Kyocera Rafre KYV40 Price

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Kyocera Corporation is an MNC based out of  Kyoto, Japan,  with interests in electronics and ceramics. This firm is a leader in rugged mobile solutions. The Kyocera Rafe KYV40 is the latest addition to Kyocera's prestigious product range of military-grade rugged , waterproof  devices. In-fact,the handset is a successor to the original DIGNO rare, which was released in December 2015 as the world’s first hand-soap-washable smartphone. Besides, resistance against foaming caused by a hand soap, this model can resist foaming body soap. The product will be offered in three colours: Clear White, Pale Pink, and Light Blue. The Kyocera Rafe KYV40 price in India starts from Rs.20,999.

What’s hot?

· Washable with foaming soap

· Touchscreen operation even when wet

· Cooking app

· Smart Sonic Receiver technology

· Blue Light Cut app

· Weather forecast alarm clock

What’s not?

· Non-removable battery

· Limited Ram


When it comes to hardware, the handset is taken care by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430, MSM8937  and comes with 2GB of RAM. The RAM provides a lag-free  and impeccable Android phone experience for the mobile phone customers. Hence no need to bother about multitasking. The presence of an Octa-core processor aids  in managing tasks more efficiently. More cores enable parallel processing of  tasks simultaneously, without affecting the speed of user interface. In GPU area, it presents an Adreno 505 and delivers a magnificent experience to the mobile user. It boots on Android OS, 7.0 (Nougat) operating system. In addition to this,  the new handset is equipped with a special cooking app which can be used through hand gestures – you need not  touch the display at all.


In the optics department, Kyocera Rafe KYV40 features a 13MP rear camera with LED flash. It can shoot decent 1080p quality videos. There is a a 5MP front-facing camera for selfie lovers. Front camera enables you to capture your own images and make video telephony. The camera also includes options like Auto Focus, Digital Zoom, LED  flash, Geo-tagging, HDR etc. Kyocera’s proprietary image-processing AINOS Engine enables phone users to shoot clear photos in low-light conditions.

Design and Display:

In terms of design, the Kyocera Rafe houses a 5-inch TFT display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The display technology used is TFT, which consumes less power.The availability of capacitive display and a multi-touch screen offers a more interactive experience. The device comes with a pixel density of 294 PPI.


On the storage front, it houses 16GB of storage that you can expand further via MicroSD card up to 200GB. Memory card option enables additional storage capacity. Hence you can store more songs, images, and videos.


It is powered by a 3000mAh Li-Ion unit. However, the battery is not removable.With a large capacity, long life unit , mobile users get a comfort zone when away from chargers for a quite long time.


Truly this is one more innovative handset with unique features from Kyocera. However, currently this handset is available only in Japan and there is no official communication regarding launch in India.

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Rs. 20999

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Key features

  • 5 inches Screen

  • 3000 mAh Battery

  • 16 GB Memory

  • 13 Mega Pixel | 5 Mega Pixel Camera

  • 2GB RAM

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 430, MSM8937 Processor

Kyocera Rafre KYV40 Specifications:

Modelrafre kyv40
Screen Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels
Display Size5 inches
Display TypeTFT
Touch ScreenCapacitive 
Pixel Density294 ppi
Screen to Body Percentage
Display FeaturesMultitouch
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Card SlotMicroSD,Up to 200 GB
Primary Camera13 Mega Pixel
Selfie Camera5 Mega Pixel
Video Recording[email protected]
Primary Camera FeaturesGeo-tagging
FeaturesAutoFocus, LED Flash, Digital Zoom,
Operating SystemAndroid 7.0 (Nougat)
Design and Body
Dimensions125 x 22 x 2.8 inches (142 x 71 x 10.4 mm )
Weight158 grams
Wi-Fi802.11 a/ b/ g/ n
SIM ConfigurationDual SIM
USB ConnectivityYes
Talk Time
Capacity3000 mAh
Removable BatteryNo
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 430, MSM8937
GPUAdreno 505
Other Features
SensorsProximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Ambient Light, G-Sensor
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