Step 2. Source Android devices
From affordable smartphones to ruggedized tablets, Android has devices for every enterprise environment.
My organization already has devices
If your organization already has Android 5.0 Lollipop or later devices, or you’re allowing employees to use their own devices for work, see Set up Android devices.
My organization needs devices
All Android 5.0 Lollipop and later devices come with built-in enterprise features. Devices that meet higher enterprise specifications are identified by Google as Android Enterprise Recommended. The complete list of Android Enterprise Recommended devices is available in Android's Enterprise Solutions Directory.
Devices enabled for zero-touch enrollment
Android zero-touch enrollment is a deployment method designed to streamline large-scale deployments of company-owned devices. The method allows you to pre-configure devices online so they ship with the right management policies and set themselves up automatically, right out of the box.
To learn more about zero-touch and how to set up zero-touch devices, see Zero-touch enrollment for IT admins. Devices enabled for zero-touch enrollment are available from select enterprise resellers and Google partners.
If you don’t require zero-touch enrollment, you can purchase devices from any source.
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