Kyocera Hydro EDGE

Posted:
May 21, 2013
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Jul 19, 2013

PhoneArena Rating:

6.0
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Display

Display size:

4.0 inches

Resolution:

480 x 800 pixels

Pixel density:

233 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

57.62 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

Yes

Design

Dimensions:

4.90 x 2.5 x 0.39 inches (124 x 64 x 10 mm)

Weight:

4.5 oz (128 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP 57

Colors:

Black

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon

Processor:

Dual-core, 1000 MHz

GPU:

Yes

RAM:

1 GB

ROM:

4096 MB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

OS:

Android (4.1)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Battery

Capacity:

1600 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

13.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 02, 2013

FCC ID value:

V65C5215 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.48 W/kg

Body:

1.35 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.35 W/kg

This device is also known as Kyocera C5215

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.39 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM

Description

The Kyocera Hydro EDGE is an IP57 certified phone that’s both dust proof and water proof in under 3.28 feet of water for up to 30 minutes. It comes with a 4-inch WVGA (480 x 800) IPS display, 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 5-megeapixel rear camera with flash, 1,600 mAh battery, microSD card slot, 3G connectivity, aGPS, Bluetooth 4.0, and 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi. The device runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

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