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

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