The MD501 by DeWalt is a Smartphone Designed for Tough Environments

By: Katherine Pendrill - Apr 22, 2016
References: dewaltphones & theverge
Popular power tool brand 'DeWalt' recently expanded beyond the construction industry with the release of a smartphone called the 'MD501.' Built to stand up to some of the toughest conditions, the new smartphone is perfect for those who prioritize durability.

The MD501 is an Android device that features all the advanced capabilities of a smartphone with the rugged durability of protective construction equipment. The phone is equipped to withstand many different types of abuse, including immersion in water, drops on concrete surfaces and temperatures dipping as low as -20 degrees centigrade or rising as high as 60 degrees centigrade. Despite all of the protective features, the phone still boasts a 1.3GHz processor, 2GB of RAM, a 5-inch 720p display, a 13-megapixel camera, Qi wireless charging and a 3,950mAh battery.

Perfect for construction workers or those who simply want an extra level of protection, the MD501 is a smartphone that is built to last.