The best rugged phones from Verizon

Verizon has the new Apple iPhone 14 series available for order. 5G enabled,2 the latest iPhone 14, and iPhone 14 Plus have a vibrant super retina XDR display,3 a new main camera, and emergency SOS via satellite.4 The iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max have superfast 5G cellular and satellite connectivity, an innovative 48MP camera, and an A16 Bionic chip.

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Life isn’t always made for delicate devices. If you work hard and play hard, you want a phone that can withstand the drops, bumps and dings of day to day life, while still delivering on performance. These phones can handle just about anything you throw at them. Construction workers and outdoor adventurers take note … Here are the best rugged phones offered by Verizon:

Kyocera DuraForce PRO 2 with Sapphire Shield

With its water repellent and dust resistant screen, this smartphone meets military standards for the harshest conditions. The 5-inch Sapphire Shield display, a Verizon exclusive, is virtually scratchproof. Take phenomenal shots even underwater with the super wide view, 1080p HD action camera.

Kyocera DuraXV LTE

The Kyocera DuraXV LTE is a tough, dependable basic phone. Designed to meet military standards for durability, this rugged flip phone can handle shock, water damage, solar radiation and more. You can easily view the screen in sunlight, use the keypad with gloves on and with HD voice and video calling, you can hear calls clearly when things around you get noisy.

Add Extra Protection

If you already have a smartphone but want to keep it safe while on the job or on your next adventure then consider adding a case that’s built to as tough as you are. Check out these standouts that will safeguard your phone from even the harshest of elements. 

Look for a case that has been put through the paces. Otterbox cases are rigorously tested so you know you’re getting a quality product. And they come in a wide selection of colors, styles and waterproof ratings so you can easily go from office to outdoor adventure without worry. For a case that’s as sleek as it is rugged, consider Speck. They absorb shock through built-in impact zones and come in bright, colorful designs. Verizon’s selection of rugged cases add extra drop protection to keep your phone looking newer, longer.

For phones that are all-around winners, the new Samsung Galaxy S20s, Moto Z⁴ and iPhone 11s have everything needed to keep you productive and plugged in.

Samsung Galaxy S20+ and Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

The Dynamic AMOLED Infinity-O Display of Samsung's latest phones provides a cinema-quality experience wherever you go. Built out of Corning Gorilla Glass 6, the phone is designed to stand up to wear and tear, and the 1P68 waterproof rating1 keeps it safe from the elements. And the premium 108 MP camera and advanced processor takes sharp, clear photos faster.

Moto Z4

The Moto Z4 packs a big punch. Its stunning 6.4-inch Max Vision OLED display is virtually borderless. Snap-on interchangeable Moto Mods™ transform it into a movie projector, boombox, or battery powerhouse. With quick charging TurboPower™ and the ultra-efficient Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 675 processor, the Z4 is built to multi-task. 

iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max

And last, but certainly far from least, the iPhone 11 series is not only a top of the line smartphone but also is built to survive your day to day life. Custom designed for Apple by Corning of Gorilla Glass fame, the front and back glass went through a dual ion-exchange process, leaving behind a strong, solid frame that shields your phone from impact. And, with an IP68 waterproof rating1, your device will be safe from elements as well as great heights.

Tough as nails.

Choose a phone, a case, or both that’s as tough as you are. And with Verizon, America’s most awarded network you’ll stay connected through all of life’s adventures.

1 IP68 waterproof rating - Stands up to 1.5 meters of water for up to 30 minutes

2. 5G Ultra Wideband available in select areas. 5G Nationwide available in 2700+ cities.

3. Display: The display has rounded corners that follow a beautiful curved design, and these corners are within a standard rectangle. When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 6.06 inches (iPhone 14), 6.68 inches (iPhone 14 Plus), 6.12 inches (iPhone 14 Pro), or 6.69 inches (iPhone 14 Pro Max) diagonally. Actual viewable area is less.

4. SOS Satellite disclaimer: Emergency SOS via Satellite: Available in November 2022. Service is included for free for two years with the activation of any iPhone 14 model. Connection and response times vary based on location, site conditions, and other factors. See or for more information.

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