Saturday, 25 February 2017

Kyocera Torque X01 is a rugged flip phone

Japan based Kyocera, known for its rugged devices has announced Torque X01, a feature flip phone with Military Standard 801G rating in 18 categories as well as, IPX5/IPX8 and IP6X rating. This means the feature phone is water proof and dust proof and can survive drops from a height of 1.8 meters on steel plate and concrete surface.

The Kyocera Torque X01 features 3.4-inch FWVGA liqud crystal, sunlight readability display and is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 1.1GHz quad-core processor. It has a microSD card slot for storage expansion (up to 32GB), dual-front facing speakers able to output up to 100dB audio, 13MP PDAF rear camera, flashlight, WiFi and built-in pedometer for activity tracking.

The device is MIL-STD-810G rated in the following 18 categories―
  • Blowing rain of 1.7mm/min for 30 minutes in six directions
  • Immersion in water for 30 minutes at a depth of 1.5m
  • Rain drops from a height of 1m (15 minutes)
  • Sand and dust for six consecutive hours (wind speed of 8.9m/sec, concentration of 10.6g/m3)
  • Dropping on plywood (lauan lumber) from a height of approx. 1.22m in 26 directions
  • Shock of 40G imparted three times from six directions with a unit attached to the shock tester
  • Vibration for three hours (one hour/20-2,000Hz in three directions)
  • Solar radiation for 10 days with exposure to radiation of 1,120W/m2 for 20 consecutive hours each day
  • Humidity for 10 days in a row (humidity of 95%)
  • High temperature (operation/storage) three consecutive hours at 50°C for operation and four consecutive hours at 60°C for storage
  • Low temperature (operation/storage) three consecutive hours at -21°C for operation and four consecutive hours at -30°C for storage
  • Temperature shock with rapid temperature changes between -21 and 50°C for three consecutive hours
  • Low pressure (operation/storage) for two consecutive hours (equivalent to 57.2kPa / an altitude of approx. 4,572m)
  • Freeze-thaw in which a condensation or fog is created at -10°C for one hour following an operation check at 25°C at 95%RH
  • Icing/Freezing Rain in which cooling water is frozen at -10°C into ice with a thickness of 6mm
The phone also comes pre-loaded with a special app designed for outdoor activities allows users to check information like weather temperature, altitude and barometric pressure. These information will be shown on the phone's external display or via audio notifications at scheduled times.

The Kyocera Torque X01 will be available in Japan later this month and will be offered in Silver and Red hues. The pricing is yet to be revealed 

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