We look at the various options that you can choose from if you’re interested in a or water resistant device, including sealed smartphones, special cases, and coatings such as Liquipel.
The Xperia Z has been promoted in an unusual way in the Czech Republic, with T-Mobile highlighting its waterproof features.
In a series of “Xperimentations” videos released by Sony Mobile France, the Sony Xperia Z gets doused in ink, water, and dust. Have you ever dropped your smartphone in ink before?
The Galaxy Xcover 2 hasn’t been the most exciting Samsung device to be making the rumor rounds of late (not even close), but if there was anyone feverish at the thought of a new Sammy rugged phone the wait is now over.
The market for normal outdoorsy smartphones (as in not overly rugged and bulky) seems to have grown a bit lately, so it was only a matter of time until Samsung looked to capitalize on this with a brand new dust and water proof device.
We’ve become accustomed with new gadgets claiming they are the thinnest, lightest or most powerful around lately, but one race we haven’t seen many competitors for is the one for the title of “toughest smartphone in the world”.
Today Lenovo is announcing a new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich device called the A660. It’s dust proof, water proof, and it even has two SIM card slots. Under the hood, there’s a dual core 1 GHz processor, a 0.3 megapixel front facing camera, a 5 megapixel rear facing camera, and a 4 inch display that pushes 800 x 480 pixels.
Some smartphones are made more durable than others, but it doesn’t mean you should let your imagination run too wild on devising ways to torture your phone — unless you have the money and time to spend. Cue the following videos, which will show just how tough the compact Android phone that goes (see what I did there?) by the name of Sony Xperia Go can be. Before we get to the videos, here’s a brief reminder of what the Xperia Go comes with underneath the rugged surface. The phone boasts a 3.5-inch HVGA display, dual-core 1GHz NovaThor processor, 512MB RAM,…
Have you ever dropped your phone in a sink, in a swimming pool, or worse, a toilet? Have you ever forgotten your cellphone in your pocket and then put it in the washing machine? The steep cost of high-end smartphones available nowadays means people will spend slightly more to ensure that their device is protected and in pristine condition. While most cases protect against unexpected drops and falls onto solid ground, waterproofing a device is a whole different ball game. A device dropped in water for even a few seconds could spell big trouble. While there are some household solutions to…
There are those who look for the best possible performance from their smartphone or tablet. There are those who want the most elegant, the thinnest and lightest gadgets. Devices with high-res screens have themselves their share of fans, no matter if they come with the best hardware or not. Finally, there are (a couple of) people who couldn’t care less about performance, portability or display clarity, but put a very big price on sturdiness and ruggedness. Related: History of the Phablet If you’re one of those few people, you should be overjoyed to hear that SDG Systems has unveiled the…