DALLAS, Aug. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T is expanding its selection of rugged devices with the addition of the Kyocera DuraForce PRO. Starting Wednesday, August 31 you can order the DuraForce PRO smartphone at AT&T stores and www.att.com for $13.97 per month for 30 months on AT&T Next® or $17.46 per month for 24 months on AT&T Next Every YearSM when you have eligible service.1 It will be available for purchase in stores starting on Friday, September 9.
Designed to withstand rugged work environments and active lifestyles, DuraForce PRO is IP68 certified as waterproof in up to 6.5 feet for 30 minutes and dustproof,2 and also offers Military Standard 810G protection.3 DuraForce PRO has a 5 inch Full HD display that makes it easy to read texts, emails, and the web on-the-go. Additionally, the rugged smartphone includes a dedicated side button for Enhanced Push-To-Talk (EPTT) that can also be programmed by non-PTT users for one-touch access to a favorite feature or application. Other features include:
Cameras: The DuraForce PRO features a trio of cameras to document your favorite moments including a 13 megapixel rear-facing camera, a 5 megapixel front-facing camera, and a Super Wide View HD action camera. With the Underwater Mode you can take photos and record video while the phone is completely submerged in up to 6.5 feet of water for up to 30 minutes.4
Fingerprint Sensor: DuraForce PRO has a fingerprint sensor on the phone's power button for improved security and one-touch access to your phone.
Battery: The 3,240mAh non-removable battery provides up to 20 hours of talk time.3 If plugging in to charge the device isn't ideal for your active lifestyle, the DuraForce PRO also supports wireless charging (sold separately).
Processor: Built to keep up with your busy schedule, the DuraForce PRO has a Qualcomm MSM 8952 Snapdragon octa-core processor and 32GB of internal storage that is expandable up to 256GB (MicroSD card sold separately), so you can stay productive where you work or play.
"The Kyocera DuraForce PRO is an exciting addition to our robust rugged device portfolio," said Danessa Lambdin, vice president Enterprise Mobility, AT&T. "Our business customers want a device that operates in some of the toughest environments. Paired with our Enhanced Push-to-Talk solution, it's a rugged productivity tool that can meet nearly any business need."
For more information on the Kyocera DuraForce PRO and to order the device, check out www.att.com/duraforcepro starting at 12:01am ET on August 31. Business customers can order the device at www.att.com/kyoceraduraforcepro.
1 Req's well-qualified credit, 0% APR installment agreement, and eligible service. . Tax due at sale. Down payment available and may be required. If wireless svc is cancelled, device balance due. Fees, other charges & restr's apply. Visit att.com/next for details.
2Certified IP68, full dust and waterproof protection. Can be immersed for up to 30 minutes at a depth of 6.5 feet (2 meters). Only phone cameras intended to operate underwater using Underwater Mode. Phone should be rinsed in fresh water and dried after exposure to non-freshwater environments. To ensure phone retains its waterproofing, securely close SIM/microSD port.
3Certified Military Standard 810G protection against shock (≤ 5 ft. drop on flat surface), vibration, temperature extremes, blowing rain, low pressure/high altitudes, solar radiation, salt fog, humidity, water immersion, temperature shock, and icing/freezing rain.
4Estimated maximum standby and use time may vary depending on your current usage patterns, settings, and other factors and conditions.
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