5 FREE SIP Softphones and affordable deskphone options

December 10, 2015 by Jeff Quinn

SIP Softphones

There are advantages between choosing a softphone or deskphone option when implementing a new VoIP phone system office. I wanted to first give you some FREE options of softphones and also an affordable deskphone option that you may want to take a look at.

Grandstream Wave

Android users with 4.0 or higher are able to make and receive SIP based calls over WiFi. The Grandstream Wave app offers the most popular telephony features and supports up to 6 SIP accounts.

  • Compatible with most 3 parties’ SIP based communication platforms and IP PBX systems
  • Currently only available for Android 4.0 or higher
  • Available via the Google play store or from Grandstream.com

Affordable Deskphone Option:
Grandstream GXP1620

  • Up to 2 lines
  • Dual Gigabit Ethernet Ports
  • HD Wideband Audio

Switchvox Softphone for Mobile

With a user friendly configuration and the ability to make and receive phone calls from any mobile device, the Switchvox Softphone app is scalable for any office situation.

  • Enterprise mobility for any Switchvox Solution
  • Connectivity on any WiFi, 4G, or LTE network
  • Advanced call controls

Affordable Deskphone Option:
Digium D60 VoIP Phone

  • 4.3 inch, 480 x 272-pixel backlit color LCD display
  • 2 line appearance keys
  • 4 feature keys



Features support for both SIP and IAX, and includes free and paid versions of their software.

  • Low memory and CPU usage increases call quality
  • Audio, Video, Fax, Presence and instant messaging
  • Compatible with most voip service providers and PBX’s

Affordable Deskphone Option:
Yealink T21P E2 VoIP Phone

  • 2 Line Appearances
  • Wall Mountable
  • Easy and simple set up and configuration options

3CX Softphone

With the ability to be used on Windows, MAC, Android and iOS operating systems the 3CX softphone is a easy to use and helps to reduce your phone system costs.

  • Open standards to be used with many different platforms
  • Simple to understand interface
  • Along with basic call features presence and instant chat are included

Affordable Deskphone Option:
Yealink T23G Gigabit VoIP Phone

  • 3 line appearances
  • Yealink Optima HD Voice
  • Scalable from small to large office settings

X-Lite CounterPath

A very popular SIP softphone supporting a range of codecs and also offering great support for desktop business video conferencing

  • Instant messaging and presence available with basic call features
  • Open standards and SIP compatibility to work with a large number of platforms
  • Combines voice and video

Affordable Deskphone Option:
Polycom VVX 101 Single Line VoIP Phone

  • Wall mountable
  • Polycom HD audio quality
  • 4 soft keys

Whether you decide to use a soft phone or a desk phone you will still be receiving the main benefits of a small business VoIP phone system. Please feel free to call in to our VoIP Solutions Specialists and discuss whether of desk phone or SIP soft phone is the right choice for you at 1-800-398-VoIP or email us at [email protected]

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