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Kyocera DuraScout (2014) review

Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928
Adreno 305
2 GB / 16 GB
4.5 inches (720 x 1280 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

Kyocera announced the launch of the DuraScout smartphone in 2014. The manufacturer is offering the Kyocera DuraScout phone with 4.5 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Kyocera DuraScout comes with Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 3100 mAh, non-removable battery. The 4.5 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1280 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Kyocera DuraScout specifications

BrandKyocera
NameDuraScout
ModelE6782
Release date2014

Body

The weight of Kyocera DuraScout is about 6.6 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Kyocera phone are average (5.37 x 2.69 x 0.52 inches).

Weight6.6 oz
Dimensions5.37 x 2.69 x 0.52 inches
Colorsblack
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Kyocera DuraScout comes with Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v4.4.2 (KitKat)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928
CPUQuad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUAdreno 305

Display

The size of DuraScout screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4.5 inches IPS display of Kyocera DuraScout with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size4.5 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Kyocera DuraScout (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the DuraScout is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera2 MP
Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Kyocera DuraScout supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The DuraScout comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The DuraScout phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP, LE
GPSA-GPS
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 3100 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of DuraScout isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 3100 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Kyocera phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The DuraScout is a safe and durable IP68 dustproof and waterproof smartphone built for outdoor usage. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, barometer, compass, proximity
SpecialsKyocera Sapphire Shield screen, Certified IP68 dustproof and waterproof
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