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AT&T announces three new Samsung devices and the Son of phablet

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AT&T announces three new Samsung devices and the Son of phablet
AT&T announced on Friday that it will be offering three new Samsung 4G LTE devices and a highly awaited sequel.  The Samsung Galaxy Express is designed for first-time smartphone users. Still, it offers a 4.5 inch display, a dual-core 1.5GHz processor and a 5MP rear-facing camera. And to keep the lights on, the model has a 2000mAh battery. Let's hope smartphone newbies can handle all that power!

Water, dust and shock resistant is the Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro

Water, dust and shock resistant is the Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro

For those who put their phones through hell, the 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.

source: AT&T
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posted on 28 Sep 2012, 15:30 7

1. -box- (Posts: 3566; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


Good to know.

Jelly Bean-installed-standard phones are finally starting to hit the market!

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 15:31 1

2. sarb009 (Posts: 264; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)


But if i would have rugby pro and it falls in toilet i wont just take it out snd use it first i'll wash it with a lot of soap, detergent or whatever i'ld have at that moment.

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 15:45 4

3. droiddomination (Posts: 203; Member since: 01 Dec 2011)


i would just leave the rugby in the toilet, and go buy a 920 or maybe the note 2 or son of a byeatch.. what ever it is called.

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 16:28 1

7. sarb009 (Posts: 264; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)


u can leave the rugby in the toilet BUT when it will stuck there what will u use as ur toilet lumia 920 or note 2 ?

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 15:50 2

4. Jeradiah3 (Posts: 933; Member since: 11 Feb 2010)


"The Samsung GALAXY Note II is expected to sell 20 million units in the next year" i dont that it'll take a year to sell 20 million Galaxy Note II phones.............id give it 8-10 months depending on the carrier

Verizon and Sprint may end up selling the hell out of those phones while AT&T will keep their part of the bargain. Of the 5 carriers that will sell this phone, US Cellular may sell the least, but for them it'll be a major upgrade than what they had in the past (not including the S3)

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 15:54 1

5. ElektronicGeek91 (Posts: 105; Member since: 26 Sep 2012)


Samsung ain't playing.. That's another thing Samsung can do is come out with a variety of devices that can target a specific type of person unlike Apple only having one device and its either you like it or don't like it . Aha

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 16:03 4

6. PAPINYC (Posts: 2044; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)


Even if "they" don't like it "they" will say "they like it" no matter how baaa-haaa-aaaaa-aaaaaad it is. Then, "they" will defend it until the next one comes out; when, all of a sudden, "their" new features (available on Android three years before) are a MUST HAVE. So, "they" stand on-line again (in the rain, hot or freezing, doesn't matter).

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 18:53 2

13. ElektronicGeek91 (Posts: 105; Member since: 26 Sep 2012)


You have a point there lol... Apple is just overrated, all their phones are the same and if you don't know that by now your not a real Apple fanboy aha...Samsung all the way.

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 17:11 1

8. Angkor (Posts: 108; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)


Samsung phones are for all human kind rich or poor, not like rotten Apple focusing on sucking money from people $300 in profit per phone is very outrageous.

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 17:24 1

9. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 5645; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


At least AT&T is getting some more goodies from Samsung. Just wish they would of gotton the XPERIA U AND XPERIA V the RUGGED SEXY DESIGN phone from SONY. But i'm trying to hold off for the GS NOTE II or XPERIA T

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 17:38

10. Nadr1212 (Posts: 741; Member since: 22 Sep 2012)


Oh my flow, oh my flog oh my flow (high, excited voice), this is gigantical for AT&T!!!

p.s. does any 1 know what AT&T stand for???

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 17:41 1

11. Yummy (Posts: 115; Member since: 28 Mar 2012)


It stands for American telephone & telegraph

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 18:46

12. richardyarrell2011 (banned) (Posts: 510; Member since: 16 Mar 2011)


Glad for At&t but not what we want to here. Hopefully T-mobile can do better and give an exact date on Oct 24th. This announcement by At&t adds up to nothing truthfully we already know they will be carrying the Galaxy Note 2 just like everybody else..

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 18:57

14. KickRocks (Posts: 95; Member since: 22 Mar 2011)


One step close to dumping sprint to get my note 2 on At&t. Now just give me a price and release date so you can take my money!!!

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 22:34 3

15. kyan- (Posts: 17; Member since: 25 Apr 2012)


i love working for at&t!!!!

posted on 29 Sep 2012, 00:31

16. loken (Posts: 462; Member since: 09 May 2012)


xperia v is a better water resistant phone.. ip5x/7 cert

posted on 29 Sep 2012, 13:34

17. iami67 (Posts: 314; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


Its annoying when companies launch phone for only one carrier. Kinda dumb on there part to i would think. I know this rugby would be great on vzw a lot of people want android and only comp for this phone would be the outdated cammando.

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