Rugged phones roundup

Looking for a phone that can take some abuse? Look no further than these six picks.

Samsung Convoy 2
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Be it the nature of your job, your harsh living conditions, a love of sports, or downright klutziness, there's a clear need for tough phones that can take a licking.

We periodically round up the most notable of the bunch. This time, the crop of tough phones includes the Samsung Convoy 2, which is also a push-to-talk baddie with a handy flash light (pictured) and a few extra comforts. Check out our full list of rugged phones here.

About the author

Jessica Dolcourt reviews smartphones and cell phones, covers handset news, and pens the monthly column Smartphones Unlocked. A senior editor, she started at CNET in 2006 and spent four years reviewing mobile and desktop software before taking on devices.

 

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