The Nautiz X1 Ultra-Rugged Smartphone is Now Shipping
Published on: 19th Dec 2013
By: Ian Mansfield
Handheld Group a manufacturer of rugged mobile devices says that it has started shipping the Nautiz X1 a waterproof dustproof and shock resistant smartphone.
The company said that the first batches are completely sold out.
The Nautiz X1 is part of the Nautiz product family of rugged and ultra-rugged PDAs and smartphones. It has an IP67 ingress protection rating, which means it's fully dust- and waterproof and can withstand immersion in water, and it also meets MIL-STD-810G military test standards for enduring humidity, vibration, shock and extreme high and low temperatures.
"This is the toughest smartphone ever built," said Jerker Hellström, CEO of Handheld Group. "We see a huge demand for truly rugged smartphones among field professionals and outdoor enthusiasts who want to be constantly connected. We're excited to see the great response this product receives from the market."
The Nautiz X1 is slim and lightweight, weighing in at less than 180 grams (6.3 ounces). It has a 4-inch special sunlight-readable capacitive touchscreen and ultra-durable Gorilla Glass. It runs on a 1 GHz dual-core processor and has 1 GB of RAM. It features Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, a compass, a professional u-blox GPS, and a 5-megapixel camera. The Nautiz X1 comes with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 operating system, and runs on both GSM and CDMA networks. Multiple battery options enable a full day's work in the most demanding environments.
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