I was actually looking for new IP phones to recommend to a client who did not want to spend big bucks for a bunch of phones. The client had a budget of $50-75 for phones with a great deal of requirements. Then the news about new Grandstream HD IP phones, GXP 1400/1405 came in the mail and my and of course the clients IP phone problem is resolved.
Here is the press release about the new phones;
Grandstream Announces a New Addition to the Line of Enterprise HD IP Phones, the GXP1400/1405
Next-generation IP phone features wideband HD audio and highly competitive price
Brookline, MA (June 1, 2011) – Grandstream Networks, the leading manufacturer of IP voice/video telephony and video surveillance solutions, today announced two new additions to the GXP line of Enterprise HD IP Phones, the GXP1400 and GXP1405. The newest additions to the award-winning GXP family of HD IP Phones, the GXP1400/1405 bring top-quality HD audio and comprehensive functionality to the market at an extremely competitive price.
The GXP1400/1405 are next generation small-to-medium business (SMB) IP phones that feature 2 line keys with dual-color LED, single SIP account, a 128x40 pixel graphical LCD display with support for multi-languages (including English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, etc.), 3 XML programmable context-sensitive soft keys, dual network ports, integrated PoE (GXP1405 only), and 3-way conferencing. The GXP1400/1405 delivers superior wideband HD audio quality, high performance full duplex speakerphone with advanced acoustic echo cancellation, rich and leading edge telephony features, auto provisioning for easy and secure deployment using TR069 and AES encrypted XML configuration file, advanced security protection for privacy using TLS/SRTP/HTTPS, and broad interoperability with most third-party SIP devices and leading SIP/NGN/IMS platforms as well as IPPBX systems. It is a perfect choice for small-to-medium businesses looking for a high quality, feature rich IP phone with an extremely affordable cost.
“We are very excited to announce the GXP1400/1405 HD phones for the small-to-medium business market”, said David Li, CEO of Grandstream Networks. “This new product from Grandstream will target the fastest growing demand in the affordability segment of the IP phone market with unrivaled cost-feature-performance advantages and exceedingly compelling value of wideband HD voice at a nearly disruptive price point that’s close to traditional analog phones”.
For more information on the GXP1400/1405, visit Grandstream.
Pricing and Availability
The GXP1400/1405 will be commercially available through Grandstream’s worldwide distribution channels at a list price of US$59 and US$65 respectively, by the end of May, 2011.