Some of us value reliability over top-notch gadgets. If you belong to this group of customers and you’re looking for a durable smartphone, we have something that may interest you. Verizon Wireless has just expanded it lineup of rugged phones by another device – the Kyocera DuraForce Pro. Although the carrier isn’t the first one to offer this model, it’s the only one in the US to sell the phone equipped with Sapphire Shield and 3GB RAM.
Heavy duty Duraforce Pro is now for sale at Verizon featuring Sapphire Shield display and upgraded 3GB RAM
Just two weeks ago Kyocera announced that the new DuraForce Pro will hit the US market this fall, which will be probably the cheapest smartphone offering a wide-angle action camera. At the time of the announcement the phone’s carrier availability was still a mystery and subject to many speculations. Luckily, we didn’t have to wait that long to find out which of the US carriers will be distributing the new phone as today AT&T has officially revealed to add the new Kyocera DuraForce Pro to their lineup.
Kyocera debuts DuraForce Pro that could be the cheapest smartphone offering wide-angle action camera
Kyocera has just announced another rugged smartphone. Called DuraForce Pro, the new phone is a 5-inch Android phone, that just as previous members of the line, offers a solid body construction that is water, drops and dust resistant. However, interestingly enough, the handset is simultaneously the cheapest phone on the market to offer low price and a wide angle view action camera capable to shoot Full HD videos.
Waterproof phones have been around forever, but for a long time this features was reserved only for rugged devices. The thing is, though, that not everyone is crazy about such phone since they tend to offer only basic functionality not to mention the fact that some can be downright ugly. Fortunately, a while ago manufacturers found a way to make smartphones waterproof and now almost every company has at least one such model in their portfolio. However, there’s one indisputable leader in this field. It’s the Japanese smartphone maker Kyocera which just launched another cheap waterproof phone for AT&T GoPhone prepaid service.
T-Mobile has just added its very first rugged phone to their list of offerings. Released earlier this year for AT&T the Kyocera DuraForce XD is available at the carrier’s stores starting today. For the price of $449.99 you will get an ultra-durable phone able to survive even the most hostile environment condition sporting massive screen panel and a powerful 3,700 mAh battery, delivering you one day of intensive usage on a single charge.
Earlier this week the premium sector smartphones gained a new member, the HTC 10, and Sprint, just like other networks, is getting ready to release the flagship device. On the other hand, the carrier’s prepaid subsidiaries, Boost and Virgin Mobile, are about to launch three new affordable phones as well. The trio, which will be aimed at mid tier customers, includes the Kyocera Hydro Reach, LG Stylo 2 and Samsung Galaxy J7.
Kyocera and Sprint joined their efforts to deliver the world an ultra-rugged flip phone able to survive every hostile conditions it meets on its way. Dubbed the Kyocera DuraXTP the phone comes labeled with military standard certification for water, dust, extreme temperature and other hazardous environments and sports push to talk service that altogether make it a reliable work companion in the most dangerous jobsite.
Kyocera intros waterproof Hydro View and DuraForce XD smartphones and ultra-rugged DuraXE flip cell phone
According to statistics, the most common damage to a smartphone is a broken screen closely followed by liquid ingression. Even though the data includes only smartphones, non-smartphones are equally prone to the same type of injuries. Luckily for users who fail at being gentle with their phones, there are manufacturers which specialize in more durable devices, for example Kyocera. The Japanese company just introduced a trio of new models including waterproof Hydro View and DuraForce XD smartphones and ultra-rugged DuraXE flip cell phone.
For the past couple of years, popularity of large smartphones known as phablets has been steadily increasing and manufacturers do their beset to cater to users’ needs by releasing new models. The selection of phones with big screens is already pretty impressive, with devices ranging from entry-level to very premium. If you are in the market for a new phablet, your choice is about to get a little bit harder, as rugged Kyocera DuraForce XD and LG G Vista 2 with stylus are coming to AT&T soon.
Kyocera Hydro Air waterproof Android phone gets official for AT&T GoPhone prepaid service priced $99
Kyocera is a company that specializes in making Android devices that can withstand more hardships than an average smartphone. In the US the manufacturer offers mid-range handsets that combine durability with decent specs and pretty attractive design. Kyocera’s latest offering called Hydro Air just went official for AT&T GoPhone prepaid service.
