Splash in water, tough with the wind, raked not to break – Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3

Source:Sammobile.com
Source:Sammobile.com

Samsung has announced the Galaxy Xcover 3 rugged smartphone in the Xcover series. It is water resistant to a depth of one meter for up to 30 minutes with IP67 certification and dust proof.

Unlike the Xcover 2, the Xcover 3 is also MIL-STD 810G-certified, capable of withstanding very high or very low temperatures, and survive drops with ease to withstand a fall of up to 1.2 meters.

The Sturdy Body

Tipping the scales at 154 grams, and measuring less than 10 mm thick, the Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 is certainly robust.  It sports an overall retro vibe, with a trio of Galaxy S5 Active-like physical buttons, sharp edges and reinforced chassis.

It also runs Android 4.4 KitKat out the box, with a 5.0 Lollipop update on the way, and offers 8 GB internal storage space, as well as microSD support. It also comes with a dedicated  Xcover Key to enable LED flash or launch camera and hardware buttons for home, menu and back. It also has Knox 2.2 offering better security in corporate sector.

Source:gadgetndtv
Source:gadgetndtv

The handset is expected to be showcased at the CeBIT trade show scheduled between March 16 and 20 in Germany. According to Sammy Hub the Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 will be launched at a price of EUR 275 and will be available to buy starting April.

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 Specifications

  • 5-inch (480 × 800 pixels) PLS TFT display
  • 2 GHz quad-core processor
  • 5GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, expandable up to 64GB with microSD
  • Android 4.4 (KitKat) OS, upgradable to Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
  • Dust and Waterproof – IP67 Certified, US Military Standard MIL-STD 810G
  • 95mm thick and weighs 154 grams
  • 5MP camera with LED Flash
  • 2MP secondary camera
  • 4G LTE / 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/GLONASS, NFC
  • 2,200mAh battery
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