Samsung Rugby III for AT&T is announced offering military-grade durability and Enhanced PTT service
0. phoneArena posted on 29 Nov 2012, 09:34
Stand back, kids, and hide away those fancy-pants smartphones of yours. The Samsung Rugby III has just been announced, offering military-grade resilience to the elements paired with Enhanced PTT service from AT&T. The fifth-gen Rugby series phone can survive all kinds of torture, including drops and shock, all the while being highly resistant to water and dust damage...
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2. -box- posted on 29 Nov 2012, 09:54 0 0
About time. The Rugby2 has been long-in-the-tooth for the last 2 years.
4. Droid_X_Doug posted on 29 Nov 2012, 10:11 0 0
Military is moving to smartphones (Android seems to have more interest from U.S. military community). I suspect the new Rugby will see more use in construction job sites.
5. SavageLucy42 posted on 29 Nov 2012, 14:03 1 0
$99.99 for any on contract flip phone is ridiculous.
6. Droid_X_Doug posted on 29 Nov 2012, 15:42 0 0
Meh. Job sites with harsh environments are natural users for the Rugby. Construction and warehouses immediately come to mind. There is no way a smartphone will survive one week in those places. $99 is probably the number that will get those customers to upgrade.
7. Raymond_htc posted on 29 Nov 2012, 20:40 0 0
Don't forget it is a MILITARY Standard phone..., which means Extremely high durability, that means 100x stronger than standard flip phones.
8. Raymond_htc posted on 29 Nov 2012, 20:49 0 0
i WOULD go for the Casio Military android smartphone instead...