Samsung's Rugged A657 Pushes PTT on AT&T
Today Samsung and AT&T announced the the a657 ruggedized phone, which features push-to-talk, a flashlight, and MIL-SPEC certification for protection against dust, shock, vibration, rain, humidity, radiation and extreme hot/cold temperatures. The a657 is a mono-block style phone with quad-band GSM/EDGE, dual-band 850/900 HSDPA, Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP, and GPS radios on board. It also supports microSD cards up to 8GB. It supports Java applications and many of AT&T's services. It is available via AT&T's business web site.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Built for the Adventurous and the Accident-Prone
Samsung today announced the Galaxy S7 Active, a semi-rugged version of its S7 flagship smartphone. The Active has a sturdier metal frame with rubber-coated corners to help protect it.
Kyocera DuraForce XD to Be Sold By AT&T
AT&T today said it will soon offer the DuraForce XD, a rugged Android phablet from Kyocera. The DuraForce XD picks up where last year's DuraForce left off with a bigger 5.7-inch HD screen with wet-finger tracking and glove support.
Kyocera DuraXTP Is the Latest Rugged Feature Phone for Sprint
Kyocera and Sprint today announced the DuraXTP, an ultra-rugged feature phone. The DuraXTP is rated mil-spec 810G for durability and IP68 for protection against water and dust.
Kyocera Delivers Rugged DuraXE Flip Phone to AT&T
Kyocera and AT&T today announced the DuraXE, an ultra-rugged feature phone that includes PTT and hotspot capabilities. The DuraXE is rated mil-spec 810G for durability and IP68 for protection against water and dust.
Now I can tell all those who say 'cell phones cause cancer' to shove it!
And just maybe my phone will work in the microwave, or after the Apocalypse, the possibilities are endless.
Sweet radiation protected phone, your my friend.
But does it have quarter-second PTT setup time?
Serious PTT users will always have Nextel for real, fast PTT. Even the Sprint Qchat phones are sub 1 second setup time.