Ooma Office is compatible with many devices, and there are many factors to consider when deciding which one to use. Individuals will have different preferences and needs when it comes to their office telephone setups, so it is important to choose carefully. To accommodate varying office layouts and many different individual usage-styles, Ooma Office allows you to choose between multiple options.

The chart below outlines the differences between the location and setup requirements for each Ooma device:

Analog Phone (Base Station) DP1 desk phone Analog Phone (Linx) IP Phone External Device Mobile App
Type of setup Wired Wireless Wireless Wired N/A N/A
Connection type Analog Analog Analog Ethernet N/A N/A
Power type Electric outlet Electric outlet Electric outlet Electric outlet or power over Ethernet N/A N/A

In addition to physical setup considerations, it is also important to consider the preferences and needs of the person who will be using the device. The chart below compares the different devices in common usage situations:

Analog Phone (Base Station) DP1 desk phone Analog Phone (Linx) IP Phone External Device Mobile App
Answer incoming calls Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Make outgoing calls Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Transfer calls Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Heavy call volume No Yes No Yes No No
Light usage Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Programmable soft keys Certain models Yes Certain models Yes No No
Receive calls away from the office No No No No Yes Yes
Support all Ooma Office features Yes Yes Yes Yes No Select features
Supports physical fax machines Yes (recommended) No Not recommended No No No

IP phones and the Ooma DP1 Desk Phone must be purchased directly from Ooma. The table below compares the technical specifications of the different phones that are sold by Ooma:

Voice Quality Display Lines Connection Ethernet Ports Headset/Mic Power Configurable Buttons Other
Yealink CP920 HD Voice LCD 1 10/100 Port 1 No POE 21 20 ft
Yealink W60P HD Voice Color 8 10/100 Port 1 3.5 mm AC,
POE
No Range: 160 ft
Talk Time: 30 h
Yealink W56H HD Voice Color 4 10/100 Port 1 3.5 mm AC,
POE
No Range: 160 ft
Talk Time: 30 h
Ooma DP1 Extra-Large Monocrhome 2 Wireless DECT 6.0 1 2.5 mm AC,
Battery Backup
32 Connection Range: 75 ft
Yealink T21PE2 HD Voice LCD 6 10/100 Port 2 RJ-9 AC,
POE
2
Yealink T23G HD Voice LCD 3 Dual-Port Gigabit Ethernet 1 RJ-9 AC,
POE
3
Yealink T27G HD Voice LCD 5 Dual-Port Gigabit Ethernet 1 RJ-9,
Wireless Headsets,
Bluetooth (adapter required)
AC,
POE
21
Cisco SPA 303 Hi-Res Graphical 3 10/100 Port 2 2.5 mm AC No
Cisco SPA 504G Hi-Res Graphical 4 10/100 Port 2 2.5 mm AC,
POE
No