They say that all phones are the same, but the truth is that ultra-resistant mobiles or "ruggedized" escape from conventions. The last to join Samsung's long line of rugged phones that started with the original 2011 XCover is the Samsung Galaxy XCover FieldPro.
The company has just presented its latest rugged mobile that is even more special than previous versions. It has high-end processor -a few years ago- although It comes with Android Oreo factory. Upgradeable, yes, to Android 10.
Samsung Galaxy XCover FieldPro datasheet
Samsung Galaxy XCover FieldPro
Dimensions and weight
158.5 x 80.7 x 14.2 mm
Rear fingerprint reader
With Oreo, buttons and removable battery
In general terms, the Samsung Galaxy XCover FieldPro is similar to other rugged phones. The mobile has a breastplate which protects it from the elements and impacts (the official certification is MIL-STD-810G and IP68). It is prepared, they have in Samsung, for practically everything: falls, blows, vibrations, extreme temperatures, rain, dust and dives in water of half an hour.
As an Android mobile, it is a mobile-looking terminal from a few years ago, with a 5.1-inch QHD screen, 4 GB of RAM and Exynos 9810. With this diagonal we would normally be talking about a compact terminal, but the frames are pronounced on all sides to such an extent that has physical buttons. This, on the other hand, is the standard in mobile phones in its class.
It is not the only peculiarity of the Samsung Galaxy XCover FieldPro, which has a large 4,500 mAh battery with a Pogo PIN for charging and removable. In fact, the mobile comes with an additional battery.
It is a mobile thought with the police bodies in mind, and for this it has a Push-to-Talk button programmable and capable of sending alerts and location, activatable even when wearing gloves. As for the cameras, we have an 8 megapixel lens in front and 12 megapixels behind, and this mobile is not to take selfies, but to work.
Versions, prices of the Samsung Galaxy XCover FieldPro
The Samsung Galaxy XCover FieldPro is official in the US market, so it is not clear if it will be put on sale for professionals in other countries. It has a single color and a single version of 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage. Its price has not transcended so far, but we will update this entry to receive news.
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