Sonim Introduces the XP3.2 Quest Pro--World's First Waterproof, Dustproof Cell Phone with Scratch and Shockproof Gorilla Glass and a 3 Year Unconditional Guarantee
The newest GSM phone with rugged construction and extreme durability — drop it from 6.5 feet onto concrete; use it for weeks without charging; submerge it in water; leave it outside at -5 to +130 degrees; cover it in dust; and never get lost with A-GPS.
CES, Las Vegas, NV--January 6th, 2010 -- Sonim Technologies, makers of the world’s toughest Xtreme Performance (XP) rugged phones, announces the XP3.2 Quest Pro, the toughest phone available with an IP67 rating – drop it from up to 6.5 feet onto concrete; use it for up to 18 hours; submerge it in water; leave it outside at -5 to +130 degrees; cover it in dust; and never get lost with onboard assisted GPS!
The XP3.2 Quest Pro’s rugged design makes it the ideal choice for active users in all environments—on the ski hill, at a construction site, on an oil rig or climbing a rock face. And like all Sonim phones, the XP3.2 Quest Pro was tested against Sonim’s stringent Rugged Performance Standard (RPS), developed to ensure the highest quality of phones built for harsh conditions and minimal access to electrical outlets. The Sonim XP3.2 Quest Pro:
“Most people are hesitant to take their phones on outdoor activities such as skiing, hiking, boating or even a day at the beach, for fear it will be damaged. With the introduction of the XP3.2 Quest Pro, we offer a rugged design that users can feel confident about in tough environments,” said Bob Plaschke, CEO of Sonim Technologies. “The XP3.2 Quest Pro is ideal for both rugged work and play.”
- features a shockproof Gorilla Glass Lens for scratch and smash resistance;
- includes top-line lithium ion batteries capable of providing 1500 hours of standby time and up to 18 hours of talk time;
- has a customised keypad and widely-spaced keys that are tested to 850,000 pushes (users can make calls without removing their gloves);
- is Push-to-talk capable, whereby it can be used in the same way as a Private Mobile Radio handset for one-to-one or one-to-many communications over the cellular network.
The XP3.2 Quest Pro goes beyond the military-level MIL-810G certification for resistance to humidity, salt, shock and heat. It is equipped with a 2MP camera with built-in flash, assisted GPS, a flashlight, an FM radio, a 2GB memory slot, enhanced Java applications such as Trimble Outdoors, amAze GPS navigation, SonimMail and the ability to support a number of other enterprise-ready applications, an Opera Mini browser and Bluetooth.
“Like all Sonim phones, the XP3.2 Quest Pro comes with an unconditional three-year guarantee. If anything breaks, the company will replace it no questions asked,” said Bob Plaschke, CEO of Sonim. “We’ve defined our own set of Rugged Performance Standards that ensure our phones are both tough and useful.”
The Sonim Rugged Performance Standard includes:
- Extra-Long battery life
- Durable keyboard mechanics
- Extra loud speakers
- Protection from dust and micro-particles
- Water submersible
- Protection from drops
- Protection from shocks and vibrations
- Protection from extreme temperatures
- Resistant to extreme pressure/crush
- Resistant to punctures
- Resistant to petroleum oil
- Three year unconditional guarantee
The XP3.2 Quest Pro is compatible with a wide range of off-the-shelf car kits and headsets and comes with a belt clip, charger and headset. It will begin shipping in the United States immediately and will be compatible with AT&T and T-Mobile networks and their affiliates.
The Sonim XP3.2 Quest Pro will be made available through the T-Mobile business partner sales channel, www.amazon.com, www.bestbuy.com, www.tigerdirect.com, www.westmarine.com, as well as many rural carriers including www.centennialwireless.com, charitonvalley.com, www.cinbell.com, www.iwireless.com, and www.viaero.com for $499 unlocked. For a complete list of where to buy the XP3.2 Quest Pro please go to www.sonimtech.com.
About Sonim Technologies
Sonim Technologies (www.sonimtech.com) is the leading provider of premium-quality submersible, ruggedized mobile phones designed and engineered specifically for people who work and play outdoors or in less than pristine industrial environments. Sonim's XP family of phones feature outstanding craftsmanship, extreme resilience and an industry-leading unconditional three year guarantee that has redefined consumers' expectations of rugged technology. Sonim also provides a complete end-to-end mobile VoIP platform that delivers high-performance push-to-talk services on GPRS, UMTS, EVDO, WiFi and WiMAX data networks. The company is headquartered in San Mateo, California, and operates in 16 additional countries.