Best Smartphones for Mobile Employees

Best Smartphones for Mobile Employeesphones

Mobile devices have offered the enterprise productivity platforms that allow employees to stay connected even while away from their desks.

The ‘Bring Your Own Device’ scheme has offered businesses a way to encourage their staff to utilize their own smartphones and tablets for work purposes. Research states mobile devices for work will be a necessity and no longer an option for employees by 2017. According to Gartner, 50% of employers will start requiring their staff to supply their own device for work purposes by next year.

Businesses have seen the benefits of BYOD, such as creating new mobile workforce opportunities, reducing or avoiding costs, and increasing employee satisfaction. However, having a smartphone alone is not enough to become a productive mobile employee. Each smartphone has specialized features targeting specific users. Tech page O2 has featured particular handsets that fit the requirement of employers. Regardless of the price range, these are high-performing devices with biometric sensors, faster processors, bigger memory, and longer lasting battery life. If you want to know some of the best smartphones for on-the-go employees, then read on below to find out.

OnePlus 3
It’s obvious in today’s market that the performance of a smartphone is no longer measured by its price, as some low-range handsets now have premium features. This is what the OnePlus 3 offers to those who have a very limited budget for mobile devices. The smartphone comes with the latest technology with its AMOLED display, its Snapdragon 820 processor, a huge 6GB RAM, 3000mAh battery and fingerprint sensor for added security. It also has a slim, strong, and sleek design, so users don’t need to compromise between beauty and performance.

iPhone 7
Although many iFans were disappointed with the disappearance of the headphone jack on the latest iPhone, Apple gave the handset plenty of new upgrades. First, they finally made the handset waterproof with its IP65 certification, making it a perfect fit for field workers, as it is now able to withstand bumps, drops, and liquids. Second, the A10 processor is “the most powerful chip ever in an iPhone,” making it two times faster than its predecessor and more efficient with longer battery life. Lastly, Apple has incorporated a faster 4G LTE (450Mbps) with the best worldwide roaming that is compatible with up to 25 bands.

Galaxy S7 Edge
Samsung retained the design of their Galaxy Edge series and added more durability and improved the performance with the release of the S7 Edge. It comes with a 200GB expandable memory slot for more file storage, better battery life, and waterproof features. The handset also features the SmartCall app that immediately identifies spam and unwanted calls as well as the Always-On Display (AOD) that keeps useful information on the screen even when it’s idle. The edged, curved screen also allows users to have more space to work with as quick app icons can be placed on the side-to-side display.

LG G5
As a different modular smartphone experience, the LG G5 comes with great technical specifications that fit the needs of every mobile employee. The external memory card slot can take up to 2TB of microSD storage with a 32GB internal memory. Being a modular device, LG has introduced two modules – CAM Plus that enhances the camera features of the device, and the Hi-Fi Plus that improves the audio quality of the handset. The company is working with a third-party module provider to create more compatible ‘bloks’ for the handset.

 

Exclusively written for CForward
by TechnoloJtoday

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Bryan Cobb

Bryan Cobb

C-FORWARD, INC., I.T. SERVICES FIRM
ANNOUNCES NEW NETWORK ENGINEER

Bryan Cobb is a Network Engineer for C-Forward. He spent 15 years as the IT/Facilities Director at the Northern Kentucky Area Development District (NKADD) transforming it into one of the most technologically advanced Area Development Districts in the state of KY.
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VICE PRESIDENT OF CLIENT SERVICES

dale website pictureC-Forward, an Information Technology (I.T.) Services firm headquartered in Covington, KY is announcing a new Vice President of Client Services.

Dale Silver, C-Forward’s Client Services Manager, is being promoted to Vice President of Client Services.

A Dale Carnegie Sales & Management graduate, Silver brought over 25 years of executive experience to C-Forward when she started in 2012.

Brent Cooper, C-Forward’s President, raves about Dale’s performance and leadership within the organization.

“Dale is an excellent manager.” said Cooper. “She is extremely hard working, always goes above and beyond, and demonstrates every day that she cares about our company and the community.”

According to Cooper, Dale’s work is a key factor in C-Forward’s extremely high client retention rate, (over 95%), and consistently high customer satisfaction scores.

“Our vision is to provide quality, cost effective and innovative I.T. solutions that help our employees, customers and community succeed.” Cooper explains. “Dale fits perfectly with that vision as she has a daily positive impact in all three of those success goals.”

Silver expressed why she joined C- Forward. “I was looking for a company that shared my vision of providing outstanding service to clients as well as a commitment to the community. My first call was to Brent knowing he had built C-Forward on the same principles. I have never looked back. The management team and staff continue to improve internal best practices in order to deliver world-class service.”

A past Executive Committee Board Member at the NKY Chamber, Silver currently serves on the Covington Business Council Board of Directors, is a Team Organizer at the Parish Kitchen, a volunteer at the Cincinnati Pet Food Pantry, and serves on the Queens Point Homeowners Association. She is also the current President of the Rosie Reds Board of Directors.

“I could not be more proud of her.” said Cooper. “As you can see, her service has not only been extensive, but extremely effective. Her strong voice at the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors helped elevate both the Leadership Northern Kentucky and Women’s Initiative programs – two of the most successful offerings by that organization. Her passion for serving the poor and homeless continues to shine through her service at the Parish Kitchen. And her service with the Covington Business Council has helped make that organization stronger, and the City of Covington a better place to live, work and raise a family.”

In 2009 Silver received the “Leader of Distinction” award from the NKY Chamber’s Leadership Foundation. In 2013 she was named an Outstanding Woman of Northern Kentucky, and in 2015 she received the Walter L. Peischel Volunteer Award from the NKY Chamber.

A graduate of Leadership Northern Kentucky in 1998, Silver enjoys spending time with her friends and family, supporting various organizations, and attending as many Reds baseball games as humanly possible. She lives in the Incline District of Price Hill with her dog “Minichip” and cat “Gracie.”