This smartphone in Japan is hand washable
Japan’s Kyocera, multinational electronics and ceramics manufacturer, announced the release of the new Rafre smartphone that can be hand washed.
The product is due for release in March 2017 and will be available in and will be offered in three colours — pale pink, clear white and light blue.
Successor to the original DIGNO Rafre, which launched in December 2015 as the world's first hand-soap-washable smartphone, also possesses resistance to foaming body soap.
The company said that the phone features resistance to hot water and a touch screen that can be used even when the user's hands are wet or when wearing gloves.
Rafre has been equipped with a special cooking app which allows users to scroll through recipes, set timers and answer calls through hand gestures without having to touch the display.
Other specifications of the phone include phase detection auto-focus and auto HDR, the device sports 13MP rear camera, 2GB of RAM, 16GB internal memory, 3,000mAh battery and runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system.