Updated on April 2, 2024


Created on July 9, 2017

RugGear RG740

The RG740 fuses elegant design with powerful durability. RG740 is made with IP68 water, dust and drop resistance and PTT (Push-to-talk) functionality.

Developed By
  1. RugGear
Tested By
  • RugGear
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Product Description

RugGear has a line of ruggedized Android phones designed to withstand harsh work environments. The phones are designed to be water, dust and shock resistant. All of their phones meet IP68 and MIL-STD 810G Rating. The phones also include dedicated SOS and push to talk buttons.

Target SDGs

SDG 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

Market Suggested Retail Price


Target Users (Target Impact Group)

Household, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

Distributors / Implementing Organizations


Competitive Landscape

Direct competitors include Sonim XP5.

Manufacturing/Building Method

RugGear is manufactured in China by Shenzhen Bao Er Aidi Technology

Intellectural Property Type


User Provision Model

The phones are sold as unlocked devices directly from the manufacturer and a number of online retailers. There are a large number of GSM carriers that support RugGear phones. Mobile World live has a mapping service to determine GSM/LTE coverage in your area.

Distributions to Date Status


Design Specifications

RugGear phones are designed to be IP68 certified waterproof and MIL- 810G for durability, dust, humidity, etc. All of their phones, even the feature phones, utilize Android OS.

Product Schematics

Technical Support

Provided by RugGear

Replacement Components

Batteries and chargers are available at the RugGear support site


RugGear provides a 1 year warranty The general life cycle of a mobile phone is 1-4 years

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

To build a rugged phone that will stand up in the harshest work environments and still provide up to date hardware. They also support worker safety with SOS and Lone worker solutions.

Vetted Performance Status

RugGear has tested the phones to meet IP68 and MIL-STD 810G standards: Data sheet


Depending on the areas that you are working in, RugGear has a number of partners that offer SOS/Lone worker services that you can subscribe to.

Complementary Technical Systems

RugGear has several accessories available

Academic Research and References


Compliance with regulations

RugGear complies with all local frequency spectrum regulations as well as RoHS: RG 740

Evaluation methods

Internal testing.

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