110 Smartphones That Can Take a Spill, a Tumble or Lots of Dust
by Nathan Eddy
2Samsung Galaxy S 4 Pro Designed for Water Resistance
Samsung Galaxy S 4 Pro is a fully sealed design that keeps dust particles out and protects against water damage for up to 30 minutes of submergence at a depth of 3 feet.
3Sony Xperia ZR Built for Underwater Photography
The Xperia ZR features the company’s highest level of water-resistance for capturing photos and full-HD videos up to 5 feet underwater.
4HTC Droid DNA Shakes Off Water
The company’s first 5-inch, 1080p full-HD display, which features a Snapdragon Quad-Core, is also designed to be water-resistant.
5Motorola Defy+ Stands Up to the Elements
Water-resistant flaps cover both the headphone socket and USB port, and around the back is the locking, water-sealed rear cover.
6Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 Can Take a Beating
The handset offers 100 percent dust protection and is waterproof, while a battery cover lock safeguards against drops and a strap holder allows a tight, firm grip.
7Caterpillar CAT B15 Boasts Extreme Durability
Its robust design includes the ability to withstand a 1.8-meter drop, and it can be submerged in up to 1 meter of water for 30 minutes.
8Sony Xperia Z Is Dust-Proof, Water-Resistant
The smartphone features rounded edges and smooth reflective surfaces on all sides, tempered glass and anti-shatter film on the front and back, and high levels of dust and water resistance.
9Kyocera Torque Designed for the Extreme and the Everyday
The Torque is the splash-proof, drop-proof smartphone that takes phone misadventures out of anyone’s real life, like tumbles into toilets, clashes in the kitchen or wipeouts in the water park.
10LG Optimus GJ Is Rugged, but Only Available in Taiwan
The phone carries an IPX7 certification that allows for worry-free immersion in up to a meter of water for 30 minutes, and also carries IPX5 certification for protection against dust particles.
11NGM Explorer Takes Things to the Next Level
Screwed together, bound by ultra-tough Gorilla Glass, and built with cast-iron toughness, the Explorer is geared for environments where a near-indestructible device is required.