Disadvantages of using consumer tablets for your business
Even though you might spend less at first on a stylish consumer device, your implementation will be likely to result in high TCO (Total Cost of Ownership), and productivity loss. Here are some reasons for which you should avoid buying a consumer tablet for your business.
Too fragile for the industry
Consumer tablets are not suitable for fast-paced and active fieldwork environments. Research shows that the regular consumer tablet is three times more likely to fail within the first year due to the damages produced by drops and cracked displays (VDC Research, 2014).