Cisco 7811 IP Phone

Easy to use, cost-effective, ergonomic

The IP Phone 7811 delivers simple, highly secure, and cost-effective VoIP communications for small to large businesses. It is ideal for occasional-to-light communications needs, such as in lobbies, cafeterias, and conference centres.

Features and capabilities

  • High-resolution, graphical grayscale display for easier viewing
  • Dedicated fixed keys for increased efficiency
  • A built-in speakerphone for hands-free communications
  • Wideband for enhanced audio, supported with an optional wideband handset

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Phone overview

Cisco IP Phone 7811 is a single-line endpoint designed for common areas and knowledge workers with occasional to light voice communications needs. It comes with a 3.28-inch (83-mm), high-resolution monochrome display and a speakerphone. It also has an IEEE 10/100 integrated switch to support a local PC. It’s easy to manage, cost-effective and provides comprehensive unified communications features that can increase the productivity of your workforce.


  • Affordable voice communications solution with cost-effective, feature-rich models that can be deployed on third-party hosted call-control infrastructures
  • Superior audio experience on select models with full wideband audio support (handset, headset, and speaker) for crystal-clear audio performance
  • Energy efficiency and eco-friendliness with low power consumption and recyclable plastics in the hardware design; Cisco EnergyWise technology over the network delivers energy savings in off-hours
  • Ease of use with backlit displays to enhance viewing and navigation, headset and speakerphone support on most models for added flexibility, and ergonomically rounded keys for a superior tactile experience.

Brief specifications

Attribute Specification
Screen 384 x 106 pixel (3.28 in. / 83.3 mm)
Ethernet switch 10/100
Programmable line keys 0
Full duplex speakerphone Yes (narrowband)
Wideband audio Optional
PoE class 1
Replaceable bezel No

Hardware features

Attribute Specification

Ergonomic design

●  The phone offers an easy-to-use interface and provides a traditional telephony-like user experience.

Graphical display

●  Non-backlit, greyscale, 3.28” 384×106 pixel-based display on the IP Phone 7811.


●  The default handset is a standard narrowband-capable audio handset (connects through an RJ-9 port) for the IP Phone 7811, and wideband on the handset is available with the purchase of an additional wideband handset.
●  The handset is hearing aid-compatible (HAC) and meets Federal Communications Commission (FCC) loudness requirements for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). You can achieve Section 508 loudness requirements by using industry-standard inline handset amplifiers such as Walker Equipment W-10 or CE-100 amplifiers. The dial pad is also ADA-compliant.
●  The narrowband handset (for the IP Phone 7811) produces a magnetic field that attracts small metallic objects such as pins and staples. To avoid possible injuries do not keep small metallic objects close to the handset.

Backlit Indicator

●  The phone supports backlit indicators for the audio path keys (handset, headset and speakerphone), select key, line keys, and message waiting.
●  Headset key is not available on the IP Phone 7811.

Volume control

●  A volume-control toggle provides easy decibel-level adjustments of the handset, monitor speaker, and ringer.

Full duplex speakerphone

●  Full-duplex speakerphone allows gives you flexibility in placing and receiving calls. For added security, the audible dual tone multifrequency (DTMF) tones are masked when the speakerphone mode is used.


●  The IP Phone 7811 is available with a black bezel.

Dual-position foot stand

●  Only 1 foot-stand position (45 degrees) is supported on the IP Phone 7811.


●  The phone can be installed on a wall using the optional wall-mount kit (available separately).


The phone has the following keys
●    Line keys
●    Soft-keys
●    Two-way navigation and select keys
●    Hold/Resume, Transfer and Conference keys
●    Messaging, Service and Directory keys
●    Standard keypads
●    Volume control toggle key
●    Speakerphone, headset and mute keys (Headset key is not available on the IP Phone 7811)
Ethernet cables
The IP Phone 7811
●    Category 3/5/5e/6 for 10-Mbps cables with 4 pairs
●    Category 5/5e/6 for 100-Mbps cables with 4 pairs

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