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Kyocera DuraForce Pro


Kyocera DuraForce Pro
Kyocera DuraForce Pro (DuraForce Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952 8 x 1.5 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
2048 MB 
5.00 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 441 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD up to 256GB, NFC, Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, microUSB
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 4.2, GSM, HSPA, LTE, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 12.9 x 148 x 73 ( = 0.51 x 5.83 x 2.87 in)
3240 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Primary Camera: 13 MPix LED flash
Secondary Camera: 5 MPix
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual, ruggedized
230 g ( = 8.11 oz / 0.51 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
400 Euro



Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the Kyocera DuraForce Pro

70% Kyocera DuraForce PRO Ultra-Rugged Smartphone Review
Source: Slashgear English version
It’s readily apparent that Kyocera put a lot of thought into this phone — it truly is an ultra-durable unit, but one that, at times, feels premium. You don’t have to sacrifice on the security front, for example, thanks to the fingerprint sensor. The phone is truly waterproof, unlike some competing ‘waterproof’ models, and the screen is crisp, bright, and highly saturated.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%


Qualcomm Adreno 405: Integrated graphics card for ARM based SoCs. Depending on the used SoC the clock rate is around 500 MHz and features 48 unified shaders.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

617 MSM8952: Mid-range ARM SoC with 8 CPU cores (Cortex-A53, 64-bit capable) and an Adreno 405 GPU. Manufactured in a 28 nm LP process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This display is tiny. You will probably see very little on the screen and be able to use mini-resolutions.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

70%: This rating is poor. More than three quarters of the models are rated better. That is rather not a purchase recommendation. Even if verbal ratings in this area do not sound that bad ("sufficient" or "satisfactory"), they are usually euphemisms that disguise a classification as a below-average laptop.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2017-03-14)