POLYCOM VVX 1500 Video Conference Phone Kenya


Polycom VVX 1500 Video Conference Phone

The Polycom VV Kenya X 1500 video conference phone in Kenya is an all-in-one device for VoIP and video conferencing. The telephony features on this phone contain support for 6 line appearances, and HD voice over the handset or speakerphone. A USB and RJ9 port deliver connections for a headset.


Polycom VVX 1500 Video Conference Phone Nairobi

The Polycom VVX 1500 video conference phone in Nairobi business media phone with a touch screen. It offers busy professionals with life-like unified communications. The first business media phone that combines advanced telephony, one-touch video and combined business applications into a unified, lifelike experience. The Polycom VVX 1500 Kenya Phone comes bundled with numerous applications including the Polycom Productivity Suite, which allows users to initiate and control audio conference calls right from the device’s screen as well as record calls locally using a flash drive in the phone’s USB port.

The Polycom VVX 1500 video conference phone in Nairobi also features a free Web service called My Info Portal through which clients can select to receive content such as local weather reports and other personalized information on the screen when the phone is not in a voice or video call. The Polycom VVX 1500 Video Phone in Nairobi uses the same SIP software as combined in Polycom’s SoundPoint IP desktop and conference phone product lines to communicate with SIP-based IP PBX Kenya and hosted call servers.

Polycom VVX 1500 Video Conference Phone Features:

  • A touch-based user interface that is easy-to-use
  • Videoconferencing
  • Simple and fast (one-touch) calls
  • Access with a single touch to voice, video, and applications
  • An open application platform—Apps-ready with API
  • Flexibility and future-proofability—Designed for UC environments
  • Productivity and personalization applications, including Polycom Productivity Suite, Polycom My Info Portal and a Digital Photo Frame
  • Intuitive, color, touch-screen interface for voice, video and applications
  • Six-line, feature-rich phone with Polycom HD Voice
  • Instant, one-touch business-grade videoconferencing right from the desktop
  • Adjustable camera, base, and display to suit the environment and provide eye-level visual interactions
  • Highly customizable applications platform with open Polycom API , integrated full browser and USB 2.0 for applications
  • Productivity and personalization applications, including Polycom Productivity Suite, Polycom My Info Portal and Digital Photo Frame
  • Deep IP PBX integration with leading SIP-based IP PBX and Softswitch Platforms
  • Integrated Gigabit Ethernet (GigE) switch for bandwidth-intensive applications
  • IEEE 802.3af powered at under 11W maximum for a “green” world
  • Smart motion detection to enable the screen to go to power-save mode when no one is in the office

HD Audio Quality

Enjoy crisp and clear sounds courtesy of a full-duplex speakerphone that is embedded in the Polycom VVX 1500 Conference Phone. It also incorporates the use of Polycom Acoustic Clarity Technology & HD Voice, resulting in crystal clear sounds which are free from distractions. The speakerphone gives you flexibility in placing and receiving calls with hands-free. For added security, the audible dual tone multi-frequency (DTMF) tones are masked when the speakerphone mode is used.

Multi-Lingual User Interface 

The Polycom VVX 1500 Video Conference Phone is configured to support many different languages including Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English (Canada/US/UK), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, and Swedish.

Supports the use of Headsets 

The Polycom VVX 1500 Conference Phone comes with an integrated RJ9 headset port with HD Voice support which allows you to directly connect your favorite headset with compatible cable or answer your cordless headset away from your desk with use of a compatible EHS cable. This feature enables you to multitask in the office, thus saving time and maximizing productivity. This also eliminates the need for a separate headset amplifier and allows the handset to remain in its cradle, making headset use simpler. Both wideband (G.722) and narrowband headsets are supported.

Ultra Clear Backlit Graphical Display Screen 

The Polycom VVX 1500 Conference Phone boasts of a 7″ graphical monochrome display for an enhanced visual clarity. The display screen also gives the user a quick access to details since it has programmable backlit line keys and  interactive soft buttons that guide you through all call features and functions.

Quick Access to Details

The Polycom VVX 1500 business media phone features an open API and Web Kit -based full browser that enable third-party developers to create applications that integrate the VVX 1500 with business systems such as UC, customer relationship management (CRM), and other vertical business applications. The VVX 1500 comes with a Web service called Polycom My Info Portal, through which customers can select to receive personalized Web content, such as stock prices, weather, and news.

Supports  Class 0 Power over Ethernet (PoE)

Polycom VVX 1500 Conference Phone is designed to support Power over Ethernet and is therefore a power – saving device which is highly useful in offices that wish to cut down on operational expenses.

One-touch personal video device

The Polycom VVX 1500 comes with an integrated camera which is designed to deliver easy and quick business-grade video calling with just a single click of a button on the touch screen. It supports the powerful  H.323 video codec which enables it to connect easily with all standards-based H.323 video conferencing and telepresence systems, such as the Polycom HDX® series, and real-time media conference platforms including Polycom RMX series. This in turn allows for mass adoption of business-grade video in the enterprise. The VVX 1500 has multiple adjustable elements including camera tilt, base height and screen angle to suit the environment and a user’s preferences.

Feature-rich phone with Polycom HD Voice

The Polycom VVX 1500  is equipped with all of the capabilities of a full featured SIP IP phone including: six lines, Polycom HD Voice technology, a Gigabit Ethernet switch that supports PoE, and a host of voice telephony functions. These features can be accessed via the buttons on the front of the phone or by simply touching the large color display. Use of the voice telephony functionality requires integration with a Polycom certified SIP call control platform.

