MetroPCS now selling waterproof and rugged Kyocera Hydro XTRM

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MetroPCS on Friday announced its newest Android smartphone, the waterproof, dust-proof, and shock-proof Kyocera Hydro XTRM. Powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the 4G LTE handset features a 4-inch, impact-resistant display, 5-megapixel rear camera, and front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera. Pricing ...

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Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Note 3 to get the waterproof ‘Active’ treatment

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To the surprise of nobody, Samsung is rumored to introduce waterproof versions of its current Galaxy Note 3 and presumed Galaxy S5 smartphones. According to ETNews, Samsung has been very impressed with the sales and feedback for the Galaxy S4 Active and are working to introduce semi-rugged and ...

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Verizon calls upon waterproof Hydro ELITE

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Verizon announced on Tuesday that the next smartphone to join its roster will be the waterproof Hydro ELITE. Packing a 4.3-inch HD display, an 8-megapixel rear camera, 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera, and 2100mAh battery, the waterproof handset arrives on August 29 with a $99.99 (after ...

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AT&T dials up NEC Terrain for rugged user base

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Waterproof and rugged, the phone also features Enhanced Push-to-Talk.

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AT&T scores exclusive Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

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AT&T announced on Thursday that it has scored exclusive rights to the U.S. version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active. Priced at $199.99 with a two-year service agreement, the waterproof and dust proof smartphone is available on June 21. AT&T will begin taking pre-orders on June ...

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U.S. Cellular adds rugged Kyocera Hydro XTRM to lineup

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U.S. Cellular announced on Tuesday that the waterproof and shock-proof Kyocera Hydro XTRM will soon join its smartphone roster. the 4G LTE handset runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and features a 4-inch impact resistant display and1.2GHz dual-core processor, as well as Military Standard 810G ...

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Sony announces new Xperia ZR, a smaller waterproof cousin of the Xperia Z

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Sony, capitalizing on the massive success of their Xperia line, has today announced the new Xperia ZR. At 4.55 inches, the ZR will be bringing along a lot of the same internals as the Xperia Z, to include the waterproof capabilities – with a rating of IP5 and IP8. This rating makes the ZR ...

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Sprint confirms March 8 arrival for $99 Kyocera Torque

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Sprint today announced that the rugged and life-proof Kyocera Torque will arrive on March 8 with a $99 price tag.  Previously outed in a separate announcement, the phone runs Android 4.1 and features military-grade specifications against water, weather, dust, and drops. In terms of ...

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Sprint debuts rugged, waterproof Kyocera Torque

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Sprint today announced the next Android smartphone to offer 4G LTE service on the Now Network, introducing the rugged and waterproof Kyocera Torque. Pricing and exact availability is still unknown however the carrier expects it to show up in the “coming weeks”. Details for the ...

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AT&T lists $99 Samsung Rugby Smart for March 4

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    AT&T and Samsung today confirmed the existence of the Rugby Smart, officially announcing the smartphone for March 4th.  Powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread and protected against water and dust, the Samsung handset will run $99.99 with a two-year service commitment. ...

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Pantech launches waterproof LTE tablet for AT&T

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The device above is the Pantech Element, a waterproof LTE tablet for AT&T. It’s packing an 8-inch 1024 x 768 display, 1.5GHz dual-core processor, Honeycomb, and of course LTE connectivity. The Element will run users about $299 with a new two-year contract. AT&T shows off the ...

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Pantech to release sub $300 waterproof Pantech Tablet next week

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Some exciting news for AT&T customers that we can’t wait to get our hands on as well. We’ve just learned from BGR about the announcement of the Pantech Element, which should be released on January 8th at $299.99 with a 2 year LTE data contract, or $449.99 without a contract. As ...

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Samsung Announces Rugged Galaxy Xcover for Germany

Samsung has announced the first Android member of its rugged, all-conditions Xcover series today in the form of the Galaxy Xcover.  Yeah… a real unexpected name, right? Specifications include Android 2.3 Gingerbread, a 3.65-inch scratch-resistant display, 3.2-megapixel camera with LED ...

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