If you’re in the market for a tough, attractive mid range android smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 might be of great interest to you.The Galaxy Xcover 3 is the third on the Samsung galaxy Xcover series best known for ruggedness which is lacking in other Sammy smartphones. As a successor to the Galaxy Xcover 2,the galaxy xcover 3 brings with it MIL-STD 810G certification and IP67 certification. simple explanation for that is that the new Samsung galaxy Xcover 3 is shockproof when dropped from up to 1.2 meters , water and dust resistant for up to 30 minutes in a meter of water.
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The Samsung galaxy Xcover 3 with model number SM-G388F comes in with a 4.8-inch display with a display resolution of 800 x 480. It’s powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Marvell PXA1908 and backed by 1.5GB of RAM.The internal storage capacity stands at 8GB and it is expandable via microSD slot as Sammy has always been good about that except for its omission from its Latest Galaxy S6 and galaxy S6 edge. Chiefly in charge of photography is a 5MP snapper on the back along with a 2MP front facing sensor.
The phones is very “rugged” and heavy with a weight of 154g ,thickness of 9.95mm , runs Android 4.4 out of the box,with planned upgrade to Android 5.0 Lollipop and powered by 2200mAh battery.Connectivity options included with Galaxy XCover 3 are Bluetooth 4.0, Wifi, 3G, 4G LTE Cat.4, NFC, GPS/A-GPS, and GLONASS.
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 Specs:
- 4.5-inch display
- WVGA (800x480p) resolution
- 1.2 GHz Quad-core processor
- 1.5 GB RAM
- 8 GB internal storage
- microSD expansion
- 5 MP camera with underwater capture ability
- 2 MP front-facing camera
- Android 4.4 KitKat (5.0 Lollipop coming)
- 2200 mAh battery
- LTE, GPS, Altimeter, compass
- MIL-STD 810G and IP67 certification
Pricing & Availability
The Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 will make it first appearance at CeBIT and will release in April for a price of around 275 euros.