Kyocera DuraXT Arrives at Sprint as Rugged Direct Connect Clamshell
Sprint today began offering the Kyocera DuraXT, a rugged clamshell that joins Sprint's line of tough-as-nails push-to-talk phones. The DuraXT uses Sprint's CDMA-based PTT service, called DirectConnect. It runs Qualcomm's BREW MP operating system and includes a 3.2-megapixel camera with flash. Other features include a media player, speakerphone, GPS-based navigation, Bluetooth, and support for memory cards up to 32GB. The DuraXT is available for $69.99 with a new contract.
Kyocera kicked out another rugged flip phone for Sprint and called it the DuraXT. This DirectConnect-capable walkie-talkie device takes a beating and keeps competing.
Feb 25, 2013
U.S. Cellular today announced that it will carry the Kyocera DuraPro starting February 27th for $150 before $50 mail-in rebate.
Cat Phones has a new rugged flagship at Mobile World Congress this year and it takes the Flir heat-capture camera to a new level of productivity. This phone is tough as nails and still lets people measure temperature, air quality, and distance/area with a laser.
Jan 10, 2018
Kyocera has quietly launched the DuraTR, a ruggedized bar phone intended for Sprint's Direct Connect service. The DuraTR meets mil-spec 810G for protection from drops, bumps, scrapes, and bruises.
May 28, 2019
Bittium's new Tough Mobile 2 is a mid-range smartphone with unusually advanced security features, designed for organizations with exceptional security needs, including governments and militaries. A privacy switch disables microphones, cameras, and Bluetooth at a hardware level, and reduces sensor sensitivity to prevent fingerprinting.
Phone with no network
Can we expect a review
Video Killed the Radio Star...
This is quite the sore point with me as Sanyo wireless phones were an industry standard benchmark for Sprint with leading edge technology for its day,
The early Sanyos and both the candy bar style and their flip phones were top notch,
The LAST GOOD Sanyo was the SCP-8400
Then Sanyo sold off their wireless phone division and NAME to Kyrocera (as it was less the one half of one percent of their market and they wanted to focus on other consumer tech)to up until this point made gas station and discount store prepaid phones.
Kyrocera are responsible for the flimsy line of Katanas (the original Katana SCP 6600 and the Katana DLX (SCP 8500) were alright, the Kyrocero ZIO and that flea market generic Nin...