Specs summary


The Kyocera Hydro Reach's screen is 5 inches with 540 x 960 pixels resolution.


There is a Qualcomm MSM8909 Quad core 1.1 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system (OS).

5+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 5+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 2+ megapixels resolution.

8 GB

Internal memory is 8 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 2160 mAh battery. Kyocera's performance ratings are 6.7 days standby time, 714 minutes (2G).

Reviews (3/10 Avg. rating)

PC Magazine

Outdoor-friendly phone that can run basic apps, surf the Web, and make calls

from PC Magazine
For $100, the Kyocera Hydro Reach fits the bill if you need an outdoor-friendly phone that can run basic apps, surf the Web, and make calls. The LG Tribute 5 has a slightly better camera and longer battery life, but it lacks waterproofing and its display doesn't pack as many pixels... Full review
Phone Scoop

Doesn't quite reach high enough

from Phone Scoop
Sadly, there's a lot holding the Reach back. The design is plebeian and not executed as well as it could be, voice quality is below average, the screen is average, and battery life is on the edge. The UI works well enough, but the processor doesn't provide enough oomph. The biggest issue is the camera, which is truly bad. If you care about photography at all, stay away from this phone... Full review

This phone sucks

Battery life sucks. First day out the box , gave it a full charge and it was dead 5 hours later.
Battery life sucks. First day out the box , gave it a full charge and it was dead 5 hours later. Less


I got suckered into buying this phone and it sucks don't buy it. I had a Moto E and it sucked the screen would call people all by itself even with the screen off it would somehow manage to call the wrong people at the wrong time and they would hear me talking. Then the delays like when you click a text space there's a big delay on opening the keyboard or opening the internet or another app sometimes you have to click multiple times. Same issues with this phone. Plus the Okay Google thing doesn't work. Plus it turns on and off randomly even when the battery is full. Speaking of batteries this battery life is awful. Takes forever to charge and battery dies quick. That's most of it


Battery is awful. Slow processing

Battery doesn't stay charged while plugged in if you're running an app. Lasts maybe 6 hours fresh out of the box, max.
Battery doesn't stay charged while plugged in if you're running an app. Lasts maybe 6 hours fresh out of the box, max. Less


Mine lasts 3 days before needing a charge

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Full Specs

Release date April 15, 2016
Regions available USA
800/1900 MHz
1900/850/2500 MHz
SIM Card Nano-SIM
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 5.1 Lollipop

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Processor Qualcomm MSM8909 Quad core 1.1 GHz
Internal Flash Memory
8 GB
Digital compass Yes
FlightMode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 1.02 W/kg
Body: 1.44 W/kg
Languages English, Spanish
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included Data Cable, Manual, USB Power Adapter
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 2160 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Wi-Fi Surfing Time Unknown
3G Surfing Time Unknown
4G Surfing Time Unknown
Talk Time Up to:
714 minutes (2G)
Standby Time Up to: 6.7 days
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Plastic
Colors Blue
Dimensions [H x W x D] 13.9 x 7.2 x 1.0 cm
(5.5 x 2.8 x 0.4 in)
Weight 141 grams
(5 ounces)
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged Design No
IP Rating IP 57
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels
Pixel Density 220 pixels
Size 5 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical Keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad / Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer Yes
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type HTML, HTML 5
Browser Google Android
Javascript Yes
Flash No
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging Services SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, DUN, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP, PAN
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV-out No
DLNA Support No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Main Camera  
Aperture Unknown
Resolution 5+ megapixels
Dual Lens No
Zoom Yes
Flash Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info Auto focus, Effects, Frames, Geotagging, ISO, Image stabilization, Multi-shot, Self-timer, Exposure compensation, HDR
Video Recording Formats MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters HD (1280 x 720 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera  
Resolution 2+ megapixels
Zoom Yes
Additional Front Camera Info No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, eAAC+, AAC+, AAC, AMR-WB, WAV, OGG, AMR-NB
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer No
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
Notepad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps No
Additional Comments Other Names (AKA): Kyocera C6743

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