Samsung have announced the Samsung SGH-a657, a rugged push-to-talk candybar phone. This phone has the quad-band GSM (850/900/1800/1900 MHz) device, it also supports UMTS (850/1900MHz) with HSDPA for high-speed data connectivity.
It is designed to meet military needs for dust, shock, vibration, altitude and in extreme temperature, along with strong weather conditions like rain and humidity.
Bring your favourite songs along with you, with 128MB of internal memory, and expandable microSD card support and listen with Bluetooth A2DP-supported stereo headsets. The SGH-a657 also comes packaged with AT&T Navigator for journey directions and AT&T Mobile Music for music lovers. Users can also send e-mail, text messages and instant messages.