If you’re in the market for a new Android smartphone and one of your biggest priorities is water resistance, it can be a little tough to get a good option. Sure you could go for the new Galaxy S7 or one of Sony’s new Xperia X devices, however you’ll be spending quite the pretty penny in order to do so. However Alcatel has a fix for that with their new GO Play smartphone.
The Alcatel GO Play comes in with a 5″ display, Snapdragon 410 Processor, 2GB of RAM, and an IP67 rating against water and dust. What does that mean? It means your device will be able to handle everything from a drop in a muddy puddle to fully submersion in water, it can even record video when submerged.
Alcatel GO Play Specs
- 5-inch HD (720p) Display
- 2GB RAM + 16GB ROM (expandable up to 32GB via MicroSD)
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (1.5GHz Quad-Core)
- 2500mAh Battery (up to 8hrs of talk time)
- 8MP main camera + 5MP front camera
- GSM Unlocked
- IP67 Water and Dust Resistant
- Android 5.0
The GO Play will be available exclusively from Alcatel’s website for $199 unlocked. It’s compatible with both AT&T and T-Mobile in the US along with any other GSM carrier.
For a limited time, buyers of the GO Play will be able to snag a free, ruggedized case to go with their phone on any adventure.