Smartphones are now playing very vital role in our world. Without these devices, it is difficult to connect with each other and do something tangible. Especially in business, smartphones are very paramount because with one in your hand, you can move your office to anywhere in the world. It is becoming glaring that smartphones are now playing the roles of personal computers in many businesses today.
Smartphones now possess some of the features we see on a PC such as the RAM, operating system, internal storage, screen resolution size, keyboard and many other functions. In few years time, smartphones would have successfully completed their evolution, and in a world where mobility is a priority, we won’t have any choice than to ditch our computers for smartphones.
Brands like Samsung and Apple are doing all they can to ensure consumers stay satisfied and they don’t fail to manufacture incredible phones with mouth-watering features. The new Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus features a whopping 12GB RAM which means no operation can fail to execute on this phone. Also with an external storage capacity of up to 1TB through a micro SD card, you can literally have anything you want on your phone. Be it documents, invoices, receipts, video files, pictures, literally anything.
It doesn’t get better than that, which is why today; we’re discussing the top 10 best smartphones perfect for business and work in general, thus far in 2020.
1. Samsung Galaxy Note 10+
With the type of security, processor, memory, and battery this device is equipped with, along with the all-new super-functional S Pen, this is arguably the best business phone ever made. Samsung did more than great by bringing this model into existence because it just seems like the perfect phone for anybody who’s trying not to be behind at work. With an external storage capacity of up to 1TB, you don’t have to worry about space anymore. You can save anything you want to save on the phone and still have more than enough space left because internally, you already have up to 512GB of storage.
KEY FEATURES: Operating System: Android 9; One UI, Processor: Octa-core (2×2.73 GHz Mongoose M4 & 2×2.4 GHz Cortex-A75 & 4×1.9 GHz Cortex-A55) – EMEA/LATAM; Exynos 9825 Chipset – EMEA/LATAM / Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485) – USA/China; Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 Chipset – USA/China, RAM: 12GB, Size: 6.8 inches, Screen Resolution: 1440 x 3040 pixels, Rear Camera: 12MP + 12MP + 16MP + Tof 3D VGA Camera, Front Camera: 10MP, Internal Storage: 256GB/512GB, Battery Capacity: 4300 mAh.
2. Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Another ideal business phone is the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, a high-end smartphone which shares a striking similarity with the older version, Note 8. The 6.4-inch screen size gives you the perfect view of every single operation you perform on the phone. In addition to this, it comes with a great feature which you can only find in a very few smartphones – the S Pen. The S Pen is a stylus which makes the Galaxy Note 9 the ideal phone for business or work in general, because with this Pen, you can easily take notes on your device during a meeting, just like it’s done with the traditional paper note and pen. The S Pen also allows you to easily sign documents on your device on-the-go without the need for the traditional pen and paper documents, thanks to Samsung’s ‘Write on PDF’ Android app.
KEY FEATURES: Operating System: Android 8.1; One UI, Processor: Octa-core (4×2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) – EMEA; Exynos 9810 Chipset – EMEA / Octa-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) – USA/LATAM/China; Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 Chipset – USA/LATAM/China, RAM: 6GB/8GB, Size: 6.4 inches, Screen Resolution: 1440 x 2960 pixels, Rear Camera: 12MP + 12MP, Front Camera: 8MP, Internal Storage: 128GB/512GB, Battery Capacity: 4000 mAh.
3. iPhone 11 Pro Max
Released in September 2019, the iPhone 11 Pro Max is one of the best-selling Smartphones in the world at the moment. Needless to say, Apple has been one of the best phone manufacturers over the last decade and the invention of this smartphone will further cement their place as one of the best.
KEY FEATURES: Operating System: iOS 13, Processor: Hexa-core (2×2.65 GHz Lightning + 4×1.8 GHz Thunder); Apple A13 Bionic Chipset, RAM: 4GB, Size: 6.5 inches, Screen Resolution: 1242 x 2688 pixels, Rear Camera: 12MP + 12MP + 12MP, Front Camera: 12MP, Internal Storage: 64GB/256GB/512GB, Battery Capacity: 3969 mAh.
4. Samsung Galaxy S10+
Samsung Galaxy S10 plus is the first Samsung Galaxy flagship phone with dual selfie cameras. The phone comes with new killer features in all aspects ranging from punch-hole design, in-display fingerprint sensor, reverse wireless charging, and a five-camera setup including dual selfie cameras.
KEY FEATURES: Operating System: Android 9.0; One UI, Processor: Octa-core (2×2.73 GHz Mongoose M4 & 2×2.31 GHz Cortex-A75 & 4×1.95 GHz Cortex-A55) – EMEA/LATAM; Exynos 9820 Chipset – EMEA/LATAM / Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485); Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 Chipset – USA/China, RAM: 8GB/12GB, Size: 6.4 inches, Screen Resolution: 1440 x 3040 pixels, Rear Camera: 12MP + 12MP + 16MP, Front Camera: 10MP + 8MP, Internal Storage: 128GB/512GB/1TB, Battery Capacity: 4100 mAh.
