Samsung has unveiled Galaxy Xcover 3 which is expected to be showcased at the CeBIT trade show, that is scheduled between March 16 and 20 in Germany.
Sammy Hub claims that the Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 will be launched with a price EUR 275 (Roughly Rs. 18,000) and will be available to buy starting April.
The main highlight of the Galaxy Xcover 3 is it meets US MIL-STD 810G requirements for surviving adverse temperature, humidity, rain and altitude conditions. It is also dust-proof, shock- and water-resistant with IP67 certification and can survive being dipped in up to 1 metre water for up to 30 minutes with covers slightly closed.
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 comes with physical buttons for home, multi-tasking, and back button. It has also an “Xcover key” that turns on the flashlight, while a double tap on it opens the camera app.
The new Galaxy Xcover 3 rugged smartphone features a 4.5-inch WVGA (480×800 pixels) display and runs Android 4.4 KitKat OS, which is further upgrade-able to Android 5.0 Lollipop. It is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor and coupled with 1.5GB of RAM.
The 8GB of inbuilt storage of Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 is further expandable via microSD card. The 5-megapixel rear camera of the device supports underwater shooting mode and a 2-megapixel front camera are also on-board for selfies and video chatting.
Connectivity options in the Galaxy Xcover 3 include 4G LTE, GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC, and Micro-USB. Sammy Hub notes that it also includes Samsung Knox suite of mobile enterprise security solutions. It is 9.95 mm thick and weighs 154 grams. It is backed by a 2200mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 specifications
- 4.5-inch WVGA touch display
- 480×800 pixels resolution
- Android 4.4 KitKat OS, upgrade-able to Android 5.0 Lollipop
- 1.2GHz quad-core processor
- 1.5GB RAM / 8GB ROM
- 5-megapixel rear camera / 2-megapixel front camera
- 4G LTE, GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC, and Micro-USB
- 9.95 mm thickness / weighs 154 grams
- 2200mAh battery
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 is expected to come in black and white variant colours for EUR 275.