These are the phones we talked about on the radio...New For Christmas!

If you're a tradie, a farmer or a high school student, you know how to give a phone a hard time. We're sure you've had a few 'break-ups', but we guarantee you've never dated phones this tough:

Best bang for buck (Premium): Blackview 9600 Pro AI

  • Dual 4G sims
  • Android 8.1
  • 16MP Samsung camera
  • 6GB RAM/128GB internal storage
  • 6.2" Full HD Super AMOLED display
  • 2GHz Octa-core Helio P60 AI processor
  • Stunning GPS performance
  • Long life battery
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Facial recognition
  • 12 mth NZ service warranty

This phone offers blistering speed and power in a tough package. In terms of general bang for buck, it's our best value overall. Get yours here

Best budget rugged phone: the Armor 5

  • Android 8.1
  • IP68 water, dust and shock resistance
  • Dual 4G sims
  • 13MP Sony camera
  • 4GB RAM/64GB internal storage
  • 6" HD IPS display
  • GPS
  • Long life battery
  • 12 mth NZ service warranty

This phone offers reliable mid-range performance at an entry level price. Get yours here

Best mid-range rugged phone: AGM A9

  • Dual sims
  • Android 8.1
  • Dual 12 MP Sony cameras back and 16MP camera front
  • 3GB RAM/32GB internal storage
  • 6" Full HD+ display
  • 1.8GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor
  • Stunning GPS performance
  • long life battery
  • 12 mth NZ service warranty

This phone uses the same Snapdragon processor that drives several of Samsung's 2018 Galaxy A-series models, but it's tougher, with a better sound system: quad speakers from JBL. Also avail with 64GB storage. Read more here

Best ultimate tough phone: Blackview BV9500

  • Dual 4G sims
  • Android 8.1
  • 16MP dual Sony cameras
  • 4GB RAM/64GB internal storage
  • 5.7" FHD Gorilla Glass infinity display
  • 2.5GHz octa-core processor
  • GPS
  • Long life battery

Ideal for worksites, this phone is built like a brick and carries our two year single screen replacement warranty, read more here