Turing Phone will be the world’s first liquid metal-frame smartphone

Touring Phone

Turing Robotic Industries announced yesterday that their new Turing Phone, the world’s first liquid metal-frame smartphone, will be available for pre-order beginning July 31, 2015.

The Turing Phone is the industry’s first designed from Liquidmorphium™, a new metal stronger than titanium or steel that is unbendable and dissipates shock more efficiently. This comes as good news to those worried about the bendability of their phones. The bending issue came front and center last year when the new iPhone 6 and 6+ was shown to bend under moderate pressure.

In addition, the phone boasts an IPx8 waterproof rating (submersible up to 30ft) and leverages a proprietary end-to-end decentralized authentication to create a trustworthy network for exchanging data and for voice communications. Check out the specs listed below.

Touring Phone

Here are the Touring Phone specs.

Platform:

  • Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
  • Turing Æmæth UI
  • Chipset MSM8974AC Quad Krait 2.5GHz
  • Turing Imitation Key™ Chipset Krypto TIK8217 (8GB storage)

BODY

  • Liquidmorphium™ Frame
  • Dimensions 151.80 x 77.10 x 9.05 mm
  • Corning Gorilla Glass IV
  • Binnacle Ocean Master™ IPx8 water proof
  • Micro-SIM
  • Liquidmorphium™ Speaker

DISPLAY

  • 5.5 inches FHD 1920 x 1080 pixels

CAMERA

  • Primary 13 MP HDR Dual Flash
  • Secondary 8 MP HDR

SENSORS

  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyro / Compass
  • Proximity / Light
  • Temperature / Humidity

 

NETWORK

  • GSM / HSPA / LTE

MEMORY

  • DDR3 3GB RAM
  • EMMC 16GB/64GB/128GB storage

WIRELESS

  • WiFi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.0 (BLE)
  • NFC (NXP)
  • GPS/GLONASS
  • Turing-Unique-Identification X-RFID

BATTERY

  • Non-removable 3000 mAh Li-Ion battery

PORTS

  • Wallaby Magstream™

IN-BOX

  • Turing Phone™
  • Turing Gaming Bluetooth Earphone
  • Turing Imitation Key™ USB Key Krypto TIK8215
  • Wallaby Magstream™ power cable and adaptor
  • Quick-start guide
  • Warranty, Safety and Regulatory booklet

[toggles title=”Press Release”]Los Angeles, CA – (July 2, 2015) -* Turing Robotic Industries (TRI), the pioneer in trustworthy mobile device technology, today announced that ten thousand units of the world’s first liquid metal-frame smartphone will be available for pre-order beginning July 31, 2015. Pre-orders can be placed at www.turingphone.com. In addition to the unique frame, Turing Phone provides trustworthy communications based on decentralized authentication technology. Turing’s end-to-end authentication system creates a protected communications network that is entirely insulated from cyber-threats and privacy intrusions. Within this circle of trust, users can exchange sensitive data such as social security numbers or bank wiring instructions and know that the information will reach only the device intended. The Turing Phone is molded from a single unit of Liquidmorphium™, improving shock absorption and preventing screen breakage. Enhanced by TRI’s Binnacle Ocean Master nano-coating technology, the Turing Phone will boast an IPx8 waterproof rating with the ability to be fully submerged under 30 feet of water. Customer pre-ordering the new phone will receive a bonus accessories package including a mobile Bluetooth keyboard, gaming Bluetooth earphone, gaming Bluetooth headset and mobile gaming controller. *Pricing in the U.S. is as follows:* 16GB -$610 64GB -$740 128GB -$870 The Turing Phone will be available in four color schemes to be announced on July 22. TRI plans to release its Turing Library software development kit (SDK) in August and will open its first U.S. retail store by Q1 2016. About Turing Robotic Industries Corp. Inspired by Alan Turing’s work in mathematics, cryptography and artificial intelligence, Turing Robotic Industries Corp. (TRI) builds trustworthy mobile technologies. The company’s mission is to help individuals and organizations create trustworthy networks in which communications and data are safe from cyber threats. The Turing Phone, the company’s flagship liquid-metal phone, facilitates this mission by employing a decentralized authentication methodology using static key exchange. Turing’s anonymous key distribution infrastructure is able to provide unique identifiers and trustworthy connectivity for an infinite number of devices. Turing Robotic Industries is headquartered in Los Angeles, California with branch offices in San Francisco, California and Shenzhen, China. To learn more, visit www.turingphone.com.[/toggles]
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