Before Apple could take the title as the first sapphire display smartphone with iPhone 6, Kyocera takes the title with Kyocera Brigadier phone unveiled recently. Kyocera Brigadier was launched on Verizon along with LG G Vista launch.
Apart from being the first handset with sapphire glass display, the device is also IP68 certified adheres Military Standard 810G and everyone knows what it means in terms of dust, shock, extreme temperatures, low pressure, solar radiation and vibration God made conditions.
|4.5-inch 1280×720 Sapphire Glass touchscreen display|
|1.4 GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor|
|Software: Android 4.4 Kitkat OS|
|Dual SIM: No|
|8 MP rear camera with LED Flash|
|2 MP front facing camera|
|2 GB RAM|
|Adreno 302 GPU|
|Storage: 16 GB Internal + Micro SD card slot up to 32 GB|
|IP68, 4G LTE, 3G HSPA|
|3100 mAh Li-ion battery|
|Bluetooth, WiFi tether, WiFi|
|GPS, FM Radio|
The Kyocera Brigadier is yours if you are willing to pay $99.99 with two years contract agreement signup required. Unlocked handset is priced at $399.99 and via Verizon Edge monthly plan take the handset for free but pay $19.99 per month for 20 months period.