After by chance leaking it by itself Finnish web site, Samsung has now gone official with its newest rugged smartphone. Known as the Galaxy XCover Professional, the telephone is constructed like a tank and is primarily meant for discipline employees and enterprises. It can go on sale for $499 in america someday within the first half of 2020. Particular person prospects will be capable of purchase the Galaxy XCover Professional as properly from Samsung’s web site for a similar value.
Being a rugged system, the Samsung Galaxy XCover Professional’s headlining characteristic is its thick exterior that’s designed to resist falls (of as much as 5 ft) and different damages an everyday glass telephone received’t possible survive. It’s IP68 mud and water resistant and likewise MIL-STD 810G licensed which basically means it received’t die on you in excessive environments of excessive temperatures, altitudes, and extra.
The opposite spotlight that helps the Galaxy XCover Professional stand out is its detachable battery. You may swap out the telephone’s hefty four,050mAh battery for a brand new pack (that’s offered individually) while you don’t have a charger or outlet round similar to the nice ol’ days. As well as, it helps 15W fast-charging over a USB Sort-C port.
What’s extra, the Samsung Galaxy XCover Professional encompasses a set of pogo pins for straight plugging in a spread of exterior equipment like card readers, scanners, and extra. It’s EMV Degree 1 licensed permitting companies to make use of it as a point-of-sale terminal for accepting funds from NFC-equipped bank cards, telephones, and watches.
Beneath the hood, the Samsung Galaxy XCover Professional provides a regular set of mid-range specs. There’s a 6.Three-inch 1080p display (that you may function with gloves in addition to moist fingers), a 2GHz octa-core Samsung Exynos 9611 chipset, Android 10, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of onboard storage that may be expanded by way of a MicroSD card.
There are two cameras on the again — a major 25-megapixel sensor and a secondary Eight-megapixel shooter. On the entrance, you’ll discover a 13-megapixel selfie digital camera as properly. Plus, a fingerprint sensor is out there on the aspect housed underneath the facility key. The telephone even comes outfitted with two programmable keys, none of that are sure by default to the corporate’s digital assistant, Bixby.