Smartphones are the perfect business companions

The business world has benefitted a great deal from the advent of smartphone technology, with their ability to perform multiple business functions such as email, networking and internet browsing they have become a major factor in the efficiency of travelling businessmen and women, according to Sony Ericsson.

The vast majority of business executives now possess a smartphone, such is their need to be in constant touch with various clients and colleagues whilst on the move. The functionality of a business smartphone which allows users to receive, browse and reply to emails has been a particularly helpful solution to business travel, enabling users to continue to conduct their work to a much greater degree regardless of their location.

Applications for the various models of touchscreen phone available, such as Sony Ericsson’s Xperia range, also facilitate greater connectivity for business executives, allowing them to engage with their online communities within social networks such as Twitter and LinkedIn, as well as making the most of their travelling time by catching up with more personal contacts on other networks like Facebook.

Ben Padley, head of digital and CRM, said: “Businessmen and women all over the world are now reliant upon smartphone technology to keep them connected with their working world, irrespective of where they are or where they are going at any given time. The ability to do this has had a positive effect on the way that business is conducted all over the world, improving efficiency and helping people make the most of their time.”