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Verizon Takes Samsung's Convoy On the Road

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Nov 5, 2009, 9:30 AM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper

Today Samsung and Verizon Wireless announced the ruggedized Convoy, a new push-to-talk phone that meets mil-spec 810F standards for durability. It can withstand shock and dust resistance, vibration, salt fog, humidity, solar radiation, altitude and low and high temperatures. The Convoy features a high-quality stereo speaker, Bluetooth 2.1, GPS, a 2 megapixel camera and extended battery life. The Convoy will be available November 15 for $50 after rebates with new agreement.

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Nov 8, 2009, 11:49 AM

The speakers!

They look like boomers! Anyone know if they are as good as the LG8300 speakers?

Nov 5, 2009, 4:04 PM

I'm starting to think...

...everything should be built to mil-spec. Wouldn't have to worry about dropping our phones ever again.
Good point, or at least waterproof. I heard a growing number of "normal" phones in Japan are waterproof.
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