Mobile Feature Comparison

Feature Comparison

Making and receiving calls Android iOS
Dial extension numbers from mobile phone 1 Check mark Check mark
Dial external numbers from mobile phone via telephone system 2 Check mark Check mark
Fast dial Check mark Check mark
Force calls from mobile through telephone system Check mark Check mark
‘Dial Through’ widget Check mark Cross mark
Receive caller’s name or CLI for external call received via telephone system Check mark Cross mark
Make and receive calls using an IP softphone installed on mobile device 3 Check mark Cross mark
Block incoming (twinned call) to mobile phone Check mark Check mark
Review and dial from Call History Check mark Check mark
Search shared address book and dial from results Check mark Check mark
Search phone contacts and dial from results Check mark Cross mark
Collaboration Android iOS
Check status of a co-worker’s office extension Check mark Check mark
View user status Check mark Cross mark
Send chat messages to a co-worker’s desktop client Check mark Cross mark
Review / resume previous chat conversations Check mark Cross mark
Office-based co-workers can check if you are engaged on your mobile phone (call routed via telephone system) Check mark Check mark
Office-based co-workers can check if you are engaged on your mobile phone (direct call not via telephone system) Check mark Cross mark
Update co-workers of your availability from your mobile device Check mark Check mark
Remotely set call forward of virtual (mobex) extension Check mark Check mark
See details of a co-worker’s current call Check mark Check mark
Provisioning and Security Features Android iOS
Central provision through recognition of device Check mark Cross mark
User name and password authentication Check mark Check mark
SSL Encryption Check mark Cross mark
Other Android iOS
Make geo-location available to office-based co-workers Check mark Cross mark
Control telephone system deskphone from mobile device Check mark Cross mark

Please note: many features require Wi-Fi or 3G connectivity from mobile device
1 Requires DISA dialing or Auto-attendant configured on PBX
2 Requires DISA dialing configured on PBX
3 Features dependent upon IP Softphone