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Xperias can tell when they are under water, and Sony has the apps to prove it

by: Bogdan PetrovanAugust 12, 2014
Sony wants you to know that its devices can actually tell when they are submerged in water, though we’re left scratching our heads about the usefulness of the feature.
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So you want a water resistant device. What are your options?

by: Alex SerbanJune 12, 2013
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.
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Xperia Z is waterproof so models can talk on the phone in the shower [NSFW]

by: Chris SmithMarch 8, 2013
The Xperia Z has been promoted in an unusual way in the Czech Republic, with T-Mobile highlighting its waterproof features.
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Sony Xperia Z gets doused in ink, water, and dust – still works!

by: Ankit BanerjeeFebruary 13, 2013
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?
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Samsung makes the rugged Galaxy Xcover 2 official, forgets to mention price

by: AdrianJanuary 25, 2013
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.
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Rumor: Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 coming soon with 4-inch screen and Jelly Bean

by: AdrianJanuary 18, 2013
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.
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Ruggedized Handheld Nautiz X1 phone is “built to survive”, but also to empty your pockets

by: AdrianSeptember 18, 2012
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”.
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Lenovo A660: Waterproof, dust-proof, dual-SIM, Android 4.0, what’s not to like?

by: ŠtefanSeptember 11, 2012
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.
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Smartphone snuff: extreme things you probably shouldn’t do to your Xperia Go [Video]

by: Bams SadewoJuly 24, 2012

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, 4GB onboard storage, 5MP rear camera, 1,305mAh battery, and Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Lest we forget the [...]

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Waterproof your device with Liquipel

by: Ankit BanerjeeJune 6, 2012

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 salvage a water-logged device, more often than not, you’ll need to replace [...]

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