Samsung Mobile announced another phone from its famous Galaxy series, called the Galaxy Xcover. The Galaxy Xcover is the first Android rugged phone from Samsung, which boasts of a scratch resistant screen and also water resistant which can go for a dive in a 1 metre deep water for about 30 minutes.

The phone runs on the latest version of the Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system, and also features a 32. megapixel camera, WIFi, Bluetooth, GPS, HSDPA support. The comes with a special casing in order to resist against dust, dirt, water, etc.

Check out the complete specifications of the new rugged phone from Samsung.

Samsung Galaxy Xcover Specifications

  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS
  • 122mmx66mmx12mm
  •  Weight: 116g
  • GSM 850/900/1800/1900
  • UMTS 900/2100
  • 3.65 inch Capacitive multi-touch screen
  • Gorilla Glass
  • 512MB RAM
  • 800Mhz processor
  • 150MB internal memory
  • MicroSD slot (expandable upto 32GB)
  • 3.2 megapixel camera with LED flash
  • Geo tagging
  • USB 2.0
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP
  • 3G
  • GPRS/EDGE
  • GPS
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • Document viewer
  • Digital compass
  • Water resistant
  • Shock resistant
  • Dust and dirt resistant
  • IP67 certified casing
  • Battery: 1500mAh Li-ion

There has been no information regarding the pricing of the Galaxy Xcover, but we are expecting it to be in the range of € 250 (US$ 355 approx). The phone is expected to start shipping from October 30, 2011 in Germany.

Venkatesh Atluri
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