11/19/2008 3:03:00 PM
Water-proof phone is the new addition to Sonim's 'Xtreme Sports' range
The waterproof Xtreme performance 3 (XP3) is Sonim’s latest addition to its Xtreme Sports Series.
The water-proof aspect of the device has conjured interest within the plumbing community.
claims the phone can be dunked for a full 30 minutes in a metre of
water. Even the buttons have been toughened up, to withstand 500,000
pushes before breaking.
Bob Plaschke, CEO of Sonim Technologies,
said: ‘For these people, having a phone is a tool, not a fashion
accessory. They need a mobile handset to withstand some of nature’s
harshest conditions. The Sonim XP3 is capable of working at -20C or at
+60C without breaking down. We are committed to the rugged consumer,
and the XP3 further proves our dedication to this community.’