Samsung Rugby III (SGH-A997) Review & Specs

Samsung Rugby III is an outdated phone launched back in 2012, packed with a small sized 2.4 inches display, a quite powerful 468 megahertz CPU and a 3 megapixels back-facing camera. We will get a better idea about this phone’s advantages when we get into specific details.

Samsung decided to equip this cellphone with a powerful 468 megahertz CPU, packed into a STE PNX6809L system chip and as little as 128 MB of RAM memory. The Samsung Rugby III has a 262,14 MB internal memory, a low quantity that might be enough for some users knowing that this phone also has an external memory slot to store photos and videos and even some applications that can be installed in the external memory.

This phone is 4.1″ long, but it is only able to hold a way smaller 2.4 inches screen. The Samsung Rugby III is a bit thick compared to today’s cellphones, with its 0.8″ thickness. This time, Samsung didn’t care about the weight at all, leaving it live with a weight of 4.7 ounces.

This cellphone only features a 3 mega-pixels back side camera.

This phone has a interesting 2.4″ screen with a 320 x 240 (QVGA) resolution, which makes everything look quite nice.

This phone uses a SIM card for GSM carriers.

This phone packs a 1300 mAh mid capacity Li-Ion battery providing this device with a very long battery duration. Samsung informs a 9 hs talk time and a 480 hs stand by time for this device.

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Specifications

Device Type:Phone
Brand:Samsung
Product code:SGH-A997
Dimensions:4.10 x 2.10 x 0.80 inches
Weight:4.70 ounces
Release date:2012-11-29

Display

Size:2.4 inches
Resolution:240 x 320 pixels (QVGA)
Pixel density:167 pixels per inch
Touch screen:No

Hardware

Chipset:STE PNX6809L
Processor:Single-Core 468 MHz
RAM Memory:128 MB
Internal Memory:262,14 MB
SD Card Slot:microSD, microSDHC (up to 32 GB)

Battery

Battery type:Li-Ion
Removable:Yes
Capacity:1300 mAh
Stand-by Time:480 hours
Talk Time:9 hours

Camera

Back camera:3 megapixels

Networks

SIM Card Type:SIM
GSM Bands:850, 900, 1800, 1900
UMTS Bands:850, 1900, 2100
Technologies:HSPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 2.1, EDR
GPS:Yes
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