We now have this dialogue on a regular basis at Computerworld: what makes a smartphone “enterprise-worthy”? Is it uncooked energy? Safety features? Manageability? Worth? As with all long-running dialogue, there’s no single proper reply. (That’s why it’s long-running.)
However currently, there’s been a cut up within the smartphone market, with flagship telephones crashing by way of the $1,000 barrier whereas midrange telephones provide almost as a lot whereas being far kinder to a enterprise’s backside line. And with the market on the cusp of 5G, it makes much less sense than ever to be paying high greenback for flagship telephones that may’t run it.
So we set ourselves a mission: might we discover 5 up-to-date smartphones that price kind of half what a flagship telephone would run, however nonetheless have enterprise-class efficiency and options? Seems, it wasn’t all that onerous. That is what we discovered.