We Tried to Destroy This Kyocera Phone And We Failed

Sept. 11, 2014
Contractor's Bob Mader & Ed O'Connell may have found a great smartphone for those who work in the field and are a little accident prone.   

How often have you been on a call and have dropped your phone? Have you ever had to pay big money to replace a smartphone damaged on a job?

Our Bob Mader and Ed O'Connell put the Kyocera Brigadier to the test to see if it could take some heavy-duty punishment. They tried to scratch it, smash it and submerge it in water. 

Watch what happens. We've got the test on video. It may be something to consider next time you looking for your next smartphone.

About the Author

Robert P. Mader

Bob Mader is the Editorial Director for Penton's mechanical systems brands, including CONTRACTOR magazine, Contracting Business and HPAC Engineering, all of which are part of Penton’s Energy and Buildings Group. He has been  with CONTRACTOR since 1984 and with Penton since 2001. His passions are helping contractors improve their businesses, saving energy and the issue of safeguarding our drinking water. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame with an A.B. in American Studies with a Communications Concentration.

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