Digium, the Asterisk Company, unveiled the A-Series IP phones at the ITExpo 2018 today! The This new series is a line of affordable desk phones for Asterisk-based systems.

These new VoIP phones are designed with the best value and high-quality components for budget-minded Asterisk users. The price point starts as low as US$59, each model includes a full-color display, HD Voice, and multi-line functionality.  

The A-Series IP phones for Asterisk are the highest quality VoIP phones for the price and are backed by Digium, the creator, sponsor, and maintainer of the Asterisk project.

“Asterisk, the world’s most popular open source communications platform, is used by developers to create sophisticated, custom communications solutions, and low- or no-cost alternatives to proprietary phone systems. These systems often require budget-friendly IP phones, and the new A-Series phones for Asterisk fulfill that need,” said Charlie Wilson, director of developer products at Digium.

This new Digium A-Series VoIP phones for Asterisk include:

  • A30 – An executive-level gigabit phone with a 4.3-inch full-color display, 6 line registrations, 10 Rapid Dial/Busy Lamp Field (BLF) keys with up to 45 contacts, Power over Ethernet (PoE), and 10/100/1000BASE-T network ports.
  • A25 – A mid-level gigabit phone with two full-color displays, 4 line registrations, 6 Rapid Dial/Busy Lamp Field (BLF) keys with up to 30 contacts, Power over Ethernet (PoE), and 10/100/1000BASE-T network ports.
  • A22 – An entry-level gigabit phone with a 2.8-inch full-color display, 2 line registrations, Power over Ethernet (PoE), and 10/100/1000BASE-T network ports.
  • A20 – An entry-level value phone with a 2.8-inch full-color display, 2 line registrations, Power over Ethernet (PoE), and 10/100BASE-T network ports.

Stay tuned for more details!

“As a Digium partner, we are very excited to hear that they will be adding these new phones to their product line. These additional phones will broaden Digium’s portfolio in the competitive VoIP industry, giving them a stronger foothold in the market. “ – Paula Griffo, President, and CFO of VoIP Supply

Snom has been known for its affordable and reliable IP phone solutions. Their SIP 700 Series features VPN, auto-provisioning & redirection, remote management, and more advanced capabilities. To take your communication experience to an even higher level, today, Snom introduced a whole new deskset, the D785, to provide you a larger color display and more advanced support. Let’s delve into the details!

4.3-inch Color Display With 24 Self-Labeling Keys

The D785 is a 12-line SIP Phone featuring a 480×272 large color LCD display for a clearer view. The 24 self-labeling keys (4 pages) allow you to customize your phone to better fit in your business and work environment. Need more flexibility? Pair the D785 with up to three D7 expansion modules to gain 18 more programmable keys per module with multi-color LED! The D7 expansion module is compatible with all D700 series phones except the D710/D712.

If you are looking for a powerful and flexible deskphone, you won’t want to miss the D785 deskset! Bluetooth, EHS, Dual Ethernet ports (GigE), and Power over Ethernet (PoE) are just some of the flexible connectivity options offered by the D785. You will be able to easily connect your device to a headset and power it without an additional power supply. Best of all, the D785 also comes with optional WiFi and DECT support via a USB port, giving you the freedom to have a hands-free conversation!

Key Features:

  • Optional WiFi and DECT Support via USB port
  • Dual Ethernet ports (GigE)
  • EHS adapter support
  • Support for up to three D7 expansion modules
  • USB Port
  • Support for up to 12 SIP lines/accounts
  • Soft bumpers to “mute the handset click”
  • SIP and PCAP trace in phone
  • VPN
  • Remote management: TR-069/TR-111
  • Auto-provisioning and redirection
  • Best-in-class audio

Check out how the new D785 deskset compares to other IP Phones in the SIP 700 suite below!

SIP 700 Series Comparison Matrix

Availability of the D785

The D785 IP Phones will be officially released in early February 2018. Stay tuned! Meanwhile, mark your calendar for our D785 Product Webinar on Jan. 29th as we share the product details, advanced features, Snom 700 Series comparison, and more!

Check Out Snom D785!