The new iPhone is thinner, lighter, and faster. But is it finally ready for mass adoption in the office?
When does a consumer phone finally make a transition to the big leagues of corporate life?
For Apple, that's the open question after it announced the iPhone 5 at an event in San Francisco Wednesday.
The new device--sporting a slim design that's 18% thinner than the current model and with a fast A6 processor and a 4-inch screen--is brimming with business-centric features. Yet, for some companies, there's still a question about whether the device can live in a world of data-compliance regulations, secure remote access, and well-toned corporate mail servers. As Inc.com recently discovered, the vast majority of companies still buy BlackBerry phones.