Line 2 for iPhone vs the competition


iPhone VoIP App Comparison
The First Dual-Mode, Professional-Grade Calling App for the iPhone
Features Line2 Skype Vonage iCall TruPhone Fring
Separate Number (Two Numbers on One Phone) Yes Yes No` Yes No No
Receive Inbound Calls Yes – WiFi or Cellular Only Via Cell Forwarding No Wi-Fi Only No Only Through Cell Forwarding or SIP Integration
Place Outbound Calls Yes – WiFi or Cellular WiFi and 3G Only Yes – WiFi or Cellular Wi-Fi Only Yes – WiFi or Cellular Only Through Cell Forwarding or SIP Integration
Support iOS4 Backgrounding Yes Yes – Limited No No No No
Business PBX Features (auto-attendant, multi-line support, unified billing, etc) Yes No No No No No
PC/Mac Calling Via Integrated Softphone Yes Yes Not Integrated with Mobile App No No No
Call Screening / Call Announce / Caller ID Based Routing Yes No No No No No
Visual Voicemail w/ Voicemail by Email Yes Yes – Limited No No Only for Calls from Other TruPhone Users. No Email No
Texting with any SMS-Capable Phone Not Currently Limited – Outbound Only, Pay Per Message $.11/text No No Limited – Outbound Only, Pay Per Message $.20/text No – SMS Limited to Fring to Fring Texts
Others Can Text You First Not Currently Limited – Sent Through iPhone Carrier Number Not Skype No No No – Only Truphone to Truphone Texts No
Receive SMS Replies Not Currently No No No No – Only Truphone to Truphone Texts No
Price for Phone Number, Voicemail, Unlimited US/Canada Calling, and Other Features $9.95/month $6.95/month $24.95/month. Some International Destinations. Excludes Inbound Calls $9.95/month $17/month. Some International Destinations. Excludes Inbound Calls Free with Ads
Advanced Call Control Features for VoIP calls Yes No No No No No
Call Waiting Yes No No No No No
Call Hold Yes Yes Yes No No No
Call Swap Yes No No No No No
Call Transfer Yes No No No No No
Conferencing Yes – 20 people Cannot Initiate No No No No
SpeakerPhone Yes Yes No No Yes No
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