Samsung launched the Galaxy Note8, its latest Note Series smartphone back in August. Today, South Korean phone maker has launched Galaxy Note8 Enterprise Edition.
The smartphone is specially aimed at business and enterprise customers. Specification wise, it is almost same as original Note8. It offers powerful yet simple device management, support for tailored partner solution, customization and defence-grade security.
It supports Samsung E-FOTA (Enterprise Firmware over-the-air) using which, one can schedule updates to organization’s unlocked devices. Samsung also offers cloud-based Knox configure tool which can be used to remotely customize one / many of your Galaxy Note8 Enterprise Edition devices. Knox Configure lets IT admins quickly, securely and remotely configure and deploy branded, custom mobile experiences.
It comes with Samsung Knox which is one of the best security platform. The Samsung Galaxy Note8 Enterprise Edition will also get monthly security updates for up to 3 years after market availability, which a year more than traditional offering.
Additionally, the Galaxy Note8 Enterprise Edition will not include any pre-loaded carrier applications. It will come with usual features like IP68 rating (Water/Dust resistance), Infinity Display, and S-Pen.
The Samsung Galaxy Note8 Enterprise Edition is priced at US$ 994 (Rs. 64,200 approx.) and will be available through authorized Samsung Channel Partners.
Eric McCarty, Vice President, Mobile B2B Product Marketing, Samsung Electronics America said,
Modern enterprises are dealing with a conflict when it comes to their mobile strategies—a push and pull between what they require of IT to keep organizations secure and productive, and what their employees have come to expect when using mobile devices. We call this the IT Paradox, and the Note8 Enterprise Edition helps solve it by providing simple and comprehensive tools for IT to manage and secure their mobile environment, while giving users a device they will love.