Kyocera has announced an all new smartphone – the Kyocera DuraForce Pro. The sturdy handset comes with built-in action camera, 3,240mAh battery, and is shock-proof, dust-proof as well as water-proof. The company said that the handset would be launched in the US in the coming months.
The highlight of the handset is its built-in action camera. Located in the back, the read camera in of 13-megapixels. The action camera can record Full HD resolution video and has a 135-degree field of view. In addition to multiple shooting modes, it even has its own image processor.
Speaking of the specifications, Kyocera DuraForce Pro features a 5-inch Full HD display of 1080×1920 pixel resolution. It runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system and is powered by a 1.5GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor. It also has 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card.
Kyocera DuraForce Pro comes with a fingerprint sensor and an IPX5/IPX8 certification with Military Standard 810G for protection against dust, shock, temperature extremes, blowing rain, low pressure, immersion, solar radiation, humidity, vibration, temperature shock, icing/freezing rain and salt fog. It can with-standing immersion of up to 2m for up to 30 minutes. The handset is backed by a 3,240mAh battery that has Quick Charge support.
We already said that the handset sports are 13-megapixels camera and as for the front snapper, its 5-megapixels. Connectivity options include Bluetooth, 4G, LTE, Wi-Fi, NFC, Miracast and USB. The phone will come with 2-year manufacturer’s warranty, and it’s touchscreen is accessible even when you’re wearing gloves and also when the touchscreen is wet.
Kyocera DuraForce Pro Key Specs:
- Display: 5-inch
- Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels
- Processor: 1.5GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor
- OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
- RAM: 2GB
- Internal Storage: 32GB
- External Storage: 256GB
- Rear Camera: 13-megapixels
- Front Camera: 5-megapixels
- Battery: 3,240mAh
Chuck Becher, senior division vice president of sales, marketing and product at Kyocera International’s Communications Equipment Group said: “Kyocera’s new DuraForce PRO provides consumers and businesses with industry-leading rugged technology and is the only rugged smartphone with a built-in high-definition action camera, enabling users to stay connected and capture the content they love no matter the circumstance or environment. With the breadth of durable features, our customers have come to expect from Kyocera, DuraForce PRO delivers peace of mind, unmatched durability, and rugged design, all at a price point consumers will love.”