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Rugged, 3G Samsung flip phone spotted at FCC

updated 04:05 pm EDT, Fri September 5, 2008

FCC testing Samsung flip

Yet another FCC filing has brought news of a new cellular phone, this time from Samsung. According to the specs, the A837 will support HSDPA 3G data network access and will be outfitted for reliable use in the field thanks to its ruggedized body, large speaker and push-to-talk functionality.

Other specs of the dual-band GSM/EDGE flip-phone comprise of a 1.3-megapixel camera, a microSD card slot and A2DP Bluetooth 2.0 support for wireless headsets. Although the photos show AT&T logos, neither the wireless provider nor Samsung itself have made any official announcements regarding the existence of the phone, so prices or release dates are unknown at this time. [via Phonescoop]

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