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Samsung makes a return to waterproofing its flagship with the Galaxy S7, but Kyocera wants to go even beyond the usual waterproof standards.
With one phone that's saltwater-resistant and another that you can wash with warm soapy water, Kyocera explores the outer reaches of waterproof phones.
We get up close with the top model in Sony's new Xperia X line of smartphones, the X Performance, including its waterproof, metal body and Android Marshmallow software.
The saltwater-resistant Torque G02 and the Digno rafre, which you can wash with warm soapy water, are indicative of where waterproof phones are heading.
The premium option in the Xperia X range is an unmistakably Sony smartphone.
The Kyocera DuraForce XD smartphone and DuraXE flip phone are built supertough and waterproof.
You won't take a bath on this very affordable phone, but you can take it in the bath.