iPhone, BlackBerry: Most Reliable Smartphones

Over the past week, Samsung has launched the Galaxy Tab to rave reviews from critics. Windows Phone 7 also came on the market, even as a study indicates iPhone and BlackBerry devices have the lowest failure rates. See what other topics were hot this week.

A study from tech-warranty company SquareTrade says that Apple's iPhone and BlackBerry handsets are the most reliable smartphoness on the market.  The company said that Motorola also performed well in the study, but it was Apple and RIM that came out on top.

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If reliability matters to you, SquareTrade's study is one to keep in mind. Device reliability is an important factor in keeping costs down when it comes to deploying mobile devices in your enterprise. While iPhone had the lowest failure rates, BlackBerry was most likely to survive accidental drops and other user abuse.

This article was originally published on 11-12-2010
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