Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3
Average of 7 scores (from 8 reviews)
Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3
Source: Chip.de DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/23/2015
Rating: Total score: 86% price: 100% features: 70% display: 100% mobility: 100%
Source: Tom's Hardware DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/10/2015
Source: SFT - Heft 7/2015
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 06/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 89%
Source: Netzwelt DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/21/2015
Rating: Total score: 78% features: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
Source: Mobicroco DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/20/2015
Rating: Total score: 85% features: 85% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 80%
Source: Inside Handy DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/07/2015
Rating: Total score: 50%
Source: Telecom Handel - Heft 10/2015
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 66%
Source: Areamobile - Heft 5/2015
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 81%
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.
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.
This display is tiny. You will probably see very little on the screen and be able to use mini-resolutions.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
Samsung: Samsung Group is the largest South Korean conglomerate and was founded in 1938. Samsung Group employed 489,000 people in 2014 and is one of the world's largest companies in terms of revenue and market strength. The name Samsung means "Three Stars" in Korean and represents the three sons of the company's founder. The company was founded in 1938 as a grocery store. With its subsidiary Samsung Electronics, founded in 1969, Samsung took up the production of electrotechnical items, focusing on consumer electronics and household appliances at an early stage. Other branches in which the large corporation is active include mechanical engineering, automobiles (Hyundai), insurance, wholesale, real estate and leisure. Samsung manufactures a wide range of electronic products, including smartphones, televisions, home appliances and semiconductors. The company's Galaxy line of smartphones is one of the most popular in the world. Samsung is also a major player in the semiconductor industry, making memory chips and processors for many other electronics manufacturers.
76.43%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.
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