Windows Phone 8 is the second generation of the Windows Phone mobile operating system from Microsoft. It gives users a colourful interface of Live Tiles which can be customised to show the information which is important to you. Fast, secure and with full Microsoft Office support, Windows Phone 8 devices are perfect for keeping your business connected.
Compatible manufacturer devices: Nokia, HTC, Samsung, Huawei
iOS has a simple, user-friendly graphical interface and the most extensive selection of apps available, making these devices a great choice for your business handsets.
With iOS, you are always kept up to date, as updates are generally compatible with a range of handsets. A number of helpful features help you stay in contact, including built-in instant messaging (iMessage), hands-free Siri voice control (on selected devices) and free video calling with FaceTime. Whilst iOS is less customisable than some other mobile operating systems due to restrictions from Apple, this does result in high security standards and less risk to your business.
Compatible manufacturer devices: Apple only
As an ‘open source’ operating system, Android is extremely flexible, as developers are free to use the software to develop intuitive applications. Furthermore, unlike other operating systems, such as iOS, there are a number of device manufacturers supporting Android, giving you greater freedom and flexibility. Whether you need basic handsets or the latest smartphone, there is an Android handset to suit you.
Handsets are backed up with notable support from Google for features such as internet search and maps, along with a substantial app store and great multitasking capabilities.
Compatible manufacturer devices: HTC, Samsung, Nexus, Motorola, Sony, Asus, LG
BlackBerry have completely redesigned their operating system for an intuitive experience without compromising the enterprise grade security and encryption which has kept BlackBerry as a long-standing great business choice.
BlackBerry Hub integrates all of your messages and conversations into one place, whilst your work and personal information are securely separated and protected by BlackBerry Balance. With super-fast browsing and a growing app selection, BlackBerry 10 keeps your business moving, wherever you are.
Compatible manufacturer devices: BlackBerry 10 only