Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro is waterproof for 30 minutes in up to three feet of water. That allows you to drop in the toilet, think about if for a few minutes, fish it out and still use it. The phone also is dustproof and shock resistant. And since it's perfect for construction workers, it's no surprise that the phone will support AT&T's new enhanced PTT service which starts in November. The Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro features a 4 inch WVGA screen and a 5MP rear-facing camera. Also joining the AT&T line up is the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1). This tablet has a 10.1 inch screen with several Samsung apps pre-loaded such as Media Hub and Smart Remote. There is also a 7000mAh battery inside to power the tablet.
But the big news is the announcement that the sequel to the Samsung GALAXY Note has officially been introduced by the nation's second largest carrier. With its larger 5.5 inch screen, faster processor and new features like PopUp Video and enhancements to the S Pen, the Son of phablet outdoes the original model in many areas of performance including battery life. Android 4.1 is pre-installed on the model. The Samsung GALAXY Note II is expected to sell 20 million units in the next year, according to Samsung's J.K. Shin.
AT&T didn't release pricing or availability for the new devices, so we will leave it up to them to pass that news around when they are ready.
AMERICA, LLC (SAMSUNG MOBILE)1 ANNOUNCED THREE NEW 4G LTE ANDROID(tm)
SMARTPHONES- GALAXY EXPRESS(tm), GALAXY RUGBY PRO(tm) AND THE GALAXY
NOTE(R) II - AND ONE NEW 4G LTE ANDROID TABLET, GALAXY TAB(R) 2 (10.1),
AVAILABLE IN THE COMING MONTHS.
SAMSUNG GALAXY EXPRESS
First-time smartphone users will find their perfect match with the
Samsung Galaxy Express, a 4G LTE smartphone  that combines high
performance features at a great price. Galaxy Express runs Android 4.0
(Ice Cream Sandwich) and sports a clear and bright 4.5-inch Super
AMOLED(tm) Plus screen. The 1.5 GHz dual-core processor and 2000 mAh
battery helps users stay productive throughout the day; while the
5-megapixel rear facing camera lets you capture and share images easily
through text messages, email and social networks.
SAMSUNG GALAXY RUGBY PRO
An ideal mix of brains and brawn, the Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro gives
customers with active lifestyles access to a 4G LTE smartphone that can
handle whatever life throws at it. The Rugby Pro is built to military
specifications (810g specifications) and is waterproof**, shock
resistant and dust proof. It features a 4-inch WVGA Super AMOLED
display and a 5-megapixel rear facing camera that lets you record HD
video in 720p. Business customers can rest assured that in addition to
being protected from every day wear and tear, Rugby Pro also comes with
full device encryption and EAS corporate email support. The device
will have access to Enhanced Push-to-Talk functionality upon launch of
SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE II
Announced earlier this month, Samsung Galaxy Note II continues to
expand the popular category created by the Galaxy Note with improved
battery life, a thinner and narrower design and enhancements to the S
Pen(tm). Arriving later this year running Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean),
Galaxy Note II with 4G LTE combines the productivity of a tablet with
the convenience of a smartphone and the S Pen features you need to
unleash your creativity in a single device. With a 5.5-inch HD Super
AMOLED(tm) display and 1.6 GHz quad-core Exynos(tm) processor with
integrated graphics processing unit (GPU), the Galaxy Note II provides
PC-like processing power and advanced features like Popup Video, new
Gallery views and great gaming performance in a truly pocketable
SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB 2 10.1"
This 4G LTE Android 4.0 tablet delivers entertainment and productivity
to fit your whole life. Galaxy Tab 2 10.1" offers a 10.1-inch display
and premium entertainment options including Media Hub, Smart Remote and
AllShare(R) Play. Features like on-device encryption and VPN access
ensure your tablet is secure for business use. The 7000 mAh battery
allows you to stay connected throughout the day.
AT&T customers have access to the nation's largest 4G network***,
covering 275 million people. AT&T has two 4G networks  that work
together for customers, LTE and HSPA+  with enhanced backhaul. That
means AT&T customers are able to enjoy a widespread, ultra-fast and
consistent 4G experience on their compatible device as they move in and
out of LTE areas. With other carriers, when you travel outside of their
LTE coverage area, you may be on a much slower 3G network.
All of these devices will be available from AT&T in the coming months.
_Samsung, Express, Note, Rugby Pro, Super AMOLED, Exynos, S Pen, and
AllShare are trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. _
_1 __Samsung Mobile is the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the United
States, based upon reported shipments, according to Strategy Analytics,
North America Handset Vendor Marketshare, Q2 2012. Samsung Electronics
Company is the No. 1 smartphone provider worldwide, based upon reported
shipments, according to Strategy Analytics Global Smartphone Vendor
Market Share by Region: Q2 2012._
_*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries
and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc._
**Waterproof against incidental exposure to water when all ports
(incl. USB and earphone ports) are tightly closed. NOT designed or
intended for in water use. Submersible up to 1 meter for up to 30
minutes. Waterproof based on IP57 rating.
_***4G speeds not available everywhere. Limited 4G LTE availability in
select markets. LTE is a trademark of ETSI. Learn more at
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