(Pocket-lint) - Smartphones are fantastic things until they break, then they are merely an expensive looking broken thing until you get them fixed, but it doesn’t have to always be that way.
Nomu, specialises is top of the range rugged smartphones that allow you to have the latest tech, but also the toughness to withstand the harshest of environments no matter how rough you are with them.
Here is everything you need to know about the new Nomu S50 Pro:
One of the big selling points of the Nomu S50 Pro is just how tough it is.
The phone holds a number of “super tough” ratings including IP68 that means it is completely dust and waterproof allowing it to withstand being in water at the depth of 2 metres for 1 hour without damage.
IP69K that means it can withstand the impact of high-pressure water jets. And Military Standard MIL-STD-810G in the US meaning in can withstand being dropped from a height of 1.5m without damage.
Couple that with the ability to work at temperatures of minus 20 degrees Celsius and you’re unlikely to find an environment where the S50 Pro doesn't work.
One of the biggest problems for those that work in remote, low-signal places, is that they can never get a signal. Not so with the S50 Pro. It’s been designed to work in the remotest of locations.
It comes with support for LTE Cat 6, HSPA+, TD-SCDMA, EDGE, GPRS, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, as well as GPS, A-GPS, and GLONASS. If you can find a Wi-Fi network, you’ll be able to use the devices 802.11 a/b/g/n connectivity options too.
Rugged, but still thin
A lot of rugged phones on the market are big, bulky, and overly large. That’s not the case with the Nomu S50 Pro. While it sports a large 18:9 ratio 5.72-inch display, it still manages to keep the overall dimensions in line with what you would expect from a non-tough phone.
Measuring 159.5 x 77.5 x 14.3 mm and weighing 216 grams, the back is covered in a precision German Bayer rubber casing to protect it from bumps and bruises.
Powered by the eight-core MediaTek Helio P23 and Mail G71 MP processors, you’ll get 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage expandable up to 256GB if you need. There’s a 13-megapixel rear camera and 8-megapixel front facing camera for taking photos and doing video calls.
The phone comes with a 5,000mAh battery for around 30-hour conversation time and 40-day stand-by time of use on a single charge and supports 9V 2A Quick Charge technology allowing you to fully charge your phone in 2 hours.
Furthermore, the S50 Pro offers dual Nano-SIM, features a 3.5mm headphone jack, and runs Android 8 Oreo.