Apple went to great lengths [removing 3.5mm jack] to add water resistance to its iPhone 7, 7Plus smartphones. Now, many smartphone manufacturers have followed the suite. Multiple brands are coming up with water-resistant handsets. Recently, new Nomu S30 smartphone has been announced. The budget phone comes with IP68 certification.
The new Nomu S30 can survive up to of 5 meters beneath the water for 2 hours. The shock-proof handset can withstand dropping from the height of 1.2 meters. Additionally, it also comes with full dust protection. The new smartphone comes from Shenzhen Xin KingBrand Enterprises, a professional manufacturer of rugged mobile phones in China. The Nomu is being made by this company to be the most professional rugged phone brand in China and all over the world.
As far as specifications are concerned, the Nomu S30 features a 5.46′-inch IPS display with full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels) resolution. It is powered by a 2.0GHz 64bit octa-core MTK6755 processor along with 4GB of RAM, and 64GB internal storage [expandable up to 32GB]. The handset runs Android 6.0 operating system.
The Nomu S30 sports a 13MP rear camera (Interpolation to 16MP) with auto-focus.AF and a 5MP fixed-focus front camera (Interpolation to 8.0MP). It measures 162 x 83 x 13.35mm. Connectivity options include 4G LTE support. The NomuS30 is backed by a 5000mAh non-removable Polymer electric battery. It uses latest quick charge technology, PumpExpress 3.0 to offer 45 percent boost in charging speeds. Users will get 4 hours talk-time with just 5 mins of charge.
The Nomu S30 is aimed at the consumers needing the high level of protection. It is designed to survive in harsh environmental conditions. The combination of safety/protection features and high-end specs makes it a nice product on paper. There are still no details about the price and availability.