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Get it Now! Waterproof Kyocera Hydro Android Smartphone from Boost Mobile Available Today

Available today, consumers can dive right in and pick up the Kyocera Hydro, the first IPX5- and IPX7-level water-proof Android™-powered smartphone that doesn't require a contract from Boost Mobile. Kyocera Hydro is "oops proof," with innovative technology built to withstand sprayed water like rain (IPX5) or even being submerged in three (3) feet of fresh water for up to 30 minutes* (IPX7).

Get Wet and Be Worry-Free
Boost Mobile and Kyocera recognize that mobile phone accidents happen, but unlike cracked screens or broken keypads that can be replaced, water damage is usually irreversible. In almost all cases, water damage results in nothing more than a good-looking paperweight. According to industry statistics, more than 82.5 million mobile phones nationwide have been destroyed by water or moisture. Water damage also drives more than 20 percent of handset insurance claims during the summer months as consumers look to stay cool and connected by the pool.

Kyocera Hydro, priced at $129.99 (excluding taxes), is available at Boost Mobile's exclusive retail stores, select independent wireless dealer locations nationwide and at www.boostmobile.com with free shipping. The lightweight 3G smartphone, weighing only 4.16 ounces, will be available in select national retail locations later next month.

Payments Shrink to as low as $40 a Month
Kyocera Hydro is paired with Boost Mobile's no-contract $55 Android Monthly Unlimited plan with Shrinking Payments. For every six on-time payments, the cost of Boost Mobile's Monthly Unlimited plan shrinks by $5, eventually getting down to as low as $40 a month for unlimited nationwide talk, text and picture messaging, Web, email and calls to 411. Payments do not need to be consecutive to qualify for the next savings milestone.

Features of the Kyocera Hydro include:

  • Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system
  • 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon® processor
  • Access to more than 600,000 Android Apps as well as music and movies on Google Play™
  • 3.5-inch touchscreen display
  • Wi-Fi® and GPS enabled
  • 3.2MP camera with flash and video camera
  • Eco Mode for better battery management

*Charging port must be closed during water submersion.

Related Links
http://newsroom.boostmobile.com/press-release/products-offers/get-wet-and-be-worry-free-summer-waterproof-kyocera-hydro-android-smar 

For more information, contact:

Kyocera Communications, Inc.
John Chier
phone: 858.882.3543
e-mail: john.chier@kyocera.com

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