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Extremely rugged with and without camera: Kyocera DuraXV Extreme

Kyocera introduced for foreignVerizon’s operator is a very curious protected clamshell with the convincing name Kyocera DuraXV Extreme. Of particular interest is the fact that the model is made in two versions - with and without a camera.

The model is not a smartphone in the full sensewords, but it is built on “smartphone” hardware and even has a non-zero amount of RAM - 2 GB. The drive is small, 16 GB, but expansion with memory cards is possible. As software - something of its own design based on AOSP. Answering its name, it is protected from water and dust in accordance with IP68, and also has the certification MIL-STD-810G - tests for falling, vibration, salt fog, solar radiation, temperature are mentioned. That is, you can safely drop into a puddle.

Kyocera DuraXV Extreme

There are two screens. The battery is quite serious - 1770 mAh. Loud speaker - 100 dB. It can serve as a hot spot, supporting connection for 10 devices, since there is LTE support. The camera is in the model where it is, 5 MP and even with autofocus. There is also a variation of the same apparatus, but without a camera. Price - $ 240 (₽17900) at the start of sales.

Interestingly, the Kyocera DuraXV Extreme No Camera costs exactly the same.


Kyocera DuraXV Extreme

Key features of Kyocera DuraXV Extreme:

ScreenTFT-TN, 2.6 ″, 240 × 320, 154 ppi
Add. monochrome screen, OLED, 1.08 ″, 102 × 90, 126 ppi
IronQualcomm Snapdragon 215
1.2 GHz, 4 x Cortex-A53, Adreno 308
Memory: RAM 2 GB, ROM 16 GB, Micro-SD up to 512 GB
Mobile Internet LTE
Mobile Networks LTE Bands 2,4,5,12,13
UMTS Bands 1 (2100), 2 (1900), 5 (850)
GSM
Battery Li-Ion, 1770 mAh
Dimensions110.8 x 56.4 x 27.3 mm
Weight 193 g
Rear camera: 5 MP, flash, autofocus
NavigationGPS, GLONASS
OS Android, AOSP
USBType-C v2.0


Kyocera DuraXV Extreme No Camera

Key Features of Kyocera DuraXV Extreme No Camera:

ScreenTFT-TN, 2.6 ″, 240 × 320, 154 ppi
Add. monochrome screen, OLED, 1.08 ″, 102 × 90, 126 ppi
IronQualcomm Snapdragon 215
1.2 GHz, 4 x Cortex-A53, Adreno 308
Memory: RAM 2 GB, ROM 16 GB, Micro-SD up to 512 GB
Mobile Internet LTE
Mobile Networks LTE Bands 2,4,5,12,13
UMTS Bands 1 (2100), 2 (1900), 5 (850)
GSM
Battery Li-Ion, 1770 mAh
Dimensions110.8 x 56.4 x 27.3 mm
Weight 193 g
No camera
NavigationGPS, GLONASS
OS Android, AOSP
USBType-C v2.0

Tatyana Kobelskaya