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Smartphone for the clumsy: It survives wet and wild

Smartphone for the clumsy: It survives wet and wild
Courtesy of Kyocera

"Oops, I did it again" shouldn't mean having to buy a new smartphone because it took the plunge in the pool, your drink or the toilet. T-Mobile has a new smartphone on the market that's guaranteed to survive the rough and tumble.

The Kyocera Hydro Life from T-Mobile is the latest in the line of water-resistant and weatherproof smartphones. It won't be competing with the iPhone 6 with style or software enhancements, but I know one thing for sure.

I definitely wouldn't want to take my iPhone for a swim or an adventure around water. A friend took her iPhone rafting down the Grand Canyon, and just one drenching splash wiped out her phone and every photo from the trip.

The sturdy Hydro Life boasts a dustproof and waterproof seal that's rated for three feet underwater for up to 30 minutes. It walks the line between a really sturdy look and modern fashion statement with a black face, dark gray stripe of metal on the side and a textured black matte cover.

Next page: Find out what else makes this waterproof phone so awesomely rugged. 
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