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The invincible Kyocera Hydro Icon 4G LTE arrives on Boost Mobile

Boost Mobile has just released a rugged Kyocera handset called the Hydro Icon. For a mere $ 149.99 off-contract, you’ll get an LTE-capable handset with 4.5-inch qHD display, 1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor, wireless charging, 8 megapixel camera, and a body built to 810G spec for shock and drop resistance, and IP57 against dust and water.

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Kyocera Hydro XTRM (T-Mobile Business) Review

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At First Glance

The Kyocera Hydro XTRM is a 4G LTE capable Android powered handset with an IP57 Rating against water and dust. This device is available in the United States (see: U.S. Cellular), on the T-Mobile Business and MetroPCS networks. Maybe it’s just me but I feel the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active borrows a few design cues from the Kyocera Hydro XTRM; however, stylistically this is pretty  [Read More…]

Kyocera Hydro XTRM Beyond Cell TriShield Kombo review

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The TriShield Kombo for the Kyocera Hydro XTRM by Beyond Cell (While/Blue) is a super durable dual layered protection system with an optional screen protector. Beyond Cell was amazing enough to let us check out this case and test it out along with the XTRM.

The case does make the phone significantly larger and thicker, however it offers the best protection for this device.  [Read More…]

Kyocera Hydro XTRM Beyond Cell TriShield Kombo review

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The TriShield Kombo for the Kyocera Hydro XTRM by Beyond Cell (While/Blue) is a super durable dual layered protection system with an optional screen protector. Beyond Cell was amazing enough to let us check out this case and test it out along with the XTRM.

The case does make the phone significantly larger and thicker, however it offers the best protection for this device.  [Read More…]

Boost Mobile calls up waterproof Kyocera Hydro Icon

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Boost Mobile on Monday added a new smartphone to its portfolio with the waterproof Kyocera Hydro Icon. Set to arrive on June 17 with a $ 149.99 price tag, it’s an Android 4.3 Jelly Bean device designed to withstand drops, dust, water, and shocks. Thanks to its MilSpec 810G rating the phone is what Kyocera terms as “Everyday Durable”. Take it to the beach, drop it in the pool, or  [Read More…]

The Kyocera Hydro Vibe: waterproof and shock resistant for Sprint and Virgin Mobile

Sprint announced the Kyocera Hydro Vibe is launching on May 9, this Friday, and coming to Virgin Mobile on May 27. Though it isn’t quite as sexy as the name would suggest, it is waterproof and affordable. For $ 149.99 up front or $ 0 and $ 9.59/month over two years, you get Android 4.3, a 4.5-inch qHD display, 8 megapixel camera, 2,000 mAh battery, 1.2 Ghz quad-core Snapdragon processor, and Sprint Spark support.

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Sprint and Virgin Mobile announce waterproof Kyocera Hydro Vibe

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Sprint and its prepaid arm, Virgin Mobile, will soon add the waterproof and impact resistant Kyocera Hydro Vibe to their respective rosters. Powered by Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, the phone features a 4.5-inch qHD display, 8-megapixel rear camera, and 2,000mAh battery. Internally, you’ll find a quad-core 1.2GHz processor, 8GB internal storage, 1.5GB RAM, NFC, and tri-band 4G LTE (Spark) support.

Unlike your basic smartphone, the Hydro  [Read More…]

Rugged (and ugly) Kyocera Brigadier tipped for Verizon release

Verizon always seems to have a wide range of phones available for customers of all types, and that means having at least one good rugged and waterproof phone on the roster. The latest rumored to be coming to the carrier is the Kyocera Brigadier, a device that looks like its ready for whatever you throw at it. Kyocera is good at making these kinds of devices, and we wouldn’t expect anything less than a phone that  [Read More…]

Kyocera Milano set for a price drop to $29 on Oct. 2

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The Kyocera Milano’s been around less than two weeks. And in less than two weeks, the already affordable Android smartphone (it’s a mere $ 49 on contract) is going to drop another $ 20 to just $ 29. That’s damn near the lowest you can get without being free. And while you’re not exactly going to get the biggest or best phone out of it, that price is going to  [Read More…]

Hands-on with the Kyocera Milano

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Here’s our first look at Sprint’s latest entry-level Android smartphone — you know it as the Kyocera Milano. It’s available now for a mere $ 49 on contract, and for that you get a 3-inch display, Android 2.3, a 3.2MP camera and slide-out QWERTY keyboard. It’s got a fairly beefy 1490 mAh battery, with 512MB of RAM and ROM, all powered by Android 2.3

The QWERTY keyboard feels decent enough, albeit a tad small compared to the  [Read More…]