Good news erupts as all hot-heads and adventure enthusiasts will never have to worry about a broken or damaged phone anymore with the launch of the rugged Samsung Convoy 2 handset from Verizon Wireless. Designed to be sturdy and highly durable, the mobile phone is said to an ideal companion for use in extreme areas.
Capable of withstanding different altitude pressures, high and low temperatures, solar radiation, salt fog and humidity, the device meets the military specifications 810F standards. Besides its enhanced app store that provides recommendations, search features and a shopping cart, the handset is equipped with the Push to Talk connectivity, copy and paste option for convenient text entry and an email application for sending and receiving mails with text and picture attachments.
Also, for ease in finding information, the mobile phone has search functions for the calendar, contacts, recent calls, messages, menu and multimedia apps. Further on, users can connect to social networking sites like Facebook, MySpace and Twitter and update their status directly from the device. Additionally, the Samsung Convoy 2 from Verizon is equipped with other features like the V Cast video capability, VZ Navigator for turn-by-turn directions, Bluetooth 2.1, messaging options that include text, picture, video, IM and voice, calendar, calculator, currency converter, notepad, alarm clock, world clock and stop watch.
For entertainment needs, the handset comes with stereo speakers, 3.2-megapixel camera with flash, HTML web browser and microSD card slot for additional memory supporting up to 32GB. With its dual microphones, the Convoy 2 mobile phone provides clear call reception with the noise cancellation technology.
The Samsung Convoy 2 from Verizon Wireless is currently priced at $79.99 inclusive of a $50 mail in rebate. Further the device is available at Verizon Wireless Communication Stores with a new two year contract. With options for an unlimited Push to Talk play at $5 per month, users also get ten free trials on the Mobile Email app after which a subscription of $10 will be required for further use.