Energizer, the world battery expert, is launching its line of Energizer Hard Case smartphones built to stand up to the most extreme conditions.
The French group Avenir Telecom that has been collaborating with the American company Energizer for 5 years on the telephone accessories market has just signed a licence agreement for the development and exclusive distribution of the Energizer Hard Case brand. The agreement includes plans to market this new line of high-tech rugged telephones throughout the world, with the exception of North America. "We are responding to the demands of some of our clients who are looking for sturdiness and performance in a mobile phone", explained Robert Schiano, deputy managing director of Avenir Telecom. “That is why we are proud to be working alongside Energizer and our goal is to be the leader on the rugged telephone market in two years.”
Impact-, water- and dust-resistant, the Energizer Hard Case mobile phones are equipped with a powerful battery that provides them with 20 hours of communication freedom.
The Energizer Hard Case line includes four models. Two mobile phones, the Energy 200 and the Energy 240, are mainly intended for professionals in the building sector, transport, supply chain and outdoor craftsmen. As for the two smartphones that complete this line, the Energy 400 and Energy 500, they are designed for extreme sportsmen who want to immortalise their achievements. The line's four robust models come with a two-year guarantee, proof of the exceptional quality of these new products.
The Energizer Hard Case line has already been marketed in France, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Romania and Bulgaria since 1st July 2015. These countries correspond to an initial distribution phase which will be followed by the line being marketed in around thirty countries in Africa and the Middle East by
the end of the year.
Ultra-resistant rugged mobile phones: focus on the Energy 200
The ENERGY 200 spells freedom for professionals who work outdoors and in extreme conditions. With IP 67 certification, it is waterproof at a depth of 1 metre and can survive falls from a height of 2 metres. With its high-performance battery it boasts a very high level of autonomy: 290 hours in standby and 20 hours in call mode. Practical and resistant, this mobile phone uses Dual SIM technology,
which is very handy for professional who also want to have a personal phone number on one single device.
High-technology ultra-resistant smartphones: focus on the Energy 500, the extreme modern adventurer
The keywords for the Energy 500 are sturdiness, power and technology because it meets IP 68 certification standards. That means this smartphone is both dustproof and waterproof at a depth of 2 metres for 30 minutes, and is also able to survive impacts and falls from a height of 2 metres.
The Energy 500 boasts an exceptional 3,000 mHa battery developed in collaboration with the American Energizer research teams, which provides 500 hours of autonomy in standby and 19 communication hours – a real strength for users with limited recharging opportunities. Equipped with a 5-inch HD screen and Dual SIM technology, it has a high- performance Quad Core 1.3 GHz processor that operates
with Android Kit Kat and is 3G-, Wifi- and bluetooth 4.0-compatible. It has a built-in 13-mega pixel camera and a 5-mega pixel front camera. Lastly, it is outfitted with two essential built-in features: a torch and a GPS device.