NEC has been disappeared from mobile phone market in the US for quite a long time, but the company is making its comeback with the ultra-rugged NEC Terrain smartphone that will be released by AT&T on 21 June. The handset meets IP67 rating for waterproof up to 1 meter for 30 minutes, and Mil-STD 810G for dust, rain, shock, pressure, humidity and extreme temperatures.
The tough smartphone comes equipped with Enhanced Push-to-Talk and has a dedicated PTT button for immediate communication. It also includes support for AT&T’s 4G LTE mobile network for high-speed Internet, and gets QWERTY keyboard for quick and easy text input. The phone is powered by a SnapDragon S4 1.5GHz dual-core processor and and runs Android 4.0. It sports a 3.1-inch touchscreen, a 5 Megapixel main camera, a 0.3 Megapixel front camera, 8GB internal memory and a microSD card slot.
The business-ready device comes with on-device encryption and supports remote deployment and remote lock and wiping. The price is $99.99 with 2-year contract.