KYOCERA DIGNO rafre is the world’s first washable smartphone that costs USD 473

KDDI has launched KYOCERA DIGNO rafre smartphone. It becomes the world’s first smartphone that can be washed by hand soap. Consumers can even use hot water up to 43-degrees to wash the device. It is IPX5/8 certified and also is resistant to impact such as fall from bag or pocket.


KYOCERA DIGNO rafre Specifications

The KYOCERA DIGNO rafre features a 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD TFT LCD display that is protected by Dragontrail X glass. The display is usable even when it is wet and hence can be used in bathroom. It is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) 64-bit processor along with Adreno 306 GPU. It has 2 GB of RAM and comes with 16 GB of internal memory which can also be expanded via microSD card. The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box.

The DIGNO rafre comes with a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. It is IPX5/IPX8 and IP5X certified that makes it waterproof and dustproof. It is 10.1 mm thick and weighs 155 grams.


The DIGNO rafre comes with 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS as connectivity options. It rocks a 3,000 mAh battery under the hood.

The KYOCERA DIGNO rafre is available in Cashmere White, Marine Navy and Coral Pink color variants and is now selling via KDDI in Japan for 57,240 yen (US $473 / INR Rs 31,358 approximately).

Also, check out OUKITEL K10000 that comes with the world’s largest smartphone battery.

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