From time to time, Samsung launches a rugged smartphone with specifications intended for lovers of outdoor experiences. This time is the turn of the Samsung Galaxy XCover 4, a very robust device and designed for a very specific audience. Able to withstand not only violent shocks, water and dust. Thanks to the MIL-STD 810G 810G certification, in fact, the device also supports high temperatures and solar radiation.
If the protective case is its main feature, the internal specifications are no exception, on a good level. The Galaxy Xcover 4 is equipped with a 4.99-inch HD display that has a resolution of 720 x 1,280 pixels and up to 2 GB of RAM. It also integrates the new quad-core processor Samsung Exynos 7570 at 1.4 GHz. As for the other technical specifications, the device has a storage space of 16 GB, expandable up to 256 GB using microSD.
Ruggedness and good specifications
It also includes a 2,800 mAh battery and Android 7.0 Nougat operating system. Intended for a very specific audience, the screen is able to detect the touches even if the user uses gloves, allowing their use even in environments that require protection. The IP68 certification confirms resistance to water and dust.
Continuing with other characteristics, we find that this cell phone presents a very interesting photographic section. A 13 megapixels sensor for the rear with LED flash and 5 megapixels for the front camera. The new Asian device also integrates NFC networks and is compatible with the standard 4G LTE. Samsung has also taken into account the security of your device, so the Samsung Knox 2.7 has been installed.
Price and release date
The Samsung device, unveiled at the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, will hit stores within weeks. As for the price, it will be available from April at a price of € 259.