Friday, 24 February 2012

Samsung Rugby Smart

Samsung Rugby Smart is making its entrance on AT&T and it’s every bit as exciting for lovers of tough gadgets. It is a ruggedized handset and it’s also waterproof, but don’t go scuba diving with it - it will only survive 30 minutes of being submerged not deeper than in 3.3 feet (1 meter) of water. Specs wise it offers a 3.7-inch WVGA Super AMOLED screen, 5MP rear facing autofocus camera with LED flash, 720p video recording, 1.3MP front-facing camera and 4GB of internal storage.


Samsung Rugby Smart specifications

Pros

  • Water-resistant phone
  • High pixel densitiy screen, over 250ppi (252 ppi)

Cons

  • The huge dimensions allow it to be used as a brick replacement
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack

Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (2.3.5)
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.82 x 2.59 x 0.48 (122.4 x 65.9 x 12.19 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.20 oz (119 g)
      the average is 4.3 oz (124 g)
  • Rugged:
      • Water (Water), Dust, Shock, Temperature proof
    • IP certified:
      • IP 67.00
    • MIL-STD-810 certified:
      • Yes

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 3.70 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 480 x 800 pixels
  • Pixel density:
    • 252 ppi
  • Technology:
    • Super AMOLED
  • Touchscreen:
      • Capacitive, Multi-touch
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 8.00 hours
      the average is 7 h (446 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 16.0 days (384 hours)
      the average is 16 days (390 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1650 mAh

Hardware

  • Graphics processor:
      • Yes
  • System memory:
    • 512 MB RAM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 4000 MB
  • Storage expansion:
    • Slot Type:
      • microSD, microSDHC
    • Maximum card size:
      • 32 GB

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 5 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Features:
      • Auto focus, Geo tagging
  • Camcorder:
      • 1280x720 (720p HD)
    • Features:
      • Video calling
  • Front-facing camera:
    • 1.3 megapixels

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • YouTube player:
    • Yes

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • Yes
    • Supports:
      • HTML, Flash
  • Built-in online services support:
    • YouTube (upload), Picasa

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
  • Satellite system:
    • GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Yes

Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • Yes
  • Wi-Fi:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
    • Computer sync, OTA sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 23 Feb 2012
  • Scheduled release:
    • 04 Mar 2012 (Official)