The Samsung Rugby III is a ruggedized flip phone built with entry level specifications, and out-dated hardware under the hood.
Samsung Rugby III sports a 2.4-inch QVGA non-touch display, a secondary display to display incoming calls as well as notifications, 3 megapixel camera on the back side, Push to Talk service, Bluetooth 2.0, 810G military-grade specifications for protection from water, dust, and shock.
Rugby III is one of the first devices compatible with AT&T’s new Enhanced Push to Talk (PTT) service.
Full Technical Specifications of Samsung Rugby III
|2G||GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz|
|3G||UMTS 850, 1900, 2100Mhz|
|Type||TFT Non-Touch Display|
|Size||2.4-inch – Internal Display|
1.4-inch – External Display
|Colors & Resolution||262K Colors & 320 X 240 Pixels|
Input/ User Interface
|Primary (Rear-Facing)||– 3 Megapixels|
– 4x Zoom
|Video Recording Capability||Yes|
|Expandable Storage||– Up To 32GB|
– microSD Card Slot Support
|USB||micro USB 2.0|
|Capacity||Li-Ion 1300mAh Standard Battery|
|Standby Time||Up To 250 Hours|
|Talk Time||Up To 3 Hours|
|Audio Formats||SP-MIDI, MIDI, iMelody, XMF, MP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA, WAV, AMR, AMR-WB, RA, MP4 (Audio)|
AT&T Enhanced Push to Talk (PTT) Service
Price & Availability
The Samsung Rugby III handset will be offered for $99.99 with a new two-year contract, going on sale from December 14. AT&T business users pre-order it from December 1st.