Tag Archive: UltraRugged


Poptel P10 Review: An ultra-rugged phone that’s just adequate

When you look at the lineup of smartphones, all you are likely to see are glass and metal sandwiches. These look absolutely phenomenal, but aren’t exactly the most rugged options on the market.

It seems that ruggedized phones have taken a back seat from most OEM’s. There are still a few options available, and the Poptel P10 is one of the latest to hit the scene.

Poptel P10 Specs

On the specs-side of things, there’s not really too much to  [Read More…]

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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Panasonic’s ultra-rugged FZ-X1 Toughpad now available

IFA 2014 Panasonic has added a rugged Android-powered smartphone to the deluge of hardware coming out of IFA this week. The announcement of the Toughpad FZ-X1 goes all the way back to Mobile World Congress, but today marks retail availability of the Android version of the handset for £1024. The Windows model will be coming out in November.

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Review: Incipio ATLAS Ultra-Rugged Waterproof case for Galaxy S4

Incipio, one of the more popular brands in the mobile accessory space, has been putting out products for many Android smartphones. Some products have even passed through here; check out our reviews of the various HTC One cases. We recently had a chance to review the Incipio ATLAS Ultra-Rugged Waterproof case for the Samsung Galaxy S4.

The case is made up of four layers which provide superior defense against shock and drops all the while remaining lightweight. One of the  [Read More…]