Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 rugged Jelly Bean droid goes official

25 January, 2013 | Comments (31) | Post your comment

Samsung just announced the Galaxy Xcover 2, an IP67-certified Android phone. It improves an all the specs of its predecessor, from a bigger screen to a more powerful processor.

The Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 has a 4” WVGA TFT screen, dual-core 1GHz processor, 1GB of RAM and runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with Samsung’s TouchWiz customizations. The 5MP main camera can shoot 720p video and there’s a dedicated shutter key, plus a front-facing VGA camera.



The Galaxy Xcover 2 measures 130.5 x 67.7 x 12 mm, bigger than its predecessor, and it’s heavier too, at 149g. It has a 1,700mAh battery that’s secured into place by a special lock.

On the connectivity side, there’s 3G with 14.4Mbps HSDPA and 5.76Mbps HSUPA, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS + GLONASS. The Galaxy Xcover 2 packs 4GB of built-in memory and a microSD card slot.

The official press release is mum on details like launch dates and prices, but Swedish site CDON already has the Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 on pre-order for 2,690 Swedish krona ($415, €310). The estimated shipping date is February 21 (the leaked roadmap also pointed to a February release).

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Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 rugged Jelly Bean droid goes official - reader comments

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an most of the are crap. take a look fir xperia go and broken display. i know 2 guys with broken glass after falling down on a carped from 50cm !

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  • 2013-03-15 12:53
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  • Anonymous

will it be available in Britain?

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  • 2013-03-03 20:16
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  • Fred

What type of soc have this phone?

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  • 2013-01-27 21:45
  • 35pk