I’m always a sucker for a good waterproof phone story, having endured the traumatic embarrassment a few years ago of getting a cameraphone in the UK when they first went on sale, boasting about it to friends at a music festival, and promptly dropping it into a full glass of wine.
So, Fujitsu has come out with the F705i handset in Japan, which it’s proudly boasting is the slimmest waterproof phone ever made. It can work even after being plunged one metre deep in water for half an hour, apparently, so it’d laugh in the face of festival-related wine mishaps.
It’s also got a 1.3-megapixel camera, a quick zoom function to make text bigger on-screen, and Super Clear Voice and Super Clear Mike features for call volume that adapts according to how noisy your location is. We will never see this phone in the West, I daresay. Bah.
(via Akihabara News)
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