Oh yes the title of the article caught you up due to the problem you face because of dropping your smartphone unintentionally in the water. Painful moment it is right? So why not get to know some of the waterproof smartphones? Read on and you will know.
The Android based, 4G LTE capable smartphone is designed and developed by HTC. HTC Butterfly features a 5-inch Super LCD 3 display with Corning Gorilla Glass 2 providing a pixel density of 441 pixels-per-inch which is highest in the industry. I t has a 1.5 GHz Qualcomm S4 Pro quad-core processor supported by 2 GB RAM. The phone is just 9 mm thick but feels even thinner thanks to its curved back. It has an 8-megapixel rear camera with a single LED Flash. Connectivity options include micro-USB, Infrared, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, and NFC. The micro USB port also can be used as HDMI port but for that you will need to get a special cable. Infrared is a good inclusion which can be used to convert the phone into remote control for various home entertainment systems like TV and Music system by downloading the relevant application. It has a 2,020 mAH battery the phone has 16 GB of internal memory to take care of all your files.
Sony Xperia Z
The 5 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen mobile comes with shatter proof and scratch-resistant glass and its pixel density is 441 ppi. It has a 1.5 GHz processor mounted over a MDM9215M Qualcomn chipset GPU. The 13 megapixel camera comes with auto focus and burst mode with 16x digital zoom, and a 2 megapixel secondary camera is available for video calling. 16 GB internal memory is enough to store your vital data. The phone supports micro SIM, and has battery capacity of 2330 mAH. You may get the phone in different vibrant colors like Black, White, Purple, etc. This is my favorite waterproof smartphone with an awesome Build!
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active (GT-I9295)
This Android 4.2 Jelly Bean based phone has a 1.6 GHz octa-core processor supported by 2 GB of RAM allowing users to play feature-rich games, multitask and consume limitless media. All of these activities are aided by a beautiful 5 inch HD Super AMOLED display. The 2500 mAH battery will not let you down at the time of requirement. The device has a 13 megapixel primary camera, and is expected to hit the stores in June/ July 2013.
Sony Xperia Acro S
This device has passed the IP57 certification for water, scratch and dust resistance. It comes with 4.3 inch touch screen display, 1.5GHz Dual core Qualcomm snapdragon processor, and a 12.1 MP camera with LED flash and auto focus . The phone provides a talk time of (up to) 7hours 10 minutes and standby time (up to) 310 hours, music listening time: 23 hours. You may get this device in Black , White and pink colors.
Samsung Galaxy XCover 2
The new Android 4.1 device from Samsung is powered by Android version 4.1, and runs on dual core 1GHz ARM Cortex A9 Processor. It features a RAM of 1 GB, along with internal storage of 4 GB. The TFT display of 4 inches has a resolution of 480 X 800 pixels, and a rear camera of 5 MP is available to shoot pictures.
So why cry when your dear phone falls into water and goes bad? Simply walk into a store next time you want to buy a phone and buy one of these. Now, shoot down in the comments which waterproof smartphone you are going to purchase!
About Author: This is a guest post written by Tarun Jaitely, He is a tech enthusiast and a blogger. He mainly writes tutorials on Android Rooting on his blog Android Cular, his latest rooting tutorial is Root Karbonn A1+.
Nice list. The Motorola Defy+ and Sony Xperia Z Ultra are other high-end phones which are waterproof and dust-resistant.
Thanks Sammy for adding these two in the list.