The next step up from the single line VX-101 is the more adaptable VVX-102 which has 2-lines even though it supports most of the same features and functions. However the VVX-201 supports HD voice as well as having a twin Ethernet switches providing two ports to connect a phone and a PC.
The phone is Ideal for desk phones and for shared/ common-areas. It also provides Polycom’s HD Voice technology and also reduces deployment costs and maintenance.
A very good mid-range phone that provides the functionality that will handle the needs of most users. The phone has two-lines and importantly supports HD voice, which is not available in the VVX-101. Therefore the extra price and additional line is probably well worth the additional cost.
|Body||Dark grey plastic|
|Display||2.5” LCD monochromel display – (132×64 pixels)|
|Audio Quality||Polycom HD Voice technology|
|No of Lines||2 lines|
|No of Programmable keys||2 line programmable keys, 4 soft programmable keys|
|Function Buttons||“Home” feature key, 4-way navigation key cluster with centre “Select” key, 2 volume control keys , hold key , headset key, hands-free speakerphone key, and microphone mute key.|
|Additional Functions/Features||Two lines with 2 programmable soft-keys, One-touch speed dialling, automatic redial, missed call indicator, Do-not-disturb feature and indicator, Locally customizable dial plan, and a single USB connections for storage, and connecting USB accessories|
|Network Connections||SIP enabled, twin 10/100 ports, DHCP, secure NTP|
|QoS||Supports VLAN and Type of Service , as well as VLAN discovery|
|Security||Password login, Supports authentication as well as encryption using Transport Layer Security (TLS), local configuration files are encrypted and use a digest hash for authentication|
|Phone Directory Capacity||Name Directory Access using LDAP, 100 user local storage|
|Call Log Capacity||N/A|
|Estimated Price||$79 but many host PBX vendors have discounts and monthly payment terms|
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