VoIP USB Phone 
An Alternative To Headset/Mic

A VoIP USB phone looks like cordless phone which comes with USB connector. You connect that into the USB port found on your computer or laptop. It is plug-and-play VoIP device that improves your PC to phone calls experience.

So, you do not need a headset or microphone when you use a USB phone.

VoIP USB phone requirements

  • Dial-up or broadband Internet access

How VoIP USB phone works

The following diagram demonstrates it with Skype's soft-phone...

VoIP USB  Phone to Phone Call Diagram

You will find different types and designs of USB phones in the market. Let me mention two manufacturers for now:


  • This is made by a Chinese manufacture called Yealink. They have about five types.

  • This one by a Taiwanese manufacturer called Welltech.


  • no need for a headset or a microphone
  • You feel as you are using cell-phone
  • Easy to install


  • You always will depend on your computer or laptop
  • similar to VoIP soft-phone voice quality may not be as good as when you use a VoIP phone (ATA or IP Phone)
  • It is not free

Advanced USB Phone

Magic-Jack by YMAX Corporation you probably have heard about this device, it is the latest and advanced device. We can say the best and smartest solution until now.

You may be interested in the following related articles:

Dialup VoIP Phone

VoIP Phone Adapter

Wireless VoIP Phones

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