au by KDDI - Saltwater-resistant tough smartphone TORQUE G01

au by KDDI is going to release a highly-durable Android 4.4 smartphone, TORQUE G01, manufactured by Kyocera, on July 25.

TORQUE G01 complies with a commodity procurement standard of the USA military called MIL-STD-810G. It is IPX5/IPX8 waterproof, IP6X dustproof, and shock-resistant as well as saltwater-resistant (it works after getting continuous 24 hour saltwater spray and being left to dry for another 24 hours) and moisture-proof (it works after being left in a high-humidity environment continuously for 10 days).

In addition, the 4.5-inch touch panel screen allows you to control with a wet hand or with a gloved hand. There is also a function to pair up with Casio's G-Shock Series via Bluetooth network and use a call notification or search functions.

TORQUE G01 has an 8MP main camera, 2MP sub-camera, infrared communication mode, mobile wallet, NFC, 3,100mAh battery, 16GB ROM, and 2GB RAM, and supports microSDXC card (up to 128GB).

  • Size: 68x136x13.5-15.4mm
  • Weight: 182g
  • Color: Red, Black


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