Affordable Kyocera Hydro Wave offering protection against water and dust is now arriving to T-Mobile and Metro PCS
Need a tough phone that will be a perfect companion on every step of your adventurous life, plus you don’t want to ruin your budget? Then the Kyocera Hydro Wave may be the device you’re looking for. This new ruggedized, affordable Android handset comes closed in a water and dust resistant body case labeled with the IP57 certification and cost less than $150. The phone is already available for purchase via T-Mobile, and soon it will also join the Metro PCS carrier.
In the world dominated by smartphones and phablets, there are still people who prefer simplicity and essential functionality over high-end gadgets labeled with even higher prices. If you need a traditional cell phone for cheap, you may feel lucky as T-Mobile has just added the Kyocera Rally to its prepaid offer. Featuring a dependable solidly-built body the Kyocera Rally packs all basic functions you find essential in your everyday use of a cell phone. Here’s everything you would like to know about the phone.
Kyocera is a pretty well-known company among smartphone users in Asia, especially Japan. In the US, its popularity is limited mostly to rugged phones sector of the mobile market. In Europe, however, the brand is associated only with printers and multi-function devices, since the company hasn’t been selling any phones in this region. This is going to change very soon, though. Kyocera has just launched the new rugged Torque LTE – the first smartphone destined for European market.
The world is full of dangers that can end a phone’s life so manufacturers come up with a number of ways to add some extra protection to smartphones. Let’s face it, though, not everyone wants a smartphone. In fact, there many folks who simply don’t care about fancy stuff and millions of apps and all they want is to keep in touch without having to worry about accidentally damaging the phone. With such users in mind, Kyocera made the DuraXV rugged phone and the handset is now available at Verizon Wireless.
This week AT&T appear to have their hands full with announcing multiplicity of new phones joining their list of offerings. Just yesterday we reported on seven new devices being added to the carrier’s armada, and today we got one more. We’re talking about the rugged and waterproof Kyoceta DuraForce, a 4G LTE-enabled smartphone that is scheduled to come to AT&T on November 7th. And if you feel like needing a phone for special task, the Kyocera DuraForce 4G LTE is highly probable to attract your attention.
We’ve already seen flexible displays made by the leading manufacturers Samsung and LG but it doesn’t mean that other mobile manufacturers gave up ambitions to compete in this innovative sector. Just now Kyocera, known from its super durable rugged phones, announced joining the race to deliver a truly bendable phone to the world. At this year’s CEATEC, the Japanese company has showcased the prototype version of the Kyocera Proteus. Due to its bending into a bracelet-like shape screen, the innovative gadget combines features of a regular smartphone with functions of a smartwatch.
It’s very unlikely that the fact of carrying a smartphone in the pocket would stop people from going about their business, but it goes without saying that in certain cases consequences for the phone may be sorry. Smartphones are of a delicate nature and usually don’t do well when exposed to extreme conditions for example being dropped on a hard surface or taking a plunge in the pool. Of course, there are a few exceptions and the new Kyocera Hydro Life for T-Mobile is one of them. The phone is now on sale from Walmart at price $124.99 without a contract.
We finally know the winner of the sapphire glass display race, the Brigadier has significantly overtaken the announced for September iPhone 6, giving Apple the reason to feel a bit ashamed. Just yesterday we were telling you about the upcoming Kyocera Brigadier, a revolutionary smartphone with the sapphire glass screen, and today the phone becomes available at Verizon for only $99.99 on two-year contract.
Earlier this month we reported on Kyocera working on a Sapphire glass display; however no one believed the rumors calling the project into question as too innovative. But, today’s leak makes it clear that Kyocera didn’t give up their plans and is close to deliver us the phone with extra durable display. The phone, we are talking about, is called Kyocera Brigadier and is confirmed to sport the Sapphire Glass Display.
If you have ever owned a smartphone then you known how delicate that thing is. Put it in a pocket together with your keys and there is a good chance that the display will bear a nasty scar for the rest of its life. That’s the reason why manufacturers are constantly working on new ways to protect the screen. Kyocera is the world’s leader when it comes to rugged phones and according to the latest leaks, the company is currently developing a smartphone with a sapphire display, which will be even more durable than Gorilla Glass.