This following review was conducted in April 2017.
The following review was conducted in March 2017 and edited in February 2018 to remove mentions of Music on Hold incompatibility, as Yealink has since fixed this in a firmware update.
The Yealink SIP-T19P E2 is a redesign of an earlier model, the Yealink SIP-T19P, which is on its way to being discontinued. The newer model preserves the popular features of the legacy phone, while expanding its capabilities and adding tweaks.
The Yealink SIP-T19P E2 is an entry-level device with better functionality than other similar low cost options. The phone offers a single SIP line, with full call control functionality and HD codecs, making it ideal for low call volumes. This device would work well in a home office, a public waiting room, or any non-intensive calling environment.
The following review was conducted in March 2017 for the beta version of the Grandstream GDS3710.
The GDS3710 is an IP video door system that also serves as a high-definition IP surveillance camera and IP intercom to offer facility access control and security monitoring. The GDS3710 also enables voice communication between the device and a chosen extension.
The following review was conducted in January 2017, and information on subsequent software updates and new version releases may not be reflected within. This review predates OnSIP’s desktop app, free to OnSIP users, so is not affected by bias.
Counterpath's Bria for Mac is the macOS equivalent of the venerable softphone that's known to Android, iPhone, Linux, and other operating systems. The current iteration for Mac supports HD voice and video calling, click to call, speakerphone, mute, transfer, 3-way calling, and up to 3,000 presence-based contacts.
The HTek UC924 is a color enterprise IP phone that can register up to four SIP accounts, along with eight line keys and five-way voice conferencing. The target users for this phone are corporate staff, administrative assistants, and employees working with bandwidth-intensive application on collocated PCs.
The following review was conducted in January 2017, and information on subsequent software updates and new version releases may not be reflected within. This review predates OnSIP’s mobile app for iOS and Android, free to OnSIP users, so is not affected by bias.
Bria for iPad is a softphone developed with the power user in mind, marketing itself as a business productivity application. It offers several multitasking features that allow users to work on other iPad apps while maintaining voice and video communications.
Bria for iPad targets the traveling business user and has some business class features, such as as automated call recording, presence, call forwarding, selective contact integration with Facebook and Google, and VPN support.