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10 Best Smartphones for Business

October 21, 2010 By: Staff

Looking for the best smartphone for your business needs? helps you come to a decision with its breakdown of the 10 best smartphones for business, along with the pros and cons of each. Here they are in alphabetical order:

Apple iPhone 4

Specifications: 3.5-inch touchscreen, I GHz processor, 16 GB/32 GB storage options, 5-MP camera with HD video recording, front-facing camera for video conferencing

Platform: iOS

Carrier: AT&T

Pros: A stylish blend of hardware and software, offering more apps and accessories than competitive devices. Excellent integration with other Apple devices.

Cons: closed app ecosystem

BlackBerry Torch 9800

Specifications: 3.2-inch touchscreen, slide-out hardware keyboard, 624 MHz processor, 4-GB memory expandable to 32 GB

Platform: BlackBerry 6 OS.

Carrier: AT&T

Pros: Superb fusion of a keyboard and a touchscreen. This is the fastest BlackBerry yet.

Cons: Somewhat slower than competitive devices.

BlackBerry Bold 9700

Specifications: QWERTY keyboard with touch-sensitive optical trackpad; 3.2-megapixel camera/camcorder, 2-GB memory expandable to 32 GB

Platform: BlackBerry 5 OS

Carrier: AT&T, T-Mobile

Pros: Sleek design with a brilliant display. Phone is 3G-capable and offers Wi-Fi with UMA support, Bluetooth, and GPS.

Cons: Poor Browser compared to the competition.

Google Nexus One (made by HTC)

Specifications: 3.7-inch touchscreen, 4-GB memory expandable to 32 GB, trackball, 5-MP camera

Platform: Android 2.1

Carrier: Multiple

Pros: Ability to transcribe voice to text, noise canceling dual microphones; GPS turn-by-turn voice directions to drivers; 3G-capable.

Cons: While the multitouch is similar to other multi-touch enabled smartphones, the device uses software to "enable" multi-touch capability, resulting in x/y axis confusion and preventing some multi-touch applications from working as planned.

HTC Droid Incredible

Specifications: 3.7-inch touchscreen, 1-GHz processor, 8-MP camera

Platform: Android 2.Carrier: VerizonPros: 3G hotspot capabilities, GPS

Cons: Android market is still immature. Phone is only CDMA.


Specifications: 4.3-inch touchscreen, I-GHz processor; 8 GB memory; 8-MP camera

Platform: Android 2.2

Carrier: Sprint

Pros: Sleek, minimalist design; first-rate 8-MP camera; and lovely responsive display.

Cons: You won’t be able to find 4G coverage everywhere.

HTC Touch Pro2

Specifications: 3.6-inch TFT-LCD touch-screen, Slide-out 5-row QWERTY keyboard, 528 MHz chip, 3.2-MP camera

Platform: Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional

Carrier: Verizon

Pros: offers world roaming capabilities as well as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and EV-DO Rev. A support. Features an extra-large touch screen and one of the best QWERTY keyboards available. Verizon will also add a Windows Mobile 6.5 upgrade later this year.

Cons: Somewhat bulky. Camera does not take great pictures.

Motorola Droid X

Specifications: 4.3-inch touchscreen, 1 GHz processor, 8-MP camera with HD video recording

Platform: Android 2.2

Carrier: Verizon

Pros: Large screen, support for corporate calendar, email and contacts (Exchange 2003 and 2007), Google contacts, calendar and Gmail contacts; 3G mobile hotspot capability for up to five hotspot devices.

Cons: Android app market is still immature.

Motorola Droid 2

Specifications: 3.7-inch touchscreen, slide-out hardware keyboard, 1GHz processor, 5MP camera

Platform: Android 2.2

Carrier: Verizon

Pros: One of the few Android devices with a keyboard; 3G hotspot capabilities.

Cons: You’ve guessed it, the immature Android app market.

Samsung EPIC 4G

Specifications: 4-inch touchscreen, 1GHz processor, memory up to 32 GB, 5-MP camera

Platform: Android 2.1

Carrier: Sprint

Pros: Fantastic display, a front-facing camera, an impressive QWERTY keyboard, plus acts as a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot for up to five devices.

Cons: Bulky and can be pricey.


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