Favorite Integrator Mobile Phones 2017

Author: Rob Kilpatrick, Published on Oct 06, 2017

Smartphones are more critical than ever before, with integrators relying on them not only for contact while in the field, but for business applications, service tickets, time entry, and installation aids.

140+ integrators answered:

In your company, what brand of mobile phone is most often used? Why?

Mobile Phone Preference Statistics

Apple's iPhone was by far the most common response given, with ~30% more respondents preferring it to Android. Few responses other these two platforms were given, with only about five users preferring Windows or Blackberry.

Versus Global Market Share

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***+ *********** ********:

** **** *******, **** ***** ** ****** ***** ** **** often ****? ***?

Mobile ***** ********** **********

*****'* ****** *** ** *** *** **** ****** ******** *****, with ~**% **** *********** ********** ** ** *******. *** ********* other ***** *** ********* **** *****, **** **** ***** **** users ********** ******* ** **********.

Versus ****** ****** *****

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****** ***** *** ******* ****** **** ****** ******** (**** ******** where ******* *** ***** **% *** ** ********* ******* **** US ***** ****** ***** ** ~**%.

Apple ****** **** ****** ******

*****'* ****** *** *** **** ****** ****** ***** **** ** respondents. **** ********* *** **** ** ***, ***********, *** ****** of **** ** *** **** ******* *** ******** *** ******.

  • "*****. ** ***'* **** * ******** ********** *** **** **** iPhones. **** *** ****** ********."
  • "******, ********* *** **********. **** **** ********* ** ****** ******** apps".
  • "***** ****** ******* ** ** **** *** ** ** ******* one ******* ** ** ******* ** ** ******* ** *******."
  • "******, ******* *** **** **** ** *** *** **** *********. Also, ******** ***** *** ** *** ***."
  • "******. ** ****** * ******** * ***** *** ** *** company. **** *** ****** **** ** *** *** ********* *** the ****** *****."
  • "***** - ****** ** **** *** ******* ************* *** ***********."
  • "******. *** ****** **** ************ *****. ** ********* ** **. Rock ***** *******"
  • "******. ******* ** *** **** ********** **** **** *** **** for *** ******** ***** ******* ** ******* **"
  • "***** *** * **** ****** ** *** *** **** ** my ******* *** ****** ****** *** *** ******* *** **** apps **** ****** *** ***** ** ****** ***********."
  • "******. **** ** ***** **** ****** *** ** **** **** it ** ******** ** ** **** *** **** ** ** do **."

Android ******

******* *** (**************) **** **** ******, *** ******** ***** **% fewer ********* **** ******. ******* *** *** **** ******** ***** manufacturer, **** ** *** ******** **** *********, *** **** **** common.

*******, ******* ***** *** ********** ******* **** ******* ** ***** for ******: ***********, **** ** ***, *** *********, ***.

  • "******* (*****). ****** *** *** ******** ***. *** *** ** a *** **** *** **** *** ******* ****** **** ********."
  • "*******, ******* ***** **. ******* *** ****** **** *** **** related ******."
  • "******* ******* ** *** ******* ********* ******."
  • "*******, ** **** *** **** ******* ********* ****** *** ******* is *** ** *** **** ******"
  • "*******, **'* ******** *** *** * *** ** ******* ********."
  • "******** ***** * *******, ****** ***** **** *** ****** ******** Apps, ** ***** *** *** ******* ****."

Durability *** ****-*************

******* *********** **** ***** *** ********** *** ****-************* ** ******* phones ** ***** * ***** ****** ** *** ****. ****** are **** ****** ** ** ****** ** *** ***** *** the ******* ****** *** ********* ******* ** *** ** *******.

  • "*** ********** ******* ** **** ***** **** **** *** ********* available *** *** ********* ******** *** **** ** ** **** durable"
  • "*******. ** **** ***** *** *** ***** ***** ****** **** the *****, *** **** *** ******** **** *** **** ******* value, *********, *** **********."
  • "******* ******* ** ***** ****** ***** ** ******* **** ** the ******* ** *** ***** **** ****** ******* *** *** cracked ******* ***** ************."
  • "** - **** *** ***** ******* *** ** *** ** phones. ****** *** ****** ** ******* **** **** ** ** cost ********* *** **** ** *******."

Sales - ****** / ***** - *******

******** *********** **** ***** ***** ***** **** ***** ***** ***** used *******:

  • "****** ** **** ** *** ***** *****, **** *** *** what **** ****. ***** ****** *** ******* ******* ** ****** apps ******* *** *******."
  • "****** *** *******. *** *** ***** *** ******* ** ********* use ****** *** ********** **** *******. *** ********** ******* ** used ***** **** **** *** ********* ********* *** *** ********* products *** **** ** ** **** *******. ***** **** ** is **** ** ** ***** ***** * *****."
  • "**/** ******* **. ******. *********** **** ** ****** ******* *** to **** *********** **** ****. ***** **** ****** ******* ** they *** ****** ** ***."

Blackberry/Windows *** ********

***** **** *** ******** *** *** **** ******* ********** ********, as **** ** ******* ******, **** *** "**** *** *****" in ****** ******. *******, *** **** ****** ** ********** *** reliability *** ********.

  • "**********. ****** & ********. ***** ** ***** ******* *** **** apps, *** ************* ** ***********. ** **** ******* *** *** Android ******* **** *** *********** ** ***********/******* **** ** ****** devices. *******, *** *** ******* ************** *** *********** **** ****** back ** **********. ** **** **** **'** ********** ** *** minority *** ** **** ****** **** *** ** **** **** our ***** **** **** *** ** ** ***** ***** * client ***** ** *** ******* *** *** ** **. ************, the ******* **** ****** & *** ********** ** ****** **** other ******* **'** ****."

Comments (9)

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