DeWalt MD501 – rugged and solid

Date:11 September 2017 Tags:, , ,

You’d expect a smartphone wearing the DeWalt name to be rugged and come with a 5-inch touchscreen that plays nice with gloves. The DeWalt MD501 is just that – and more.

This hardcore beast-of-a-smartphone comes with a dual 4G SIM. This allows you to access a private and business number without the need for two smartphones. The phone is also not locked to one service provider. If you’re a frequent traveler, you could insert SIM cards from two different countries.

The dual SIMs work simultaneously. If you’re on a call with the one – you can receive calls form the other.

The range sensor and wireless charging are great touches. RTBA,

DeWalt MD501 features include:

Lone Worker Protection. This allows you to send out an emergency alert at the push of a button.

The smartphone is waterproof for 30 minutes and up to 2 metres.

It is impervious to dust and particles.

The MD501’s operating range is between -20 degrees Celsius to 60 degrees Celsius.

It’s easy to use when wearing gloves.

Its drop-protection can withstand a fall of up to 2 metres on concrete

The DeWalt MD501 is fitted with a variety of sensors including a G-sensor, gyroscope, light and range, and magnetic pressure sensors.

The face is fitted with impact resistant Gorilla Glass.

Technical features include:

Android 6 Marshmallow

13MP rear camera and a 5 MP front camera


Size: 156 mm high x 82 mm wide and 14 mm thick.

Weight: 245 grams 

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