Kyocera Torque Review
0. phoneArena 18 Mar 2013, 08:02 posted on
The Kyocera Torque stands out to begin with, thanks to its ruggedized design including Military Spec 810G and IP 67 certification. What really caught our eye though was what Kyocera is calling Smart Sonic Receiver technology. This eliminates the traditional earpiece, and transmits sound directly into your tissues meaning you should be able to hear clearly in loud environments. Is this new technology enough to make the Kyocera Torque a winner? Read on to find out...
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1. PunyPoop (Posts: 750; Member since: 18 Jan 2013)
What the hell is wrong with you PA!!?? This has the same rating as XPERIA Z???
4. Evil.Bunny (Posts: 41; Member since: 29 Feb 2012)
because both have different uses...ratings are relative to their usefulness.
what good will an Xperia Z do when you need to use it at a construction site and accidentally drop it
6. taikucing (unregistered)
Because sony XZ has TFT display while this phone already uses IPS. If Sony has IPS display, it could be probably rated at 9.0.. Even many cheap chinese entry level phones already use IPS display nowadays.
10. javorr (Posts: 14; Member since: 28 Feb 2012)
PA hates Sony. Sony's displays are good enough. Most of the people do think that cheap IPS displays are better, but they are better only in viewing angles and there are other parameters also. Reports from the owners show that for most of the people is very rear to work with their phones looking them under strange angles. The biggest advantage of Super AMOLED displays is that they save energy.
3. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 3135; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)
"Smart Sonic Receiver" sounds cool...but i get a tingly feeling that the phone is going to use my tissues instead of the ear-piece.
7. downphoenix (Posts: 2627; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)
Other than the camera being pretty poor (even for midrange) and the lack of doing direct connect and LTE simultaneously, it looks like Kyocera finally put out a good android device, and its got rock solid build and a low price. Hopefully this means no more Echos or Milanos or Zios for them, LOL. I think the 8.5 is a fair score, it may not be the best out there, but the rugged features will beat out any case you can purchase separate for a phone, and the specs are pretty good.