIP Phones that sport a sleek and professional design with high-quality construction, making them an attractive desktop option capable of handling the demands of everyday use. They Feature Poly's Acoustic Clarity Technology and High Definition HD Voice, Polycom Phones enable you to experience clear, crisp, room filling conversations that result in increased comprehension and productivity.

Standard features include programmable buttons, call waiting/forwarding/hold, call directory and of course full duplex speakerphone. With phones available for the smallest of businesses all the way up to the largest, Polycom Phones should be your choice for a SIP-based IP Phone. If your on hosted VoIP and running the VVX 300 or 400 phones your still on pretty current technology but Poly recently released the X50 series of phones featuring:


  • Mid Range IP Phone w/ 6 Line
  • High Definition Audio Technology
  • SIP Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP)
  • 6-Line Operation
  • Acoustic Clarity Technology
  • Hearing Aid Compatible
  • 3.5" Color Display
  • Speakerphone
  • Dual-Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch
  • Call Forwarding
  • Remote Missed Call Notification
  • Call Transfer
  • One-Touch Speed Dial
  • One-Touch Redial
  • Mute
  • Do Not Disturb
  • Call Timer
  • IEEE 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE) Support
  • Optional AC Adapter (Not Included)
  • Dual-Port 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet Switch
  • RJ-9 Headset Jack
  • Multilingual Menu Support (Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish)
  • Call Hold / Call Wait
  • Call Waiting

Another recent addition and improvement over an already well know product is the Polycom Trio 8800. You won't find too many conference rooms using something other than Polycom because the sound quality is so superior. Well they recently improved the Trio and you can run a full video conference from it.

trio-8800Learn more about video conferencing 

  • 360 microphone coverage
  • Up to 20-foot microphone pickup
  • Easily extend the reach with optional expansion microphones (wired)
  • Eliminates non-speech background noise with Polycom NoiseBlock
  • Hybrid registration - registers to multiple ecosystems
  • 5" color touchscreen
  • One-touch Join meeting with Microsoft calendar integration
  • Mute buttons on each leg for simplicity
  • Certified for use with Skype for business
  • Based on open standards to ensure interoperability with leading SIP and video platforms
  • Local 5-way HD Voice conference
  • Secure Wi-Fi network connectivity


Polycom VVX Business phones support SIP and H.323 protocols, with most featuring PoE. Enjoy stunning high definition displays or full color displays with support for up to 2 ethernet ports.

Polycom VVX solutions unify voice, video and applications capabilities into a simple-to-use business media phone. With their intuitive user interfaces, they are designed to improve productivity and business workflows. Polycom VVX devices are the ideal, all-in-one desktop productivity tools making high-performance collaboration as simple as a phone call.    


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