About the popularity of Land Rover, or more precisely the automaker’s robust Defender off-roader it is superfluous to speak. But now, the British automaker unveiled an updated version of its Explore smartphone, cleverly named the Explore R. This new gadget is designed for lovers of the great outdoors and built to endure the most challenging environments.
Jon Sinclair, the business’ Director of Branded Goods and Licensing says “the Explore R perfectly reflects the new Land Rover Defender.” What’s that mean? The phone puts durability and functionality at its forefront and it looks like this:
Top of the range durability – IP68 and MIL SPEC 810H protected; fully waterproof up to 1.5m for 35 minutes, dust / sand proof, plus repeated drop tests at 1.8M onto steel.
Powerful 3,100mAh battery optimised to 1.5+ days of battery life.
Explore Hub to easily find, install, and start using the best outdoor activity apps from the Android ecosystem.
Customisable Outdoor Dashboard that quickly provides access to important information for your outdoor activity. Including weather information such as tides, sea temperature and visibility plus quick access to important tools including the compass, SOS flashlight and altimeter.
Premium grade, detailed off road topographical mapping courtesy of Ordnance Survey (UK-only) and ViewRanger.
Bright 5.7” HD+, 18x 9 display, optimised for outdoor use and protected by Corning Gorilla® glass 6. It can be controlled with gloves* on or with wet fingers.
Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6 protected display.
Android 9, with upgrade to 10
4GB RAM, 64GB ROM,Expandable via microSD card
High quality 12MP Sony dual pixel rear camera, 8MP front camera | Dual pixel camera, optimised for all conditions.
Night mode uses a red filter to reduce screen glare, preserving natural vision in low light and at night.
Land Rover Explore R is now available on the company’s website for £399 GBP, or roughly $534 USD.