Nine Reasons Why the iPhone 5 Beats the Galaxy S4

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 07-10-2013

Nine Reasons Why the iPhone 5 Beats the Galaxy S4

Security Matters  Android is a security nightmare for corporate users. According to recent research from McAfee, instances of Android malware skyrocketed in the first quarter, and more hackers are now targeting that Android than any other platform, including Windows.

Nine Reasons Why the iPhone 5 Beats the Galaxy S4

Nine Reasons Why the iPhone 5 Beats the Galaxy S4

Concerns About Productivity  In terms of enabling productivity, the iPhone 5 beats the Galaxy S4. Although Samsung's smartphone is simple enough to use, Apple's iOS is far more intuitive, and the average enterprise user will find that it's easier to accomplish work with the iPhone 5.

Nine Reasons Why the iPhone 5 Beats the Galaxy S4

Nine Reasons Why the iPhone 5 Beats the Galaxy S4

User Awareness   What products do employees know the most about? The more they know, the less likely they'll overwhelm the help desk with questions and problems. For now, the iPhone 5 wins in terms of user awareness.

Nine Reasons Why the iPhone 5 Beats the Galaxy S4

Nine Reasons Why the iPhone 5 Beats the Galaxy S4

Remote Device Management   Apple's Remote Device Management platform is simply outstanding. The platform allows IT staff to monitor what employees are doing with their iOS-based devices, remotely update applications, and wipe an entire device clean if it's lost or stolen.

Nine Reasons Why the iPhone 5 Beats the Galaxy S4

Nine Reasons Why the iPhone 5 Beats the Galaxy S4

More Apps, Anyone?  The platform that has the best and most applications wins out. Once again, Apple takes the lead as its App Store has 900,000 applications, including a wealth of business programs. It's far superior to the Google Play marketplace and Samsung Apps.

Nine Reasons Why the iPhone 5 Beats the Galaxy S4

Nine Reasons Why the iPhone 5 Beats the Galaxy S4

Enterprise Friendly  Although Samsung has slapped its own look and feel on top of Android, the Galaxy S4 still runs Google's operating system. And that matters because Google has yet to prove that it cares about the enterprise as much as Apple does.

Nine Reasons Why the iPhone 5 Beats the Galaxy S4

Nine Reasons Why the iPhone 5 Beats the Galaxy S4

Too Big and Bulky?  Mobility is a concern for enterprise users. The trouble with the Galaxy S4 is that its 5-inch screen makes it more difficult to store in a pocket or purse. Meanwhile, the iPhone 5 is thin and lightweight, making it a better option for most mobile employees.

Nine Reasons Why the iPhone 5 Beats the Galaxy S4

Nine Reasons Why the iPhone 5 Beats the Galaxy S4

A Marriage of Devices   The iPad is the de facto leader in the corporate tablet market. Realizing that, companies would do well with iPhone 5s. After all, wouldn't it be best to be able to easily transfer all of the files and data on the iPad to the iPhone 5, and vice versa?

Nine Reasons Why the iPhone 5 Beats the Galaxy S4

Nine Reasons Why the iPhone 5 Beats the Galaxy S4

Apple Leads in Court   Samsung is getting hit hard in the courts, especially in the U.S., in the current Apple vs. Samsung lawsuits, and it hasn't been able to strike a decisive blow against Apple. If Apple's efforts succeed, certain Samsung devices and features could be banned or hobbled.

Nine Reasons Why the iPhone 5 Beats the Galaxy S4