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Cisco IP Phone 8841 Data Sheet

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The Cisco® IP Phone 8841 is a business-class collaboration endpoint that delivers high-fidelity, reliable, secure, and scalable voice communication for midsize to large enterprise businesses.

With the Cisco IP Phone 8841, you can increase personal productivity through an engaging user experience that is both powerful and easy-to-use. The IP Phone 8841 combines an attractive new ergonomic design with wideband audio for crystal clear voice communications, “always-on” reliability, encrypted voice communications to enhance security, and access to a comprehensive suite of unified communication features from Cisco communication servers.

The Cisco IP Phone 8841 offers five programmable line keys. You can configure keys to support either multiple directory numbers or call features such as speed dial. You can also boost productivity by handling multiple calls for each directory number, using the multicall-per-line feature. Fixed function keys give you one-touch access to applications, messaging, directory, as well as often-used calling features such as hold/resume, transfer, and conference. Backlit acoustic keys provide flexibility for audio path selection and switching.

Other key features of the phone follow:

The Cisco IP Phone 8841 offers a 5-in. high-resolution (800 x 480) widescreen VGA backlit color display. Localized language support, including right-to-left on-screen text, meets the needs of global users.

The phone supports a built-in Gigabit Ethernet switch for your PC connection.

Support for Cisco EnergyWise technology makes the Cisco IP Phone 8841 more energy-efficient and ecofriendly; the phone is qualified by Energy Star organization.

An optional wall-mount kit is orderable as a spare part for customers seeking this capability.

Features and Benefits

Table 1 lists features and benefits of the Cisco IP Phone 8841.

Table 1. Features and Benefits



Hardware Features

Ergonomic design

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

Graphical display

The 800 × 480, 24-bit color, 5-in. WVGA display provides scrollable access to calling features and text-based XML applications.


The handset is a standard wideband-capable audio handset (connects through an RJ-9 port).
The standard coiled cord has a custom end for concealed cable routing beneath the phone (cord length is approximately 21 in. [55 cm] coiled and up to 72 in. (183 cm) extended).
The handset is hearing aid-compatible (HAC) and meets Federal Communications Commission (FCC) loudness requirements for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Section 508 loudness requirements can be achieved using industry-standard inline handset amplifiers such as Walker Equipment W-10 or CE-100 amplifiers. The dial pad is also ADA-compliant.

Speaker phone

A full-duplex speakerphone gives you flexibility in placing and receiving calls with hands free.

Analog headset

The analog headset jack is a standard wideband-capable RJ-9 audio port.

AUX port

You can use an auxiliary port to support electronic hookswitch control with a third-party headset connected
to it.

Ethernet switch

An internal 2-port Cisco Ethernet switch allows for a direct connection to a 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet network (IEEE 802.3i/802.3u/802.3ab) through a RJ-45 interface with single LAN connectivity for both the phone and a co-located PC.
The system administrator can designate separate VLANs (IEEE 802.1Q) for the PC and phone, providing improved security and reliability of voice and data traffic.


The phone has the following keys:
Line keys
Soft keys
Back and release keys
Four-way navigation and select keys
Hold/Resume, Transfer, and Conference keys
Messaging, Application, and Directory keys
Standard keypad
Volume-control toggle key
Speakerphone, headset, and mute keys

Backlit indicator

The phone supports backlit indicators for the audio path keys (handset, headset, and speakerphone), select key, line keys, and message waiting.

Replaceable bezel

The phone includes a black bezel; an optional silver bezel is also orderable separately.

Dual-position foot stand

The display is easy-to-view and the buttons and keys are easy-to-use. The two-position foot stand supports viewing angles of 35 and 50 degrees; you can remove the foot stand for wall mounting, with mounting holes located on the base of the phone.


You can install the phone on a wall using an optional wall-mount kit (orderable separately).

Physical security

The phone is compatible with the Kensington Security Slot (K-Slot) antitheft system.

Power Features

IEEE Power over Ethernet (PoE)

IEEE Power over Ethernet class 2. The phone is compatible with both IEEE 802.3af and 802.3at switch blades and supports both Cisco Discovery Protocol and Link Layer Discovery Protocol - Power over Ethernet

Cisco IP Phone Power Cube 4

This optional power cube is used as an AC-to-DC (48V) power supply for non-PoE deployments. Use of the power cube 4 also requires the use of one of the corresponding AC country cords.

Call-Control Support

Cisco Unified Communications Manager

10.0 and later

Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express (Unified CME)

10.0 and later through fast track

Cisco Business Edition 6000 (BE 6000)

10.0 and later

Cisco Hosted Collaboration Solution (HCS)

8.6.2 and later (using supported UCM versions above)


The Cisco IP Phone 8841 requires an Enhanced User Connect License (UCL) in order to connect to Cisco Unified Communications Manager.

Product Specifications

Table 2 lists the features and specifications of the Cisco IP Phone 8841.

