4 Must-Have Hardware Products for 2019

This article is the second in a series outlining the benefits of using CloudCall unified communications. Read our first article in the series on voice quality to discover 5 ways CloudCall offers the highest voice quality available.

On average, how many hours per week does your team spend on the phone? If you are in Sales, Recruitment, or Customer Service, most of your day involves your desk phone or headset.

As your primary communication hardware, your headset and handset can be your best friend or your worst enemy. Finding the right hardware can be tough. Here are featured hardware products you might find useful:

Yealink T41S

The Yealink T41S is a feature-rich and affordable VoIP Desktop phone for superior voice quality.

The Yealink T41S is designed for executives and managers looking for a feature-rich phone at a cost-effective price. Like other phones in the T4x family, the elegant T41S phone has all the powerful features and great voice quality that you would expect from Yealink.

Features include:

  • A 2.7” LCD screen that is faster, more responsive, optimized interface for a smartphone-like user experience
  • Caller details are displayed on the phone, as well as relevant call campaign information
  • Dual 10/100 Mbps network ports (standard for most internal networks)
  • Supports 2 VoIP accounts
  • Easy to deploy and maintain (supports remote provisioning)

Plantronics C5220

The Plantronics C5220 is a basic USB corded headset for softphones is in the “bang for your buck” category. This corded model offers the highest audio quality in this category. Answer, call end, mute and volume adjustment are all available as options on the cord for convenient access.

The noise-canceling microphone ensures that noise, such as speech from colleagues, is filtered out of the conversation. Your own hearing is protected by SoundGuard hearing protection technology.

Features include:

  • USB connection
  • Noise-canceling microphone masks nearby colleagues for maximum call privacy
  • Ideal for users with extensive PC communications
  • Auto Answer through the intuitive control unit
  • Compatible with Yealink S Models and Polycom VVX 500 or VVX600

Polycom VVX201

The Polycom VVX 201 VoIP Desktop Phone offers reliable two-way Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and delivers high-definition sound. This stylish and cost-effective phone model is ideal for environments requiring simple and reliable connectivity.

The VVX 201 features full-duplex speakerphone capability as well as Polycom HD Voice and Acoustic Fence technology. This technology delivers crystal clear sound quality and enables natural conversations without noise and echo.

Features include:

  • An entry-level handset that delivers Polycom’s HD Voice technology and a wide range of telephony features
  • Features a 132 x 64 monochrome backlit LCD, a 12-key dial pad, home, speaker, mute, headset and volume
  • Dual 10/100 Mbps network ports that are standard for most internal networks
  • The caller details displayed
  • Supports 2 VoIP accounts
  • The RJ9 headset connect supports the following: Jabra Biz 2300 and Plantronics HW251
  • Easy to deploy and maintain (supports remote provisioning)

Plantronics Savi W710

The Plantronics SAVI W710 Cordless Headset can be connected to your desk phone, your mobile device, or your PC and provides unbeatable sound quality. The Savi W700 series gives professionals the freedom to listen to PC-based audio such as web conferences, multimedia and music. Easily switch to calls from desk phones, PCs or mobiles by simply pressing one button.

The Savi W700 series is energy-efficient thanks to a feature that allows you to adjust the power according to your distance from the base unit, which helps to extend the battery life. When using your Savi W710 cordless headset, the system automatically updates your status to ‘busy’, so the people you connect with instantly know whether you are available or not.

Features include:

  • 3-way connectivity lets you easily switch and mix audio between desk phone, PC and mobile phones
  • Convertible style choices including over-the-ear, behind-the-head, and over-the-head
  • Battery life that lasts up to 9 hours
  • DECT wireless security keeps conversations safe and secure

At CloudCall, we proudly offer the best hardware options on the market to optimize your unified communications experience. Give us a call to learn more about the hardware updates that will benefit your teams and the future of your business.

Nicola Kirby

About Nicola Kirby

Nicola Kirby is CloudCall’s copywriter based in the UK Headquarters. Having worked in marketing for 13 years she’s a dab hand at getting involved in all things content. Outside of work, she runs around after a small human being for fun.