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Likelihood to Recommend

3CX

The 3CX system is a well-thought out phone system with many features and options. The plan pricing is very affordable and flexible depending on your business needs. However, the key to having a solid, well-performing system with 3CX is the quality of your Internet connection. You may want to discuss your Internet connection type and speeds with a 3CX reseller before deciding on a 3CX system.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Aircall

I think Aircall is suited for any company that needs to manage their phones easily - and especially if that phone is managed by multiple people. Being able to assign a voicemail to a specific user is so handy!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Cloud PBX

3CX
Aircall
6.0
Hosted PBX
3CX
Aircall
8.0
Multi-level Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
3CX
Aircall
8.0
User templates
3CX
Aircall
5.0
Call reports
3CX
Aircall
5.0
Directory of employee names
3CX
Aircall
4.0

Call Management

3CX
Aircall
5.6
Answering rules
3CX
Aircall
7.0
Call recording
3CX
Aircall
9.0
Call park
3CX
Aircall
4.0
Call screening
3CX
Aircall
2.0
Message alerts
3CX
Aircall
6.0

VoIP system collaboration

3CX
Aircall
8.0
Audio conferencing
3CX
Aircall
8.0

Mobile apps

3CX
Aircall
7.8
Mobile app for iOS
3CX
Aircall
7.8

Pros

3CX

  • Simplicity: Using a single 3CX interface we can manage every phone and extension used throughout our company.
  • Flexibility: There are a wide variety of options to configure each extension and phone. Changing anything after the hardware is deployed is very easy.
  • Portability: Phones with 3CX can be easily moved or repurposed within an office or at remote locations, including users' homes. The mobile app allows users to use their office extension anywhere without exposing their cell number.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Aircall

  • Support line
  • Shared inboxes
  • Support
  • Implementation
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

3CX

  • It can include outgoing fax functionality
  • Voice quality appears to suffer greatly with weak Internet signal
  • Setting up conference calls could be made simpler
  • Can include texting capability
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Aircall

  • The mobile app should have all the same features of the desktop app including being able to add multiple callers to one call.
  • I wish Aircall had texting so we could integrate one phone system with our CRM (HubSpot).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

3CX

3CX 8.0
Based on 1 answer
It's been doing really good job for us. Are there better PBX systems out there? For sure there are, with more features and better support. But those are way more expensive and harder to implement and maintain. This system is almost no brainier, next -> next -> next -> finish and you have installed it. With a few more configs to hook it up to your SIP or PRI lines, you are up and running! Everything is GUI based so it's easy to navigate. It have everything you need to run serious call centre so I would recommend it for anyone unless you are Fortune 500 company with billions of budget for IT, then spend the big money and go with Cisco PBX.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Aircall

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

3CX

3CX 5.7
Based on 5 answers
The 3CX Phone System is only a five because while they provide set-up/how-to/Q and A documents to help your district or company get started, they do not offer support for free. The documents provided, though, are good enough for you to get you up and running. We also found a good source of help through a sip trunk provider, which was a 3CX reseller provider.
Laura Steinbrink | TrustRadius Reviewer

Aircall

Aircall 9.6
Based on 4 answers
They were prompt, actually listened to what our problems were, and whether or not the product had a solution I felt heard and was responded to honestly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

3CX

We didn't want Cisco Call Manager anymore. We used a very old version previously, but nonetheless it didn't have a very good name in the company. PureCloud was too call center focused so in the end, we like 3CX best. A small pilot was configured very fast, and after we went full production, there were no big issues.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Aircall

We previously used Grasshopper. It was cumbersome and the web option was not user-friendly. It did incorporate texting but would not integrate with our CRM so we switched to Aircall. Aircall's interface is nicer to use and we are happy with the switch.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

3CX

  • 3CX has a lot to offer for a very low cost as its business model is based on simultaneous calls and not per device. It's very cost effective and very affordable.
  • As the 3CX server does not require a high-performance server to run, with the Public Cloud option, it might allow even further savings.
Artur Bittencourt | TrustRadius Reviewer

Aircall

  • The shared inbox was great and gave our customers an amazing experience.
  • The lack of integration with our CRM made it tough for our sales reps to organize it.
  • Connectivity made for a lot of dropped calls.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

3CX

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

3CX Editions & Modules

Edition
StandardFree
Pro1.082
Enterprise1.312
  1. per user/per month
Additional Pricing Details
Price displayed is based on 25 users. 3CX pricing is based on the number of simultaneous calls your business requires or in other words, how many calls your system needs to support at once. Unlike other PBX vendors there is no per extension cost.

Aircall

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Aircall Editions & Modules

Edition
Essentials$301
Professional$501
CustomContact sales team
  1. per user/per month
Additional Pricing Details

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