NEC Casio Releases Rugged Cell Phone for Japan

NTT Docomo, Japan’s biggest mobile carrier, has just released a brand-new shockproof and waterproof cell phone by NEC Casio. The N-03C, according to its manufacturer, has met local and foreign standards, including dropping a single phone from 1.2 meter onto a plywood 26 times and submersing it in 1.5-meter deep water for half an hour.

The 158-gram phone also features a 3.2-inch screen made of Gorilla glass, an 8.1-megapixel CMOS camera with Sony Exmor for Mobile sensor, Bluetooth, GPS, GSM, an OLED sub display, stainless steel at the back of the keypad, and a special screw to stabilize the battery door.

The NEC Casio N-03C is available in Japan for an equivalent of US$480.

Source: MobileCrunch

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