It is already an established fact that smartphones are some of the most unhygienic objects in our daily lives. While there are waterproof phones that can be washed under running water, what if there was a smartphone that you could actually clean with soap water? Well now there is – enter Kyocera DIGNO rafre. Also Read - Smartphones to cost more with import duty hike on displays: Everything you need to knowAlso Read - How to use your smartphone camera to attend video calls instead of the webcam
Japanese company Kyocera is known for making tough and durable phones, but now it has taken things a step forward. The DIGNo rafre has a waterproof coating that can protect the phone from soap foam and even hot water. In other words if you are a stickler for cleanliness, you can use hot water and soap to thoroughly disinfect your smartphone. Also Read - The xHelper malware explained: Why it is so dangerous and how to get rid of it?
Not a lot is known about the smartphone in terms of its specifications and features. But what we do know is that the display is protected by Asahi s Dragontrail X glass, and can be used with wet hands. Furthermore, it also boasts a self-healing back cover that can automatically repair minor scratches.
The smartphone running on Android 5.1 Lollipop is set to go on sale in Japan on December 11. It is priced at 57,420, which is roughly Rs 31,000. The Kyocera DIGNO rafre is like a dream come true for those who get nightmares about their bacteria-filled smartphones, unfortunately there is no word on whether this smartphone will ever be available in other markets.