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Engadget May 21, 2013

The Xtrm adds LTE to the connectivity list also touts a 5-megapixel shooter, 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera, the same display as the Edge, and Bluetooth 4.

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CNET May 21, 2013

Although I'll hold judgment until I spend more time with it, the XTRM has a lot of potential as a midtier device that, while not extremely rugged, stands to be more resilient than the average smartphone.

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PC Mag May 21, 2013

The Xtrm is coming to U.S. Cellular. It has a 4-inch, 800-by-480 screen and a dual-core 1.2-GHz Qualcomm processor, along with 5-megapixel and 1.3-megapixel cameras and LTE. That makes for a decently zippy mid-level phone; although the demo units I handled couldn't connect to the Internet.

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SlashGear May 22, 2013

Offered with a nice brushed aluminum front bezel it’s easier on the eyes too. The entire design is more traditional than most ruggedized smartphones, and thanks to a special coating it doesn’t need rubber flaps over the micro-USB and headphone jack. It’s all out and in the open.

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Android Community May 22, 2013

The specs for the Hydro XTRM are decent, but certainly not what one would call high-end. ... The handset will be dust- and water-resistant, however it will not be carrying the regular rugged looks.

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