In terms of the conference phone, Poly Trio 8300 Smart Conference Phone from Polycom is the first one that Rich Technology Group has reviewed on its channel.
In terms of the conference phone, Poly Trio 8300 Smart Conference Phone from Polycom is the first one that Rich Technology Group has reviewed on its channel. Because of its unique design and great specifications, it has become a popular product in the market.
In this article, Rich Technology Group is going to cover unboxing, first impressions, specifications, and pros and cons of this phone; so people can have a detailed understanding of this phone before reaching a conclusion.
What’s in the Box?
Apart from the phone itself, Poly Trio 8300 Smart Conference Phone box contains the user guide manual, 25 foot CAT5 cable, 7 foot CAT5 cable, a couple of POE injectors, and a couple of AC adaptors. Having cables included in the box is a nice touch; so you do not have to buy it separately.
Also, there are multiple POE injectors because of different power standards such as POE standard 24 or 12. To check all the content details and assembly descriptions, you can check out the detailed user manual.
Poly Trio 8300 Smart Conference Phone has a nice design. It has a smaller footprint than it appears in pictures and videos. It has got the speakerphone in the middle top and has a Polycom signature HD voice which means that the quality is stunning and it feels like the person on the phone is sitting next to you. Thus, if you are looking for the highest quality sound and impeccable speakers, this is a go-to phone.
Poly Trio 8300 Smart Conference Phone has a numeric keypad and even though it is a conference phone, it has got the other desk-styled phone features as well. In the mid, there are directional keys and a back key to move around through menus. It has also got the typical home button; so if you are lost in the menu, you simply navigate to the main menu. Other typical phone buttons in the list include volume up and down buttons and mute buttons.
Here's the full unboxing and review video of the Poly Trio 8300 Smart Conference Phone below.
Interfaces and Outlets
On the back and side of the Poly Trio 8300 Smart Conference Phone, there are different interfaces and outlets to connect cables and power. There is a CAT5 port to configure an internet connection and two RJ9s for the headset or microphone. Also, it has an Ethernet port which is POE if you want to power it using the internet cable only.
On the back of Poly Trio 8300 Smart Conference Phone, there is a phone lock that has got a mini USB port and headset jack for connection. The USB port can be used to charge the phone or to use an external storage device for recording.
In a world where everybody is going more hands-free, Poly Trio 8300 Smart Conference Phone is not too far-fetched. You can connect the headset with it but you can still have a conference call if there is someone else in the room or office with you.
Polycom’s website has listed the specification of Poly Trio 8300 Smart Conference Phone in a way that it is a conference solution for small meeting rooms with up to five people.
It allows users to join meetings in just seconds with the touch of a button. It has up to three line capability, audio connectivity for mobile and other devices, Wi-Fi audio calling with 2.4 gigahertz, and three cardioid microphones. Also, it includes the famous Polycom noise block software that eliminates background noise; so it has a future-proof flexible modular architecture.
Poly Trio 8300 Smart Conference Phone offers voice activity detection, comfort noise generation, adaptive jitter buffers, and packet loss concealment port. There is Bluetooth connectivity which is a big plus for people who wants to go hands-free and you can connect this phone to a wireless network connection without any Ethernet cable because of the Wi-Fi feature. Some other calls handling features for this phone include three shared line appearance, distinctive incoming call treatment, call waiting, call timer, and call disturb.
Where to Buy:
Poly Trio 8300 Smart Conference Phone goes for approximately three to four hundred dollars depending upon the source you get it from. It is a pretty good price considering the price to feature ratio. Some major service providers that support this phone include Vonage, Nextiva, Ring Central, and Onsip.
Rich Technology Group likes to convey big thanks to VOIP supply for coordinating shipping this phone to us for review and unboxing. Also, big thanks to our contacts at Polycom Corporate and marketing for reaching out to us for review.
As we have got long-term connections in the VOIP industry, we can also negotiate special pricing with the VOIP providers on your behalf. That being said, contact Rich Technology Group without any hesitation
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