The way I see it, there are really only 3 types of people who need rugged phones:
Do any of those (#3) sound like you? The new Nokia 3720 Classic might be perfect for you.
Launching later this summer at right around $175 bucks (€125), the 3720 Classic is spec’d to handle water, dust, vibration, and drunken, verbal beratings. Like all beat’em-up phones, it’s pretty simple hardware: 2.2″ screen, 2 megapixel camera, microSD support, and an LED flashlight thrown in for good measure. So go ahead: Drink up, throw it at a wall, and see what happens. Take pictures.