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Kyocera DuraForce

Kyocera DuraForce
alaScore 83

157 reviews

Jan, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 157 reviews of Kyocera DuraForce. The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviews about the battery and size are on the whole positive. The portability and usability also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed comments about the design and sound. Some have doubts about the screen and reliability.

durability, usability, portability, size, battery

performance, reliability, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Kyocera DuraForce is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Eugene Kim (

Kyocera DuraForce (AT&T)


The Kyocera DuraForce is an adventure-ready Android smartphone that strikes a nice balance between price and performance.

Affordable. Extremely durable. High-quality 720p LCD. Long battery life

Poor camera performance. Subpar call quality

Kyocera's latest ruggedized smartphones have bucked the trend of settling for dated specs in exchange for serious durability. The Brigadier on Verizon is one of the most impressive ruggedized smartphones we've tested, beating everyone to the punch with...

Dec, 2014

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Kyocera DuraForce


Unfortunately, the DuraForce isn't a particular "force" to be reckoned with when it comes to performance. Its 8-megapixel camera takes blurry and bland photos, its processor can feel slow and its battery doesn't observably last very long.

AT&T's Kyocera DuraForce features a tough and waterproof construction, push-to-talk capabilities, impressive call and audio quality, and a competitive price tag.

The handset comes with a lot of bloatware you can't get rid of, its camera takes poor photos, its processor is sluggish at times and its battery drains quickly.

Get the Kyocera DuraForce if a rugged handset is a priority; otherwise, AT&T has other handsets in the same price range with better cameras and faster internal speeds.

Dec, 2014

Expert review by : Mark Peters (

Kyocera DuraForce rugged Android phone


Kyocera DuraForce rugged smartphone : The Kyocera DuraForce is a rugged 4G Android phone that can withstand extreme environments and accidents. The rugged handset is capable of navigating tough environments because it has IP68 dustproof, waterproof and...

Enjoy energy-saving features like Eco Mode with MaxiMZR, which can extend performance by powering down noncritical functions. Plus, the Kyocera phone is PMA-enabled for convenient wireless charging (charger sold separately). The retail sales package...

Nov, 2014

Expert review by : Eric M. Zeman (

Review: Kyocera DuraForce for AT&T


The DuraForce is a rugged handset from Kyocera that can survive a significant amount of abuse without blinking. It's worth a look if you need a durable Android smartphone.

Feb, 2015

Consumer review (

Water resistance is awesome


I have only had the phone for a week and I hate it, it is durable and it is water-resistant which is awesome but the phone itself is nothing like my iPhone and I am getting rid of this phone as soon as possible also the speaker is nice and loud but...

Oct, 2016

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Good while it lasted


Bought this nine months ago and at first I was so excited: this phone didn't need a case and was the perfect size, had a long battery life, and the bluetooth was amazing... flash forward to now and it has constantly crashed for more than 12 hours twice...

Oct, 2016

Consumer review (

Rugged enough for wilderness use


I've had one for a little over two years, and love it. Small enough for my jeans pocket, durable enough for rugged outdoor activity, and most importantly waterproof enough to fall in a pond or creek, and still function. My only complaint is that it is...

Oct, 2016

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Durable, per for male or active person.


Purchased this phone two years ago. I dropped it at least four time. No damage at all. Awesome phone for a active lifestyle. Full functional android platform. Small and compact. No need to purchace a protect case. It is built as the protective case.

Oct, 2016

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Not good.


We have had problems with this phone from day one. First off this is the second phone and it is doing the same thing. It has never connected to the network, dropped and missed calls all the time, you can send a text message and never received them....

Oct, 2016

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Not crazy about it


I bought this phone over a year ago and have had plenty of time to decide whether I like it or not. I'm not crazy about it... I use one app at a time and it heats up until screen turns a different color and I have an app that cools it down..the battery...

Oct, 2016

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