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AT&T launches ruggedized Samsung SGH-a837 Rugby


Snapshot by Ricky Cadden on Monday September 15, 2008.

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Samsung and AT&T have hooked up to launch the Samsung SGH-a837 Rugby, a ruggedized clamshell tested against Military Standard MI-SID-810F to withstand vibration, rain, humidity, solar radiation, dust, and extreme temperatures.

The Samsung SGH-a837 is clad in all black and features a 1.3 megapixel camera for snapping photos and videos. This cell phone packs quad-band GSM (850/900/1800/1900MHz) and dual-band 3G (850/1900MHz) support for AT&T's high-speed network.

The Samsung SGH-a837 Rugby is available now from AT&T, priced at $129.99 with a 2-year commitment, after a $50 mail-in rebate.


Specifications for the Samsung SGH-a837 Rugby
Band GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz, UMTS 850/1900MHz
Data GPRS/EDGE/WCDMA/HSDPA
Size 101.6mm x 53.3mm x 22.9mm (4" x 2.1" x 0.9")
Weight 133.2g (4.7oz)
Battery Life Estimated 10 days standby time
Estimated 5 hours talk time
Main Display 2" 65k color TFT, 128x160 pixel resolution
External Display unknown
Camera 1.3 megapixel
Video Record/Playback
Messaging SMS/MMS/IM
Email Web-based
Bluetooth Yes
Memory 128MB internal
Availability Currently Available
Other Speakerphone, Ruggedized, A-GPS receiver

 

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Ricky Cadden
Former news editor Ricky Cadden runs Symbian-Guru.com. Ricky is based in Texas.

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