Samsung Announces Galaxy XCover 5 Smartphone Built for Tough Environments
Samsung today announced the new Galaxy XCover 5, a rugged yet sophisticated device designed to handle demanding jobs while meeting the needs of an increasingly mobile workforce. Engineered for the field and factory, the Galaxy XCover 5 combines durability with comfort and rugged enough to withstand tough work environments. The Galaxy XCover 5 comes equipped with a single 16MP (F1.8) rear camera that provides impeccable sharpness making it effortless to capture professional-grade images and videos.
The Live Focus feature allows the subject of your shot to stand out and the 5MP (F2.2) front camera is ideal for video conferencing. Enhanced shock absorption enables the Galaxy XCover 5 to withstand drops of up to 1.5 meters. Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 is IP68-rated dust and water resistance. The Glove Touch feature increases touch sensitivity allowing users to operate the device while wearing gloves for quick and convenient use.
The Galaxy XCover 5’s hardware is protected by Samsung Knox, Samsung’s defense-grade security platform offering true end-to-end protection with security embedded across every single layer of the device, from the chip all the way up to the apps. Equipped with the powerful Exynos 850 processor, 4GB RAM and up to 64GB internal storage, the Galaxy XCover 5 has the power to keep up with the stringent demands of your business. The long-lasting, replaceable 3,000mAh battery supports fast charging through USB and POGO pins.
The Galaxy XCover 5 is also enhanced with unique partner-enabled mobility solutions for use in a wide range of business scenarios, including the ability to integrate the walkie talkie function in Microsoft Teams. The push-to-talk function allows users to stay in contact with anyone throughout the day with a simple push of a button.
The LED flashlight on the rear of the phone next to the camera can be used like a torch light. Galaxy XCover 5 also comes equipped with an NFC chip allowing the phone to be used as a wallet or transportation card. The new Galaxy XCover 5 will be available starting March 2021, including but not limited to select markets in Asia, Europe and Latin America, with availability expanding to other regions at a later date.