Ruggex Rugg3

The Rugg3 is a modern smart phone packed into an incredible IP-68 tough rugged case that’s not just water proof but dust and shock proof. Not only does it have a superfast quad core processor but it’s also running Android 4.4 Kit Kat. This Rugged Smart Phone not only packs a punch but can take a punch!

We’ve also added dual-sim functionality so you can have two numbers on the go.  An 8 mega pixel camera also provides fantastic shots.

Highest IP-68 Rating

The RUGG3 is waterproof* and dustproof.* So snap the perfect beach pic, go jogging in the rain or take a hike on a dusty trail just because you can.

  • Up to 30 Minutes Full Immersion Under Water

*Certified for IP68 — protection against dust and water immersion for up to 30 minutes in up to 1.5 meters. Phone will not operate under water and should be dried as quickly as possible when wet. To ensure that the phone is waterproof, make sure the charger/data port, audio jack and card slot covers are properly sealed, with no foreign objects obstructing the seals.
IP6X rating: The unit is protected to a point where test dust (a diameter of 75 μm or less) will not enter the unit even if the unit is churned for 8 hours inside a dust resistance testing tube.

Tough on the Job

When overtime is all the time, RUGG3 is the phone that outworks the rest. The workday doesn’t stop when the unexpected accident happens. RUGG3 won’t either. You can stay connected and productive in harsh working environments. Perfect for tough job environments big and small including construction, utilities, transportation, healthcare, public safety and more.

Resistant to dust, high temperatures and multiple 6ft drops onto concrete, you can trust the RUGG3 to stand up to the harshest environments.

  • Drop proof up to 1.8 Metres on any surface

Certified to MIL-STD-810G: 2008

The design of the RUGG3 phone meets the conditions of the tests DoD (United States Department of Defense) MIL-STD-810G:2008

Tested for:

• low pressure (altitude) test, method 500.5, procedure I
• humidity test, method 507.5
• solar radiation test, method 505.5 procedure II
• acidic atmosphere test, method 518.1

Other Features

With the powerful 1.3Ghz processor our phone is not only ready to handle the most extreme environments but any app you throw at it.  The 8GB internal memory provides enough space for all your favorite applications, maps, music or movies. The memory can be extended with a microSDHC card up to 64GB.

Not only is the screen bright and vibrant but extremely hardwearing and strong thanks to the toughened Gorilla Glass.  With our Rugged Smartphone say goodbye to shattered glass screens.

The RUGG3 rugged smartphone is equipped with a 8.0 megapixel camera with LED flash with support for High Dynamic Range (HDR), which in any lighting ensures high clarity and brightness of the images. You can record video in Full HD quality.

You can answer end calls with the front dedicated buttons, perfect for those who may have gloves or greasy fingers.  Side mounted buttons ensure comfortable volume control. Dedicated SOS button, you can set this up to call any number.

No Bloatware, Malware or Spyware!

Some phones come preloaded with useless apps that you cannot remove.  Worse still some foreign phones contain malware that severely affect your privacy. Ruggex rugged smartphones do not contain any bloatware or malware as verified by us with AVG and Avast.  With Ruggex phones you’ll always get a clean and fast O/S as google intended.

Technical Specifications


TypeSuperbright 4.0" IPS HD Screen
ProtectionGorilla Glass
Resolution540 x 640
Main / Rear8.0MP With LED Flash & Auto Focus
Video CaptureYes, 720p, 30fps
Expandable StorageMicroSD Memory Card slot (MAX 64GB)
Main Processor1.3Ghz Quad Core ARM CORTEX A7 MTK6582
GPUMali 400 3D Graphics
O/SAndroid 4.4 Kit Kat
Sim Card TypeSlot 1 - Standard Sim
Slot 2 - Standard Sim
IP RatingIP68 Certified
WaterproofUp to 1m for 60 mins
DustproofImpervious to dust
Drop / ShockUp to 1.8M (6 ft)
Military StandardMIL-SPEC 810G, for protection against dust, shock, vibration, temperature extremes, blowing rain, low pressure, solar radiation, salt fog, humidity and water immersion.
Video PlaybackH.264, AVI,RM/ RMVB,FLV,MPEG4, MKV WMV (1080p) Please note some video formats may need additional software downloaded from Google Play
Audio PlaybackMP3, WMA, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AAC, AAC+, eAAC, WAV, FLAC
Google PlayStoreOfficial English Playstore
Audio Jack3.5mm
Wi-Fi®802.11 b/g/n
USBmicro-USB 2.0, USB-OTG
USB Tethering for Data
GPSHardware GPS, aGPS
TypeRemovable Lithium Ion 2800mAh
Talk Time8-12 Approx Hours *(1)
Standby Time10 Days Approx *(1)
(Single Sim with Data, Bluetooth, WiFi disabled and brightness on lowest setting)
YESAdditional Features
VPN protocols
PPTP, L2TP/IPSec PSK, L2TP/IPSec RSA, IPSec Xauth PSK, IPSec Xauth RSA, IPSec Hybrid RSA
Supports comprehensive Exchange Active Sync functions
Our device works with the Mobile Device Management application that complies with Android standard I/F
SensorsProximity Sensor, Light Sensor, Gravity Sensor, Compass, and Accelerometer Sensor
OthersWet finger tracking
Glove Tracking *(2)
YESSize / Weight
Size140 x 76 x 17mm
1 Times will vary based on user settings, feature use, and network configuration.
2 Recognises touch input while wearing gloves up to 3mm thick. The material,
texture and thickness of the glove, as well as how it fits the hand will
impact performance. Individual results may vary.
* Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.
* Not all products may be available in your area.
* Google and Google logo, Android and Android logo, Google Play and Google Play logo, Google Voice Search and Google Voice Search logo, Chrome and Chrome logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Google Inc.
* The Bluetooth word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc.
* The microSD logo, microSDHC logo and microSDXC logo are trademarks of SD-3C, LLC.
* Wi-Fi® is a registered trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance.
* All other company names and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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