CHANDLER, Ariz. — Group Mobile, a provider of rugged mobile and field-use computing products, has announced the addition of Sonim Technologies’ XP smartphone line to its portfolio. Adding the line will help Group Mobile meet the demand for rugged smartphones by field service, construction, and other industries.

“We expect the Sonim line of ultra-rugged smartphones to be very popular among Group Mobile’s customers in industries such as government, military, utilities, field service, transportation, construction, public safety, and health care,” said Stephanie Kreitner, executive vice president of Group Mobile. “Sonim smartphones are built tough to ensure the reliability and performance that workers in these vital sectors require.”

Sonim is a leader in engineering smartphone solutions for the most extreme, hazardous, and isolated work environments to ensure worker safety, productivity, and connectivity to the world.

“For our global customers, the addition of Group Mobile to the Sonim distribution family is a highly valued and distinctive partnership,” said Carl L. Nerup, senior vice president of Sonim Technologies. “We are always striving to bring the best ultra-rugged technology to our customers the way they want to buy and Group Mobile is the perfect partner.”

Sonim said the XP7 is its most popular ultra-rugged smartphone with features including a 4,800-milliamp battery; 40 hours of LTE-based talk time; extreme durability in hot, dusty, and wet environments; visibility under direct sunlight; support for a wide range of Android applications; and a three-year comprehensive warranty.

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Publication date: 12/16/2015

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