Previously only offered in Europe, the tough-as-nails smartphones have made their way across the pond.
The Sonim XP Strike IS is a tough, Intrinsically Safe handset from Sprint.
Sprint's first Sonim handset, the ultratough, waterproof XP Strike, is equipped with a 2-megapixel camera, an FM radio, and an LED flashlight.
While the Sonim XP Strike is tough as nails, Sprint has other rugged devices that are better not only in performance, but in price too.
Available now for $129.99, the Sonim XP Strike from Sprint features push-to-talk Direct Connect and a rugged exterior.
Sonim brought in a Muay Thai mixed martial artist up-and-comer to help sell an ultradurable cell phone.
Samsung is reportedly planning a water-proof and dust-proof version of the Galaxy S4 to make a splash in the next few weeks.
An enterprising chap has taken a blade to Samsung's new gadget -- and it seems to handle it rather well.
Though Sonim's ultra-durable phones have been around for years, the Armor XP3400 is the first model to land at a U.S. carrier.
Sonim's new phones may look just like the old brood, but there are slight differences, like support for NFC and push-to-talk.