Hail The First Phone That Can Be Washed With Soap And Water!


Alas! There is a new wave of optimism, celebrations and ululations among the germaphobes of this world. People who simply can’t stand germs or are simply allergic to germs have a reason to be happy if the developments in the mobile phone industry are anything to go by. For the first time, a new phone that can be washed with soap and water has been released sparking celebrations from the germaphobes of this world. Considering that an ordinary phone is deemed to carry more bacteria than your ordinary toilet, news of the first phone that can be washed and rid of bacteria and bugs have been positively received.

Most smart phones come with features such as shock proof, water resistant and scratch resistant. However, this particular phone has gone an extra mile by setting a new standard of durability. The new Smartphone going by the name Digno Rafre is the talk of town and forums for its unique features. It sets precedence as the very first phone in the world that can be washed with soap and water without any harm coming to the phone.

The Smartphone has a 43 degrees Celsius hot water resistance which means it can also be cleaned using hot water not exceeding 43 degrees Celsius. It should be noted that such a high heat resistance is not ordinarily included in the Smartphone IP certification ratings. The makers of the Smartphone, Kyocera and KDDI opine that this is the phone of the future and a gift to the germaphobes all over the globe.

The Smartphone spots a self healing rear panel also found in LG G Flex Smartphone, phone display can be effectively operated with wet hands, is shock proof, and is effectively protected by Dragontrail X Glass coating. This amazing Smartphone is slated to be launched on the 11th of December in Japan and is expected to be priced at JPY 57420. It is available in several colours and enthusiastic customers can go for Cashmere white, Coral pink and Marin Navy.

Digno Rafre specifications

  • Android 5.1 lollipop
  • 5 inch TFT LCD display
  • HD Resolution (720*1280 pixels)
  • 2 GB RAM
  • MicroSD slot expandable up to 128 GB
  • 3 megapixel real camera
  • 3000 mAh Battery
  • Supports 4G LTE connectivity
  • Bluetooth version 4.1
  • Weighs 155 g

The makers of this amazing Smartphone have revealed that the phone does not come with a speaker but instead makes use of a connective tissue for sound transmission. What this essentially means is that phones screen is used to transmit sound through vibrations and therefore that explains the lack of speakers where water could get through into the phone. The phone is expected to cost £310 in the UK which is quite affordable and within the reach of many germaphobes strewn all over the UK. Indeed, the technological innovations in the mobile phone industry continues to wows many and it’s just a matter of time before we bear witness to another breath taking innovation!