Casio GzOne waterproof smartphone launched for LG U+


There will be many of us that have damaged our mobiles phones at one time or another by getting them wet, but we are seeing more devices or treatments becoming available to help prevent these kind of accidents, and now the Casio GzOne waterproof smartphone has been launched for LG U+.

While there is the Sony Xperia Z that is dust and water resistant, South Korea’s LG U+ has announced the availability of the Casio GzOne smartphone that can be used submerged in water up to 1.5 meters deep for around thirty minutes.

Why you want to do such a thing to a smartphone is another matter, but at least if you accidently drop the handset into any water you know the device should live to see another day. That handset is the first of its kind that is compatible with the carriers LTE network in the country.

The smartphone features a 4-inch touch screen display and will come running the Android Ice Cream operating system, and has an IPX8 rating. The handset is also a tough cookie as well as the display is protected from scratches thanks to Corning Gorilla Glass, and the side and back are protected by a buffer.

The device is priced at 423,500 KRW for those that need a smartphone that can survive being placed into water.

Have you damaged a mobile phone with water?

Source and Image: Technology News.

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