RugGear RG500

Discontinued £0.000.00 inc VAT)

Product Code: RUG-RG500 Manufacturer: RugGear Manufacturer Code RG500

Description

THE RGUGGEAR RG500 HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED. FOR ALTERNATIVES, PLEASE VIEW THE RUGGEAR RANGE HERE.

RugGear RG500 (SIM Free/UK)

Being designed for the outdoors the RugGear RG500 is tough and has the features which matter when you are exploring, or working. It has been designed to conform to the military standard MIL-STD 810G, a certification attained after the device is put through a vigourous testing procedure. The IP68 rating means rain, mud and dust won’t cause it any problems.


SIM Free/Unlocked UK stock

Clove Technology specialise in providing SIM free, unlocked phones and the RugGear RG500 with its dual SIM cards slots in no exception. It is compatible with dual SIM cards for making it ideal for work and play.

Reasons to buy RugGear RG500

  • IP68 certified (submersible to 2 metres for 30 minutes)
  • Built to MIL-STD 810G standard – shock test (2 metres)
  • Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • 5MP rear camera and 0.3MP front
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • High capacity 2060 mAh battery

Box Contents

  • RugGear RG500
  • Battery 2060 mAh
  • USB cable
  • UK Wall Charger
  • Headset
  • Quick Start Manual
  • Display portection foil
  • Cleaning towel
  • Screwdriver
  • RugGear Sticker

Overview

If you work in difficult environments, or enjoy being outdoors, and don’t want to be restricted by your phone the RG500 could be great for you. It is tough and built to withstand far more than ordinary phones due to being built to adhere with military standard MIL-STD 810G. Not only can it withstand being dropped from heights of up to 2 metres, it is also able to cope with temperature fluctuations operating in temperatures ranging from -20 C to 60 degrees C, air pressure, constant vibration exposure and humid environments.

To further ensure the RG500 is able to deal with everything thrown at it, it has been certified to be IP68. This certification means mud, dust and rain showers won’t cause it any problems and you are free to enjoy using it outside, whether you are in the countryside, or on a building site.

The inclusion of Dual active SIM Card slots allows for running two numbers, perhaps one for work and one for personal, or for a foreign SIM, whilst travelling, at the same time, a very convenient feature.

If you need to communicate with a friend, or colleague on a regular basis who is not too far away, you may wish to use the RG500 as a walkie talkie. Due to the dedicated PTT(Push To Talk) button you have a cheap and convenient method of keeping in contact.

A powerful LED touch has also been integrated, which is ideal for when you are camping or need to locate items in dark locations. The digital compass app makes the handset easy to use for outdoor navigation and orienteering. Whilst, if you work in environments with lots of background noise, the amplified 3 watt loudspeaker will make it easier to hear the person you are talking to.

In addition to the tough design and unique features the RG500 has a powerful specification. It benefits from having a 1.2GHz dual processor and 4GB of internal storage, along with a 3.2” touch screen display. The latter is protected with RugDisplay Glass so, like with the rest of the phone, you don’t have to worry about the display whilst using it.

The 5MP camera on the rear of the phone is ideal for taking quick snaps, while the 0.3MP front-facing is perfect for video calls and taking the occasional selfie. The MicroSD slot enables you to expand the memory by, up to, 32GB. The device features NFC connectivity for mobile payment and app use. These features, along with the Wifi, Bluetooth and HSPA connectivity mean you can keep in contact and upload photos to share with friends and work colleagues alike.

All of these features, along with a long battery life, provides you with a phone which enables you to keep in contact, even in difficult environments where other phones just can’t go.

Documents

RugGear RG500 user manual.pdf RugGear RG500 user manual.pdf (1433KB)

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Specification

SIM Free & Unlocked Yes
Operating SystemAndroid
Version4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
Custom Skin
Processor
Speed1.2GHz Dual Core
Dual Core Yes
Quad Core
Make/ModelMT6572
Other
Expansion Slot Yes
TypeMicroSD
Capacity (Up to)Up to 32GB
RAM512MB
ROM
Internal Storage Yes
Capacity4 GB
Display/Screen
Touchscreen Yes
Size3.2
TypeCapacitive Touchscreen
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels
OtherRugDisplay-Glass
GSM/GPRS Yes
Frequencies850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 Mhz
Speed
3G/HSPA Yes
Frequencies900 / 2100 MHz
Speed
4G
Frequencies
Speed
Bluetooth Yes
Version4.0
Functions
WiFi Yes
Version802.11 b,g,n
DLNA
Version
Ports
DatamicroUSB
PowermicroUSB
Audio3.5mm audio connector
Video Out
Facebook
Device Controls
Keyboard
Optical Trackpad
Hardware ButtonsPower on/off
Other
GPS Yes
Antenna TypeInternal
A-GPS
Built-in Software
Camera Yes
Megapixels5MP
Flash
Camera Lens
OtherAuto Focus
Front Facing Camera Yes
Type0.3MP
Sensors
Accelerometer Yes
Proximity Sensor Yes
Digital Compass
Gyroscope Yes
Light Sensor
Audio
Formats
Recording
Video
Formats
Recording
Near Field Communication Yes
FM Radio Yes
Battery
Capacity2060mAh
Type
Removable Yes
Call Time
GSM
3G
Standby Time
GSM300 hours
3G
Dimensions124 x 68.5 x 24 mm
Weight 206g
Software
OtherIP68 and MIL-STD 810G
Warranty24 months

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FAQs

The following is a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about this product. Hopefully you will find the answer to your question, if not, use the contact form below and we shall answer it for you.

Do you ship internationally?

Yes - If you are located outside of the UK you may want to take a look at our list of FAQs for international customers on the following link:http://www.clove.co.uk/international-customers.aspx

Is this phone SIM FREE and Unlocked?

Yes, this phone is unlocked and can be used with networks around the world. Do check the specifications to ensure compatibility in your region with your network provider. No SIM card or contract applies to this phone.

Is this phone brand new?

Yes. Unless the description of the product suggests otherwise (I.e. EX-DEMO) then this product is brand new and has not been used before.

Is there any network/operator branding?

No - There is only the manufacturer’s branding.

Does the phone have a Micro SD/memory card slot?

Yes, it can use up to 32GB cards.

What SIM card does this phone use?

This phone takes a micro SIM card.

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