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Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 (Galaxy XCover Series)
Processor
Marvell Armada PXA1908 4 x 1.2 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
Memory
1536 MB 
Display
4.50 inch 5:3, 800 x 480 pixel, Kapazitiv, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
8 GB eMMC Flash, 8 GB 
, 5.2 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3,5mm-Audiokombiport, Card Reader: microSD bis 64GB, Sensors: Bewegungssensor, Annäherungssensor, Kompass, NFC, A-GPS, GLONASS, UKW-Radio
Networking
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.0, GSM-Quadband (850/900/1800/1900), UMTS, LTE-Hexaband (800/850/900/1800/2100/2600)
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.95 x 132.9 x 70.1 ( = 0.39 x 5.23 x 2.76 in)
Battery
8 Wh Lithium-Ion, 2.200 mAh, 3,85 Volt, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 85 h
Operating System
Android 4.4 KitKat
Camera
Webcam: 2.0MP (vorne); 5.0MP, AF, LED-Blitz, Videos @1080p/30fps (hinten)
Additional features
Speakers: Lautsprecher an der Rückseite, Keyboard: virtuelles Keyboard, 24 Months Warranty, IP67-zertifiziert, MIL-STD-810G-zertifiziert
Weight
154 g ( = 5.43 oz / 0.34 pounds), Power Supply: 47 g ( = 1.66 oz / 0.1 pounds)
Price
219 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 76.43% - good
Average of 7 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: 100%, performance: - %, features: 78%, display: 100% mobility: 85%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3

86% Outdoor-Galaxy
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/23/2015
Rating: Total score: 86% price: 100% features: 70% display: 100% mobility: 100%
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3
Source: Tom's Hardware German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/10/2015
89% Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3
Source: SFT - Heft 7/2015 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 06/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 89%
78% Galaxy Xcover 3
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/21/2015
Rating: Total score: 78% features: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
85% Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 im Test
Source: Mobicroco German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/20/2015
Rating: Total score: 85% features: 85% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 80%
50% Samsung Galaxy XCover 3
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/07/2015
Rating: Total score: 50%
66% Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3
Source: Telecom Handel - Heft 10/2015 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 66%
81% Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3
Source: Areamobile - Heft 5/2015 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 81%

Comment

Model: The Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 is an Android smartphone which runs on Android OS KitKat. The feature that stands out on this device is the water and dust resistant capability. It is IP67 certified and thus dust and water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes. On top of that, it is also meets the MIL-STD-810G military standards, which cover resistance against salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock. The 4.5 inch capacitive touchscreen displays at 480 x 800 pixels. This Xcover 3 model features a 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 quad core processor and 1.5 GB of RAM. There is only 8 GB of internal storage, but the storage capacity is expandable up to 32GB through the micro SD card slot.

The 5 MP rear camera shoots at 2592 x 1844 pixels and records at 1080p @ 30fps, while the 2 MP front facing camera is ideal for self-shots. There is only one color available, which is gray. With all the body protection, this device weighs in at 154 grams and has a maximum thickness of 10 mm. A 2200 mAh battery should be able to last a whole work day. In conclusion, the Galaxy Xcover 3 is a tough smartphone which is dust and waterproof (IP67) and even meets the US Military Standard. Thus it is built to handle rugged use.

Vivante GC7000UL: Low end GPU for ARM SoCs that supports OpenGL ES 3.1.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

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


Armada PXA1908: Low end ARM SoC with four ARM-A53 CPU cores (quad-core) clocked at up to 1.2 GHz.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


4.50":

This is a typical smartphone diagonal.

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


0.154 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.


76.43%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


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

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2015-05-12 (Update: 2015-05-12)