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Waterproof cell phone

Does ATT have a waterproof cell phone.   Not a water resistant one, but waterproof.  Something that can take a dunking for 5 minutes or so.  My old cell phone died today when we went in the water and I want the next one to waterproof.  I don't want a waterproof case or ziploc bag.  If I go in the water it will be unexpectedly and the phone won't be in one.

 

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Does ATT have a waterproof cell phone.   Not a water resistant one, but waterproof.  Something that can take a dunking for 5 minutes or so.  My old cell phone died today when we went in the water and I want the next one to waterproof.  I don't want a waterproof case or ziploc bag.  If I go in the water it will be unexpectedly and the phone won't be in one.

 

Thanks for the replies !

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May 6, 2011 12:16:39 PM
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I just saw the ATT part. I've never seen them sell a waterproof phone.
I just saw the ATT part. I've never seen them sell a waterproof phone.

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May 7, 2011 8:28:32 PM
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I have never heard of nor seen a waterproof phone in general.

 

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Edited by wingrider01 on May 8, 2011 at 4:55:08 AM

Motorola makes a line of cells that meets U.S. 810F Military Specifications for drop, dust, vibration, humidity, severe temperatures and rain. These are pretty basic cell phones and have none of the toys that normal cell phones have.

 

Some in the line are the Tundra, Adventure, Nextel i335, I580, i335, i605. They only one that ATT carriers in the normal line is the Tundra, currently out of stock online - have seen it being sold unlocked on amazon

Motorola makes a line of cells that meets U.S. 810F Military Specifications for drop, dust, vibration, humidity, severe temperatures and rain. These are pretty basic cell phones and have none of the toys that normal cell phones have.

 

Some in the line are the Tundra, Adventure, Nextel i335, I580, i335, i605. They only one that ATT carriers in the normal line is the Tundra, currently out of stock online - have seen it being sold unlocked on amazon

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Edited by seilogramp on May 8, 2011 at 10:14:31 AM

The Tundra probably could not handle 5-minute total immersion. Not on AT&T but the G'zOne Boulder is definitely waterproof. Refurbished and unlocked available on Amazon.

 

Immersion Test

Testing Criteria:

The immersion test was conducted in accordance with MIL-STD-810F, Method 5124, Procedure I (Immersion). The handset was immersed in water for a period of 30 minutes at a depth of 1 meter with ports and battery cover completely closed.

Results:

The G'zOne successfully powered on with no visible evidence of damage or deterioration.

The Tundra probably could not handle 5-minute total immersion. Not on AT&T but the G'zOne Boulder is definitely waterproof. Refurbished and unlocked available on Amazon.

 

Immersion Test

Testing Criteria:

The immersion test was conducted in accordance with MIL-STD-810F, Method 5124, Procedure I (Immersion). The handset was immersed in water for a period of 30 minutes at a depth of 1 meter with ports and battery cover completely closed.

Results:

The G'zOne successfully powered on with no visible evidence of damage or deterioration.

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seilogramp wrote:

The Tundra looks like the OP's best but, but still not waterproof. Not sure it could handle 5-minute total immersion. Not on AT&T but the G'zOne Boulder is definately waterproof. Refurbished and unlocked available on Amazon.

 

Immersion Test

Testing Criteria:

The immersion test was conducted in accourdance with MIL-STD-810F, Method 5124, Procedure I (Immersion). The handset was immersded in water for a period of 30 minutes at a depth of 1 meter with ports and battery cover completely closed.

Results:

The G'zOne successfully powered on with no visible evidence of damage or deterioration.


not sure the bouder comes in gsm, have only seen it on cdma networks like verizon, the other one would be the closest to what the op wants that is available on att


seilogramp wrote:

The Tundra looks like the OP's best but, but still not waterproof. Not sure it could handle 5-minute total immersion. Not on AT&T but the G'zOne Boulder is definately waterproof. Refurbished and unlocked available on Amazon.

 

Immersion Test

Testing Criteria:

The immersion test was conducted in accourdance with MIL-STD-810F, Method 5124, Procedure I (Immersion). The handset was immersded in water for a period of 30 minutes at a depth of 1 meter with ports and battery cover completely closed.

Results:

The G'zOne successfully powered on with no visible evidence of damage or deterioration.


not sure the bouder comes in gsm, have only seen it on cdma networks like verizon, the other one would be the closest to what the op wants that is available on att

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May 9, 2011 5:28:13 AM
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Then if waterproof is a priority, I'd suggest switching to Verizon.

Then if waterproof is a priority, I'd suggest switching to Verizon.

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I was in bestbuy 2 weeks ago and they had an att phone on display in like a fishtank and it said it was a new waterproof phone. Not sure the name of it, but it was fully submerged in water. Check bestbuy out and ask someone there about it.
I was in bestbuy 2 weeks ago and they had an att phone on display in like a fishtank and it said it was a new waterproof phone. Not sure the name of it, but it was fully submerged in water. Check bestbuy out and ask someone there about it.

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dawnxoxrenee wrote:
I was in bestbuy 2 weeks ago and they had an att phone on display in like a fishtank and it said it was a new waterproof phone. Not sure the name of it, but it was fully submerged in water. Check bestbuy out and ask someone there about it.
There's a waterproof case for the i4 that AT&T has on display, in a fishbowl. It was an AT&T store where I saw this.

dawnxoxrenee wrote:
I was in bestbuy 2 weeks ago and they had an att phone on display in like a fishtank and it said it was a new waterproof phone. Not sure the name of it, but it was fully submerged in water. Check bestbuy out and ask someone there about it.
There's a waterproof case for the i4 that AT&T has on display, in a fishbowl. It was an AT&T store where I saw this.

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considering the post that the person responded to was over a year old I suspect they already had the issue resolved

considering the post that the person responded to was over a year old I suspect they already had the issue resolved

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I have read online that you can put your wet phone even after it went through the washing machine in a ziplog bag of rice 36 hours to a week to dry it out. Most of the time it will be fine as long as you do not try to turn the phone on when it is wet and take out the battery as soon as possible.

I have read online that you can put your wet phone even after it went through the washing machine in a ziplog bag of rice 36 hours to a week to dry it out. Most of the time it will be fine as long as you do not try to turn the phone on when it is wet and take out the battery as soon as possible.

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mejoey1 wrote:

I have read online that you can put your wet phone even after it went through the washing machine in a ziplog bag of rice 36 hours to a week to dry it out. Most of the time it will be fine as long as you do not try to turn the phone on when it is wet and take out the battery as soon as possible.



That proceedure works sometimes, although the indicator for the device getting wet is still triggered, it has to be white uncooked rice. Stress the word sometimes though


mejoey1 wrote:

I have read online that you can put your wet phone even after it went through the washing machine in a ziplog bag of rice 36 hours to a week to dry it out. Most of the time it will be fine as long as you do not try to turn the phone on when it is wet and take out the battery as soon as possible.



That proceedure works sometimes, although the indicator for the device getting wet is still triggered, it has to be white uncooked rice. Stress the word sometimes though

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