In late September, AT&T has announced the new ruggedized Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro handset for its Android line-up, along with the Samsung Galaxy Express handset. But, there was no word on the specific launch dates. Yesterday, AT&T has officially confirmed the Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro phone will be available to purchase beginning on October 21st, priced at $99.99 with your signature on a two-year contract with the carrier.
Here’s the quick recap of the mid-range spec’d Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro:
# 4-inch Super AMOLED screen with WVGA (800by480p) resolution
# 5 megapixel camera on the back side to record HD videos
# micro SD card slot for memory expansion up to 32GB
# micro USB 2.0, Bluetooth, 802.11 Wi-Fi b/g/n
# 810g military specifications – it is water and dust proof, and is shock resistant
# EAS email support
# Compatible with AT&T’s upcoming Push to Talk feature
Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro handset’s main plus is being able to support the carrier’s 4G LTE bands, and will stuck on Android 4.0 ice Cream Sandwich OS at its launch time. Samsung has yet to confirm the Jelly Bean update roll out time frame for this handset.
For more information, read Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro Full Specs.