1Samsung 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.
2Samsung 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.
3Expandable 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.
4Up 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.
5Affordability 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.
6A 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.
7Built-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.
8Push 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.