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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…]

Kyocera’s latest rugged phone has a “super” wide-angle camera

Kyocera today introduced its latest smartphone, the DuraForce Pro, tapping it with a launch sometime in the next few months. Although it’s not set for any specific carrier just yet, we’d not be surprised if it ends up at either AT&T or Verizon – maybe, both. Keeping in line with previous Kyocera models, this one is

Kyocera’s Hydro Shore is a waterproof phone for the budget crowd

Kyocera has announced the Hydro Shore, a budget-friendly waterproof phone available for AT&T’s GoPhone pre-paid service. With IPX5 and IPX7 certifications, Kyocera says that the Hydro Shore can survive contact with water, as well as immersion in up to 1 meter of water for up to 30 minutes. The screen is also designed to allow you to operate the touchscreen while wet.

Aside from its waterproofing features, the Hydro Shore comes running Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box,  [Read More…]

Kyocera’s Hydro WAVE surfs onto T-Mobile and MetroPCS

The latest smartphone part of Kyocera’s portfolio of durable and waterproof smartphones is the Hydro WAVE, which is launching on both T-Mobile and MetroPCS. Sporting a 5-inch display, the durable, yet affordable piece of kit not only provides peace of mind while in use, but it also won’t break the bank.

Kyocera’s launch into Europe is last year’s rugged flagship

We were a tad bit confused when Kyocera announced a phone called the Torque for Europe considering that a phone by that name had been released back at the begging of 2013. Well it turns out this is simply a confusion of naming rather than re-releasing an old phone — the Kyocera Torque for Europe is simply the recently-announced Kyocera Brigadier available on Verizon.

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Kyocera’s Sapphire Shield will let Android phones take on the iPhone 6 in durability

It’s no secret now that Apple’s iPhone 6 is rumored to come with a resilient and durable synthetic sapphire glass screen, though Apple may not be the only one to release a scratch- and shatter-resistant phone. Thanks to Kyocera‘s work on what is being branded as Sapphire Shield, various other Android OEMs may be able to source synthetic sapphire glass for their phone’s screen as well.

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Kyocera’s affordable waterproof LTE-enabled Hydro Icon announced for Boost Mobile

Interested in a waterproof smartphone, but don’t want to splurge on the Galaxy S5? Kyocera’s Hydro Icon may just be the device you’re looking for. Announced for Boost Mobile, the Hydro Icon will be available from June 17th for $ 149.99 off-contract.