For Verizon users that need a truly rugged phone on the go, the Kyocera Brigadier is now ready to roll. Available for $99 on a two-year contract, $19.99 a month on Edge, or just $399 outright, the Brigadier features a 4.5–inch "Sapphire Shield" display and is completely dust proof, shock proof and waterproof. It's IP68 certification will keep it safe and sound, and you can even type on it while wearing gloves thanks to the Glove and Wet Touchscreen Operation feature.
The Brigadier is running Android 4.4 KitKat and sporting a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with 1.4GHz quad–core processor. 16GB of internal storage here with up to 32GB microSD card. There is also a 2MP front camera, 8MP rear camera, Qi charging and NFC. It also has a large 3100mAh battery to keep things up and running all day long.
You can snag the Kyocera Brigadier now from Verizon's site.
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