The vast majority of phones released nowadays are of smart kind, but it doesn’t mean that good old flip phones are dead. In fact, some users don’t feel very confident with smart technologies and prefer basic devices without any fancy features. With such users in mind Samsung together with AT&T released the rugged Samsung Rugby 4. This tough guy featuring push-to-talk via AT&T’s Enhanced PTT service is now for sale via carrier’s online store.
Samsung Rugby 4 for AT&T
AT&T is offering a few payment option for users who want to purchase the Rugby 4. First, you can buy the Samsung Rugby 4 without any commitments, in which case it will cost you $269.99. With a new two-year contract, the Rugby 4 will set you back $99.99. Finally, new activations and eligible upgrades can snag the phone for $0.99 through December 31 when paired with an Enhanced PTT rate plan. The device is available online and in retail stores.
The Rugby 4 is the fourth member of Samsung’s heavy-duty Rugby family. The phone offers solid construction which should survive not only being thrown into a bag together with a set of key, but also shouldn’t suffer too much when dropped on a rocky surface. The device is IP67-certified for water and dust-resistance and meets the MIL-STD-810G standard for protection against shock, vibration, temperature, low pressure, high-altitude, and other environmental conditions. In other words, the Rugby 4 is a perfect companion for mountain climbing or biking trip in the woods.
The Rugby 4 is the first in the series to come with Wi-Fi connectivity. The phone also has a built-in compass, an enhanced speakerphone, and turn-by-turn navigation. Moreover, the handset works with AT&T’s Enhanced PTT service which lets you communicate with other users with just one push of the button without having to actually dial a number. Last but not least, the Rugby 4 packs a pretty large 2000 mAh battery.
Phones such as the Rugby 4 are certainly not for everyone, but there are definitely quite a few potential users who will enjoy its durable body, long-lasting battery and support for PTT service. If you think that the Rugby 4 would be a good choice for you, all you have to do is visit AT&T store, virtually or in person.