Samsung’s Xcover 5 has not been revealed but we already know everything about it.
Samsung has not yet made it official, but the WinFuture site has put everything online. This German media outlet has got into the habit of publishing everything early, especially when it comes to Samsung.
The Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 is not the most interesting information leak, nevertheless it is a smartphone for those who have a specific need: they want a smartphone that will withstand drops and water. . It thus has an American military certification (810G) in addition to the IP68.
Not characteristics that make you dream
If you were expecting a Galaxy S21 with a bigger shell, it’s missed. It has a 5.3-inch LCD screen with HD definition ie… 1480 x 720 pixels (310 dpi), the whole is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6.
Under the hood of the Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 is an octa-core Exynos 850 processor from 2019, whose Cortex-A55 cores reach a maximum clock frequency of 2.0 GHz. With 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory, these are really tiny specs. You also have a microSD slot if you want to expand the storage.
The Galaxy Xcover 5 also incorporates a 16-megapixel main camera with f / 1.8 aperture, as well as a 5-megapixel (f / 2.2) front camera. Wi-Fi 5, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC… and 4G +. The battery is removable, which is rare now with a capacity of 3000 mAh charged via USB-C with a maximum of 15 Watts. The OS used at the factory is Android 11.
It will be on sale very quickly at around 300 euros. As you can see, it is aimed at professionals who need specific robustness, such as construction trades.