5. Huawei P30 Pro
The 8GB RAM on this smartphone says a lot about how efficient it is when used for work. It is ideal for both personal use and business. With a internal storage of 256GB, the phone can save as much files and documents you want it so save.
KEY FEATURES: Operating System: Android 9.0; EMUI 9.1, Processor: Octa-core (2×2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2×2.19 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55); HiSilicon Kirin 980, RAM: 6GB/8GB, Size: 6.47 inches, Screen Resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels, Rear Camera: 40MP+20MP+8MP, Front Camera: 32MP, Internal Storage: 128GB/256GB/512GB, Battery Capacity: 4200 mAh.
6. Huawei Mate 20 X
Huawei continues to strengthen its place in the premium Smartphones market after its previous iteration of Huawei P20 and P20 Pro. The Mate 20 X is the big brother to the Mate 20 Pro, and it comes with a number of advanced features which makes it a great device for business. From a massive 7.2-inch screen, to an insane 5,000 mAh battery power which is more than enough for the entire day, and its M-pen stylus support, among many other great features, what more can you ask for in a business phone?
KEY FEATURES: Operating System: Android 9.0; EMUI 9.1, Processor: Octa-core (2×2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2×1.92 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55); HiSilicon Kirin 980 Chipset, RAM: 6GB/8GB, Size: 7.2 inches, Screen Resolution: 1080 x 2244 pixels, Rear Camera: 40MP+8MP+20MP, Front Camera: 24MP, Internal Storage: 128GB/256GB, Battery Capacity: 5000 mAh.
7. OnePlus 7 Pro
With the 4,000 mAh battery on this smartphone, one should expect enough power to last one through a heavy use and even have some left at the end of the day. For added comfort, the smartphone features a 30W fast charging which takes about an hour to get fully charged from zero percent.
KEY FEATURES: Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie; OxygenOS 9.5.11, Processor: Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485); Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 Chipset, RAM: 6GB/8GB/12GB, Size: 6.67 inches, Screen Resolution: 1440 x 3120 pixels, Rear Camera: 48MP+16MP+8MP, Front Camera: 16MP, Internal Storage: 128GB/256GB, Battery Capacity: 4000 mAh.
8. Google Pixel 4 XL
The Google Pixel 4 XL is the latest from Google’s Pixel line which arrived just last month. The smartphone boasts a Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 with eight core, an Adreno 640 GPU processor, and an upgraded battery power of 3,700 mAh. Even though this device ranks below other smartphones in its range such as the Samsung Galaxy Note 10+, iPhone 11 Pro Max, and the Huawei P30 Pro, it’s still pretty fast and efficient for work.
KEY FEATURES: Operating System: Android 10, Processor: Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485); Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 Chipset, RAM: 6GB, Size: 6.3 inches, Screen Resolution: 1440 x 3040 pixels, Rear Camera: 12.2MP+16MP, Front Camera: 8MP, Internal Storage: 64GB/128GB, Battery Capacity: 3700 mAh.
9. iPhone XS Max
Basically, the iPhone XS Max is a larger version of the iPhone X with a similar glass build and metallic frame. It feels premium in every way and quite compact weighing as much as 208g with a thickness of 7.7-inch. The camera is aligned vertically same as before and protrude a bit at the back. Going all the way to 6.5-inch, the smartphone is quite a large screen smartphone even if it is much like the iPhone 8 Plus in overall size.
KEY FEATURES: Operating System: iOS 12, Processor: Hexa-core (2×2.5 GHz Vortex + 4×1.6 GHz Tempest); Apple A12 Bionic Chipset, RAM: 4GB, Size: 6.5 inches, Screen Resolution: 1242 x 2688 pixels, Rear Camera: 12MP+12MP, Front Camera: 7MP, Internal Storage: 64GB/256GB/512GB, Battery Capacity: 3174 mAh.
10. Samsung Galaxy A70
Samsung Galaxy A70 is a mid-range member of Samsung’s 2019 A Series. It offers you more options if you feel the Galaxy A50 is a little bit below your needs. The Galaxy A70 offers a more premium display, a more powerful processor, and better cameras. Samsung Galaxy A70 comes in plastic body just like the Galaxy A30 and Galaxy A50. Colour options include blue, black, and red. It features an infinity-U display with a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 front cover. The fingerprint sensor is located on the back.
KEY FEATURES: Operating System: Android 9.0; One UI, Processor: Octa-core (4.0GHz Kryo 460 Gold & 10.2 GHz Kryo 460 silver); Qualcomm SDM675 Snapdragon 675 Chipset, RAM: 6GB/8GB, Size: 6.7 inches, Screen Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, Rear Camera: 32MP+8MP+5MP, Front Camera: 32MP, Internal Storage: 128GB, Battery Capacity: 4500 mAh.