The typical mobile phone these days has a 2 ¼” x 4 ¼” screen and a pop up keyboard. Most cost something close to $500-$750 and will soon move up to $1,000 – not counting cellular service. A very competent Windows laptop can be acquired for the same price and a powerful tablet computer can easily be obtained for a lot less.
For many of us a laptop or tablet, possibly with a supplemental monitor and keyboard, is our primary workstation. Most of us also accomplish much of our daily tasks using some type of cloud based solution, such as a CRM, financial system, document management system or email. So when we need to be mobile AND get work done, it’s no problem. But, how much of that work can we actually complete using only the ultimate mobile workstation, our expensive new phone?text