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Kyocera's DuraForce XD and DuraXE can take a beating and a dunk (pictures)

Coming to AT&T, Kyocera's rugged DuraForce XD and DuraXE can handle pretty much whatever you can throw at them.

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Kyocera's DuraForce XD and DuraXE

At CES 2016, Kyocera and AT&T introduced two new waterproof and rugged handsets: the big-screen DuraForce XD smartphone and the DuraXE flip-phone.

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Big, big display

The DuraForce XD features a 5.7-inch screen and is one of the biggest Kyocera devices we've seen so far. It runs Android 5.1 Lollipop and has a 720p resolution.

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Can take a beating

With its rugged exterior, the handset is pretty hefty. But it's also dust- and shockproof and can withstand extreme cold and hot temperatures.

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Making sure everything's sealed

The phone can be submerged in up to six feet of water for 30 minutes and will keep on ticking (that is, if all its ports and seams are safely secured).

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Capture your active lifestyle

The DuraForce XD has an 8-megapixel rear camera that can shoot 1,080p video and a 2-megapixel front-facing shooter.

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Quad-core power underneath

Powering the device is a 1.6GHz Snapdragon quad-core processor and a 3,700mAh battery.

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A durable take on the flip phone

The DuraXE is a durable flip-phone and has a 2.6-inch, 240p display.

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The hardware inside

It features a 1.1GHz Snapdragon quad-core processor, 8GB of internal storage that can expand up to 32GB, and 1GB of RAM.

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Big buttons for easy typing

Though the device doesn't have a touchscreen, it does have an alphanumeric keypad.

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Go ahead and dunk it

Like the DuraForce XD, the DuraXE is a rugged phone and can be dunked in six feet of water for 30 minutes, too.

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A 5-MP shooter on the front

For your camera needs, the phone has a 5-megapixel camera.

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Coming to AT&T soon

Both devices are available from the carrier starting January 8 for $50 with a two-year contract. For more information, click here for CNET's full coverage of CES 2016.

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