Michail 22 June 2023
JCB Android Announcement
JCB – the British heavy equipment manufacturer – is back on the smartphone scene with two new rugged Android phones. The JCB Toughphone and Toughphone Max are both MIL-SPEC 810G compliant and feature an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance at up to 1.5m of water for 30 minutes. The new devices feature a hardened polycarbonate frame and back with metal elements.
JCB Toughphone features a 5.7-inch IPS LCD with HD+ resolution and a waterdrop notch housing its 20MP front facing camera. Toughphone Max brings a larger 6.67-inch IPS LCD with FHD+ resolution and a 20MP selfie cam housed inside a punch hole cutout. Both devices feature Gorilla Glass protected screens with a rubber rim for added drop protection and pre-applied glass screen protectors.
JCB Toughphone Max
Toughphone brings a single 20MP rear camera and an LED flash while Toughphone Max is outfitted with a 48MP main cam, a 16MP ultrawide module, a 2MP macro cam and a VGA module.
Both Toughphones are powered by MediaTek chipsets – Helio P22 on the Teoughphone alongside 6GB RAM and 128GB storage, and Dimensity 700 on the Toughphone Max (8/256GB). JCB Toughphone features a 4,050 mAh battery while its Max sibling ups the ante to a 12,200 mAh cell which is rated at up to 30 days standby. Toughphone boots Android 13 while Toughphone Max is shipping with Android 12.
JCB Toughphone is available to order for £300 while Toughphone Max is priced at £600. Deliveries start from mid-July.
More like the black one.
On a $350 phone at that. Ruins the entire phone that had a chance to stand out with its compact size. Should've used at least a D700. Any phone costing more than $150 should never struggle to just run the OS, but here we have it with this p…
Thaks to fix my words, and maybe when next android update comes out, the vanilla version will be have android 14 go installed. Because how strungling the processor was when using a normal android.
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