Review: Samsung Rugby Smart for AT&T
The Rugby runs stock Android versions of the calling and contact applications. The phone app is one of the default shortcuts at the bottom of the home screen panels, though it can be removed if you wish.
The calling app has a large software dialpad and four tabs that run along the top for accessing the call log, contact app and favorites. In-call options run the typical offerings, including speakerphone, mute, and add a line. You can add direct-dial shortcuts to the home screen, but disappointingly there's no widget for your favorite contacts.
Using the phone and contact software is simple and straightforward.
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