Now we’re getting there: A waterproof smartphone

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NEC is preparing a Gingerbread-powered smart phone called N-06C with IPX5 and IPX7 waterproof ratings, meaning that this 7.9mm-thick Android has been tested against small water jets and one-meter immersion. Specs are a 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 480×854 LCD, 1GB ROM, 512MB RAM, 802.11n WiFi, and 5 megapixel camera with 720p video. Via engadget.com.

It will look somewhat like this older (and non-waterproof) NC-04C …

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