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Take a dip with Boost's Kyocera Hydro (pictures)

Boost Mobile's Kyocera Hydro didn't stop ticking after taking a dive in the pool, and it runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

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The waterproof Kyocera Hydro

The Kyocera Hydro is a $129.99 prepaid handset from Boost that features Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and waterproof capabilities.
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Midlevel camera

Although it doesn't have a front-facing camera, the Hydro has a 3.2-megapixel camera on the back with accompanying LED flash.
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Waterproof with no worries

The Kyocera Hydro satisfies IPX-5 and IPX-7 levels of waterproof certification, meaning it can be sprayed with water and submerged in up to 1 meter of water for 30 minutes, respectively.
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Lock in the back

A lock keeps the Hydro's backplate secured.
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Sealed Micro-USB port

Because the Hydro's 3.5mm headphone jack is waterproof, it doesn't require a cover. The Hydro's Micro-USB port, however, needs to be sealed with an attached door.
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A bite of Ice Cream Sandwich

The Kyocera Hydro refreshingly runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, without a different UI skin on top.

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