The Toughshield R500 is a premium rugged smartphone that offers a wide variety of features and solutions to a broad spectrum of industries and service providers. Its ultra rugged design along with its safety features (dedicated Push-To-Talk and Lone Worker button) makes it the ideal device for mobile employees, security personnel, field force and lone workers, construction workers and many more.
The R500 can resist water, dust and other microparticles and its tough Gorilla Glass screen allows it to withstand drops onto concrete from up to 1.2metres. At the same time the R500 is light, user friendly and its bright screen makes it an easy to read device. Toughshield's R500 is also equipped with all the latest smartphone features including a large multi-touch capacitive screen, IPS (Inter Plane Switching) support, rear and front facing cameras, mobile internet access via HSPA, WiFi router FM Radio, Audio and Video Player, 512MB of built in memory and expandable micro SD card slot (up to 32GB) for extra storage.
The R500 is fully NFC enabled, features support for 1D/2D Scanning and Facial Recognition, GPS, Accelerometer, G-Sensor, Proximity and Light Sensor, and E-Compass. The R500 operates on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread).