Samsung unveils Galaxy Xcover 3 rugged smartphone

Samsung unveils Galaxy Xcover 3 rugged smartphone

The rumored rugged Samsung Galaxy S6 Active smartphone has been in the news a lot in the past few days and while people speculate what the device will have under the hood Samsung has quietly presented a new rugged smartphone under the Galaxy Xcover 3 brand name. The new smartphone fully meets the requirements of the US MIL-STD 810G military standard and can survive drops from 1.2 meters (4 feet). Furthermore the Galaxy Xcover 3 meets all IP67 requirements, which means it can survive 30 minutes under water (maximum depth 1 meter or 3.3 feet) and has resistance against dirt, dust and, of course, water.

The Galaxy Xcover 3 has a 4.8-inch sensor IPS display at WVGA resolution (800 x 480 pixels), a 64-bit quad-core Armada PXA1908 processor at 1.2 GHz (ARM Cortex-A53), on-chip Vivante GC7000UL graphics, 1.5 GB of RAM, 8 GB of internal memory, a microSD card slot for expansion, one rear 5 MP camera and another 2 MP front camera, support for LTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC, a GPS receiver and various sensors. The device is powered by a 2200 mAh battery.

The Galaxy Xcover 3 currently runs Android 4.4 KitKat but it will soon be updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop.

Source: Samsung

Related posts

USB with new power delivery specification for faster battery charging

The USB 3.0 Promoter Group has announced that has started developing of a a new power delivery specification which will enable delivery of more power via the familiar USB connectors and cables - up to 100W, which means faster charging for your devices. The new forthcoming specification will...

Samsung and Toshiba To Develop Advanced High-Performance NAND Flash Memory

Samsung Electronics and Toshiba Corporation today announced a double data rate (DDR) NAND Flash Memory with a 400 megabit per second interface, toggle DDR 2.0. This advanced and high-performance NAND memory is expected to be of benefit for mobile and consumer electronics applications which...

Restoring muscle cars can be easy. Here’s how it’s done!

Restoring muscle cars can be easy. Here's how it's done!

Classic Muscle Cars That Are Easy to Restore It’s a dream for many gearheads: find a nice example of a neglected American muscle car and lovingly restore it. Have you been thinking about it? Well, you will be pleased to know that the process has gotten far easier over the years. Today at your...

Leave a comment