Those of you who are considering purchasing the new rugged Kyocera Brigadier smartphone currently available via Verizon, might find this Sapphire screen scratch test a good indication of how the screen fairs when dropped and its resistance to scratching.
The Kyocera Brigadier is equipped with a 4.5 inch Kyocera Sapphire Shield PS-LCD display providing a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. Its also powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 1.4GHz quad core processor supported by 2GB of RAM.
Other features of the Kyocera Brigadier smartphone include 16GB of internal storage together with a misroSD card slot for further expansion when required. Was well as a 2 megapixel front facing camera for video calling, together with a 8 megapixel rear facing for video and photographs.
“Stay entertained and connected on your travels and outdoor adventures with Brigadier™ by Kyocera. Sporting rugged good looks, this tough Android™ smartphone features a durable Sapphire Shield display. Brigadier survives drops, dunks and kerplunks-it’s waterproof and protects against dust, shock and vibration.”
The Brigadier is also fitted with Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and WiFi connectivity and conforms to the IP68 standard for waterproofing, and the 810G military standard for ruggedness allowing you to take your smartphone to places other would not survive.
The rugged Brigadier smartphone will set you back $99.99 on a new two year contract, or $19.99 on Verizon Edge or $399.99 straight off the shelf.
Source: Android Central