Rumor has it that Sonim is going prepare announces its new rugged phone namely the Sonim XP1300 Core. XP1300 Core will be IP68 certified and should be announced at the beginning of October.
Unlike IP67 certified phones, which can soak into a meter of water for up to 30 minutes, the IP68 certification practically makes the Sonim XP1300 Core a fish – it can be submerged in water with depths of 1 meter or greater and for longer periods of time and provides complete protection against dust. This certification means higher than IP67 used in Sonim XP3.2 Quest Pro which can survive in water within 30 minutes.
Sonim XP1300 Core rugged mobile is occupied with the latest GPRS and EDGE connectivity, web browsing, and media player. The official announcement in the Netherlands and pricing for the phone hasn’t been confirmed yet, but it’s expected to be priced around $500.