Research Report: Mobile Phones 2018

NextG phones - the good, the bad and the ugly

Thirteen phones tested, several surprises, some star performers and some lacklustre results

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These days, the mobile phone is just about as crucial to the farm business as any other piece of machinery

The sum total of tasks performed using a phone handset only increases as each year goes by. More manufacturers supply apps to operate or calibrate machinery, more information is needed at your fingertips in an instant, and record keeping becomes instantaneous, with data entered at the source in the paddock, rather than at home on the computer.

But we face a growing dilemma in that connectivity continues to limit the usefulness of much of what we want to do with our smartphones. While mobile networks continue to grow, they are not always rolled out in rural areas where we need them most. Compounding the problem is that the smartphones' reception performance seems ...

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Research Report: Mobile Phones 2018

Thirteen phones tested, several surprises, some star performers and some lacklustre results

Farming Technology

31 MAY 2018
Research Report: Mobile Phones 2018
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