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Kyocera Hydro XTRM (2013) review

Android OS v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960
Adreno 225
1 GB / 4 GB
4 inches (480 x 800 px)
5 MP, 2592 х 1944 px, autofocus

Kyocera announced the launch of the Hydro XTRM smartphone in 2013. The manufacturer is offering the Kyocera Hydro XTRM phone with 4 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage.

The Kyocera Hydro XTRM comes with Android OS v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery. The 4 inches phone comes with IPS display (480 x 800 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 Hydro XTRM specifications

BrandKyocera
NameHydro XTRM
ModelC6522
Release date2013

Body

The weight of Kyocera Hydro XTRM is about 4.9 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Kyocera phone are average (4.88 x 2.52 x 0.42 inches).

Weight4.9 oz
Dimensions4.88 x 2.52 x 0.42 inches
Colorsblack
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Kyocera Hydro XTRM comes with Android OS v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960
CPUDual-core 1.2 GHz Krait
GPUAdreno 225

Display

The size of Hydro XTRM screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4 inches IPS display of Kyocera Hydro XTRM with 480 x 800 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size4 inches
Resolution480 x 800 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Kyocera Hydro XTRM (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (4 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage4 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Hydro XTRM 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 camera1.3 MP
Main camera5 MP, 2592 х 1944 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Kyocera Hydro XTRM 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 Hydro XTRM phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

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

Battery

The Li-Ion 2000 mAh 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 Hydro XTRM is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 2000 mAh

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. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, proximity
SpecialsIP57 waterproof
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Kyocera Hydro XTRM, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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