Earlier this year, we saw how the Kyocera Torque picked up approval from the folks over at the FCC, before being released to the market from Sprint. In fact, this particular smartphone was meant to be one tough cookie, so much so that it has been touted to survive just about anything (within reasonable means, of course), ranging from drops, shocks, drops, to water and extreme temperatures. Wirefly is offering the Kyocera Torque as well for $29.99 and a 2-year contract, and decided to put the handset through the paces as you can view in the video above.

It went through an entire washing machine wash cycle for a full 33 minutes, before it was placed into a bowl of water, followed by making a trip to the freezer for 15 hours. After taking approximately 2 hours or so to thaw out, it was dropped from a height of 15 feet, and the Kyocera Torque was still working fine and dandy. This 4” device has Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in tow, accompanied by a dual-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8960 S4 Plus processor, 1GB RAM, as well as front and back cameras. Is this the baddest phone you will ever get?

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