This is the Samsung Galaxy XCover FieldPro rugged phone, which was recently launched with MIL-STD-810G1, IP682 certifications, Samsung Knox security platform, and Push-to-Talk connectivity etc.
Well, the Galaxy XCover FieldPro rugged phone is the company’s latest rugged phones lineups, especially the XCover family series. Recall, we already had the Galaxy Tab Active 2 rugged tablet lineups.
Tho, the pricing and availability is still unknown. As the company is yet to announce the costs. Anyways, the rugged phone arrives with bunch of other impressive specs and features, especially for government purposes.
Samsung Galaxy XCover FieldPro Specs
*. Display: 5.1-inch QHD 16:9 aspect ratio (2560 x 1440 pixel) display
*. Dimensions: 158.5 x 80.7 x 14.2mm
*. Weight: 256g
*. Fingerprint Sensor: YES
*. Processor: 2.7GHz/1.7GHz Octa-core Samsung Exynos 9810 processor
*. RAM: 4GB RAM
*. Storage: 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 512GB with microSD
*. OS: Android 8 (Oreo)
– Back camera: 12-megapixels auto focus rear camera with dual aperture
– Front camera: 8-megapixels selfie camera lens
*. IP68 certification for dust and water resistance, Anti-shock, MIL-STD-810G certification
*. Network and connectivity: USB 2.0 Type C, 3.5pi Audio, Pogo Pin, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz+5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS / GLONASS, NFC, USB 2.0 Type C
*. Sensors: Accelerometer, Fingerprint sensor, Gyro sensor, Geomagnetic sensor, Proximity sensor, and RGB light sensor
*. Battery: 4,500mAh removable battery capacity with a replaceable battery
The Samsung Galaxy XCover FieldPro comes with a 5.1-inch QHD display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels, and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor scanner.
Comes with MIL-STD-810G and IP68 certifications, which allows the device to survive adverse conditions and hard shocks. Even self, it can go under 1.5m (5ft) of water for half an hour.
Features a single back camera lens, which is the 12-megapixels auto focus rear camera with dual aperture, with triple rear LED flash and single 8-megapixels selfie camera lens.
It is powered by Exynos 9810 Octa-Core CPU paired with 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage. Thankfully, the rugged phone can be expanded up to 512GB via microSD card slot.
Samsung plastered a Android Oreo OS on the rugged phone out of the box, but the company promised an upgrade to Android 10 in the near future and 3 years of security updates -Android O / Support OS upgrade to Android Q.
Sports a dedicated physical push-to-talk and emergency request buttons, which can be set to send location data or alerts and can be activated whether wearing gloves or in adverse weather conditions.
The device is also Band 14- enabled for dedicated emergency response communications. It comes with a Samsung Knox security platform, which is usable by the federal government, based on standards set by the National Information Assurance Partnership.
Under the hood, the rugged phone is backed by a 4500mAh battery capacity with POGO pin charging and it also ships with an extra battery and is field replaceable.