Public Safety and Sonim

Building the next generation of ultra-rugged devices

At Sonim, we’re on a mission to support first responders and public safety workers with innovative, ultra-rugged mobile devices that keep workers safe and connected in hazardous, isolated or emergency conditions.

Together with FirstNet, we are unlocking innovative, specialized tools to help advance first responders’ communications capabilities, allowing them to focus on keeping both themselves and our communities safer

In fact, our new XP8 and XP5s mobile devices come with built-in Band 14 access to unleash the full power of FirstNet, accessing critical capabilities like First Priority™.

Sonim XP8

The smartphone that’s built to serve, built to last.

Sonim XP8 is an ultra-rugged smartphone built to provide those who serve with the smart communication they need when and where they need it most.

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Sonim XP5s

Handset communication pushed to the extreme

When communication failure is not an option, Sonim XP5s is the answer. Ultra-rugged and purpose built, it thrives in severe conditions, offering those who serve an ultra-reliable Push-To-Talk solution.

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The Sonim difference

Innovative, ultra-rugged mobile devices for mission critical needs

With ultra-reliable communication of Sonim devices and accessories, public safety workers are free to focus on the task at hand: serving others, saving lives and getting the job done.


Toughest Performance Standards

Ensure communication even in the most hazardous conditions

Industry-leading Rugged Performance Standards, Ingress Protection 68 & 69, Military 810G, waterproof and Non-Incendive Class I, II, III, Div 2 ratings ensure you work and thrive even in the most extreme environments



Instantly connect on or from the scene

Sonim phones come equipped with easy-to-use PTT so you can instantly communicate in real-­time with one worker – or many – in extreme, isolated or emergency conditions.


Mission Critical-grade applications and more

Increase productivity means increased safety

Android and worker productivity applications, multi-shift battery life and 3-year warranty offer workers the confidence to do more,longer

Sonim in action

Watch as others experience ultra-rugged devices

At Sonim, we create solutions that support multiple Public Safety applications. Check out these videos to better understand how Sonim’s ultra-rugged handsets can help you thrive and survive.

Sonim at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Sonim ultra-rugged devices connect officers without issue or interference, so they can keep people safe during this popular hot air balloon event.

Sonim Rugged Phone Durability Demo

Richard Santina and Dan O’Malley, Sr. Product Manager from Cisco, put Sonim devices to the ultimate water tests.

NYC Security featuring Sonim XP7

This news story highlights how Sonim devices enable first responder communications during disasters.

In the News

Action causes reaction. Here’s what people are saying.

PCMAG Reviews and Rates the Sonim XP3

PCMAG Reviews and Rates the Sonim XP3 Story By:  Sascha Segan    June 25, 2019 8:24AM EST "People still want flip phones—I know because those people email me. There are some businesses with extreme work environments that smartphones can't stand up to, parents who want to be able

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Put Sonim to the test

Now you can request a live demonstration with the world’s toughest mobile devices. Just fill out the form and we’ll contact you to schedule time with one of our Sonim team members to show you how our devices operate and how they can augment your existing communications plan.

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Upcoming Events

Connect with us at a live event

October 5-6
Montana Fire Trustees – Fairmont Hot Springs, MT

October 6-9
International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Annual Conference and Exposition – Orlando, FL

October 10-13
Montana State Fire Chiefs Convention – Missoula, MT

October 29 – November 2
EMS World Expo – Nashville, TN

Rugged Performance Standards

We define the industry’s toughest Performance Standards

Sonim sets the bar for how ultra-rugged mobile devices should perform. And we back it up with a 3-year warranty

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