US carrier AT&T and Japan-based mobile manufacturer Kyocera is having a busy CES this year. Both companies have teamed up to bring two water-resistant and rugged devices: the DuraForce XD smartphone and the DuraXE , which is a feature-phone.
With its 5.7-inch display, the DuraForce XD is one of Kyocera's largest durable handsets. Originally announced in October 2015, AT&T will begin selling the device on January 8 for $49.99 with a two-year carrier contract or $14.97 per month for 24 months without (which is a total of $359.28).
As part of Kyocera's line of tough smartphones, the DuraForce XD is dust- and shockproof, can withstand extreme cold and hot temperatures and can be submerged in up to six feet of water for 30 minutes.
Its other specs are:
As for the DuraXE, it is a flip-phone that also costs $49.99 with an agreement. However, it will cost $13.50 a month for 20 months, bringing its total price to $270. It will go on sale on the same day, January 8.
Similar to the DuraForce XD, the DuraXE is built tough and has the same rugged capabilities. Though it doesn't have a touchscreen or high-speed data capabilities, it does have a physical alphanumeric keypad and a 2.6-inch screen.
Other features include:
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