Do you know the difference between a desk phone and a softphone? If not, don’t worry; you’re not alone! A lot of people don’t know the difference, but it’s an important distinction to make. In this blog post, we will discuss the differences between desk phones and softphones, as well as VoIP. So, what is the difference? A desk phone is a traditional telephone that plugs into your wall. A softphone is a software application that you install on your computer or mobile device. Let’s take a closer look at each of these options.
We should first discuss VoIP. It is an important technology to understand, because you can use it with both desk phones or softphones. VoIP stands for Voice over Internet Protocol. With VoIP, you make and receive phone calls over the Internet. VoIP is very flexible – you can use it with desk phones, softphones, or even your mobile phone. The sound quality of VoIP is good, but it can be unreliable if your Internet connection is not strong.
A desk phone is a traditional telephone that plugs into your wall. The main advantage of desk phones is that they are very reliable. They also tend to have better sound quality than softphones. However, desk phones are less flexible than softphones because you can’t take them with you when you travel.
A softphone is a software application that you install on your computer or mobile device. The main advantage of softphones is that they are very flexible – you can take them with you when you travel. However, softphones are less reliable than desk phones and the sound quality is not as good.
If you’re not sure whether to use a softphone or a desk phone, we recommend trying out both options to see which one you prefer. If you have any questions, please contact Advanced Communication Systems today at 800-750-3624. Please feel free to also follow us on Twitter.