Can Smartphones Handle The Workload?

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Not all mobile devices are created equal, and some enterprises who are using consumer-grade smartphones for field work purposes may be missing the mark.

Field service professionals are leveraging mobile solutions that decode barcodes to achieve greater efficiency, more reliable customer service levels, and streamline business operations. While smartphones offer low-cost and high resolution cameras, they’re likely not providing the same results and solutions purpose-built mobile computers are capable of.

In this report, you’ll learn how:

  • The limitations for consumer devices, including lack of speed, ruggedness, long-range scanning capabilities, create an overall cumbersome, inefficient experience for many business applications
  • Purpose-built mobile computers with integrated imagers are more suitable than consumer grade devices for field applications that require high-volume, high-velocity scanning

Learn more about the distinct advantages and disadvantages for many businesses as they wade through the process of mobile device decision making.

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