Grandstream Releases New Wi-Fi 6 Cordless IP Phones

Grandstream, connecting the world with award-winning unified communications and networking solutions since 2002, today released two new Wi-Fi 6 Cordless IP Phones. The new WP816 and WP826 are sleek, easy-to-use devices equipped with integrated dual band Wi-Fi 6 to ensure a powerful network connection while adding advanced roaming support, push-to-talk, HD voice, noise shield technology, integrated Bluetooth, and more. Designed for a variety of business, vertical market, service provider, and residential applications, the WP816 and WP826 add mobility, flexibility, and scalability to all voice solutions. 

The WP816 supports 2 lines, 2 SIP accounts, and includes a 1.77 inch (128x160) color LCD screen, while the WP826 supports 3 lines, 3 SIP accounts and sports a 2.4 inch (240x320) color LCD. These Wi-Fi 6 Cordless IP Phones utilize rechargeable batteries to maximize productivity and convenience, with the WP816 providing 6 hours of talk time and 120 hours standby time, while the WP826 provides 12 hours talk time and 240 hours standby time. The WP816 and WP826 provide a suite of advanced, customizable features, including configurable push-to-talk for instant communication, HD voice with Noise Shield Technology to ensure top-notch sound quality, built-in accelerometers for safety and usage personalization, integrated Bluetooth for pairing with wireless headsets, and more. 

The WP816 and WP826 are easily setup, deployed and managed using the GDMS (Grandstream Device Management System), Grandstream's free cloud management platform. GDMS is a zero-touch cloud provisioning and management system that provides centralized, easy-to-use, enterprise-level tools to manage all Grandstream products before, during and after deployment. 

Notable features of the WP816 and WP826 include:

  • Dual-band 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6 with efficient antenna design and advanced roaming support
  • Advanced roaming support through support for 802.11k, 802.11r, and 802.11v roaming protocols, as well as support for Pairwise Master Key (PMK) Caching, Opportunistic Key Caching (OKC), and Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM)
  • Configurable push-to-talk (PTT) with a dedicated PTT button
  • HD voice, including support for the OPUS codec, dual-microphone design, Advanced Acoustic Echo Cancellation (AEC), and Noise Shield Technology
  • USB type C charging port provides fast-charging support (charging cable and cradle included)
  • Integrated Bluetooth; built-in accelerometer and emergency button
  • WP816 supports 2 lines and 2 SIP accounts, includes a rechargeable 1500mAh battery for 6 hours talk time and 120 hours standby, 3-way voice conferencing, and a 1.77 inch (128x160) color LCD screen
  • WP826 supports 3 lines and 3 SIP accounts, includes a rechargeable 3000mAh battery for12 hours talk time and 240 hours standby, 4-way voice conferencing, and ua 2.4 inch (240x320) color LCD screen