Sonim Technologies at Mobile World Congress showed the super-rugged, water/dust resistant Sonim XP3300 FORCE. There are some YouTube videos showing the Sonim phones in action - submerged in antifreeze, thrown 30 meters, and set in concrete. After the rugged tests, the Sonim XP3300 still works even after being cast in concrete.
The Sonim XP3300 has professional-grade Assisted GPS, 20 to 24 hours of talk time, and a 2MP camera with a bright LED
flash and digital zoom that captures critical job-site information. Sonim’s Rugged Performance Standards Certified (RPS) surpass the military specifications for ruggedness.
Even waste water 2 meters deep is no challenge for the IP-68 rated Sonim XP3300 water and dust
proof handset, which can also be dropped from 2 meters onto concrete.
The 2-inch high-resolution display is protected by a class-leading 1.5
mm thick Corning Gorilla Glass lens for the highest scratch and shock
Sonim has added a fiberglass mix to the phone’s housing to
give users the confidence to truly take it anywhere. The phone is
certified against salt, fog, humidity, transport shock, and thermal
shock, and it operates in temperatures ranging from -20 degrees C to +55
The Sonim JAVA Application Manager (JAM) store
will offer a range of pre-tested and certified third-party workforce
management applications for download. The handset is a GSM unit quad-band with GPRS and EDGE data capability.
workforce location monitoring, fleet tracking, monitoring, timecard
reporting, real-time work order updates, alerts, job scheduling, event
confirmation, data collection and reports. “Integration and field
testing is underway with some of the world’s leading MRM application
providers, who have recognized the XP3300 FORCE as the ideal rugged MRM
phone,” said Sanjay Jhawar, VP/GM of Marketing and Applications.
Rugged and reliable, the XP3300 FORCE is backed by Sonim’s 3-Year Comprehensive Warranty.