Posts Tagged ‘ water-resistant ’

Bear Grylls Stars in Kyocera Torque Android Smartphone vs Wild, Releases on Sprint March 8 for $99 (Video)

February 22, 2013

Sprint has revealed release details for the Kyocera Torque, an ultra-rugged Android smartphone which was announced late last month. The water-proof, dirt-proof, drop-proof handset will hit the Now Network on March 8 for $99.99 after $50 mail-in-rebate via reward card. To help promote the device, Sprint has enlisted the help of extreme adventurer Bear...
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Sprint Announces Ultra-Rugged Kyocera Torque Android Smartphone: Water-Proof, Dirt-Proof, Drop-Proof (Specs)

January 28, 2013

Sprint announced a new, ultra-rugged Android smartphone with 4G LTE connectivity today. The Kyocera Torque can withstand blasts of water and can be submerged up to one meter underwater for up to 30 minutes. It’s also protected against extreme temperatures, blowing rain, solar radiation, salt fog, humidity, low pressure situations, dust, shock and vibrations....
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Samsung Tested Galaxy Note II, Galaxy S III by Sitting on Them (Durability Tests Video)

November 26, 2012

Samsung has posted a video showing how they tested their 2012 flagship smartphone lineup consisting of the Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II. The Android handsets were apparently put through a litany of durability tests that some may consider smartphone abuse. The video demonstrates the load test, button press test (200-300g of pressure,...
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Sony Xperia Go / Advance and Xperia Acro S Waterproof Smartphones Announced (Specs, Video)

May 30, 2012

Sony announced a new pair of durable Android smartphones for the global market today. The Xperia Go and Xperia Acro S (known as Acro HD SO-03D in Japan) are both water, scratch and dust resistant. The former concentrates more on compact durability with a 3.5-inch display and higher IP67 dust/water resistance rating. The latter...
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Fujitsu Arrows waterproof tablet, smartphone demo (video)

January 17, 2012

Fujitsu made an appearance at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show with a waterproof tablet and the world’s thinnest waterproof smartphone – both currently available in Japan. The Arrows Tab F-01D is an Android tablet that features a 10.1-inch WXGA (1280×800) display, TI OMAP 4430 1Ghz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage,...
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Motorola DEFY+ Android smartphone announced

August 15, 2011

Earlier today, Google announced that the wheels are already in motion to purchase Motorola Mobility – with completion of the deal coming by early 2012. As if the Googorola partnership wasn’t enough news, Motorola also announced a new Android smartphone, the DEFY+, which sports a water resistant and dust proof design featuring scratch resistant...
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Mud-faced Samsung Galaxy XCover announced for October

August 10, 2011

Samsung announced another Galaxy branded Android smartphone today. This time, the handset is geared for rugged types with an active lifestyle outdoors. The Samsung Galaxy XCover, which will land in Germany around October, is an Android 2.3 Gingerbread device with IP67 certification – meaning, it’s protected against water, dust, dirt and hard surfaces. It...
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