Sick of dropping and breaking costly telephones? HMD Global feels your ache, which is why the Finnish firm is bringing its first rugged feature phone to Australian market this Thursday, the Nokia 800 Tough.
Both mud and water proof (IP68), the Nokia 800 Tough is alleged to “withstand drops and extreme temperatures”, boasting “military grade MIL-STD-810G” compliance, permitting it to courageous climate circumstances as little as -20º or as excessive as 55º Celsius.
According to HMD Global, the Nokia 800 Tough ought to be capable of shrug off a 1.8m drop onto concrete and proceed to perform usually, making it preferrred to be used on worksites.
Practical and inexpensive
Much just like the Nokia 3310 (2017) and Nokia 8110 4G earlier than it, the Nokia 800 Tough is a feature phone with a small display screen and bodily keypad, that means it lacks full smartphone performance on goal.
That stated, Google Assistant, WhatsApp and Facebook will be preloaded on the 4G LTE system, with the power to obtain further apps from a rising app retailer.
In phrases of utilities, the handset additionally has a devoted flashlight on prime and a built-in loop on the backside, making it straightforward to connect the Nokia 800 Tough to a belt, lanyard, backpack or wristband.
Priced at AU$189, the Nokia 800 Tough will be obtainable for buy from Harvey Norman (in-store and on-line) and JB Hi-Fi (on-line solely) from Thursday, October 10, 2019.