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Crave: Torture-testing a tough phone with Rocky Mountain rapids

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Crave: Torture-testing a tough phone with Rocky Mountain rapids

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Crave's Eric Mack is on a mission to push the military-grade, ruggedized Kyocera Torque to the limit. Watch as both he and the 4G smartphone tackle Colorado's San Juan River, but forget their raft.

I'm Eric -- for -- and I'm here at. Colorado San Juan river where I'm gonna be torture testing. Kyocera passport to save recognized military grade Smartphone it's four G on the sprint network and that we're gonna put it to the ten. -- -- seat that lives up to its claim that it can be a fully submerged underwater -- saver of the thirty minutes a couple of feet of water and it's also shot through. So I'm gonna combine those two abilities today and gonna take the Kyocera toward. For a quick Whitewater raft trip down the rapids of the San -- right here. -- you can see one behind me but just make it more interesting than do it without the rest. -- -- Let's the other is called -- -- and when we take our first ravages. But here's a quick wrap up and I actually took two runs down the San -- with the port here -- and it's in my. Pretty well. Whenever went underwater. Most of what underwater it did seem to actually stop the video recording there's one there's a little bit of -- -- running under the water there and I can also -- after the first run the sound of recorded a little muscles might have a web micro. As you might need to -- out a little bit. So I suppose if you're aspiring -- So this might not. More advanced underwater equipment but in terms of -- you know surviving some pretty extreme conditions. Not any other Smartphone had a commission for the wireless. -- -- -- -- And if you're under 45 just Google's got. --
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