19 July 2022
Samsung has launched its newest rugged smartphone Galaxy XCover6 Pro. It is a smartphone focused on the durability aspect and is meant to be used in industrial and high-risk environments. The company says it will deliver strong performance, end-to-end security, and ruggedized durability to its users.
The Galaxy XCover6 Pro sports a notched display and features thicker bezels on all four sides. The phone sports a 6.6-inch Full HD+ TFT display with up to 120Hz refresh rate and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. Under the hood, it has an undisclosed 6nm octa-core processor coupled with 6GB of RAM. There is 128GB of onboard storage along with microSD card support up to 1TB.
The phone has dual rear cameras featuring a 50-megapixel primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture and an 8-megapixel ultra-wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture. The front camera on the phone is a 13-megapixel sensor with f/2.2 aperture. The battery capacity of the phone is 4,050mAh which is user-replaceable. The phone will boot Android 12 out of the box which is the latest Android version.
There is an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance and MIL-STD-810H certification. Other features include Bluetooth 5.2, USB Type-C port, WiFi 6E, Samsung Knox, and POGO Pin for charging purposes. In terms of biometric authentication, it has facial recognition and a fingerprint scanner on the power button.
Samsung says Galaxy XCover6 Pro will go on sale beginning July 2022. It will be available for purchase in select markets of Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. There are no words on the pricing yet but is expected to cost around $625.