For most people, their phone is essential for both business and work. Some time ago there was only one smartphone company on the lips of any business person: BlackBerry, the Canadian corporation which was called Research in Motion sometime back. However, a lot has changed since then, and the door has been open for other companies to compete for the enterprise business.
Currently, Apple, OnePlus, Samsung, and many others are vying for a piece of the very rewarding business smartphone pie. This competition has proved to be very beneficial for any potential business buyer. You now have very many business-friendly mobile smartphones to choose from, which allows you to select the finest handsets for your business.
Due to the many choices available, it can be difficult to choose the right smartphone for your business. Here are the top smartphones which are suitable for business use and business users.
iPhones are usually popular options with an easy user interface, great design, and a wealth of business apps right at your fingertips. The iPhone 7 is a unique offering from Apple and is smarter, faster, and for the first time has a water resistant body. If you are using iPhone 6S and 6S Plus for your business, there is no need to upgrade. However, for those using older devices like the iPhone 5 and below the iPhone 7 will offer a better experience.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
If you want to buy phones for your employees, then the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, which many people call the current ‘best phone in the world’ is the best option. This phone has incredibly high power, a stunning QHD AMOLED display and a super quality camera. For the safety of your business, Samsung S7 Edge also features the Samsung’s Knox security, which the company says is as safe as BlackBerry’s DTEK50 and PRIV devices. You should be ready to dig deep into your pockets to get this gadget, but you will not regret it.
There are many BlackBerry fans out there, and the Canadian firm decided to unveil the Classic to satisfy them all. This phone comes with the old-school QWERTY keyboard, a classic design that does not become old, a familiar user interface and OS, and an enterprise-grade security. Although Android might well have the upper hand in the current market share and a huge number of Apps, BlackBerry provides an attractive substitute when it comes to business phones. The Classic runs on BlackBerry OS 10 with a touchpad, a square 720×720 pixel touchscreen, and a battery power of up to 22-hour.
When the PRIV was launched, it surprised many analysts due to the step involving the OS. BlackBerry had finally settled on embracing Android OS. It also features a slide-out keyboard, a high-quality camera and one the best integrated messaging experience. Added security alerts you when you could be at risk, enabling you to take action to guard your privacy effortlessly. This gadget appeals to those who need the security halo associated with BlackBerry and the ubiquity of Google’s Android OS. In general, it remains a striking piece of kit and most likely one that is bound to become a classic.
The OnePlus 5 is a flagship device which offers one of the greatest Android phone experiences, especially when using it for business. The best highlight of this device is the price. OnePlus five will be one of the best options for you if you want to spend less money for a top-quality phone for your business.
The phone features a 1080p 5.5-inch AMOLED display and the most recent Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. You can also opt for either 6GB or 8GB of RAM as per your needs, although most people will find 6GB to be more than enough. There is still no microSD slot on the OnePlus 5, just like the previous OnePlus versions, but you can choose either 64GB or 128GB of internal storage which will be adequate for a business phone.