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A New Generation of Productivity Tools: 10 Reasons to Switch to the Galaxy Note8

For business users, some things are imperative when working exclusively on your mobile device, like a large screen (without being clunky) and defense-grade security. From responding to emails to annotating documents, even toggling between multiple windows while dialing into a conference call, it can be a real challenge to work solely using the productivity tools on your mobile device.

With Samsung’s Galaxy Note8, however, we make working from your mobile device, dare we say, easy. Thanks to the 6.3-in. Infinity Display, the S Pen, numerous smart productivity tools, oh and we can’t forget those wonderfully paired apps feature, the Note8 makes it easier to do more — and do it better. And, switching to the Galaxy Note8 won’t take long, and certainly won’t pose any problems thanks to the Samsung Smart Switch. In one seamless move, you can transfer contacts, photos, music, messages and other data, making the upgrade to the Note8 simply irrefutable.

So, without further ado, we give you the top 10 reasons why you should switch to the Galaxy Note8.

1. Protect Your Company’s Data

If you know security is imperative, you know Samsung Knox is top-notch. With Knox’s defense-grade security, you no longer need to worry if your employees are keeping business data safe. Built from the chip up, Samsung Knox 2.9 provides a customizable security platform for serious protection. We have implemented more sophisticated controls to enable regulated industries to take better advantage of Samsung DeX. Knox 2.9 also supports Knox Configure, enabling IT managers to pre-configure settings, deploy apps and enable security features all through a centralized portal, all while saving you valuable time.

2. Increase Your Productivity

Cue the S Pen. This snazzy little pen gives you full control over your device. Use Screen Off Memo to take notes in a meeting without even unlocking your screen, or mark up PDFs on the go. The S Pen provides higher levels of usability for business applications and the Note8 boasts an Infinity Display optimized for writing — with sharper, rounded corners. Much like the Note8, the S Pen is water and dust-resistant, meaning you can use it to capture signatures or take notes, even in industries where getting caught in the rain happens frequently on the job. You can also liven up your social posts using the Live Messenger feature. Best of all, the S Pen never needs to be charged. From the fully optimized screen to the noteworthy S Pen, you have a seamless note-taking machine, allowing you to work from your mobile device no matter where you are.

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3. Be More Efficient

Did you know that Note users already multitask 40 percent more than other Galaxy owners? It’s not a coincidence. With App Pair, Note8 users can launch two apps with one tap and use them side-by-side on the Infinity Display. Need to jump on a conference call while on the go? No problem. Simply pair your calendar and your phone keypad and you’ll have everything you need in one place, on one screen. Gone are the days of jumping back and forth between apps, wasting precious time and making silly mistakes. No need to worry about the number of apps you have open: The 10nm processor and 6GB RAM will keep you running at top speed, allowing you to do more, faster with longer battery life. When business demands maximum processing power, you’re already there.

4. Snap Pro Pics

We get it — life isn’t all work and no play. That’s why we’ve equipped the Note8 with the world’s first Dual Camera with Optical Image Stabilization on both lenses (yes, you read that right). Whether you’re shooting in the dark or from a distance, photos are clear. Clear Zoom allows you to zoom in closer with less blur so you can capture great portraits and enjoy low-light clarity for incredible photos. Does the photog in you want more control? Switch to Pro Mode for all the options you’d expect from a pro camera. With Live Focus, you can focus on what you want, when you want to. Change the depth-of-field to make your subject stand out, and you can even see what it’ll look like before you take the photo. But, it’s not only beneficial after hours. You’ve never looked as good as you will on the front-facing camera — perfect for video conferencing when you’re OOO.

5. See More, Scroll Less

Whether you’re reviewing PDFs, working on Excel spreadsheets or watching videos on demand, you’ll have all the advantages of our largest, 6.3-in. Infinity Display in the palm of your hand. Working outdoors or from a cab on the way to a meeting? No need to worry about the sun putting a damper on your productivity, the Note8 is unbelievably bright when you need it most. Boasting sharp, true-to-life color with the Mobile HDR Premium-certified Super AMOLED display, the Note8 will give you a cinema-quality screen, and with the 83 percent screen-to-body ratio, you’ll have more screen to work with and less phone to hold. What more could you ask for?

6. Get More Done With DeX + VDI

With Samsung DeX, you can run virtualized Windows desktops and apps with enterprise-ready VDI (virtual desktop infrastructure) solutions from Citrix, VMware and Amazon. It’s simple — dock your Note8 into your Samsung DeX station and get to work. The Samsung Note8 easily integrates into your existing virtualized environments so your team can get more done, easily and more seamlessly than ever. Employees can use their existing credentials to set up and log in, just like they’d do from the office. Thanks to the Note8, you’ve got all of the advantages of VDI on a smartphone managed by your MDM.

7. Enable the Mobile Worker With DeX

Imagine sitting down at your desk with just your Note8 in hand, docking it into your DeX station, plugging in a simple keyboard and mouse, and having all of your work right there at your fingertips. Your team will experience the easy-to-maneuver drag-and-drop functionality, improved email app and multiple, resizable windows. With DeX, It’s literally that simple. Working remotely? Leave your laptop at the office and travel lightly with just your Note8 and DeX — no need to lug around anything more. Traveling for work? Plug DeX in anywhere there’s a screen — it’s HDMI-enabled so pretty much any hotel TV, internet café and of course you TV at home. Plus, it works great with Office 365 and advanced apps such as Adobe Lightroom.

8. Separate Work + Personal – Part 1: Secure Folder

Keeping data secure shouldn’t just be of interest to your employer; it’s important to keep your personal data secure, too. That’s where Secure Folder comes in. It supports keeping your work and personal information separate, while still utilizing that defense-grade security that Samsung Knox offers. Drop all of your personal apps in one place and add multi-authentication to secure it — use biometrics or enter your PIN to access. Need to access your personal bank account? No problem. Just keep your personal apps in your Secure Folder and access them whenever, wherever, all from the same device.

9. Separate Work + Personal – Part 2: Dual Messenger

Are you juggling Facebook Messenger for work as well as your own personal account? Now, thanks to Note8’s Dual Messenger, you’ll never have to switch back and forth or re-log into accounts again — simply run the app as two separate instances. You can have two social accounts open and active at the same time. And it isn’t just Facebook, but also WhatsApp, WeChat, Viber, LINE, Skype and more. Dual Messenger lets you separate your work life from your personal life, giving you the ideal work-life integration.

10. Switching Made Easy

Let’s just get right down to it. Switching from an old mobile device to a new device, whether it’s a Samsung device, an iPhone, even your computer (PC or Mac), is usually a major headache. Transferring over all of your data — your contacts, emails, photos, you name it — used to be a bear, but with Samsung’s Smart Switch, transitioning from one device to another is undeniably effortless. There are three simple ways: transfer content directly from your old phone wirelessly, transfer content directly from your old phone via USB cable or you can transfer content from a PC or Mac to your new Galaxy Note8 phone.

Equipped with the next generation of productivity tools, the Note8 is built for multitasking, letting you work from your mobile device anytime, from anywhere.

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Janine Mooney

Janine Mooney is Executive Editor of Samsung Business Insights, covering the latest industry trends and technology innovations. A former magazine editorial content director and editor in chief, Janine has been writing professionally for more than six years, covering areas such as technology, design and electrical engineering, health and wellness, and all things IoT. Janine holds a Bachelor of Arts in English, with a concentration in writing, from High Point University in North Carolina. Follow Janine on Twitter: @JanineEMoon

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