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Kyocera Hydro XTRM

Making its debut at this year's CTIA Wireless trade show, Kyocera’s Hydro XTRM is a smartphone with a backbone. With the same basic features as any smartphone, a camera, Wi-Fi capability, and a 4-inch touch screen, the XTRM was built for the rough-handlers that are familiar with those "please don't let it be broken" phone-drop moments. Both waterproof and shockproof, this smartphone is built with texture for easy grip and a body suitable for a safe landing. It may not be the most attractive mobile phone on the market, but it does put the mind at ease when it comes to device danger zones.

Price: $29.99 after rebate, with 2-year contract