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Samsung Galaxy XCover6 Pro with 5G connectivity unveiled: Specs & Price

Samsung has officially launched its latest rugged smartphone called Galaxy XCover6 Pro. The Samsung Galaxy XCover6 Pro supports 5G connectivity and is as rugged as it can be. It features a removable battery, a 6.6-inch PLS LCD with FHD+ resolution, and a mid-range chipset.

Samsung Galaxy XCover6 Pro launched

The Galaxy XCover6 is a rugged and well-kitted smartphone. It has a 120Hz display refresh rate, increased touch sensitivity, and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus+ protection. The phone can be operated with wet hands or when putting on a glove. It is rated IP68 for water and dust resistance, together with the MIL-810H industrial standard.

 

The Galaxy XCover6 Pro is powered by the Snapdragon 788G chipset and offers 5G connectivity. It also supports Wi-Fi 6E wireless connectivity and weighs 235g.

Samsung Galaxy XCover6 Pro rugged smartphone specs

The camera setup of the XCover6 Pro includes a 50MP main camera, an 8MP ultra-wide sensor, and a 13MP selfie shooter. The selfie camera is located behind the waterdrop notch in the front. The RAM/ internal storage configuration of the Galaxy XCover6 Pro is 6GB/128GB. The internal storage is expandable via the microSD slot.

The Galaxy XCover6 Pro has a 4,050mAh removable battery which can be easily swapped. Up to 15W fast charging is supported for the Galaxy XCover6 Pro. The package does not include a charger for the smartphone, but a USC-C cable is included.

There is a programmable push-to-talk button on the smartphone. The Galaxy XCover6 Pro will run on Android 12 together with OneUI. The phone comes with an improved speaker system and Samsung Dex.

Samsung Galaxy XCover6 Pro with gloves

Samsung Galaxy XCover6 Pro Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only)
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G bands: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66
  • 5G bands: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 78 SA/NSA
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G

Launch

  • Announced: 2022, June 29
  • Status: Exp. release 2022, July

Design

  • Dimensions: 168.8 x 79.9 x 9.9 mm (6.65 x 3.15 x 0.39 in)
  • Weight: 235 g (8.29 oz)
  • SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 35 mins)
  • Drop-to-concrete resistance from up to 1.5 m
  • MIL-STD-810H compliant – note: this does not guarantee ruggedness or use in extreme conditions

Display

  • Type: PLS LCD, 120Hz
  • Size: 6.6 inches, 104.9 cm2 (~77.8% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2408 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~400 ppi density)
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass Victus+

Operating System

  • Android 12, One UI 4.1

Hardware

  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM7325 Snapdragon 778G 5G (6 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×2.4 GHz Kryo 670 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 670)
  • GPU: Adreno 642L
  • Memory Card slot: microSDXC (dedicated slot)
  • Internal: 128GB 6GB RAM

Cameras

  • Main Camera: Dual
    • 50 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF
    • 8 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
  • Features: Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Video: 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 13 MP, f/2.2, (wide), 1/3.1″, 1.12µm
  • Features: HDR
  • Video: 1080p@30fps

Multimedia

  • Radio: Unspecified
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes

Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/mc/6e, tri-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.2, A2DP, LE
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
  • NFC: Yes
  • USB: USB Type-C 3.2, charging connector pins

Features

  • Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
  • Samsung DeX support

Battery

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 4050 mAh, removable
  • Charging: Fast charging 15W

Samsung Galaxy XCover6 Pro Price and Availability

Samsung Galaxy XCover6 Pro

Samsung is yet to reveal the price of the XCover6 Pro but the phone is rumored to be priced around €600 (~$626). The Galaxy XCover6 Pro will be available starting July 2022 in select markets across Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, with availability expanding to other regions at a later date.

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