Kyocera presents rugged Hydro Wave smartphone

Kyocera presents rugged Hydro Wave smartphone

The brand name Kyocera is usually associated with printers and other office equipment but the Japanese company also makes smartphones, although not on a daily basis. To prove this Kyocera has presented the new budget-oriented Hydro Wave smartphone.

The new device is available on the US market as of now and you can obtain it through T-Mobile. As the name of the smartphone suggests the Hydro Wave is a rugged smartphone that has protection against water and dirt, being able to withstand 30 minutes under up to 1 meter of water. It measures 143.8 x 72.3 x 10.7 mm and weighs 145 grams.

The Hydro Wave is available in black only and comes with a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor with four Cortex-A53 cores at 1.2 GHz and Adreno 306 graphics. The smartphone offers a 5-inch sensor display at 960 x 540 pixels (220 ppi), 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB of internal flash memory, a microSD card slot, one rear camera at 5 MP, one front camera at 2 MP, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, LTE, a GPS receiver and a 2300 mAh battery.

The Hydro Wave runs Android 5.1 Lollipop and sells for USD 150.

Source: Kyocera

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