Samsung announces Galaxy Xcover rugged Android phone

Samsung has announced a new addition to its Galaxy series today in the form of rugged Xcover. Samsung Galaxy Xcover will be available in Germany starting this October, while there is no word on availability elsewhere.

The smartphone should not priced very high considering the features, which include Android 2.3, 3.65 inch scratch resistant tempered glass display, 3.2 MP camera, WiFi, GPS, and 800 MHz processor.

Xcover is dust resistant, can withstand accidental drops and one meter water for up to 30 minutes.

Full Specs:

  • Quad-band GSM
  • Dual-band UMTS / HSDPA
  • 9.2 cm (3.6 inches) capacitive touch screen
  • 800 MHz processor
  • 150 MB internal memory
  • microSD cards up to 32 GB
  • GPS
  • 3.2-megapixel camera
  • VGA front camera for video telephony
  • WLAN 802.11 b / g / n
  • Bluetooth 3.0
  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread with Samsung’s TouchWiz interface


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4 thoughts on “Samsung announces Galaxy Xcover rugged Android phone


    (August 12, 2011 - 10:59 pm)

    But that could be the light sensor as well……even if I had missed it (I hadn’t), do you think the folks at gsmarena have missed it as well??


    (August 11, 2011 - 12:11 pm)

    I does have a front camera. Just take a closer look at the top right of the image and you will see a lens there.


    (August 10, 2011 - 8:57 pm)

    VGA front camera, really?? Your source doesn’t say it has front cam, or did I miss something??


    (August 10, 2011 - 7:55 pm)

    can this be able to play flash video on the browser ? it should , but may not , depends upon samsungs mentality . cuz moto defy can , so this should be …

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