From dairying to drenching – New Sonim XP3 Quest is built to handle the extremities of farming
Has a customised keypad and widely spaced keys that are tested to 500,000 pushes. Calls can be made without removing gloves;
Has a speaker capable of producing up to 110db of sound, 45 per cent more than a regular mobile phone. The XP3 Quest can survive being dropped from up to two metres onto concrete, submerged in water for up to 30 minutes and can tolerate temperatures from -20 to +55 degrees. The phone has a scratchproof, shock-proof screen and meets the military-level MIL-810F certification for resistance to humidity, salt, shock and heat. It is equipped with a 2MegaPixel camera with flash, built-in GPS, a torch light, an FM radio, a 2GB memory slot, J2ME Java for mobile, an Opera Mini WAP browser and Bluetooth. Later this year, Sonim will provide XP3 Quest handsets optimised to deliver Push-to-talk over Cellular (PoC) communications. This will enable the handsets to be used in much the same way as a Private Mobile Radio handset for one-to-one or one-to-many communications over the cellular network."Like all Sonim phones, the XP3 Quest comes with a three-year unconditional guarantee. If anything breaks, the company will replace it the same day," 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:
1. Extra-Long battery life
2. Durable keyboard mechanics
3. Extra loud speakers
4. Protection from dust and micro-particles
5. Protection from water
6. Protection from drops
7. Protection from shocks and vibrations
8. Protection from extreme temperatures
9. Resistant to extreme pressure/crush
10. Resistant to punctures
11. Resistant to petroleum oil
12. Three year unconditional guaranteeThe XP3 Quest is compatible with a wide range of off-the-shelf car kits and headsets and comes with a belt clip, charger and headset as standard.The Sonim XP3 Quest is available on Orange, through Go Mobile stores nationwide and at www.gomobileuk.com, free on an Orange contract or £245 for Pay As You Go.
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