Sonim's Latest Handset Handles the Extreme
Sonim Technologies today announced the XP1300 Core rugged mobile phone. The XP1300 has an ingress protection (IP) rating of 68, meaning it can withstand submersion in 2 feet of water for 30 minutes. It also meets MIL-810G certification for salt, fog, humidity, transport shock, and thermal shock. Other key features include noise cancellation, waterproof connectors and a Gorilla Glass display. The XP1300 also has a loudspeaker, large keypad for use with gloves, and a 2-inch display. The XP1300 Core also boasts 18 hours of talk time, media player, and will be available unlocked starting in November for $400.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Built for the Adventurous and the Accident-Prone
Samsung today announced the Galaxy S7 Active, a semi-rugged version of its S7 flagship smartphone. The Active has a sturdier metal frame with rubber-coated corners to help protect it.
Verizon Selling the Ultra-Rugged Sonim XP5
Verizon Wireless today added the Sonim XP5 to its roster of rugged handsets. The XP5 is a bar-style feature phone that includes push-to-talk service (with a dedicated PTT button) for the working set.
Kyocera DuraXTP Is the Latest Rugged Feature Phone for Sprint
Kyocera and Sprint today announced the DuraXTP, an ultra-rugged feature phone. The DuraXTP is rated mil-spec 810G for durability and IP68 for protection against water and dust.
AT&T Now Selling the Rugged Sonim XP8 and XP5s
AT&T recently added the Sonim XP8 and XP5s to its roster of rugged phones. Both devices are intended to be used by FirstNet customers (first responders), though they are also available for consumers to purchase.
Samsung's Galaxy S8 Active Boasts Tougher, Less-Refined Design
Samsung today announced the Galaxy S8 Active, a rugged version of the S8 that will initially be sold by AT&T. The phone does away with the attractive, curved design of the S8 in favor of a more rugged metal frame with bumpers that are able to withstand drops up to 5 feet.
18 hours talk time??
Except for construction workers, this phone would not go very far in the states.
Realy extreme but what about contract?