Flexible, future-proof UC solution

With H.323 and SIP dual stack support, the VVX 1500 business media phone delivers a future-proof UC endpoint that integrates voice, video and applications into an overall UC solution. Enterprises can implement the VVX 1500 with existing and new H.323-based video networks today with the flexibility to integrate it with a SIP IP telephony call control platform in the future.

Polycom VVX 1500 Conference Phone Specifications


• Resistive touch screen interface works with both finger or stylus (not provided)
• 7 in TFT LCD display with adjustable screen angle
• 16:9 wide screen aspect ratio
• Screen saver and digital picture frame mode
• On-screen virtual keyboard
• Configurable auto-answer
• WebKit- based browser
• USB port for applications
• Adjustable base height
• Unicode UTF-8 character support


Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English (Canada/US/UK), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, and Swedish


• H.261, H.263, H.263+ (1998), and H.264
• CIF(352×288) or SIF(352×240) resolution transmit and receive video up to 30 fps


• 2 mega pixel camera
• 30 cm to infinity fixed focus
• Privacy shutter
• Picture in Picture for near end camera
• Full screen or window for far end camera


• CIF video up to 768 kbps plus network overhead
• Customizable video call bit rates


• ITU H.323
• IETF SIP (RFC 3261 and companion RFCs)
• Dual stack H.323 and SIP simultaneously running
• Two-port Gigabit Ethernet switch
• 10/100/1000Base-TX across LAN and PC ports
• Conforms to IEEE802.3-2005 (Clause 40) for Physical Media Attachment
• Conforms to IEEE802.3-2002 (Clause 28) for Link Partner Auto-Negotiation
• Manual or dynamic host configuration protocol (DHCP) network setup
• Time and date synchronization using SNTP
• Provisioning and call server redundancy supported
• FTP/TFTP/HTTP/HTTPS server-based central provisioning
• QoS Support – IEEE 802.1p/Q tagging (VLAN), Layer 3 TOS, and DSCP
• Network Address Translation (NAT) – support for static configuration and “Keep-Alive” SIP signaling
• RTCP and RTP support
• Event logging
• Syslog
• Local configurable digit map/dial plan
• Hardware diagnostics
• Status and statistics reporting
• IPv4


• AES encryption standard 128 bit for multimedia streams, H. 235v3
• Media encryption via SRTP
• Transport Layer Security (TLS)3
• Encrypted configuration files3
• Digest authentication
• Password login
• Support for URL syntax with password for boot server address
• HTTPS secure provisioning
• Support for signed software executables


• WebKit enabled full browser that supports HTML, CSS, SSL security, and JavaScript
• Supports Polycom Apps SDK and API for third-party business and personal applications
• Bundled with Polycom Productivity Suite:
— Corporate Directory Access using LDAP
— Local Audio Call Recording on USB flash drive
— Visual Conference Management


• Built-in auto sensing IEEE 802.3af Power over Ethernet (Class 0)
• Energy-saving smart motion detector enables the screen to go into power-save mode when no one is in the office
• Power efficient; consumes less than 11W when fully active, 8W average, and 6W when in power save mode with the LCD off
• External Universal AC Adaptor (optional, 48V 380mA DC)


• 6 lines (registrations)
• Shared call/bridged line appearance
• Busy Lamp Field (BLF)
• Flexible line appearance (one or more line keys can be assigned for each line extension)
• Distinctive incoming call treatment/call waiting
• Call timer and call waiting
• Call transfer, hold, divert (forward), pickup
• Called, calling, connected party information
• Local three-way audio conferencing
• One-touch speed dial, redial
• Remote missed call notification
• Do not disturb function
• Electronic hook switch capable
• Voicemail support


• Polycom HD Voice technology delivers life-like voice quality for each audio pathhandset, the hands-free speakerphone, and the optional headset
• Polycom Acoustic Clarity™ technology providing full-duplex conversations, acoustic echo cancellation and background noise suppression
— Type 1 compliant (IEEE 1329 full duplex)
• Frequency response – 100 Hz – 14 kHz for handset, optional headset and handsfree speakerphone modes
• Codecs: G.711 (A-law and μ-law), G.729AB, G.722, G.722.1, G.722.1C, G.719
• Individual volume settings with visual feedback for each audio path
• Voice activity detection
• Comfort noise generation
• DTMF tone generation (RFC 2833 and in‑band)
• Low-delay audio packet transmission
• Adaptive jitter buffers
• Packet loss concealment


• Dedicated RJ-9 headset port
• Hearing aid compatibility
• Compliant with ADA Section 508 Subpart B 1194.23 (all)
• Hearing aid compatible (HAC) handset for magnetic coupling to hearing aids
• Compatible with commercially-available TTY adapter equipment
• Electronic Hook Switch (EHS) support


• FCC Part 15 (CFR 47) Class B
• ICES-003 Class B
• EN55022 Class B
• CISPR22 Class B
• AS/NZS CISPR 22 Class B
• VCCI Class B
• EN55024
• EN61000-3-2; EN61000-3-3
• NZ Telepermit
• Korea KCC
• China CCC
• ROHS compliant


• UL 60950-1
• CE Mark
• CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1-03
• EN 60950-1
• IEC 60950-1
• AS/NZS 60950-1


• Temperature: 0 to 40°C (+32 to 104°F)
• Relative Humidity: 5% to 95%, noncondensing


-40 to +70°C (-40 to +160°F)


• VVX 1500 console
• Handset with handset cord
• Network (LAN) cable
• Quick Start Guide
• Product registration card


10 x 15 x 8.3 in (25 x 38 x 21 cm) (W x H x D)


2200-18064-025 – WW PoE


Unit weight: 5.4 lbs (2.5 kg)


• 14 x 16 x 6 in
• 8.0 lbs (3.7 kg)




1 year


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