Water and dust resistant phones don’t have to be bulky or low-tech anymore, as the latest Android handsets from Motorola and Sony prove.
We’re more dependent on our smartphones than ever before, but what happens if you’re caught in a sudden rain shower? Old feature-phones were fairly tough, but most modern smartphones are highly delicate pieces of equipment, and a little water or dust in the wrong places can easily take them out of commission.
Manufacturers are offering sleek new smartphones that they say will work even if you roll them in sand or dunk them into hot coffee. Mint’s Gopal Sathe puts their claims to the test
Water and dust resistant phones can take just about anything you throw at them, making them ideal for working in the kitchen, taking to the beach, or just about any other real life situation. We got to take a look at the latest life proof phones from Sony and Motorola, and put them to the test.