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Sonim makes claim of world's longest talk time

0. phoneArena 17 Feb 2011, 10:20 posted on

Sonim, makers of some seriously ruggedized phones, have made an announcement at the Mobile World Congress of a new phone that they claim has the world’s longest talk time of a whopping 22 hours…

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posted on 17 Feb 2011, 10:46

1. moofoodooloo (Posts: 137; Member since: 04 Jan 2011)


My metric measurements aren't very sharp.. but 20 degrees celsius isn't that cold? I hope the article meant -20C? That would be pretty impressive.

Sweet phone though.

posted on 17 Feb 2011, 12:20

3. msa1988 (Posts: 411; Member since: 30 Mar 2010)


Not sure what you read, but it says -20 degrees.

"Furthermore, this phone can be operated in extremely freezing temperatures as cold as -20°C and can deal with water submersion"

posted on 17 Feb 2011, 13:31

6. moofoodooloo (Posts: 137; Member since: 04 Jan 2011)


It originally said 20 degrees. Looks like they corrected it.

posted on 17 Feb 2011, 11:36 2

2. giantgnome (Posts: 67; Member since: 11 Feb 2011)


This is great. If I ever get stuck on the top of Mt. Everest and I suddenly feel the urge to have a long conversation with someone I'll know what phone to bring.

posted on 17 Feb 2011, 12:20

4. msa1988 (Posts: 411; Member since: 30 Mar 2010)


Or if you are stuck and dying? (Devils Advocate, I wouldn't ever own a phone like this).

posted on 17 Feb 2011, 12:21

5. calamazoo (unregistered)


lol @giantgnome

posted on 17 Feb 2011, 19:01 1

8. sgogeta4 (Posts: 390; Member since: 02 Feb 2011)


Except it's colder than -20 deg C and there are no towers nearby, so you'll have no service...

posted on 17 Feb 2011, 13:35

7. chinakidoliver.iab (Posts: 75; Member since: 07 Dec 2010)


pretty cool but the phone is butt ugly its only good for the army . no 1 goes to freezing temp. maybe the waterproof is handy tho

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