You may consider a waterproof smartphone when buying it. But you have also think about how much should you spend. Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA are offering a newest waterproof device on a budget value-focused, called the Kyocera Hydro REACH. This Kyocera affordable waterproof Android phone is available for price of $99 off-contract.
It meets both IPX5 and IPX7 certified that’s mean the phone is survive even submerged in a meter of water for up to 30 minutes. The 5-inch qHD touchscreen display of Hydro REACH will still great work while submerged, company says it is a wet touchscreen. The heart is a 1.1GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 1GB RAM and 8GB storage. For additional memory, users can use a microSD card slot.
In terms of software, this handset runs Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system and take advantages of Google Mobile services such as Google Play, Google Hangout, Gmail, and so on. Kyocera phone has a 2MP front-facing camera, and a 5MP rear-facing camera capable of 720p video capture at 30fps.
Kyocera Hydro REACH is equipped with Stereo Bluetooth (4.1 + LE/EDR) wireless technology support, voice recognition and hearing-aid compatibility. Aside the long-lasting 2,160mAh Lithium ion (Li-ion) battery, this smartphone provides Kyocera’s Eco Mode and MaxiMZR applications for enhanced power management.