6
This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.

First Look: AT&T's tenacious NEC Terrain

About Video Transcript

First Look: AT&T's tenacious NEC Terrain

1:22 /

AT&T's NEC Terrain is equipped with rugged and waterproof capabilities, a four-row QWERTY keyboard, and Android 4.0.

Hi, everybody. It's Lynn La from CNET. And today, I've got with me the NEC Terrain from AT&T. As you can see, the Terrain is more than just a regular smartphone. It's a waterproof handset that satisfies military specs for shock and dust resistance. Unfortunately, this does make it pretty bulky but then again, the device was designed more for enterprise workers working out in the field rather than your typical consumer. For instance, the phone has VPN capabilities, a Push to Talk button here for direct connect communication and encryption security for a micro SD card. The phone runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a 3.1-inch touchscreen with 640 by 480 pixel resolution. It has a 5 megapixel camera in the back that can record 720p video and a 0.3 megapixel camera in the front. Powering the handset is a 1.5 GHz dual core processor from Qualcomm and a 1.9 ampere-hour battery that has an estimated talk time of up to 10 hours. You'll also see that it features a 4-row onboard keyboard that sits above dual front-facing speaker. If you're interesting, the handset is available from the carrier for about $100 if you sign a 2-year contract. Again, I am Lynn and you've been checking out AT&T's NEC Terrain.

New releases

Induction meets sous vide in a cooker you can actually afford
2:04 January 28, 2015
Due on Indiegogo next month, the Paragon Induction Cooktop from GE's FirstBuild initiative might be the first must-own kitchen gadget...
Play video
Share videos on Twitter
0:56 January 28, 2015
Learn how to share videos on Twitter up to 30 seconds long.
Play video
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless: A terrific but pricey Bluetooth headphone
2:45 January 28, 2015
If you can afford the Momentum Wireless' $500 price tag, you're getting a great sounding and comfortable Bluetooth headphone with premium...
Play video
Is data privacy just a dream?
2:57 January 28, 2015
Data Privacy Day brings reflection on our security sins, but it's hard to find a perfect protector of data. Even Blackphone's extra-encrypted...
Play video
Marantz's slim NR1605 receiver has fat sound
1:26 January 28, 2015
The slim, compact Marantz NR1605 provides excellent sound quality and thoroughly up to date features, making it one of our favorites...
Play video
Better than a sharp stick in the eye, but barely
0:54 January 28, 2015
Sure, they may be convenient, but selfie sticks have got to go. Now. #Nerdrage
Play video
See who's playing whom in the new Steve Jobs movie
1:30 January 28, 2015
See who'll star in Danny Boyle's upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, and whom they'll be portraying.
Play video
Logic Pro X music app gets a free upgrade
3:12 January 28, 2015
Apple adds new drummers, plug-ins and editing tools to its professional music creation tool.
Play video