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    Re: Water proof Cell Phones

    Just need to throw in there as an AT&T employee, that there is no phone that is "Water Proof" the term that would be more suitable is "Water Resistant" just like they do use on watches etc... Most of these phones listed above to have a maximum submersian time and depth. Although they will hold up much better than a standard cell phone against water damage, it is possible for these phones to be water damaged as well. The biggest difference between a watch and a cell phone is think about how simple the technology of a watch is, and how complex the technology of a cell phone is. It is much easier for manufacturers to produce water proof watches than it is cell phones. Thanks everyone!


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    Re: Water proof Cell Phones

    I have noticed that a lot of phones the used to be water proof, are now called water immersible.
    The Casio Rock is rated at water resistant but can be immersed in 1 meter for 30 minutes.

    When a company says there product is water proof , then they have to stand behind that and replace a water damaged phone. When they advertise water resistant, they don't have to replace a water damaged phone.

    Hopefully most buyers will read up and understand the difference. I don't plan on swimming with any phone, even if it said it was water proof. But I see people buy a $400.00 Sonim and run it though the washing machine(on youtube) to see if it still works.
    Last edited by nophone; 03-14-2010 at 10:59 PM.



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    Re: Water proof Cell Phones

    Motorola Tundra is water proof and very good
    Samsung Rugby (same as above)
    Nokia Classic 3720 (same as above)
    Those are excellent GSM phones.
    CDMA phones are useless and not recommended due to backward technology
    GSM is versatile and the wave of the future



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    Re: Water proof Cell Phones

    Quote Originally Posted by masterwebing View Post
    Motorola Tundra is water proof and very good
    Samsung Rugby (same as above)
    Nokia Classic 3720 (same as above)
    Those are excellent GSM phones.
    CDMA phones are useless and not recommended due to backward technology
    GSM is versatile and the wave of the future
    The Tundra and Rugby specs claim they are water resistant, not water proof.



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    Re: Water proof Cell Phones

    I would avoid the G'zOne Brigade. I'm on my 2nd one, getting ready to call and complain for the same problem. Mine has a habit of shutting itself off and rebooting when typing a text. Haven't water tested this one or the other one, but the other one held up to the dust and temperatures (hi temp and low temp) while removing some refractory from a steel mill furnace at roughly 300 degrees F.



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    Re: Water proof Cell Phones

    Since my last post I bought a Tundra for myself and a Sonim XP1 plus a Rugby for my Boys.
    I really like the Tundra and the Rugby, the Sonim died a premature death after about a month.
    My Father is needing a phone and I think I will give Straight Talk a try, since they use Verizon's towers.

    His/my house keeper has Straight Talk and is thoroughly pleased.



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    Re: Water proof Cell Phones

    Divers watch would say water proof.. but cell phones.. Im not sure about that.. if it has a case with capability of completely sealing it out.. then perhaps thats possible, including the lcd to be water proof too..



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    Re: Water proof Cell Phones

    Motorola defy is also water resistant. Fyi



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    Re: Water proof Cell Phones

    Never tried that.
    Anyone has checked that such water proof cell phones really proof water?



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    Re: Water proof Cell Phones

    There seem to be some really nice waterproof phones for the Japanese market but I understand the phones will not work in the USA



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