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Verizon’s latest is the rugged Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

Verizon Wireless this week announced the availability of the Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2, a ruggedized smartphone aimed at construction and public safety workers.

Priced $ 444, or $ 18.50 per month for 24 months, the phone is housed in a hard rubber exterior and meets the mil-spec 810G rating. In other words, it can withstand drops, shock, vibration, radiation, extreme temperatures, sleet, rain, and high elevations.

Additionally, the DuraForce Pro 2 has an IP68 rating for protection against water; it  [Read More…]

Kyocera’s DuraForce Pro may be the best affordable rugged phone at Verizon

Kyocera’s latest rugged phone has a built-in action camera.

Kyocera unveiled the DuraForce Pro back in August, and the phone is now up for sale at Verizon for $ 408 outright or $ 17 per month for 24 months.

The latest in Kyocera’s range of rugged phones, the DuraForce Pro offers a wide-angle view action camera that shoots at 1080p. The body itself is shockproof, drop-proof, and dustproof, and can withstand being submerged in water up to  [Read More…]

Verizon intros Kyocera DuraForce Pro with Sapphire Shield display for extra strength

For professionals working in dangerous environments or just those who are prone to accidents, Verizon just introduced the Kyocera DuraForce Pro smartphone. The device takes advantage of the Verizon-exclusive scratch-resistant Sapphire Shield display to add even more durability. But that’s not all, the Kyorcera DuraForce Pro boasts a rugged shell that is MIL-STD 810G certified

AT&T set to release the ultra rugged Kyocera DURAFORCE PRO on Aug. 31st

AT&T has a new phone for consumers who need something that can withstand more abuse than your typical user. Think outdoorsy types, construction workers, firefighters and police; the Kyocera DURAFORCE PRO can be preordered on August 31st and is an ultra rugged smartphone that can take a beating. The DURAFORCE PRO comes with an IP68

Kyocera intros the DuraForce PRO, a rugged phone with an action camera

Kyocera is a name that doesn’t make many waves anymore. The company used to be well-known for creating unique smartphone designs, but when those didn’t catch on, Kyocera found its niche with durable, ruggedized phones. The company’s latest creation is the DuraForce PRO, which touts durability and a built-in wide angle action camera, saving customers from carrying around a GoPro or similar device. Let’s check out some of the selling points.

5-inch 1080p display Octa-core Snapdragon processor (1.5GHz x 4,  [Read More…]

Kyocera Duraforce PRO doubles as a wide-angle action camera

The new Duraforce PRO is a unique waterproof phone with a wide-angle action camera!

Kyocera has announced the Duraforce PRO, its latest rugged phone that has a built-in wide view action camera. Mainly known for its waterproof and shockproof devices, this will be the first time that Kyocera adds an action camera into its phone to combine the best of two worlds into one. Sporting a 5-inch 1080p display, the Duraforce PRO features 2GB of RAM and 32GB of  [Read More…]

Kyocera DuraForce XD mini review: A rugged phone that doesn’t break the bank

Kyocera is no stranger to making rugged smartphones, and its latest offering, the DuraForce XD, shows just that.

Rugged smartphones are often times in a league of their own, and odds are unless you have a specific need for one you aren’t going to end up walking out of a retail store with one as your next phone. For those in the construction, trucking, and other more physically demanding fields, rugged smartphones are a no-brainer as  [Read More…]

T-Mobile announces rugged Kyocera DuraForce XD for May 11

T-Mobile this week confirmed it will begin selling the rough and tumble Kyocera DuraForce XD smartphone. Arriving on May 11, the handset gives users a rugged device that’s built for most elements. The DuraForce XD is powered by a 1.6GHz quad-core processor and boasts a tremendous 3,700mAh battery. In other words, it’s designed to last

The ultra-rugged Kyocera DuraForce XD makes its way to T-Mobile on May 11 for $449

The ultra-rugged Kyocera DuraForce XD will be available to T-Mobile customers starting May 11 for $ 449. If you are harsh on your phones, or work in an environment that puts your phone at risk daily, this may be the one for you. Featuring a large 5.7-inch display, the phone is IP68 water and dustproof. You can leave the phone in up to six feet of water for 30 minutes, and it will still function properly afterwards.

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AT&T to sell the rugged 5.7-inch Kyocera DuraForce XD

AT&T will offer business customers who want rugged smartphones a new, and large, entry in that market. The carrier announced today it will debut the 5.7-inch Kyocera DuraForce XD. AT&T started selling the older and smaller Kyocera DuraForce in November 2014.