Samsung has unveiled its Samsung Galaxy XCover 3 smartphone. This handset is essentially the successor of Xcover 2 smartphone which was launched in 2013. The Xcover 3, just like its predecessor is rugged and can withstand extreme conditions. It is in line with MIL-STD 810G specification such that it can bear a fall of up to 1.2 meters and also complies with IP67 rating which means that the phone is dustproof and waterproof (up to 30 minutes in 1 meter of water).
As far as the specifications of the handset are concerned, the Galaxy Xcover 3 is powered by 1.2 GHz quad-core processor coupled with 1.5 GB of RAM and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat operating system which is said to be upgradable to Android Lollipop. It features a 4.5 inch display with 480 x 800 pixels resolution. On storage front, it houses 8 GB inbuilt storage which comes with microSD card support for further expandability.
Imaging department includes a 5 mega pixel camera on the rear which is capable of capturing images under water while there is also a 2 mega pixel front facing camera onboard for making video calls and capturing selfies. It packs a 2200 mAh battery. With just 9.95 mm thickness, it weighs 154 grams. On design front, the Xcover 3 features physical keys for home button, multitasking and back buttons so that the handset can be used in extreme conditions.
Features and Specifications of Samsung Galaxy XCover 3
- Processor: 1.2 GHz quad-core
- Operating System: Android 4.4 KiTKat (upgradable to Android Lollipop)
- Display: 4.5 inch (480 x 800 pixels resolution)
- RAM: 1.5 GB
- ROM: 8 GB (expandable via microSD card)
- Rear Camera: 5 mega pixel
- Front Camera: 2 mega pixel
- Battery: 2200 mAh
- Additional Features: MIL-STD 810G specification, IP67 rating
Price and Availability
There is no word on pricing and availability details of Samsung Galaxy XCover 3 rugged smartphone. However it is likely to be showcased at CeBIT event and will be available starting April 2015.
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