Sonim Launches the XP1300 CORE in Canada

Even More Waterproof with an IP-68 Rating -- and Even More Rugged with a
    Large Speaker, Noise-Cancellation Microphone and a High Resolution Screen

TORONTO, July 6, 2011 /CNW/ -- Sonim Technologies, Inc. ( today announced the new Sonim XP1300 CORE mobile phone, the cornerstone for the company's line of ultra-rugged phones. The XP1300 CORE represents a breakthrough in waterproofing technology- it's the world's first IP-68 rated GSM handset that's fully submersible in 2 meters of water, even with the ports open. It comes equipped with a 2-inch high-resolution, scratch and crack resistant Gorilla Glass screen as well as a noise-cancelling microphone, providing workers with a tough mobile phone that endures the harshest conditions.

Perfect for those in need of a mobile handset that can endure the Canadian weather, the CORE's ability to adapt to different environments will give outdoor workers the confidence they require to take their device beyond urban borders. "The XP1300 CORE, our first product built on our 4th generation rugged platform, raises the toughness stakes once again. It'll be the #1 choice for construction crews, farmers, dock workers and others in tough work environments," said Bob Plaschke, CEO of Sonim Technologies.


Versatile and durable, the XP1300 CORE is designed to withstand the most strenuous conditions, meeting US MIL-810G certification for salt, fog, humidity, transport shock, and thermal shock. Additionally, Sonim has added a fibreglass mix to the phone's housing to give users the confidence to truly take it anywhere.


Delivering more than just rugged looks and durability, the XP1300 CORE boasts 18 hours of Talk Time and 800 hours of Standby Time in temperatures ranging from -20 degrees C to +55 degrees C.

The XP1300 Product Specifications include:
    --  Tested and Proven Rugged- IP-68 Rating/MIL-810G Certified
    --  IP-68 Submersible to 2 Meters for one Hour- Protected against rain,
        and salt air
    --  Impact Proof- Withstands 2 meter drops onto concrete
    --  Screen Toughness- Gorilla Glass® lens for extreme shock and scratch
    --  Long Battery Life- Up to 18 hours of Talk Time and 800 hours of
    --  Noise Cancellation- Omni-directional microphone with noise
    --  IP-68 Impervious to Dust and Micro-Particles- Non-porous casing blocks
        entry of micro-particles
    --  Extreme Temperatures- Works in environments ranging from -20 degrees C
        to +55 degrees C
    --  Tough Materials- Dual injected shell (hardened rubber, fibreglass mix)
    --  Accessible Keypad- Widely-spaced keys for ease of use with gloved
    --  Loud Audio- 23mm speaker, protected by a GORE® cover
    --  Multimedia Player- Video and MP3
    --  Network support- Quad band GSM/GPRS/EDGE - 850/900/1800/1900 MHz

Backed by Sonim's industry-leading 3-Year Comprehensive Warranty covering accidental damage, the Sonim XP1300 CORE is a professional tool with the reliability in rugged environments that workers and employers need to minimize downtime.


The XP1300 CORE is exclusively available from Rogers for a price of $149.99 CDN with a 3 year plan. For more information and product images visit or


Sonim Technologies ( is the provider of the world's most rugged, water-submersible mobile phones designed specifically for workers in challenging outdoor and industrial environments. Sonim's XP family of rugged phones feature outstanding engineering to meet Sonim's Rugged Performance Standards (for example: impervious to water, 2 meter drops, dust and extreme temperatures). Sonim's industry-leading three year comprehensive warranty has redefined customer expectations of rugged technology. Sonim provides a suite of high-performance workforce management applications including push-to-talk and lone worker safety services on cellular networks. The company is headquartered in San Mateo, California and offers its products in over 50 countries.


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