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Samsung Galaxy XCover 5

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy XCover 5
Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 (Galaxy XCover Series)
Processor
Samsung Exynos 850 8 x - 2 GHz, Cortex-A55
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
Display
5.30 inch 18:9, 1480 x 720 pixel 311 PPI, capacitive, PLS, glossy: yes, 60 Hz
Storage
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
, 50 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5-mm audio jack, Card Reader: microSD cards up to 1 TB, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: anemometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, compass
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0, 2G (850/​900/​1800/​1900), 3G (B1/​B2/​B4/​B5/​B8), 4G (B1/​B2/​B3/​B4/​B5/​B7/​B8/​B12/​B17/​B20/​B26/​B28/​B38/​B40/​B41/​B66) , Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.2 x 147.1 x 71.6 ( = 0.36 x 5.79 x 2.82 in)
Battery
3000 mAh Lithium-Ion, removeable
Charging
fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 11
Camera
Primary Camera: 16 MPix f/​1.8, phase detection auto-focus, dual-LED flash, video recording at 1080p/​30fps
Secondary Camera: 5 MPix f/​2.2
Additional features
Speakers: mono-speaker, Keyboard: virtual, charger, USB cable, 24 Months Warranty, IP68-certified, MIL-STD-810G-certified; SAR: 0.699W/​kg (head), 1.272W/​kg (body), fanless, ruggedized, waterproof
Weight
172 g ( = 6.07 oz / 0.38 pounds), Power Supply: 55 g ( = 1.94 oz / 0.12 pounds)
Price
299 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 72.15% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 30%, features: 44%, display: 82% mobility: 89%, workmanship: 78%, ergonomy: 76%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy XCover 5

74.3% Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 Smartphone Review - Small improvements for the rugged smartphone | Notebookcheck
The Galaxy XCover 5 from Samsung offers an IP certification once again. The replaceable battery is back and the price is attractive. So is it the best it has ever been?
70% Kleines Outdoor-Handy mit Wechselakku für 260 Euro
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/11/2021
Rating: Total score: 70%

Comment

ARM Mali-G52 MP2: Integrated mid range graphics card with 1 clusters. ARM states that the G52 series is 30% faster and 15% more efficient compared to the G51 series on the same process node. The MC1 / MP1 variant is the smallest version.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Exynos 850: Mid range octa core SoC with 8 small and power efficient ARM Cortex-A55 cores that can clock up to 2 GHz. Furthermore, the SoC integrates a LTE Cat 7 (300 Mbit/s download) modem and WiFi-5 (ac). » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


5.30":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.172 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

In 2015 and 2016, Samsung had a market share of around 24-25% in the global smartphone market and was undisputed market leader. In the laptop sector, Samsung is on the 8th place in the global manufacturer rankings from 2014-2016 with 1.7-2.7%.

 

In 2016 Samsung slipped into a crisis due to exploding smartphone batteries and a failed recall action.


72.15%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2021-05-25 (Update: 2021-05-25)