Mobile phones: good options for work use

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Imagining the world without mobile phones seems impossible. Since their appearance until now, these devices have become true “handheld computers” that, in addition to a series of digital tasks, allow telephone calls to be made.

Keys to the work environment, mobile phones allow you to connect from any location, access documents, databases, images, receive and send email, instant messaging, video conferencing, among other tasks. In addition, the extensive application development allows professionals to control inventories, perform inspections, reports and a wide variety of tasks that require filling out forms, from the comfort of the phone and compatible with remote storage systems in the cloud.

However, the variety is enormous. So we have put together a list with some highlights to help you choose the right phone.

Factors to ponder when choosing a phone for company work

When it comes to a mobile phone intended for work use, there are a series of characteristics that differentiate them from the personal use lines that you should consider when choosing it:

  • Long duration battery
  • Versatility to use applications that require more resources from the device, whether it has an Android or iOS operating system
  • Ability to connect with the telephone service platform of a company
  • Wide, high-resolution display
  • Greater resistance to shocks or falls
  • Robust after-sales services and technical support

Which cell phone to choose for work?

The answer is as varied as the needs of those who seek it. Considering this, the list of suggestions below is an approximation with some of the most prominent models by various specialists in the field:


  • Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

If the budget is not a limitation, this device is a solution for various professionals, regardless of field or profession. It has the best specs and an S Pen stylus, plus a superior chipset, 108MP main camera, and a super-high-resolution screen.

  • Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

Billed as an attractive alternative to the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, its big key difference is the display. The S21 Ultra eliminates curved edges for a 6.8-inch Dynamic AMOLED display, with WQHD resolution. And although it does not come with the built-in S-Pen stylus, it is compatible with it.

Equipped with a Snapdragon 888 processor, it has up to 512 GB of storage and up to 16 GB of RAM. However, the S21 Ultra does not include a microSD card slot. On the optical level, it has four rear cameras, a 10MP 3x telephoto lens and a 10MP 10x telephoto lens, in addition to a 108MP camera and a 12MP ultra-wide angle. On the front, its 40MP camera stands out, which achieves high-resolution images and selfies.


  • iPhone 12 Pro Max

From the same family, iPhone also has the 12 Pro Max. It’s the largest, most powerful, and most feature-rich available from Apple, and it easily adapts to any Android phone. It features a 6.5-inch OLED screen with Dolby Vision support and a versatile array of cameras. With 6GB of RAM, Apple A14 Bionic processor, and up to 512GB of storage, it’s water and dust resistant.

  • iPhone 12

With some improvements over the iPhone 11, it is compatible with 5G and has an OLED screen, excellent rear cameras and a MagSafe magnetic system, ideal for charging while traveling.


  • Nokia XR20

Described as Nokia’s first resistant smartphone, the XR20 features Qualcomm technology and is 5G-enabled.

Shockproof and waterproof, it comes with four years of security updates and three years of operating system updates. With a 64GB and a 128GB model, the Nokia XR20 includes a microSD slot. You can run dual SIM cards, but you can’t have two SIM cards and one microSD card at the same time. A 3.5mm audio port, a dedicated Google Assistant button and a programmable button on the top of the device are other features.


  • Motorola Defy

With the Defy, Motorola is introducing a smartphone that brings back to life one of its iconic Defy product lines, but this time adds a stylish touch of design.

Resistant to water, dust and drops, the Motorola Defy features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 processor, a 5,000 mAh battery and runs on Android 10. Its added strength is in its excellent response to daily wear and tear, making it a solid choice. among other mid-range devices from Motorola.


  • Sony Xperia Pro

Clearly, its strength is its audiovisual capacity. And although the first thing that comes to mind is the professionals dedicated to video and photography, the Sony Xperia Pro is an excellent tool to work with when a team that records images in high definition is needed.

A Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor, 12 GB of RAM and 512 GB of storage guarantee speed and great storage capacity. Its cameras, all 12MP, offer 16mm, 24mm and 70mm focal range equivalents, and can record in 4k up to 120fps. In addition, it allows you to connect to an external camera and transmit live content through its 5G connection or use it, through a Micro-HDMI connection, as a live monitor for a camera, taking advantage of the definition of its 4K HDR OLED screen of 6.5 inches.


  • Google Pixel 5

Anyone looking for an easy-to-use experience in an Android environment, without paying too much for it, finds an alternative with the Google Pixel 5.

Its metal structure contains a Snapdragon 765G processor, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. A 6-inch screen and a set of 8MP front and 12MP + 16MP rear cameras make up a team whose configuration responds well to those who need an efficient and compliant phone.


  • OnePlus 8

The OnePlus 8 is an Android smartphone that combines a mid-range price with a fluid user interface. It has a Snapdragon 865 processor with 8 and 12G in RAM and great storage power of 128 or 256GB. In terms of cameras, it has a 48MP + 16MP + 2MP rear set and a 16MP front camera.

It is also a 5G phone, giving you a fast and reliable internet connection to work with.


  • Doogee S96 Pro

For situations where you need an all-weather resistant phone, the Doogee S96 Pro is the right choice. Thanks to a reinforced exterior, it is resistant to water, shock and dust, even complying with military standards of the United States Army and recognized throughout the world.

The Doogee has a Helio G90 Octa-Core processor, 8GB in RAM and a memory of 128GB, expandable via microSD memory. In addition, it is equipped with 4 satellite navigation systems (GPS, Galileo, Glonass and Beidou). Its 6300 mAh re 24W battery and fast charge deliver enough power to operate and take advantage of all the features of its set of cameras, with a 16MP front and four rear cameras, where one with 20MP and night vision stands out.

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