Samsung Rugby III

Description

The Samsung Rugby III offers 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. Flip the Samsung Rugby III open and you'll be greeted by a 2.4-inch QVGA display. There is a 3-megapixel camera on its back side, and a GPS radio can navigate your way around with the help of AT&T Navigator. There is a dedicated PTT button on the handset's side for convenience.

This device is also known as Samsung SGH-A997

Pros

  • Rugged device

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash

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Display

Size: 2.4 inches
Resolution: 320 x 240 pixels, 167 PPI
Screen-to-body: 32.11 %
Additional display: 1.3 inches, CSTN, Colors: 65 536

Hardware

System chip: STE PNX6809L
Processor: Single core, 468 MHz
RAM: 0.1GB
Internal storage: 0.256GB
Storage expansion: microSDHC up to 32 GB

Battery

Capacity: 1300 mAh
Type: Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear: Single camera
Main camera: 3 MP
Video recording: Yes
Dimensions: 4.1 x 2.1 x 0.8 inches (104 x 53 x 20 mm)
Weight: 133.0 g
Resistance: Water, Dust, Shock; IP 67; MIL-STD-810 certified

Cellular

UMTS: 850, 1900, 2100 MHz
Data Speed: HSPA, UMTS

Multimedia

Headphones: No 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 2.1, EDR
USB: microUSB, USB 2.0
Features: Headphones port, Charging
Location: GPS

Phone features

Notifications: Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Other features: Voice recording, TTY/TDD, Push-to-Talk

Regulatory Approval

Measured SAR:
Head: 0.67 W/kg
Body: 0.60 W/kg
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Carrier Availability

Discontinued

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