Sonim XP3 Tough Phone U.S. Bound
Several rural carriers will be making the rugged Sonim XP3 phone available in the U.S. in early 2009. The XP3 is fully ruggedized to withstand abuse. It can stand 6-ft falls onto concrete, it is waterproof and it is resistant to dust and other particles. It has 2.5 days of talktime and 2 months of standby time. It will have quad-band GSM/EDGE radios, GPS, and Bluetooth. It has a 3 megapixel camera, but no video recording and no media player. Pricing details were not provided, nor were the identities of the U.S. carriers to offer the XP3 made known.
Bullitt, the company responsible for CAT and Kodak phones, has recently added a new brand to its portfolio: Land Rover. The The Land Rover Explore is a tough-yet-capable phone with features designed for the same adventure-seeking crowd that Land Rover vehicles are associated with.
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.
Apr 19, 2019
The Sonim XP3 rugged flip phone is now available on AT&T. The phone supports band 14 and FirstNet, the dedicated part of AT&T's network that gives priority to first responders.
Apr 4, 2018
AT&T recently added the Sonim XP8 and XP5s to its roster of rugged phones. Both devices are intended to be used by FirstNet customers (first responders), though they are also available for consumers to purchase.
2.5 days of talk time?