The news of manufacturing such phone is a path-breaking as it brings a silver bullet to counter smudges and other bacteria on smartphone. The price of the unique phone is  Yen 21,600 (Rs 12417.87).

KDDI  claims that its  product Digno rafre is a world's first smartphone that can be washed with soap and water.

"Our development team washed the smartphone more than 700 times to test its durability," a company spokesman told media-person.