Developed by isocord, is-Phone is a new app that allows you to make VoIP calls using your 3G or WiFi internet connection. Compatible with any SIP (Session Initiated Protocol) provider, is-Phone is a fully-featured call app that with the potential to save you a lot of money on your next phone bill.
is-Phone enables you to make and receive calls, hold calls – even record calls. There is the facility for three-participant conference calling, call transfers and call waiting. A whole host of security and network features that mean your calls are private and your personal information is safe. IP PBX features like call forwarding are enabled on the app – just check your SIP provider to see what is available to you.
To get started you need a SIP account. See here for a list of free SIP account providers in several languages. After entering your login details into the account section of the app you’ll be able to get started with making calls. Simply navigate to the ‘Calls’ tab and enter in the number you’d like to dial. During the call, you can access a number of features such as mute, transfer, record, speaker and conference.
Once your call is finished, you can find details of the call – and all previous calls – under the ‘History’ tab, including contact names and call durations. You can add, view or manage your contacts in the ‘Contacts’ tab or add people to your favorites under that corresponding tab.
A solid VoIP app, is-Phone will no doubt save you much more than the $9.99 asking price. Also available for iPad
is-Phone [iTunes Link] is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.0 or later. A small expedite fee was paid by the developer to speed up the publication of this review.