Best smartphones for business

We round up the best smartphones for business users including Apple, HTC, Nokia, Samsung and BlackBerry phones

Today's smartphones may have a strong emphasis on entertainment, but business users shopping for a phone are more interested in productivity and communications features.

If you're using a smartphone for business, tasks such as accessing e-mail while away from the office and the ability to work remotely are important.

With this in mind, a business smartphone needs strong text input, the latest wireless connectivity and plenty of storage. We round up the best business smartphones from top brands including Apple, Nokia, HTC, BlackBerry and Samsung.

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Apple iPhone 4

Despite antenna issues, Apple's iPhone 4 is definitely the best iPhone yet. Its superb design, outstanding display and excellent camera make it an ideal upgrade for owners of older Apple handsets and enticing for non-iPhone owners. Many competing smartphones can do more, but none of them do it in a manner that's as slick or polished as the iPhone 4.

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  • 3rd Aug., 2010
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • Apple
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  • Pros:
  • Superb design and construction
  • Outstanding display
  • Snappy performance and strong app ecosystem
  • Cons:
  • Antenna issues when held in a certain way
  • Glass back susceptible to cracking if dropped
  • Lacks flexibility and scope for customisation
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