C Spire Wireless Announces Sonim XP 3400 Armor
C Spire Wireless today announced that the Sonim XP 3400 Armor phone is available via its web site and telesales. The XP 3400 is a BREW-based handset that has been ruggedized for use in outdoor or harsh environments. The phone is certified against salt, fog, humidity, shock, and operates in temperatures ranging from -5 degrees F to 130 degrees F. The display measures two inches, has 240 x 320 pixels, and is protected by Corning's Gorilla Glass. It has an IP (ingress protection) rating of 68 and can withstand submersion in 6.5 feet of water for up to one hour. Other features include a 2-megapixel camera with LED flash (and flashlight) and video capture; noise cancellation with a very loud 23mm water-resistant speaker; and an FM radio, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, media player, and support for microSD cards up to 32GB. The XP 3400 is compatible with BREW applications, and includes an email client and web browser. The Sonim XP 3400 Armor is costs $49.99 after a $50 gift card.
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.
AT&T to Sell Sonim's Rugged XP6
AT&T today announced the immediate availability of the Sonim XP6. The XP6 is a highly rugged Android smartphone that includes buttons and controls like a feature phone.
AT&T to Sell Sonim XP5 Rugged Feature Phone
AT&T today announced plans to soon sell the Sonim XP5. The XP5 is a fully ruggedized feature phone that carries an IP68 rating for protection against liquid and dust ingress, and a mil-spec 810G rating for protection against drops and other physical abuses.
ZTE ZMax Phablet Coming To T-Mobile
ZTE today announced the ZMax, a large-screen phone exclusive to T-Mobile in the U.S. The ZMax has a 5.7-inch HD screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, 8-megapixel camera with flash, 1.6-megapixel front camera, large 3400 mAh battery, and runs Android 4.4.
Why so cheap?
It looks like a De Walt power tool, not very attractive but who cares, the Ice Road Trucker ...
Will it Blend?
Great for the construction field or the heavy trekker.