Cisco DX650 Is An Android-Powered Desk Phone

We are all very well familiar with mobile phones running on the Android platform but what about a desk phone running on this popular OS? Cisco has just the device called the DX650 which brings the full features of an Android tablet into a basic office phone. This office phone aims to boost the productivity of employees by simplifying the workflow.

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The Cisco DX650 still has the features of a regular desk phone such as a physical dial pad, speakerphone, and a receiver. It comes with a display that allows for integrated unified communications, high-definition (HD) video, web collaboration, and cloud support.

The key features of the device include

Always on secure communications

  • Comprehensive communication that includes  multi-line and speed dial support, and multi-user login among others
  • Allows contacts and call histories to be shared from personal smartphones using Bluetooth
  • Allows audio calls from smartphone to be moved to the DX650 for superior acoustical experience
  • Can make HD 1080p (30fps) video calls
  • Uses wideband audio (G.722)

Integrated Collaboration Experience

  • Real-time web conferencing
  • Allows sharing of files using Cisco WebEx
  • Integrated secure instant messenger using Cisco Jabber
  • Able to access Outlook, through ActiveSync

Cloud Access

  • Integrated VPN services with Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client
  • Access Cisco and third party apps
  • Supports basic desktop virtualization

Personalization and Customization

  • Access third party apps that are compliant with the Android OS


  • Support wired and 802.11a/b/g/n wireless connectivity
  • Centralize management

Cisco DX650 Technical Specifications

  • Display: 7 in. diagonal; backlit, WSVGA capacitive touchscreen LCD with 1024 x 600 pixel effective resolution
  • Front camera: HD video communication with Cisco TelePresence interoperability and other H.264 video endpoint interoperation
  • Operating system: Android 4.0.1
  • Processor: TI OMAP 4460 1.5 GHz
  • Storage: 8 GB eMMC flash memory
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM

What’s probably one of the key strengths of this device is that it has access to Google Play Store. This makes it easy to customize with communication related apps.

via cisco