Samsung Rugby III

Samsung Rugby III If you work in rigorous environments or you’re simply looking for a phone that can withstand daily wear and tear the Samsung Rugby III is built for you. This easy-to-use device is rugged, dependable and already equipped with the tools you need to stay connected from anywhere. The Rugby III is military-grade certified and proven to withstand water, dust, shock, extreme temperatures and even high altitudes. It also features noise suppression technology in the microphone so you can talk on the phone in loud environments. Play your tunes with the built-in MP3 player and take photos and videos with the 3 MP camera. The Samsung Rugby III is built to withstand the elements, so take it anywhere anytime. 3.25 5 12 reviews

Recycling Batteries Responsibly

  • The European Directive on Batteries and Accumulators aims to minimise the impact of batteries on the environment and encourage the recovery of the materials they contain. In the UK, regulations on the recycling of batteries and accumulators (rechargeable batteries) were Introduced in 2009. The Waste Batteries Regulations aim to significantly increase UK collection and recycling of used portable batteries from 3% in 2007 to 25% by 2012, rising to at least 45% in 2016.

  • The battery symbol on a product or on its packaging indicates that the product must not be disposed of with general household waste. Instead, it is the consumer’s responsibility to dispose of their waste batteries at a designated collection point so that they can be recycled. The separate collection and recycling of batteries at the time of dispo sal will help to conserve natural resources and ensure that they are recycled in a manner that protects human health and the environment. A comprehensive list of battery recycling centres can be obtained from: www.recycle-more.co.uk

  • All Samsung products that are subject to the Batteries Directive are compliant with the UK battery and accumulator Requirements. In accordance with national law, SAMSUNG Electronics (UK) Ltd is a member of an approved batteries producer compliance scheme. This scheme collects, treats and disposes of batteries on Samsung’s behalf.

Samsung Rugby III


  • Built Tough. Built to Last

Built for Rugged Conditions

From rainstorms to dusty construction sites, the Samsung Rugby III is reliable in even the most extreme conditions. This military-grade certified device was tested and proven to withstand 4 inches of rainfall per hour, blowing sand and dust, the shock of a 4-foot drop, extreme temperatures, and even an altitude of 15,000 feet. The military put the Rugby III to the test, so you can take it almost anywhere.

Always Be Heard

The loud sounds of thunderstorms, crowds, revving engines and more won’t get in the way of your next conversation. The Samsung Rugby III comes with 2 Mic Noise Suppression technology that isolates your voice from surrounding noise. You’ll have clearer conversations even in loud conditions.

Take Quick Photos and Videos

The ability to take a photo or video for reference is a valuable tool when you’re on site, so the Samsung Rugby III ensures you can capture what you need, when you need it. The 3 MP camera shoots clear photos and videos at 15 frames per second. The files are small so you can easily share them with your contacts.

Always Know Where You Stand

In crisis situations, knowing what direction you’re facing can be extremely important. The Samsung Rugby III comes with a pre-installed sensor controlled e-compass so you’ll always know where you are.

Speaker Phone in Loud Environments

In loud, disruptive environments, using speakerphone is almost useless. But the large external speaker on a Samsung Rugby III makes the device louder than ever. Now you can be on the job site or in a crowd and you’ll still be able to freely use the speakerphone.

Surf the Web from Everywhere

Use the Samsung Rugby III’s web browser to quickly look up any information you might need. The web browser is fast, quick to respond and easy to navigate.

Long-Lasting Battery Life

The Samsung Rugby III’s battery life will last the entire workday, and then some. The 1300 mAh battery is built to last, so you won’t find yourself struggling to find a plug in the middle of a busy workday.

PTT With Large External Speaker

Push to Talk Now you can communicate with other Rugby III users without even making a phone call. Push to Talk enables a walkie-talkie-like experience so you just need to push a single button to activate it. The large external speaker also makes it easy to hear. It’s fast, reliable and keeps you in contact. Available only at select carriers


The Samsung Rugby III is available at the following retailers: Bell Rogers TELUS

tech specs

Dimension of SGH-A997DARRWC


  • Operation System


  • Browser

    Access NetFront 4.2


  • Weight

    133.1 g

  • Dimension(HxWxD)

    53.3 x 104.1 x 20.95 mm



  • External



    240 x 320




  • Standard

    1300 mAh

    Talk Time

    Up to 20 days

    Stand-by Time

    Up to 9 days

User Interface

  • Input Device



  • Camera Resolution

    3.0 MP

  • Digital/Optical Zoom


  • Brightness


  • Shot mode



  • Video player

    3GP / MPEG4

  • Video recording


Music & Sound

  • Music Player

    AAC / AMR / I-Melody / MID / MP3 / WAV / WMA

  • Poly Ringtones


  • MP3 Ringtone


  • DRM

    OMA DRM v1.0 (Forward Lock Only)


  • Embedded Wallpaper



  • Offline Mode

    Yes (Airplane Mode)

  • Voice memo & Voice mail



  • Phone book entries

    Depends on user memory

  • External Memory

    MicroSD up to 32 GB

  • SMS

    Based on available memory



    SMS, MMS, Email

  • Predictive Text Input T9


  • Email


  • vCard/vCalendar


  • Instant Messaging



  • Bluetooth

    V2.1 + EDR

  • USB

    V2.0 microUSB

  • Internet HTML Browser


Personal Information Management

  • Calendar


  • Scheduler


  • To do list


  • Clock


  • Alarm


  • Calculator


Call Function

  • Speaker Phone


  • Dialed/Missed/Received Calls


*User memory is less than the total memory due to storage of the operating system and software used to operate the device features. Actual user memory will vary depending on the operator and may change after software upgrades are performed

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