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The harsh environments construction workers work in require toughened displays on cellphones with the ability to withstand accidental drops on harsh surfaces. The cellphone industry has seen constant improvements regarding the durability of glass with better and tougher options on the latest models.

The highest industry standard in 2016 and early 2017 for tough displays is what is known as Corning Gorilla Glass 4 - and is steadily improved technology by Samsung which guarantees improved resistance against glass breakage and damage. This list for the best cell phones for construction workers includes only those models which have the Corning Gorilla Glass 4 technology.

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Samsung Galaxy S7

Samsung Galaxy S7


Samsung Galaxy S7: The #1 position for Samsung Galaxy S7 in the top cell phone for construction workers list was generated based on cell phone reviews from sites like PhoneArena.com, TechRadar.com and GsmArena.com. 18 such reviews were considered in all.

Comparison of the Top 5 Cell Phones For Construction Workers - 2017

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Samsung Galaxy S7
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
LG G5
Huawei Nexus 6P
Huawei P9
Samsung Galaxy S7
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
LG G5
Huawei Nexus 6P
Huawei P9
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Release Date
Mar 2016
Mar 2016
Mar 2016
Sep 2015
Apr 2016
Display Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Corning Gorilla Glass 4, oleophobic coating
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Digital Camera Resolution
12.0 MP
12.0 MP
16.0 MP
12.3 MP
12.0 MP
Installed RAM (GB)
4.0 GB
4.0 GB
4.0 GB
3.0 GB
3.0 GB
Screen Size(Diagonal)
5.1 inch
5.5 inch
5.3 inch
5.7 inch
5.2 inch
Front Webcam Resolution
5.0 MP
5.0 MP
8.0 MP
8.0 MP
8.0 MP
Processor Type
Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo, Quad-core 2.3 GHz Mongoose + quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, 1.6GHz octa-core, 1.6GHz  octa-core
Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo, Quad-core 2.3 GHz Mongoose + quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, 1.6GHz  octa-core
Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo, 2.15GHz  quad-core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
Quad-core 1.55 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A57
Quad-core 2.5 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53, 1.8GHz  octa-core, HiSilicon Kirin 955
Battery Capacity
3000.0 mAh
3600.0 mAh
2800.0 mAh
3450.0 mAh
3000.0 mAh
Operating System
Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow), Android 6.0, Android 6.0
Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow), Android 6.0
Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow), Android 6.0.1
Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow), Android 6.0
Carrier
Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile, AT-T
Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile, AT-T
Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile, AT-T

It takes the best bits from the Galaxy S5 and Galaxy S6, and blends them together into a quite brilliant smartphone.

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It's pricier than other good phones.

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Overshadowed by better smartphone alternatives.

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The Nexus 6P is one of the best Android phones you can buy right now, given its top-of-the-line specs for a more affordable price.

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No NFC for 64GB and dual-SIM models.

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