In monsoon, the most important thing besides saving ourselves from getting drenched is to save our cell phones. Getting your lovable and expensive mobile phone wet in the rain usually means that you have to replace it. The manufacturers are also not providing water damage warranty, so people are always scared of using mobile in rain. Now, you don’t have to handle your mobile with care as before in order to save it from rain as these days smartphones come with water resistant technology. These smartphones are not only waterproof but also dust-proof and shockproof. Waterproof phones are safe even if they drop in the water or get soaked in rain. You can take wonderful pictures with these phones in the middle of the rain. Here are provided the best four waterproof smartphones that you can buy in monsoon.
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Waterproof Smartphones to Buy in Monsoon
Motorola Defy Plus
The successor of Motorola Defy, Defy+ is sleek and stylish smartphone with upgraded specifications and robust exteriors. This Smartphone can survive under heavy rain and a day at pool or the beach, thanks to IP67 certification. It can be immersed underwater for about 10 minutes. This waterproof smartphone is also resistant to dust and scratches. It is powered by 1GHz processor and Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS with MotoBlur UI. It comes with 3.7 inch WVGA touchscreen display with 480 x 854 p resolution. It sports 5 megapixel camera with LED flash, digital zoom & autofocus and 1700mAh battery, which provides about 7.1 hours of talk time and standby time of up to 237 hours. Other features of the phone are 512 MB RAM, Bluetooth, 2 GB built-in memory, WiFi, WiFi hotspot functionality and Micro USB. You can buy this device for about Rs 14,000.
Sony Xperia Go
The Sony Xperia Go has sleek, smart and rugged, but stylish design. This Smartphone is IP67 certified, which means it can withstand in water up to a meter depth for up to 30 minutes. It is also resistant to dust and scratch. It includes 3.5-inch touchscreen display with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine and a resolution of 480 x 320 pixels. It supports Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS and has 1.0 GHz Dual-core processor with 512MB RAM. There is a 5 MP rear camera (with LED flash and auto focus), which is capable to record HD videos. The internal memory of the device is 4GB and users are able to expand it with a MicroSD card. It also sports 1350mAh battery, 3G, 3.5mm headphone jack, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and a GPS unit. It is available for Rs 17,899.
Motorola Defy Mini
Motorola Defy Mini is a smaller version of both award-winning Smartphones: Motorola Defy and Motorola Defy+. It comes with only few design changes while specifications are same. Just like Motorola Defy Plus, it is also waterproof, dustproof and scratchproof. It is water resistant up to 1 meter for about 30 minutes. It features 3.2 inches with a resolution of 480 x 320 pixels. This dual SIM (GSM + GSM) smartphone runs on Android 2.3 and powered by 600MHz processor. It is equipped with 2 Cameras: 3MP rear camera with Geo-tagging and 0.3MP front facing camera. It has 1650 mAh Li-Ion battery, which delivers 8 hrs of talktime and 320 hrs of Standby time. Other features are 512 MB of RAM, micro USB, GPS Support, Bluetooth, 3.5 mm Audio Jack, Wi-fi Hotspot, Accelerometer and Proximity Sensor. Motorola Defy Mini comes with a price tag of about Rs 12,000.
Motorola Razr Maxx
Motorola Razr Maxx is a new super-thin Android phone with lots of powerful features. It is water resistant up to 1m depth for 30 mins. The device sports 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Advanced display with a resolution of 960 x 540P. There are two cameras such as front facing camera and 8MP rear camera with 1080p video recording. It runs on Android 2.3 OS but can be upgraded to Android 4.0. It is powered by 1.2GHz Dual Core with 1GB of RAM. It features 8GB built-in memory and a powerful 3300mAh battery, which offers 21.5 hours of talk time and up to 380 hours of standby time. It also features Wi-Fi, 4G Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth, 3G and 3.5mm earphone jack. The price of Motorola Razr Maxx is Rs 29,999.