Verizon Wireless Takes Samsung Convoy 2 for a Spin
Verizon Wireless and Samsung today announced the availability of the Convoy 2, a new rugged, push-to-talk flip phone. The Convoy 2 was built for a life of hard knocks, and meets mil-spec 810F for durability and protection from the elements. Communication tools include stereo speakers, dual microphones for noise cancellation, mobile email, social networking, and PTT calls. Stand out features are a 3.2 megapixel camera with flash, Bluetooth 2.1, GPS, support for microSD cards, and support for some of Verizon's V CAST services. The Samsung Convoy 2 is available starting today for $79.99 after rebates with a new agreement.
Review: Samsung Convoy 2
Samsung's latest clamshell for Verizon Wireless would be an ideal tool for Rambo to take into the bush for some weekend adventuring.
HTC 10 Re-Focuses On the Camera and BoomSound
Apr 12, 2016
HTC today announced the 10, its flagship handset for 2016. This Android phone carries forward an aluminum design, for which HTC has become known, and makes big improvements to the camera, software, and other core features.
Andy Rubin's Essential PH-1 Boasts Titanium Frame, Magnetic Mods
May 30, 2017
Essential Products, the startup being run by Andy Rubin, who helped create the Android operating system, announced its first smartphone today, the PH-1. The PH-1 is a high-end handset crafted from a titanium shell that Rubin claims is more robust than aluminum and more resistant to damage when dropped.
Verizon Now Selling the Samsung Convoy 4
Apr 8, 2016
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.
AT&T Now Selling the Rugged Sonim XP8 and XP5s
Apr 4, 2018
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.