Summary: I'm not entirely sure what to say about the Motorola Brute. On the one hand, it's the most durable "rugged phone" I've ever tested and on the other hand, it was glitchy, froze up and eventually bricked itself. I'm going to say that the actual "bricking" was an isolated incident that will not happen to every one of these devices; however, I can't excuse the glitchy-ness of it since that was the case with both of the phones that were sent to me.
Pros: Extremely durable; Direct Connect; useful features for those who work or spend a lot of time outdoors.
Cons: Glitchy; high price; iDEN device (iDEN will be