land rover: S1 mobile phone land rover: S1 mobile phone
jul 24, 2009

land rover: S1 mobile phone

land rover and sonim technologies have developed the ‘S1’ mobile phone, which is amongst the most resistant to dust, dirt, shocks and drops in the world .

‘like land rover vehicles this phone is extremely capable and will work in the toughest of environments. the phone has an IP-67 rating, which is a first for a commercially available GSM handset that is operational in temperatures ranging from -20 to 55 degrees celsius. it can withstand up to 400KG of pressure and the battery offers up to 1500 hours of standby time and 18 hours of talk time.’

the mobile phone comes equipped with a 2mega-pixel waterproof camera with built-in flash, built-in GPS, torch light, FM radio, 2GB memory slot, J2ME java for mobile, WAP browsing through its in-built opera mini WAP browser and bluetooth. the handset is only available for purchase in UK, for £299 GBP (490 USD).

via auto evolution

  • but what the fuck is with the man’s hand?

    dg says:
  • At least the 490 USD is going into build quality not some gimmick.

    Dirk says:
  • DG – That’s Sir Ranulph Fiennes. He lost his fingers to frostbite – ended up sawing them off himself.

    [url=http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1900969,00.html?imw=Y]See interview with Sir Ran in recent Time magazine [/url]

    TG says:
  • I don’t really care about the mobile phone, but that Land Rover Defender on the back is probably the best off-road vehicle ever and definitely the most better looking/coolest.

    I wish I had one but consuming 13litres/100Km is way too much for europeans on a daily basis 🙁

    modular says:
  • why is the cellphone off???

    ervAz says:
  • 1500 hours? Isn’t that two months? Seems wrong.

    Justin Megawarne says:

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