Top 5 Dust & Water Resistant Android Smartphones

Android has defined almost the every face of a Smartphone OS. Its multitasking, Social Media ready, Customization, portable to different screen size, gaming on the phone and lot more. Android OS has a great feature in embedded electronics world and we saw the first samples with Digital camera from Samsung and Canon. In CES 2013, lots of new electronics were showed off like Android powered refrigerator, microwave oven and Home security systems. Also, there were some phones launched with water and climate resistant properties. If you are a water lover, trekker or wild life enthusiast then these devices can be life saver.

Today handset manufacturer are designing their handset in way that they can face any climatic conditions with new and improved form factor along with latest and developed technology. Mobile phones are generally made light weight so that it can be easily carried anywhere and everywhere we go and it should also be made strongly like dust and water resistant. Water and dust resistant will give your handset longer life as you, as some of the handset gets damaged falling in water or by dust. Water and dust resistant Android phone will ensure that your phone will not be damaged with any climatic elements. In this article we are going to review Top 5 Android Smartphone which is water-resistant, dust-proof, and heat resistant certified.

Motorola Defy+

Motorola Defy+ is a successor of Motorola defy is one of the most popular rugged Android phone. Motorola Defy+ rung on Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) and is powered by a nice TI OMAP 3620 1 GHz Cortex-A8 processor and PowerVR SGX530 GPU. Defy + houses a display of 3.7 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels along with Corning Gorilla Glass protection. Motorola Defy+ measures a body dimension of 107 x 59 x 13.4 mm weighing around 118 g with IP67 certified – dust tight and water proof and can easily survive under water for up to 1 meter till 30 minutes. Motorola has installed a 5 MP Autofocus, LED flash rear camera and has 2 GB internal memory up to 32GB expandable memory supported with 512 MB RAM and 1 GB ROM. Motorola Defy+ is priced at $250/Rs 13, 000.

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Samsung Galaxy Xcover:

Samsung has introduced rugged mobile phone named Samsung Galaxy Xcover, featuring some nice and decent specs and features. Galaxy Xcover is equipped with a display of 3.65 inches capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors with a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels along with Corning Gorilla Glass protection. Samsung Xcover houses 150 MB internal storage up to 32GB expandable memory with 512 MB RAM and measures a body dimension of 121.5 x 65.9 x 12 mm weighing around 100 g. Samsung has installed a 3.15 MP autofocus, LED flash rear camera with a resolution of 2048×1536 pixels. Galaxy Xcover runs on Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) OS supported by 800 MHz Marvell MG2 processor. Xcover is IP67 certified – dust tight and water proof and can be under water up to 90 seconds along with rubber trims preventing phone from moisture and dust. Samsung Galaxy Xcover is fueled by a 1500mAh battery and is priced at $372/ Rs 20,000.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Active

Sony Ericsson Xperia Active a nice featured and rugged Smartphone equipped with a nice 3.0 inches LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen display with Scratch-resistant glass protection. Ericsson Xperia Active measures a body dimension of 92 x 55 x 16.5 mm weighing around 110.8 g with IP67 certified dust and water proof and can be under water for up to 1meter till 30 mins. Xperia Active runs on Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) OS with Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon 1 GHz Scorpion processor and Adreno 205 GPU. Sony has installed 5 MP Autofocus, LED flash rear camera and houses 1 GB internal memory up to 32 GB expandable memory with 512 MB RAM along with Sony xLOUD enhancement with ANT+ technology. Ericsson Xperia Active is fueled by a Li-Ion 1200 mAh battery and is priced at $372/Rs 19,750.

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Casio G’zOne Commando

Casio G’zOne Commando is one of the nicest rugged Smartphone by Casio equipped with a display of 3.6 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels along with IP67 certified dust tight and water proof and can be under water of 1meter for 30 mins. The handset is also MIL-STD-810G certified salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant. G’zOne Commando measures a body dimension of 129 x 65.5 x 15.2 mm weighing around 154 g and houses 1 GB internal storage up to 32 GB expandable memory with 512 MB RAM. Casio has installed a 5 MP Autofocus, LED flash camera and runs on Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) OS and has its connectivity via Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot. Casio G’zOne Commando is fueled with a Li-Ion 1460 mAh battery and is priced at $ 194/Rs 10, 282.

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Motorola Defy

Motorola Defy is a nice rugged Smartphone equipped with a 3.7 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. Motorola Defy measures a body dimension of 107 x 59 x 13.4 mm weighing around 118 g with 2 GB internal storage up to 32GB expandable memory with 512 MB RAM. Motorola has installed a 5 MP autofocus, LED flash camera and runs on Android v2.1 (Eclair) and can be upgraded to v2.2 (Froyo) powered by TI OMAP 3610 800 MHz Cortex-A8 processor and PowerVR SGX530 GPU. Defy is fueled with a Li-Po 1540 mAh battery and is priced at $ 279/Rs 14,800.

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