Boost Mobile announced today it'll offer the Kyocera Hydro Icon waterproof, dust-proof and drop-proof 3G/4G LTE/Enhanced LTE Android smartphone, without a contract beginning June 17th, priced at $149.99. Here's more info:
Kyocera Hydro Icon is the newest addition to Kyocera's successful Hydro Series of waterproof Android smartphones, all of which can be completely submerged in up to one meter (3.28 feet) of water for up to 30 minutes. Built with affordable style and everyday protection in mind, Hydro Icon features a Military Standard 810G design to prevent damage from shocks and drops. The Kyocera Hydro Icon features Smart Sonic Receiver audio technology that allows users to hear conversations more clearly in noisy outdoor environments, and supports Nationwide Sprint 4G LTE and Enhanced LTE networks.
In addition to being IP57-rated for protection against dust and water intrusion, Kyocera Hydro Icon boasts the following features:
-Android 4.3, Jelly Bean -4.5-inch qHD capacitive, impact-resistant touchscreen display -8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and video camera; 2-megapixel front camera -Near Field Communication (NFC)-capable for easy file sharing with other NFC-enabled devices -Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with 1.2GHz quad-core CPU -Wireless charging (PMA) -2,000mAh Lithium ion (Li-ion) battery for longer use on a single charge, plus Kyocera's proprietary Eco-Mode and MaxiMZR power-management apps -8GB of on-board memory, expandable to 32GB with microSD
Here's more info on Boost Mobile's monthly plans:
The new Kyocera Hydro Icon is available on the $40/month service plan with access to 4G LTE. For more info visit www.boostmobile.com