Announcement. Protected Kyocera Torque 5G for Japan

Kyocera has announced a fresh, protected 5G smartphone. I called it without fancy - Kyocera Torque 5G. Intended newbie for local Japanese operator au.

Protection.As far as I could figure out, Kyocera reports on passing some 28 tests, including 21 tests from the famous MIL-STD-810H set. Dust and water resistant (IP68, of course). Washing with soap, extreme temperatures, drops, etc.

As a smartphone, it is a very solid middle class. Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 chipset - about three hundred thousand AnTuTu points. 8 GB of RAM, 128 GB of storage. There is support for memory cards.

The battery is suddenly not very big, 4000 mAh.

The screen is also not very big, only 5.5 ″. No cutouts - strict rectangle. The resolution is 1080 × 2160, which gives 439 ppi on such a modest diagonal.

There are few cameras. Front camera with a resolution of 8 MP. The rear camera is double. The main module is 24 MP plus a wide-angle 16 MP.

NFC, Type-C, Wi-Fi 6 - everything is there.

And about the price. 88885 yen (₽59600, $ 814). This includes taxes. But still, the cost somehow bites. Don’t you?

Key features of Kyocera Torque 5G:

Screen S-IPS, 5.5 ″, 1080 × 2160, 439 ppi, 16M colors, touch, capacitive, multitouch
IronQualcomm Snapdragon 765
2.3 GHz, 1 x Kryo 475 (Cortex-A76), 1 x Kryo 475 (Cortex-A76), 6 x Kryo 475 (Cortex-A55), Adreno 620
Memory RAM 6 GB, ROM 128 GB, Micro-SD up to 1 TB
Mobile Internet5G
Mobile networks5G
Battery Li-Ion, 4000 mAh, wireless charging
Dimensions167 x 75 x 14.8 mm
Weight248 g
Rear Camera: Dual, Flash, Auto Focus

- 24 MP, f / 1.8

- 16 MP wide-angle f / 2.2
front camera: 8 MP, no flash, no autofocus
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo
OSAndroid 11
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Approximation, Illumination, Fingerprint Scanner, NFC

George Kiselyov