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Cisco SPA Phone Comparison

The following chart displays all current models of Cisco SPA phones by model, line appearance, lines, ports, voice fidelity, display, Power over Ethernet (PoE) capability, expansion, and if the phone supports video.


Model Lines Ethernet Ports HD Voice Display PoE Protocol Expandable Video
Cisco SPA301 Cisco SPA301 1 1 x 10/100 Yes None Yes SIP No No
Cisco SPA303 Cisco SPA303 3 2 x 10/100 Yes 128 x 64 Pixel Yes SIP No No
Cisco SPA501G Cisco SPA501G 8 2 x 10/100 Yes None Yes SIP Yes 1 No
Cisco SPA502 Cisco SPA502 1 2 x 10/100 Yes 128 x 64 Pixel Yes SIP Yes 1 No
Cisco SPA504G Cisco SPA504G 4 2 x 10/100 Yes 128 x 64 Pixel Yes SIP Yes 1 No
Cisco SPA508G Cisco SPA508G 8 2 x 10/100 Yes 128 x 64 Pixel Yes SIP Yes 1 No
Cisco SPA509G Cisco SPA509G 12 2 x 10/100 Yes 128 x 64 Pixel Yes SIP Yes 1 No
Cisco SPA512G Cisco SPA512G 1 2 x 10/100/1000 Yes 128 x 64 Pixel Yes SIP Yes 1 No
Cisco SPA514G Cisco SPA514G 4 2 x 10/100/1000 Yes 144 x 128 Pixel Yes SIP Yes 1 No
Cisco SPA525G2 Cisco SPA525G2 5 2 x 10/100, WiFi Yes 3.2", 320 x 240 Pixel Color LCD Yes SIP Yes 1 No

1 The Cisco SPA500S is a paper display attendant console.

The Cisco SPA500DS is a digital screen attendant console.

Cisco 7800 Phone Comparison

The following chart displays all current models of Cisco 7800 phones by model, line appearance, lines, ports, voice fidelity, display, Power over Ethernet (PoE) capability, expansion, and if the phone supports video.


Model Lines Ethernet Ports HD Voice Display PoE Protocol Expandable Video
Cisco 7821 Cisco 7821 2 2 x 10/100 Yes 3.5" 396 x 162 Pixel Yes SIP No No
Cisco 7841 Cisco 7841 4 2 x 10/100/1000 Yes 3.5" 396 x 162 Pixel Yes SIP No No
Cisco 7861 Cisco 7861 16 2 x 10/100 Yes 3.5" 396 x 162 Pixel Yes SIP No No

1 The Cisco 7811 offers wideband audio with purchase of an optional wideband handset.

Cisco 7900 Phone Comparison

The following chart displays all current models of Cisco 7900 phones by model, line appearance, lines, ports, voice fidelity, display, Power over Ethernet (PoE) capability, expansion, and if the phone supports video.


Model Lines Ethernet Ports HD Voice Display PoE Protocol Expandable Video
Cisco 7911 Cisco 7911 1 2 x 10/100 No 192 x 64 Pixel Yes SCCP,SIP 1 No No
Cisco 7931 Cisco 7931 3 2 x 10/100 No 192 x 64 Pixel Yes SCCP,SIP 1 No No
Cisco 7940 Cisco 7940 2 2 x 10/100 No 320 x 222 Pixel Yes SCCP,SIP 1 No No
Cisco 7941 Cisco 7941 2 2 x 10/100 No 320 x 222 Pixel Yes SCCP,SIP 1 No No
Cisco 7941G-GE Cisco 7941G-GE 2 2 x 10/100 No 320 x 222 Pixel Yes SCCP,SIP 1 No No
Cisco 7942 Cisco 7942 2 2 x 10/100 Yes 320 x 222 Pixel Yes SCCP,SIP 1 No No
Cisco 7945 Cisco 7945 2 2 x 10/100/1000 Yes 5" Color TFT,320 x 240 Pixel Yes SCCP,SIP 1 No No
Cisco 7960 Cisco 7960 6 2 x 10/100 No 320 x 222 Pixel Yes SCCP,SIP 1 Yes 2 No
Cisco 7961 Cisco 7961 6 2 x 10/100 No 320 x 222 Pixel Yes SCCP,SIP 1 Yes 2 No
Cisco 7961G-GE Cisco 7961G-GE 6 2 x 10/100/1000 No 320 x 222 Pixel Yes SCCP,SIP 1 Yes 2 No
Cisco 7962 Cisco 7962 6 2 x 10/100 Yes 320 x 222 Pixel Yes SCCP,SIP 1 Yes 2 No
Cisco 7965 Cisco 7965 6 2 x 10/100/1000 Yes 5" Color TFT,320 x 240 Pixel Yes SCCP,SIP 1 Yes 2 No
Cisco 7970 Cisco 7970 8 2 x 10/100 No 320 x 234 Pixel Yes SCCP,SIP 1 Yes 2 No
Cisco 7975 Cisco 7975 8 2 x 10/100/1000 Yes 5.6" TFT Touchscreen,320 x 240 Pixel Yes SCCP,SIP 1 Yes 2 No

1 The Cisco 7900 Series Phones ship by default with the SCCP protocol, to install the SIP protocol you will need to have an active Cisco SMARTnet contract for the device.

2 The Cisco 7916 Attendant Console is compatible with the Cisco 7962, 7965, and 7975 phones. The Cisco 7915 Attendant Console is compatible with the Cisco 7962, 7965, and 7975 phones. The discontuned Cisco 7914 Attendant Console is compatible with the Cisco 7960, 7961, 7970, and 7971 phones.

Cisco 8800 Phone Comparison

The following chart displays all current models of Cisco 8800 phones by model, line appearance, lines, ports, voice fidelity, display, Power over Ethernet (PoE) capability, expansion, and if the phone supports video.


Model Lines Ethernet Ports HD Voice Display PoE Protocol Expandable Video
Cisco 8811 Cisco 8811 5 2 x 10/100/1000 Yes 5" Greyscale,800 x 480 Pixel Yes SIP No No
Cisco 8841 Cisco 8841 5 2 x 10/100/1000 Yes 5" 24-bit Color,800 x 480 Pixel Yes SIP No No
Cisco 8851 Cisco 8851 5 2 x 10/100/1000 Yes 5" 24-bit Color,800 x 480 Pixel Yes SIP Yes 1 No
Cisco 8861 Cisco 8861 5 2 x 10/100/1000,WiFi Yes 5" 24-bit Color,800 x 480 Pixel Yes SIP Yes 1 No

1 The Cisco 8851 and 8861 phones use the Cisco 8800 Attendant Console.

Cisco 8900 Phone Comparison

The following chart displays all current models of Cisco 8900 phones by model, line appearance, lines, ports, voice fidelity, display, Power over Ethernet (PoE) capability, expansion, and if the phone supports video.


Model Lines Ethernet Ports HD Voice Display PoE Protocol Expandable Video
Cisco 8945 Cisco 8945 4 2 x 10/100/1000 Yes 5" TFT Color Yes SCCP,SIP 1 No Yes,VGA 30fps,640 x 480
Cisco 8961 Cisco 8961 6 2 x 10/100/1000 Yes 5" TFT Color Yes SCCP,SIP 1 Yes 2 No

1 The Cisco 8900 Series Phones ship by default with the SCCP protocol, to install the SIP protocol you will need to have an active Cisco SMARTnet contract for the device.

2 The Cisco CKEM Attendant Console is compatible with the Cisco 8961 phone.