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Sunday, January 29, 2017

Koycera Launches Washable Smartphone in Japan.

Japanese company Kyocera has launched a smartphone which can be washed with soap and water. While other smartphone vendors are boasting about water-resistant or waterproof smartphones, Kyocera has gone a step ahead and suggested that users can wash their smartphone with water and soap. Kyocera has launched ‘Rafre smartphone’ in Japan. The smartphone is the second washable phone launched by the company after its first in December 2015. The phone’s touchscreen even works while you wash it under faucet. In its official press release, Kyocera informed, “Like its predecessor, the new rafre features resistance to hot water and a touchscreen that be can be used even when the user’s hands are wet or when wearing gloves.” Using hand gestures, users can use the phone without even touching the screen. Gestures can help you scroll on certain apps without touching the screen and even answer calls. Rafre comes with 2GB RAM and 16 GB internal memory which can be increased by adding SD card. The smartphone offers high quality images with 13 mega pixel camera. The company added, “Furthermore, the new handset is equipped with a special cooking app which allows users to scroll through recipes, set timers and answer calls through hand gestures without having to touch the display. This allows use of the smartphone while users’ hands are coated with cooking ingredients.”continue