AT&T launches the ultra-tough Samsung Rugby (A837)

AT&T and Samsung have announced the Rugby, a handset that might just last longer than any of us. Its a rugged handset (Rugged. Rugby. Get it? Hah! Genius, Samsung. Genius.), military-spec’d for “dust, shock, vibration, rain, humidity, solar radiation, altitude and temperature extremes.” It’s luggin’ aGPS, Push-to-talk, Video Share, Bluetooth, 3G, quad band radio, and a 1.3 megapixel camera in its rubber and metal casing.

If your current phones just can’t handle the daily sandstorms and freak solar radiation, you can pick one of these up for $129.99 on a two-year contract.