Review: Kyocera DuraXT for Sprint
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. Find out what we liked and what we didn't in Phone Scoop's full report.
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The Kyocera DuraXT, a follow-up to last year's DuraMAX, is a rugged clamshell that offers Sprint's CDMA-based Direct Connect push-to-talk service. As with other PTT phones, the DuraXT is not out to define new standards in style or design. Instead, the DuraXT is about surviving the dangers of worksites and other harsh environments all while providing the best in basic communications. If you think you're tough, the DuraXT is probably tougher.
Jun 10, 2012
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.
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.
Jan 7, 2020
Kyocera is at CES this year showing off mock-ups of 5G devices under development, including their next rugged smartphone for the US, which will have 5G. Kyocera's Product Planning Manager Curtis Wick confirmed to Phone Scoop that the company is still actively developing rugged smartphones for the US market, similar to the DuraForce Pro 2 that is currently offered by AT&T and Verizon.
Dec 7, 2017
Republic Wireless today announced the Relay, a simple, screenless device meant to help young children communicate with their parents and other family members. The Relay is small, puck-like speakerphone with a single large button.
Jun 4, 2018
Apple today provided a preview of watchOS 5 and it bolsters Apple's wearable with a wide range of new features. To start, the wearable now brings new social powers, allowing people to challenge one another to various workouts or simply closing rings.
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