Energizer branded first 5G phone “Energizer Hard Case G5” launched


Avenir Telecom has launched its first Energizer-branded (The battery maker) 5G phone called the Energizer Hard Case G5. As the name indicates it is part of a rugged line of smartphones. The device comes with an IP69 rating for dust and water resistance. It is water and dustproof, it can go down to 1.2m depth for half an hour. The whole device is hermetically sealed to keep water out.

The exterior is made out of several layers of solid industrial rubber, which makes the Hard Case G5 shock resistant and it can survive drops from 1.2m heights. Additionally, there is a special liner that allows the phone to withstand electrostatic shocks. The device is aimed at professionals out in the field.

The device comes with 5G data and thanks to the Dimensity 720 chipset, a 7n nm chip with 2x Cortex-A76 cores, a Mali-G57 MC3 GPU, and a sub-6 modem that can reach download speeds of up to 2.77 Gbps. Here it runs Android 11 with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB storage, plus a microSD slot. Speaking of slots, this phone can also hold two SIMs. The phone is powered by a 5,000 mAh battery that charges over USB-C. It gives you 9 hours of talk time.

The Energizer Hard Case G5 will become available between October and November at a price of $600. Avenir says this is just the start of its 5G range.

Source: Gsmarena