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Toughphone adds rugged handset

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Phone maker The Toughphone has launched an NFC-enabled rugged smartphone with a ‘push to talk’ application that allows voice communications to be made instantly over the network’s data connection, like a walkie talkie. The IP-67 certified Defender is powered by a 1GHz quad core processor and runs Android 4.2. The dual-SIM handset features an NXP PN544 NFC controller and also boasts an 8 megapixel rear camera, Bluetooth 3.0 and WiFi.

Filed by Email Karl Dyer nfcworld.com Published • Last updated 15 January 2014, 12:02

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  • harris

    what a big deal…
    http://www.alibaba.com/product-gs/1561599331/cell_phone_walkie_talkie_NFC_MTK6589.html
    so called “toughphone ltd.” is one man band UK company, established 3 months ago

    • Defender Phone

      TheToughphone LTD is a new company and the directors have been in the mobile industry for over 20 years. The company have in the UK 4 sales office staff and 4 on the road field staff plus 2 engineers, one who is an Android software specialist. Our factory in China has a large RD team and we have exclusivity on the handset. The link is to the wonderful Alibaba and we are trying to close these Chinese agents down.

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