High-end Kyocera Digno S

BARCELONA, Spain--Though it didn't unveil any new U.S. phones at MWC 2013, Kyocera did display two of its waterproof Japanese phones that are both waterproof and come in several colors. Pictured here is the Digna S, an LTE-enabled handset with a 4.7-inch screen that launched in October 2012.

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Superfast charging

In addition to its 8-megapixel camera, the Digno S comes with a special charging dock, as indicated by the five gold circles on the right. The battery charger can power up the handset up to 60 percent in a half an hour.

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No in-ear speaker

The device also feature's Kyocera's smart sonic technology, which uses a ceramic transducer to transmit sound through ear tissue. As a result, audio quality is boosted and the need for an in-ear speaker is eliminated.

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Choose your colors

The Kyocera Digno S comes in three colors (pink, black, and white). Additional features include a 2,520mAh battery, an expandable microSD card slot that can hold up to 64GB, Android 4.0, and a 1.5GHz dual-core processor.

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The Kyocera Honey Bee

The Honey Bee Softbank 101K (not the catchiest name, I know), is an entry-level smartphone that comes in several bright colors and packs a 3.5-inch screen.

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A rainbow of Honey Bee

Launched with Android 2.3, the Honey Bee has a 1,200Mhz processor, and comes in yellow, pink, white, black, orange, blue, and lime green.

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Looking a bit closer

The Honey Bee is a waterproof handset, primarily popular with young teenage women, according to a Kyocera representative. Above its display, which has a 480x800-pixel resolution, is a 2-megapixel camera.

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Glittering back plate

On the back of the handset is a 5-megapixel camera with flash and the audio speaker.

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Must. Have. Phone charms!

According to a Kyocera representative, the ability to add phone charms was essential to the Honey Bee's design.

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Stacking them up

Additional features include a microSD card slot and Bluetooth 2.0.

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