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Top 5 Business Smartphones on the Market Right Now

There are so many smartphones on the market right now and even more coming out in the next few months.  How do you choose which one to buy? Let us help you with our top five list of the hottest smartphones for business users.  We ranked these phones based on battery life, usability, operating system and more.

1. iPhone 4

Despite the heavily publicized glitches of the iPhone 4 and its “death grip”, this phone is still the hottest and most advanced phone on the market. It has an extensive app store, a high quality operating system, fast processor, simplistic user interface and improved display. It also has a video chat camera, which is useful for business users who need to chat with colleagues. It has a front and a back camera with a larger lens and flash support.

Company: Apple

Carrier: AT&T

Price: $199 (16 GB), $299 (32 GB) with contract

2. Motorola Droid X

The Motorola Droid X is one of the best Android phones on the market right now. It’s Google Android 2.1 operating system offers high-speed mobile browsing, thousands of Android apps, and more. The Droid X has a 4.3 in hi-res screen, an HD camcorder, bluetooth technology, and a camera with dual LED flash and digital zoom. Its battery can handle up to 480 minutes of continuous talking time, which is important for business users who cannot have their phone run out of battery quickly.

Company: Motorola

Carrier: Verizon Wireless

Price: $199 with contract and rebate

3. Blackberry Bold 9700

Blackberry is reputed as the number one company for business phones, so of course its Blackberry Bold 9700 has to be on the list. This phone is a reliable smart device for messaging and emailing. It is secure, so important data will never be compromised. The Bold has a clean, simple screen and is easy to use. It also offers “BBM” (Blackberry Messaging), which allows users to sent text messages for free to other BlackBerry users. In addition, the Bold has exceptional battery life, GPS, 3g support and a high resolution screen.

Company: RIM, Blackberry

Carrier: At&T or T-Mobile

Price: $199 with contract

4. HTC Droid Incredible (Verizon Wireless)

The HTC Droid Incredible has the power of an Android, but is in a smaller and more comfortable frame. It has a 1GHZ processor, 8 megapixel camera, 3.7 inch touchscreen in addition to many apps and accessories. It has 40 GB of space, which is handy for business users who want to download a lot onto their smartphone. This droid is fast and also has a great battery life.

Company: HTC

Carrier: Verizon Wireless

Price: $199 with contract

5. Samsung Vibrant

This smartphone has a nice AMOLED touch screen, 16 GB of internal memory, a digital camera, and a very high resolution screen. It tuns on the 1GHz Hummingbird processor. This phone is ideal for looking at pictures or watching videos. It has 390 minutes of talk time, which is not as great as the smartphones listed above but is still pretty good. It runs on the Android 2.1 platform and has many social networking capabilities, which is useful for business networking.

Company: Samsung

Carrier: T-Mobile

Price: $199 with contract

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