Is the Kyocera Torque KC-S701 the toughest phone in the world?


The Kyocera Torque KC-S701 is built to military standard 810G making it super tough and suitable for use in some of the most challenging environments on earth.


Kyocera torque tough smartphone

Torque Design


The design of the Kyocera Torque has been optimised for some of the harshest conditions with a dust proof chassis to IP6X. The phone can soldier through an environment with 95% humidity for 10 days and it’s waterproof too. The Torque continues it’s tough stance with being shockproof from over a metre and it can happily work along in extreme temperatures from -21 degrees to plus 50 degrees.


Waterproof phones


This super tough smartphone is resistant to vibrations and low pressure and salt fog are no problem for the Kyocera Torque.


This is one of the best phones for builders thanks to the Smart Sonic Receiver which will turn sounds into vibrations when held against your ear for great sound quality in extremely noisy environments.


The phone is packing dual front speakers to deliver a volume of 100dB for hands-free operation even in noisy places.


The Kyocera Torque KC-S701 features a 4.5” display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and the touchscreen works with gloves or in the rain making this ideal for working outdoors.


torque use with gloves


The handset has a large action key on the side which can be assigned to an app of your choosing allowing you to launch your preferred app easily.


Walkie talkie apps


The phone is 3.5mm thick 182 grams and the Torque is packing a Quad-core 1.4GHz processor with 2GB RAM delivering a fantastic performance for a tough phone.


There is 16GB internal on board and the microSD card slot takes cards of up to 128GB so there is lots of space for files and photos.


Torque Camera


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The Kyocera Torque is packing two cameras with an 8MP camera on the back with digital zoom and an LED along with a 2MP video calling camera on the front.


Torque Features


The Torque comes with Android KitKat on board so you get plenty of Google apps pre-installed and the Play Store has plenty of other apps to choose from.


The Kyocera Torque has a couple of apps which will be useful on site such as Voxer and Zello which are messaging apps with live voice walkie talkie capabilities.


The phone is 4G ready for fast downloading and web browsing and Wi-Fi and GPS are on board too.


The Kyocera Torque tough smartphone is also impressive when it comes to battery life. The 3,1000mAh battery provides plenty of usage with up to 1000 hours of standby time and a massive 27 hours of talk time.

This super tough smartphone is ideal for people that work in dusty workplaces such as building sites or the super tough chassis makes this perfect for extreme sports or challenging environments.


Do you need a tough smartphone? The Kyocera Torque is tough to beat when it comes to being durable – would you buy it? Tell us your thoughts on this tough phone by commenting below or join the conversation on Google+.

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