Sprint Strikes First, Strikes Hard with Rugged Sonim Phone
Dec 19, 2012, 10:09 AM by Eric M. Zeman
Sprint today announced the Sonim XP Strike, a ruggedized handset that's compatible with its push-to-talk service. The Strike is the first Sonim handset to be sold by Sprint. It is a mil-spec 810G rated monoblock device that can withstand 6-foot drops to concrete, as well as a 30-minute bath in water that's two meters deep. It can withstand blowing rain, salt fog, vibration, shock, and dust. Other features include a 2-megapixel camera with flash, Bluetooth, FM radio receiver, GPS, and support for microSD cards. It runs all of Sprint's DirectConnect services. The Sonim XP Strike is available through most Sprint sales channels beginning today for $129.99 after rebate with a new agreement.
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I currently have the Kyocera DuraPlus. I would love to get my hands on this one!!