pankaj|July 17 2013 |
Smart phones have gone a really long way, think of it, on the first smart phones you have seen might have had a QWERTY keypad, single touch features, a decent operating system, a decent processor, everything in the scene was nominal and good enough for a normal day to usage, but of course they had to be handled with care, you can’t bang them on the wall or drop it from the first story of a building and still hope for it to remain intact. Precautions were important with the smart phones for sure. The smart phones coming out are missiles packed with features, powerful, ongoing and invincible. Just think of it, quad processors, multi touch, 8 or 23 MP cameras, 2400mAh batteries, everything little features is projected to be falling into the category of being high end. How long will this continue, just imagine, companies call their smart phone missiles being launched to over the competitors in the market, and they are turning out to be such missiles that they are ready to be loaded on to the cannon and then fire.
Earlier there were a few issues, if one feature of a smart phone is excellent, the other would take a back step, but there is not dearth of smart phones and they are power packed with amazing features, one features is better than the other. To top it, the smart phones are now becoming water proof; you can use them even in the shower. The shower is the part of the fun, but now you have the gadget with you in case you want to shoot an underwater video or you do not have to grab your heart in case your phone turned out to be a rebel as it tried battling the kid who wanted to give it a shower.
Jokes apart, there are a few water proof smart phones in the market and here is a list of the 5 best waterproof smart phones that have been launched recently.
5. Samsung Galaxy S4 Active:
How can a company like Samsung stay behind in the competition, though Sony was the first to launch a water proof phone, it was impossible to for Samsung to take a silent stand, therefore the company just released its waterproof smart phone, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, the ruggedized version of its successful model the Samsung Galaxy S4. You might to be shocked to find a Samsung to be at the end of the list that is because this smart phone is similar to its parent model apart from the fact that it is waterproof. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is mounted on a quad core 1.9 GHz Krait 300 processor backed by a 2GB RAM and powered by the Android 4.2.2 Jellybean operating system. The Samsung Galaxy S4 is equipped with a 8 MP primary camera and a 2 MP front facing camera and it supports an internal memory 16GB which can be expanded up to 64GB through 64GB MicroSD.
4. Sony Xperia ZR:
The carrier model of the Sony Xperia Z, the pioneer model of the waterproof smart phones, Sony Xperia ZR is slightly better than the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active as a waterproof phone. Sony has done its job by introducing the waterproof models and now the company plans on extending its flag ship. The Sony Xperia ZR is mounted a 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro Quad core processor. As mentioned earlier, these are missiles in the market. The 4.6 inch HD display and a massive 13 MP secondary camera that the smart phone sports are enough to give an amazing experience as you record quality videos under water. The phone supports video recording at 1080 pixels that means you have HD in your pocket. This is a great water proof in the market but still not the best.
3. HTC Butterfly:
The big names in the industry have stepped into making waterproof smart phones, can HTC stay behind, the company that has had the honor of producing one of the best smart phones in the market as of May 2013. HTC’s Butterfly has made it to the list of top waterproof smart phone at the third position; it has still gone ahead of Samsung. HTC, the company that is known for its style and design and not backed out here either, the HTC Butterfly is a stylish phone and is packed with the best of features is powered by a 1.5 GHz Qualcomm S4 Pro quad core processor, with a 2GB RAM backing the system. The camera that the phone features is 8MP and it supports HD recording as well. HTC Butterfly price in India is affordable among all the waterproof smartphones.
2. Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2:
Samsung experimental waterproof smart phone may not have been a successful in the lot, but then Samsung is not among those companies that would take defeat so easily. The Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 can be immersed in water up to a depth of 1 meter for up to 30 minutes. That is what Samsung is, quality at its best. The smart phone comes with a display of 4 inches at a resolution of 480x800 pixels to add to it, the smart phone is also scratch resistant. It is powered by a 1GHz dual core processor and runs on the Android ICS operating system. Though it may not be as powerful as the Samsung Galaxy S4 active, but when it comes to the water resistant features, this smart phone is too good. Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 price is the lowest price among all the waterproof phones available so far.
1. Sony Xperia Z:
How can the pioneer model in the waterproof phones category stay behind, no matter how many other phones release in the water proof scene, the Sony Xperia Z will always stay number one. This smart phone is the best when it comes to water proof smart phones. The Sony Xperia Z features a 5 inch full HD display. The smart phones is mounted on a 1.5 GHz Krait processor and 2 GB RAM backs the processor. Moreover the Sony Xperia Z is powered by an Android 4.2 Jelly bean, in other words this phone is power packed and is the best waterproof smear phone in the lot.
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