Samsung has announced Galaxy Xcover 4, it latest rugged smartphone and the successor of the Galaxy Xcover 3 that was introduced back in 2015. It packs a 4.99-inch HD (720p) sensitive touch display that works even when you are using the phone with gloves. It is powered by a Exynos 7570 14nm Quad-core processor coupled with 2GB of RAM, 16GB of expandable internal memory and runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat). It features a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and 5-megapixel camera on the front.
It has IP68 water and dust resistance certification (to a depth of 1.5 meter for up to 30 minutes), comes with US Military Standard MIL-STD 810G to work in extreme high and low temperatures while being able to withstand intense sunlight, salt water mist, mechanical shocks and vibrations, and also features hardware buttons.
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4 specifications:
- 4.99-inch HD (1280 × 720 pixels) TFT display
- Exynos 7570 14nm SoC with 1.4GHz Quad-core CPU
- Mali-T720 GPU
- 2GB RAM
- 16GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via microSD card
- Android 7.0 (Nougat)
- Single SIM
- 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G GPRS/EDGE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, GPS/ GLONASS, microUSB 2.0, 3.5mm audio jack
- 13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture, 1080p video recording
- 5MP front camera
- Dust and Water resistance – IP68 Certified
- US Military Standard – MIL-STD 810G
- 2800mAh battery
- Weight: 172 grams
- Color: Black
The Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4 is priced at 259 Euros (US$ 272 / Rs. 18,200 approx) and will be available from April in Europe.