Waterproof smartphones have been in the marketplace for some time. However telecom firm KDDI’S new “Digno rafre” telephone launched in Japan in December is the one one that may stand up to a soapy tub.
“Our growth workforce washed the smartphone greater than 700 instances to check its sturdiness,” an organization spokesman instructed AFP.
A web based business aimed toward proving its credentials incorporates a youngster dropping the telephone onto a plate of meals topped with ketchup.
His mom assures her shocked household that these crimson globs are nothing to fret about as she soaps up the telephone beneath a operating faucet.
The 21,600 yen ($175) gadget is especially aimed toward mother and father who need to maintain their smartphones clear for his or her young children, a KDDI spokesman stated.
However he additionally cautioned that solely sure forms of foamy cleaning soap might be used on the machine, which is able to solely be offered in Japan for now.