i-mate, launched the i-mate 810-F at Mobile World Congress. The call it "the world's first complete lifestyle mobile with a lifetime warranty". Designed to meet military specifications, the 810-F combines high-end mobile technology and e durability.
The phone comprises waterproof rubber casing and exposed metal screws to lock in the factory seal, making it impervious to almost anything. A full QWERTY keyboard, and impact resistant touch screen, means you don't miss a thing while you are out and about.
The hardware run Windows Mobile 6.1 for emails, games, music or web browsing.
The 810-F is a full-featured Smartphone based on Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional with tri-band HSDPA and quad-band GSM/EDGE connectivity. Also included is a 320×240 touch screen, 2.2GB of built-in storage, 128MB of DDR memory, 624Mhz PXA processor, 2MP camera with video capability, QWERTY keyboard, GPS, Wi-Fi, digital compass, accelerometer and Bluetooth.
The 810-F is designed around the stringent MIL-STD-810F series of standards. These standards are issued by the U.S. military's Developmental Test Command, a body whose role is to ensure equipment can withstand the rigours of the most extreme environments. This means the i-mate 810-F can cope with pressure, heat, water, humidity and even extreme shock without missing a beat. The 810-F is equally happy at a chilly -10°C or sweltering 60°C, and can be fully submerged in water.
i-mate is so confident in the ability of the 810-F to cope with anything that can be thrown at it, it's offering a lifetime warrant¹. Plus, 810-F owners can outsmart any security threat thanks to Secure i-Q, a service from i-mate that let's you use your PC to remotely lock, wipe personal information or alarm your mobile if it's ever lost or stolen. Now that's smart.
In speaking about the typical i-mate 810-F customer, Mr. Morrison added "We designed the 810-F to meet the needs of those people who work in the office during the day, but want to go surfing after work. Or; a contractor working in the tough environment of a building site who also goes fishing on the weekend. They want one phone that can do it all."