Updated on 2 December 2015 by

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 2015 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 Note 5
Huawei Nexus 6P
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
OnePlus 2
Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy Note 5
Huawei Nexus 6P
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
OnePlus 2
Samsung Galaxy S6
$350 - $1,133
$499 - $889
$960 - $1,287
$400
$685 - $1,000
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Release Date
Aug 2015
Sep 2015
Aug 2015
Aug 2015
Mar 2015
Display Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Corning Gorilla Glass 4, oleophobic coating
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Digital Camera Resolution
16.0 MP
12.0 MP
16.0 MP
13.0 MP
16.0 MP
Installed RAM (GB)
4.0 GB
3.0 GB
4.0 GB
3.0 GB
3.0 GB
Screen Size(Diagonal)
5.7 inch
5.7 inch
5.7 inch
5.5 inch
5.1 inch
Front Webcam Resolution
5.0 MP
8.0 MP
5.0 MP
5.0 MP
5.0 MP
Processor Type
Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57
Quad-core 1.55 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A57
Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57
Quad-core 1.56 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 1.82 GHz Cortex-A57
Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57
Battery Capacity
3000.0 mAh
3450.0 mAh
3000.0 mAh
3300.0 mAh
2550.0 mAh
Operating System
Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)
Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Carrier
T-Mobile, AT-T, Verizon, Sprint
AT-T, T-Mobile, Verizon
Verizon, AT-T, T-Mobile, Sprint
Display
96% Positive
4% Negative
66% Positive
34% Negative
80% Positive
20% Negative
84% Positive
16% Negative
84% Positive
16% Negative
Look and Feel
81% Positive
19% Negative
80% Positive
20% Negative
76% Positive
24% Negative
75% Positive
25% Negative
86% Positive
14% Negative
Ease of Use
94% Positive
6% Negative
75% Positive
25% Negative
33% Positive
67% Negative
75% Positive
25% Negative
100% Positive
Camera
100% Positive
61% Positive
39% Negative
100% Positive
75% Positive
25% Negative
95% Positive
5% Negative
Battery
66% Positive
34% Negative
76% Positive
24% Negative
83% Positive
17% Negative
88% Positive
12% Negative
20% Positive
80% Negative
Performance
100% Positive
83% Positive
17% Negative
100% Positive
92% Positive
8% Negative
94% Positive
6% Negative
Applications
88% Positive
12% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
66% Positive
34% Negative
28% Positive
72% Negative
40% Positive
60% Negative
Storage
100% Negative
100% Positive
100% Negative
100% Negative
16% Positive
84% Negative
Price
25% Positive
75% Negative
75% Positive
25% Negative
100% Negative
100% Positive
100% Negative
Speaker
66% Positive
34% Negative
100% Positive
100% Positive
83% Positive
17% Negative
75% Positive
25% Negative
Connectivity
100% Positive
30% Positive
70% Negative
Operating System
100% Positive
87% Positive
13% Negative
100% Positive
100% Positive
Fingerprint Sensor
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
75% Positive
25% Negative
85% Positive
15% Negative
Call Quality
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
83% Positive
17% Negative

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