Haier W718 - not waterproof I think, but still a good value
Originally Posted by wslimk
Haier W718 and Lenovo A660 were very very popular in the last six months, but they were out of stock.
But now Haier has made an update. W718 has been upgraded to Dual core and restock again. Stock here MOD Edit: commercial links removed.
The Haier W718 is advertised as being waterproof, but I just bought one, and I sincerely doubt the waterproof (or even water-resistant) claim.
There are air holes in the back panel, and underneath that back panel is just the usual battery, SIM cards slots, memory card slot, etc; no waterproofing, no gaskets. If you submerge this thing, I can't see how it wouldn't be destroyed.
That said, for the ~€70 price it is recently being offered, it's a great phone. Mine came with Android 4.2.2, was trivial to root, and is quite fast and responsive.