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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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Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate (AT&T)

Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate (AT&T)
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Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket - black (AT&T)

Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket - black (AT&T)
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Price $49 to $99 at 3 stores $1 to $367 at 4 stores $152 at 1 store $212 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: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 3.5 stars out of 2 reviews 3.0 stars out of 130 reviews 2.0 stars out of 2 reviews 4.0 stars out of 54 reviews
Release date October 21, 2012 June 21, 2012 June 10, 2012 October 31, 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. The value is high and the drawbacks are few and far between on the Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate. If you live in an area that gets AT&T's LTE network, we highly recommend the powerful and beautiful Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket.

Basic specs

Features See What's the Same or What's different
Specific absorption rate (SAR) 1.42 W/Kg
0.43 W/Kg
0.96 W/Kg
Info unavailable
Cellular technology LTE
GSM / HSDPA
LTE
WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM
Weight 4.6 oz
4.7 oz
4.6 oz
4.65 oz
Service & support details type Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Limited warranty
Talk time Info unavailable Info unavailable Up to 390 min
Up to 420 min
Wireless Interface Info unavailable Info unavailable Bluetooth 3.0
LTE
IEEE 802.11
Bluetooth
Service Provider AT&T
T-Mobile
AT&T
AT&T
Band / mode Info unavailable Info unavailable GSM 850/900/1800/1900 (Quadband) / UMTS 850/1900/2100 (Tri-band)
WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 850/900/1800/1900
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