Samsung Convoy 4: A Flip Phone for Rugged Work Environments

1 - Samsung Convoy 4: A Flip Phone for Rugged Work Environments
2 - Samsung Convoy 4 Rugged Flip Phone
3 - Expandable Storage up to 32GB
4 - Up to 8 Hours of Talk Time on a Charge
5 - Affordability and Available Accessories
6 - A Rugged Phone With 3G and Bluetooth Connectivity
7 - Built-in Camera and Video Recording Capabilities
8 - Push to Talk in the Future
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Samsung Convoy 4: A Flip Phone for Rugged Work Environments

Aimed for enterprise workers who do their jobs in rough environments, Samsung's Convoy 4 flip phone is water, dust and shock resistant, and sells for $192.

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Samsung Convoy 4 Rugged Flip Phone

The latest Samsung Convoy 4 flip phone features dual interior and exterior displays, with a 2.4-inch QVGA color display (240-by-320) on the inside of the flip phone and a 1.3-inch TFT color display on the outside.

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Expandable Storage up to 32GB

The Convoy 4 is equipped with 512MB of on-board storage and features a microSD slot that accepts additional storage cards up to 32GB in capacity. The Convoy 4 also includes a curved keyboard and a programmable function key for users to configure as desired.

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Up to 8 Hours of Talk Time on a Charge

The handset, which is not a smartphone, features a 1,300mAh Li-Ion battery that promises up to 8 hours of talk time, as well as dual microphones and noise-canceling technology that blocks out background noise around users.

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Affordability and Available Accessories

Measuring 4.26 inches long, weighing 5.82 ounces and available in blue, the latest Samsung flip phone can be purchased from Verizon for zero down and $8 a month for 24 months on an installment payment plan. An optional holster and a fitted case are available separately for $19.99 each. The phone comes with a USB wall charger and a battery-removal tool.

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A Rugged Phone With 3G and Bluetooth Connectivity

The Convoy 4 also includes 3G and Bluetooth connectivity and meets IP67 and U.S. military MIL-STA-810G specifications to withstand water, dust, shock, and high or low temperatures, allowing the device to be submerged in 39 inches of water for up to 30 minutes without damage.

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Built-in Camera and Video Recording Capabilities

Equipped with a 5-megapixel rear-facing main camera with autofocus, flash and video recording capabilities, the Convoy 4 is a quad-band GSM device that allows global roaming in more than 200 countries.

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Push to Talk in the Future

The Convoy 4 flip phone also includes Push to Talk (PTT) technology, a service that will be available to users through a future software update, according to Verizon. PTT lets users push a button to operate the phone using instant conversations, as if they were using a walkie-talkie. The PTT function will allow group calls with up to 250 participants when the feature is enabled in the future.

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