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Kyocera Hydro Elite

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This relatively high-end Hydro mixes a thin, waterproof body with a long feature list, including 8-megapixel camera, NFC, wireless charging, HD display, and global roaming. Other features include front camera, 4G LTE, memory card slot, DLNA, and removable battery.

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LTE 4 / 13
WCDMA 1 / 2 / 5 / 8
CDMA 850 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
LTE (4G)
band 4 / 1700 MHz   AWS (Americas)
band 13 / 750 MHz   Upper 700 (USA (Verizon))

WCDMA (3G / 4G)
band 1 (I) / 2100 MHz   IMT (Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania, Brazil, India, Israel)
band 2 (II) / 1900 MHz   PCS (Americas)
band 5 (V) / 850 MHz   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)
band 8 (VIII) / 900 MHz   (Europe, Asia, Africa)

CDMA (2G / 3G)
850 MHz / band 5 / BC0   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)
1900 MHz / band 2 / BC1   PCS (Americas)

GSM (2G)
850 MHz / band 5   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)
900 MHz / band 8   (Europe, Asia, Africa)
1800 MHz / band 3   DCS (Europe, Asia, Africa)
1900 MHz / band 2   PCS (Americas)
Weight 4.51 oz   (128 g)
Dimensions 4.82" x 2.38" x 0.43"   (122 x 60 x 10.8 mm)
Battery Talk: 13 hours max.   (780 minutes)
Standby: 236 hours max.   (9.8 days)
2100 mAh LiIon, Removable
Display Type: LCD (Color TFT/TFD)
Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels
4.3"   diagonal
OS / Platform Android
version 4.1
Processor 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960
Memory 16 GB internal storage, raw hardware
8.6 GB internal storage, available to user
1.5 GB RAM
SIM card size Micro (3FF)
FCC ID V65C6750 » (approved Apr 22, 2013)

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Fingerprint Reader -
Flashlight -
GPS / Location Type: A-GPS
Ruggedized -
Water-Resistant Yes
Adjustable Text Size Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible Rating: M3, T3 (mostly tele-coil compatible)
Multiple Languages Languages Supported: English, Spanish
TTY/TDD (Digital) Yes
External Display -
Ringer Profiles -
Vibrate Yes
Bluetooth Supported Profiles: HSP, HFP, A2DP, AVRC, OPP,PBA, HID, PAN, MAP
version 4.0+LE
Infrared (IR) -
MirrorLink -
Mobile Hotspot for up to 10 devices
NFC supports Softcard
PC Sync -
USB Connector: Micro-USB
Wi-Fi Version(s): 802.11 a,b,g,n
Picture ID Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Voice Dialing Type: Speaker-independent (automatic)
Changeable Body Plates -
Custom Graphics Yes
Custom Ringtones Yes
Real-Music Ringers Supported Formats: AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR, MP3, QCP, Ogg, WAV, WMA ProPlus
Data & Network
Data Tethering Yes
External Antenna Jack -
Flight Mode Yes
High-Speed Data Technology: LTE (Cat 3)
WAP / Web Browser Browser Software: Chrome
Key Lock Switch -
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Side Keys volume on left / lock on top
Text Keyboard, Hardware -
Touch Screen Type: Capacitive
Hard Drive -
Memory Card Slot Card Type: microSD (TransFlash)
up to 32 GB
Email Client Protocols Supported: POP, IMAP, Gmail, Exchange
EMS / Picture Messaging -
Instant Messaging Networks Supported: Google Hangouts
Text Messaging (SMS) View Style: Threaded
Text Messaging Templates Yes
FM Radio -
FM Transmitter -
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) Yes
Music Player Supported Formats: AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR, MP3, QCP, Ogg, WAV, WMA ProPlus
Stereo Speakers -
Photo & Video
Camera Resolution: 8+ megapixel
LED flash, auto-focus / panorama, HDR, smile detection, multi-shot
Front-Facing Camera Resolution: 1.3-megapixel
Live TV -
Miracast -
PictBridge -
TV Output MHL
Video Capture Resolution: 1080p HD
Fast Charging -
Wireless Charging Qi standard
Games Yes
Java (J2ME) -
Call Screening -
HD Voice -
Headset Jack (2.5 mm) -
Push-To-Talk -
Speaker Phone Type: Full-duplex


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