AT&T Starts Round II with Samsung's Rugby Phone
Today AT&T announced via its Facebook page the new Samsung Rugby II. The phone is a ruggedized flip phone that meets MIL-STD-810G for durability, including protection from vibration, shock, moisture and dust. According to Samsung, the Rubgy II has a better speakerphone and now has improved noise suppression. Other features of the Rugby II include a 2 megapixel camera with video capture, stereo Bluetooth, support for 32GB microSD cards, push-to-talk, and tri-band 850/1900/2100MHz HSDPA/UMTS 3G radios. The Rugby II will be available starting June 6 for $129.99 after $50 mail-in rebate.
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.
Verizon Now Selling the Samsung Convoy 4
Verizon Wireless recently added the Samsung Convoy 4 to its roster of simple flip phones. The Convoy 4 makes improvements over the previous generation device by adding GSM roaming capabilities and resistance to water.
Samsung's Galaxy S8 Active Boasts Tougher, Less-Refined Design
Samsung today announced the Galaxy S8 Active, a rugged version of the S8 that will initially be sold by AT&T. The phone does away with the attractive, curved design of the S8 in favor of a more rugged metal frame with bumpers that are able to withstand drops up to 5 feet.
AT&T Now Selling the Rugged Sonim XP8 and XP5s
AT&T recently added the Sonim XP8 and XP5s to its roster of rugged phones. Both devices are intended to be used by FirstNet customers (first responders), though they are also available for consumers to purchase.
If they used padding with Rugby...
Good to see