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Apr21077 Ultra-Rugged KYOCERA DURAXV EXTREME+ Flip Phone Designed for Businesses or Consumers Looking to Simplify Kyocera International Inc., the North American leader in rugged mobile solutions, added the DuraXV Extreme+ flip phone – without camera – to its lineup of military-grade rugged devices with Verizon. This device joins the standard DuraXV Extreme+, which was launched at the end of last year. Kyocera created DuraXV Extreme+ to help businesses cut costs and improve employee focus; the non-camera option is ideal for sensitive work environments and operations that can’t allow cameras, as well as privacyminded consumers and seniors who need a simple, loud device that can take some drops and spills. “Retro” flip phones continue to have a resurgence in popularity in part thanks to consumers looking to be more “present” in their social activities or taking part in digital detox. In fact, #bringbackflipphones has seen more than 25 million social media views on TikTok. With an ergonomic, compact design, the new and improved DuraXV Extreme+ delivers enhanced features with the durable reliability Kyocera has perfected over 10+ years. The first flip feature phone to feature a 2GHz smartphone processor (MediaTek 6761 Helio A22, 3-Core), Extreme+ has a quicker response time when running apps. Additional new features include barometric pressure sensor supporting FCC Z-Axis / E911; Wi-Fi 802.11ac support for faster data transfer speed and Wi-Fi calling with HD Voice; Bluetooth 5.1 LE/EDR support for extended connection range and improved power efficiency; and a remote support preload application for secure, enhanced live technical support. Built for dependable communication in rough working conditions with an all-day replaceable battery, Kyocera’s powerhouse flip phone provides MILSTD 810H and IP68 waterproof+ protection making it ideal for construction, government, hospitality and healthcare. The one-button push-to-talk design keeps workers connected even in the busiest – and noisiest – environments. The non-camera version is ideal for sensitive work environments where cameras are restricted like government buildings, courthouse, military bases, pharmaceutical businesses, and entertainment venues. Its compact Reliable Kyocera DuraXV Extreme+ for Verizon is PTT+ optimized with all-day battery and crystalclear audio for first responders, hospitality, construction with non-camera option for industries requiring privacy. Company: Kyocera International Inc. design and ease of use also makes it a great choice for seniors and individuals with disabilities. The compact, easy-to-use feature phone is drop proof up to five feet onto concrete, dust proof, and certified Non-incendive Class I Div 2 for protection in hazardous environments. It can withstand shock, vibration, temperature extremes, blowing rain, low pressure, solar radiation, salt fog, humidity, freeze-thaw and ice/freezing rain. And, it can be washed using a mild dish cleaner and disinfected using alcohol (70% solution) or cleaning wipes. The simple design features a silver bezel around the outer display and a bright orange customizable side button as well as a large tactile keypad. All of Kyocera’s devices are backed by a standard two-year manufacturer’s warranty. “DuraXV Extreme+ has our popular compact flip phone design, proven rugged reliability with next generation specs at an affordable price,” said Vipul Dalal, divisional VP of Kyocera’s Communications Equipment Group. “The non-camera option is often requested by businesses and privacyminded consumers looking for a second phone option. Camera or no camera, with rugged durability built in, Extreme+ delivers in harsh business environments, in an emergency or on the ski slopes.” Kyocera has created a “Total Solution” ecosystem of accessories and solutions for enterprise. When combined with Kyocera’s two-year warranty and the option for either a camera or non-camera device, Extreme+ is the ideal feature phone for budget-conscious businesses, privacy-minded government entities as well as seniors and consumers looking to simplify. For more information and detailed device specifications, please visit +IP68 dust proof and waterproof for water immersion up to 6.5 feet for up to 30 minutes. *Subscription required for mobile hotspot, MDM, SOS and PTT+.