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Ruggear partners with Compunation Technology to lead the charge for the rise of rugged smartphones 

KUALA LUMPUR, 25 OCTOBER 2017 – RugGear, the new generation of smartphones for rugged personal and work lifestyles, has arrived in Malaysia!

Compunation Technology Sdn Bhd, which has been newly appointed sole distributor, is optimistic of good market response as RugGear fills the growing void of unfulfilled demands in Malaysia which has become a primarily outdoor adventure sporting and active lifestyle nation.

The RugGear range of smartphones, created

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Why Rugged Phones are THE BEST choice for Construction Workers

People working in the building industry push their limits, both mentally and physically every day. Their mission is demanding, challenging and very often risky. Communication is vital and the way it’s handled is even more important. A regular smartphone, for instance, would just be another worry added to their task list.

That’s why rugged phones are the only devices built to take all their specific industry need into consideration.

Construction workers need phones that can take a beating, can be operated with

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Every day water damages more than 100,000 Smartphones

According to a recent study completed by International Data Corporation (IDC) in Western Europe*:

More than 100,000 smartphones get damaged by liquids every day.
Accidental Damage is responsible for 95% of smartphone failures.
Droppings on the floor and water submersion are 2 of the most common causes of smartphone damage.

On these grounds, water-resistant smartphones have become a fast-growing segment, for end users, phone manufacturers, carriers, and retailers. The interest for non-water resistant smartphones has declined 17%, while the sales of smartphones that offer

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RugGear exhibits PTT-enabled devices at MWC Americas 2017, in San Francisco

Visit the RugGear booth between 12-14 September to test the newest outdoor mobile phones

San Francisco, September 2017 – RugGear, the world’s top manufacturer of rugged outdoor mobile phones and tablets is pleased to announce its participation at MWC Americas 2017. The company is joining other top 1000 businesses that will display their best up-to-date technologies and the most ground-breaking products available in the mobile ecosystem.

Visitors and delegates will have the opportunity to discuss with the RugGear team about

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MWC Americas 2017: San Francisco – global capital of the Mobile industry from 12 to14 September

MWC Americas is a world-leading conference and exhibition of the Mobile industry. It also features a wide series of seminars, events and learning occasions designed to educate and enliven attendees’ enthusiasm regarding the newest trends in the tech and mobile environment.

Experience the mobile ecosystem at its best!

For people interested in the mobile ecosystem, personal data, mobile apps, gaming, connected living, and digital commerce, MWC Americas is undoubtedly a can’t-miss event.

The GSMA embodies the interests of almost 800 mobile operators from

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Why is SAR important when you choose a mobile phone?

What is SAR?
Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) measures the rate of RF (radio-frequency) energy emitted by a source (such as mobile devices) and absorbed by the human body.
In other words, the SAR level indicates the amount of radiation your head and body are exposed to when using your phone.

For instance, if the phone you’re interested in has the following ratings:
SAR (head) 0.099 W/kg (GSM1800)
SAR (body – worn) 0.301 W/kg (GSM900)
This means your head’s radiation absorption is 0.099 W/kg and body radiation

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Which one to choose: Rugged or Consumer Smartphone?

For companies, particularly industrial enterprises, deciding between rugged or consumer smartphones for their staff can be narrowed down to three main points:
1. Total Cost of Ownership
Looking beyond the purchase and project the usage onto a few years. It’s actually the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) we’re talking about. Consumer smartphones might be less expensive than their rugged counterparts, but they cost industrial organizations a lot due to common failure, shorter lifespan, and an increased risk of being stolen or damaged

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Rugged phone casing vs. Rugged phones

How to protect your phone: the difference between a rugged case and a rugged phone

If you’re one of those who considers their phone one of their most valued possessions, you’re probably aware of all the accidents that can happen to it – falls, scratches, scuffs. Mobile phones are fragile and for the sake of the dynamic lives we’re living, the wisest thing is to try and protect them before it’s too late.

One of the first decision you need to make

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RugGear launches RG160 PRO in Singapore

The new RugGear phone that supports Push-To-Talk for group communication is now available in Singapore

Singapore, June, 2017 – RugGear, the world’s top producer of rugged outdoor mobile phones launches RG160 PRO, the most recent rugged phone from the brand’s portfolio, with functional basic equipment and smartphone functions.

Designed in Germany, RG160 PRO guarantees one of the highest levels of protection against falls, vibration, humidity, air pressure and extreme temperature variations.

“RugGear RG160 PRO is an interesting mix of robustness, basic functionality and the

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The major trends expected on the rugged phones market

For companies whose staff rely on rugged phones, this is major news. According to a recent article published by Field Technologies Magazine, based on data released earlier this year by VDC Research, we’re facing four key shifts in the rugged handheld devices space.

Where are we now?

The global rugged smartphone market is currently estimated at over $5 billion and expected to reach a Compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of about 16% by 2018 (translated into 9.9 million units).

“Rugged handheld electronics” is one

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