Table 2. Features and Specifications



Audio codec support

G.711a-law and mu-law, G.722, G.729a, Internet Low Bitrate Codec (iLBC), and Internet Speech Audio Codec (iSAC)

Call features

+ Dialing
Abbreviated dialing
Adjustable ring tones and volume levels
Adjustable display brightness
Agent greeting
Application launch pad
Auto-detection of headset
Busy Lamp Field (BLF)
Busy Lamp Field (BLF) Pickup
Busy Lamp Field (BLF) speed dial
Call forward
Call forward notification
Call filter
Call history lists
Call park
Call pickup
Call timer
Call waiting
Call chaperone
Caller ID
Corporate directory
Conference, including traditional Join feature
Cross Cluster Extension Mobility (EMCC)
Direct transfer
Extension mobility
Fast-dial service
Forced access codes and client matter codes
Group call pickup
Immediate divert
Malicious-caller ID
Message-waiting indicator (MWI)
Meet-me conference
Music on hold (MoH)
Network profiles (automatic)
On- and off-network distinctive ringing
Personal directory
Predialing before sending
Private Line Automated Ringdown (PLAR)
Ring tone per line appearance
Service Uniform Resource Locator (URL)
Shared line
Silent monitoring and recording
Speed dial
Time and date display
Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) dialing
Visual voice mail
Voice mail
Whisper coaching

Electronic hookswitch

You can control the hookswitch electronically with a third-party headset connected to the auxiliary port.

Quality-of-service (QoS) options

The phone supports Cisco Discovery Protocol and 802.1Q/p standards, and can be configured with an 801.1Q VLAN header containing the VLAN ID overrides configured by the Admin VLAN ID.

Network features

Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) for signaling
Session Description Protocol (SDP)
IPv4 and IPv6
User Datagram Protocol (UDP) (used only for Real-Time Transport Protocol [RTP] streams)
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) client or static configuration
Gratuitous Address Resolution Protocol (GARP)
Domain Name System (DNS)
Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP)
Secure Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTPS)
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Real-Time Control Protocol (RTCP)
Cisco Peer-to-Peer Distribution Protocol (PPDP)
Cisco Discovery Protocol
LLDP (including LLDP-MED)
Switch speed auto-negotiation

Security features

Secure boot
Secure credential storage
Device authentication
Configuration file authentication and encryption
Image authentication
Random bit generation
Hardware cryptographic acceleration
Certificate Authority Proxy Function (CAPF)
Manufacturer-Installed Certificates (MIC)
Locally Significant Certificates (LSC)
Ethernet 802.1x supplicant options: Extensible Authentication Protocol-Flexible Authentication via Secure Tunneling (EAP-FAST) andExtensible Authentication Protocol-Transport Layer Security (EAP-TLS)
Signaling authentication and encryption using TLS
Media authentication and encryption using SRTP
HTTPS for client and server
Secure Shell (SSH) Protocol server
SSL-based VPN client

Physical dimensions
(H × W × D)

9.02 x 10.13 x 1.57 in. (229.1 x 257.34 x 40 mm)
(excluding foot stand)

Weight (with handset)

2.58 lb (1.17 kg)

Phone-casing composition

Polycarbonate acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) textured plastic; Cosmetic class A

Operational temperature

32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)

Nonoperational temperature shock

14 to 140°F (-10 to 60°C)


Operating 10 to 90%, noncondensing
Nonoperating 10 to 95%, noncondensing

Language support

Arabic (Arabic Area)
Bulgarian (Bulgaria)
Catalan (Spain)
Chinese (China)
Chinese (Hong Kong)
Chinese (Taiwan)
Croatian (Croatia)
Czech (Czech Republic)
Danish (Denmark)
Dutch (Netherlands)
English (United Kingdom)
Estonian (Estonia)
French (France)
Finnish (Finland)
German (Germany)
Greek (Greece)
Hebrew (Israel)
Hungarian (Hungary)
Italian (Italy)
Japanese (Japan)
Latvian (Latvia)
Lithuanian (Lithuania)
Korean (Korea Republic)
Norwegian (Norway)
Polish (Poland)
Portuguese (Portugal)
Portuguese (Brazil)
Romanian (Romania)
Russian (Russian Federation)
Spanish (Columbia)
Spanish (Spain)
Slovak (Slovakia)
Swedish (Sweden)
Serbian (Republic of Serbia)
Serbian (Republic of Montenegro)
Slovenian (Slovenia)
Thai (Thailand)
Turkish (Turkey)

Product Specifications

Table 3 gives ordering information for the phone and its accessories.

Table 3. Ordering Information

Product Number



Cisco IP Phone 8841


Spare Handset for Cisco 7800, 8800, DX600 Series


Spare Handset Cord for Cisco 8800, DX600 Series


Spare Wallmount Kit for Cisco IP Phone 8800 Series


Spare Foot stand for Cisco IP Phone 8800 Series


Spare Black Bezel for Cisco IP Phone 8800 Series


Spare Silver Bezel for Cisco IP Phone 8800 Series


Cisco Power Cube 4


Power Cord Asia Pacific


Power Cord Argentina


Power Cord Australia


Power cord for Brazil


Power Cord European


Power Cord China


Power Cord Japan


Power Cord North America


Power Cord Switzerland


Power Cord United Kingdom


The Cisco IP Phone 8841 phones are covered by a Cisco standard 1-year replacement warranty.

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