1. samileo311's Avatar
    Hi everyone

    please suggest to me the best-rugged smartphone with advanced features and quality.

    waiting for your professional advice.

    thanks
    01-20-2022 05:38 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! CAT is probably the best known brand for rugged phones: https://www.catphones.com/en-gb/. AGM is another: https://www.agmmobile.com/. I would be very cautious with any off-brand or no-name phone direct-from-China.
    01-20-2022 10:54 AM
  3. pseudoware's Avatar
    Nokia XR20
    https://www.nokia.com/phones/en_us/nokia-xr-20

    Not sure of your use case, but putting out the rugged case alternative, as well
    https://www.androidauthority.com/bes...cases-1218437/
    01-20-2022 11:42 AM
  4. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    Another vote for Nokia XR20, I have one and it's pretty rugged. It gets 4 years of security updates and 3 years of OS updates. The only thing that they should have done is use a faster processor. Other than that, it's a good everyday phone. It's meant to last at least 4 years. Good luck
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    01-21-2022 09:49 AM
  5. Mooncatt's Avatar
    The only thing that they should have done is use a faster processor.
    Such is the case with most, if not all rugged themed phones. It's a niche market to begin with, so they have to make tradeoffs to keep them price competitive. You won't get the latest and greatest of everything in addition to the added protection.

    If the OP wants top end specs plus extra durability, I suggest getting the phone with the specs they want, then a protective case for impact protection.
    01-21-2022 10:38 AM
  6. samileo311's Avatar
    according to the forums post, now I am looking the models of the following brands:
    CAT
    AGM
    Doogee
    thanks for your response.
    01-24-2022 01:48 AM
  7. samileo311's Avatar
    top end specs plus extra durability
    please suggest some models from the brands
    01-24-2022 01:56 AM
  8. B. Diddy's Avatar
    I'd avoid Doogee. They're maybe a step above the terrible no-name "Welcome" phones from Wish, but support will be minimal from the manufacturer.
    samileo311 likes this.
    01-24-2022 02:12 AM
  9. samileo311's Avatar
    thanks for the support
    B. Diddy likes this.
    01-26-2022 04:48 AM
  10. methodman89's Avatar
    What about the new S Active phone I've been hearing about?
    01-27-2022 07:13 AM
  11. mustang7757's Avatar
    [Moved this from general news forum to buyers Forum]
    B. Diddy likes this.
    01-27-2022 08:21 AM

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