Since man decided to rub two sticks together humans have been searching for ways to make their lives easier through technology. As technology grows there is a race to provide quality hardware at an affordable price. Often times when a device is offered at a deeply discounted price there is a reason why. However, as the race gets tighter companies are starting to offer decent mobile devices at a reasonable price to stay competitive in the market. One company in particular is making big waves with the recent announcement that they will be offering an Android powered device at just $35.
Despite what some may say these new tablets have some big potential. The biggest potential beneficiaries of these new budget tablets are small businesses and startups. Instead of having to spend thousands upon thousands of dollars for computers these small business will be able to spend under a thousand to not only give all employees tablets, but also make their workforce mobile in the same action. The fact that these tablets will be affordable for any budget and run Android Ice Cream Sandwich spells good news for the future of business mobile apps. The only real downside to the Aakash 2 tablet is that the hardware is not state of the art and it could be considered slower than other tablets, but when weighed against the price of other apps it is easy to see that it is still a viable tablet in today’s market.
Business mobile apps are becoming an invaluable tool for businesses big and small and there is still a lot of mobile app development that can be done inside the enterprise app arena. An increased ability to acquire budget friendly tablets will lead to an increased need for small business apps. These apps can be anywhere from enterprise apps to advertising apps and everything in between. While the hardware may be cheap some small businesses may question how expensive mobile app development really is.
When you compare the price and return to other small business costs business mobile apps are a one of the most valuable business startup tools. While things like employees, rent, and an online presence are invaluable components to your business a small business app can help to take your business to the next level. A physical location offers storage and a little traffic, but they are dying fast in an increasingly mobile world. Business mobile apps can put your company’s brand in the hands of consumers and can help your employees to be more productive. A website can drive traffic and be a way for consumers to not only find your business but purchase products and services as well, but they can be ridiculously expensive to create and maintain.
These new tablets represent more than just a way for consumers and businesses to get their hands on budget friendly hardware. They represent an affordable way for businesses to arm their employees with tools to succeed in a rapidly expanding mobile business environment. When you combine and inexpensive tablet with invaluable small business apps you create a blueprint for success in today’s market.