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Samsung Rugby Pro (AT&T)

Samsung Rugby Pro (AT&T)
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Samsung Galaxy S III - 16GB - pebble blue (T-Mobile)

Samsung Galaxy S III - 16GB - pebble blue (T-Mobile)
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HTC Vivid - black (AT&T)

HTC Vivid - black (AT&T)
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Price $0 to $384 at 4 stores $49 to $464 at 3 stores $218 at 1 store
CNET editors' rating
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.6 (3.5 stars)
Average user rating 3.5 stars out of 2 reviews 3.0 stars out of 130 reviews 3.0 stars out of 19 reviews
Release date October 21, 2012 June 21, 2012 November 06, 2011
The Bottom Line Samsung's Rugby Pro makes a good, affordable choice for people seeking a more rugged smartphone, but it won't satisfy those who need an ultradurable frame. Pumped with high-performing hardware and creative software features, the Samsung Galaxy S3 is an excellent, top-end phone that's neck and neck with the HTC One X. If you can overlook the cheap plastic design, the HTC Vivid delivers an all-around excellent user experience at a palatable price.

Basic specs

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Specific absorption rate (SAR) 1.42 W/Kg
0.43 W/Kg
Info unavailable
Cellular technology LTE
GSM / HSDPA
GSM / 3G
Weight 4.6 oz
4.7 oz
5.64 oz
Talk time Info unavailable Info unavailable Up to 456 min
Wireless Interface Info unavailable Info unavailable Bluetooth 3.0
Service Provider AT&T
T-Mobile
AT&T
Band / mode Info unavailable Info unavailable GSM 850/900/1800/1900 (Quadband) / 3G 850/1900/2100 (Tri-band)
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