Monday, July 31, 2006

Vonage New Portable V-Phone

It looks like Vonage is getting into the portable VoIP phone marketplace with the introduction of their new V-Phone. According to the company, the phone can be activated by being plugged into any PC with a broadband intenet connection

The Vonage V-Phone includes everything you need to make and receive calls with a high-speed Internet connection:

  • Vonage Talk Software Pre-Loaded
  • Detachable Stereo Earpiece Microphone
  • 250MB Usable Portable Memory Storage
  • A New Vonage Phone Number
The Vonage V-Phone comes with Vonage Talk software pre-loaded – there's no need to install it on your PC and no need to restart your computer. Simply insert the Vonage V-Phone into any available USB port, plug the earpiece microphone into the side of the Vonage V-Phone and you're ready to make and receive calls! Remove the drive when you're done and the phone and all your important contact information goes with you.

The V-Phone is being aimed mostly at business users since it can potentially reduce voice communication costs including cellphone roaming charges. The phone comes loaded with Vonage Talk software and includes 250MB of memory that can be used to store files such as MP3s and digital photos. The device is priced at $39.99.