Avaya 9608 IP


Provider Compatibility


Firmware Stability


Industry Support



  • Multiline Display
  • POE Compatible
  • Full Featured


  • No Touchscreen
  • Limited Ring Tones
  • Limited Compatibility
Grade A – average saving against RRP = 87%
Grade B – average saving against RRP = 94%

*See below for review criteria explanation.

Current Listings:


The Avaya 9608 IP Telephone is as the name suggests an IP telephone – full featured IP telephony, large LCD display and programmable buttons make this a very useful handset. Designed to be compatible with the Avaya IP Office 500 and Avaya Communication Manager systems. SIP firmware available to provide compatibility with SIP telephony services and systems.
Manufacturer’s Part No. Avaya 700480585
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Product Description Avaya 9608 IP Telephone
Product Type Avaya – IP telephone
System compatibility Avaya IP Office Release 8.0 Q1 2012 Service Pack+

Avaya Aura Communication Manager 3.1.4+ and greater (H.323)

Avaya Aura Communication Manager

6.0 with Avaya Aura Session Manager

6.0 or Avaya Midsize Business Template 5.2.1 (SIP)

Function keys 4 soft keys

8 buttons with dual LEDs (red, green)

Headset Port Yes
Key Panel Port Yes
Message Waiting Yes – 2 message waiting indicators
Loudspeaker Function Yes – Full duplex Speakerphone
Hearing-aid compatible Ergonomic hearing aid compatible handset supports TTD acoustic coupler
Display Monochrome display – 3.2 inches x 2.2 inches (8.2 cm x 5.5 cm)
Volume Controls Volume settings for the handset, loud speaker
Line Cord RJ-45 patch lead – Not supplied
Power Power through POE or Power supply unit –  please select from Extras
Warranty 12 Month Warranty
Headset Interface Bluetooth and DECT headset support (with adapter)
Web Server Integrated WML browser
Interface Ethernet (10/100) line interface Second Ethernet interface 10/100 Mbps

Avaya 9608 IP Telephone 700480585

What our review criteria mean:

Provider Compatibility

This reflects the telephone’s ability to be used on different brands of system or hosted solution.

Firmware Stability

How well we think the firmware of the telephone performs in reality – is it glitchy or smooth running.

Industry Support

This gives you an idea of the availability for support, documentation, software/firmware updates, etc.