Samsung recently launched the Samsung Galaxy A51 and the Galaxy A71 in Finland, also what many people don’t know is Samsung also quietly gave brief info on the Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro, and there wasn’t much information but today Samsung officially revealed the Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro, and we are so excited to present you this beautiful tech.
Well if you are confused, where this series is going to land? Here is the answer- The Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro is a rugged business enterprise smartphone made for people such as business professionals, the device also sports the KNOX protection from Samsung and they also have been working with Microsoft’s Teams tow with walkie-talkie capability. Some more interesting features of the XCover Pro include, the device can turn into a POS Machine, where users will be able to use the device as a billing Point to Sale machine.
Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro Specifications:
|Display||6.3-inch FHD+ Display with an Infinity-O Cutout.|
|Platform||Exynos 9611 SoC with 4GB RAM, OneUI 2.0 based on Android 10|
|Battery||4050mAh with 15W Fast Charging Support|
|Main Camera||Dual-rear Camera: 25MP Primary Sensor and 8MP Ultra-wide sensor|
|Selfie Camera||13MP Selfie Camera|
|RAM & Storage||4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage|
|Other Features||Side-Mounted Fingerprint Sensor
Military Grade Protection
Samsung POS Service
Samsung KNOX Security
The Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro sports a 6.3-inch FHD+ Infinity-O Display, the phone is also IP68 certified, making it dust and water-resistant up to a height of 1.5m, it can also military-grade certified as tested under MIL-STD-810G certification, under the hood the Galaxy XCover Pro sports the Exynos 9611 Chipset coupled with 4GB of RAM. The phone has dimensions of 159.9 X 76.7 X 9.94mm and weighs about 218g
The device sports a dual-camera setup on the rear comprising of a 25MP Primary Lens with f/1.7 and a secondary 8MP Ultra-Wide Angled Lens with an f/2.2, on the front the Galaxy XCover Pro sports a 13MP Selfie Camera for taking selfies, the camera is hidden inside the punch-hole selfie camera.
For those who wonder, the Galaxy XCover Pro has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and comes with support for NFC and Samsung Pay, the device sports a 4,050mah battery and comes with support for 15W Fast Charging, the device also has two customizable buttons that can be programmed based on the user’s choice.
The device runs on OneUI 2.0 based on Android 10 Q, the surprising thing here being its support for replaceable batteries where users could replace the battery of the smartphone on their own. The Galaxy XCover Pro is priced at €500 (~40,000 INR) for the 4GB/128GB variant and will go on sale from January 31, 2020.
What makes the Samsung XCover Pro So Special?
The Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro is an unusual rugged smartphone from Samsung, that is specially meant for businessmen and not for the general public, the smartphone features Military Grade Resistance as it is certified with MIL-STD-810G and is IP68 waterproof, the device also features all the latest Samsung features and technologies like KNOX for additional security.
Samsung also claims that the all-new XCover Pro is EMV Level 1 certified, also meaning that the users will be able to run a whole business from their smartphone where customers could pay you with their NFC-equipped phone, credit card or even the smartwatch to your new Galaxy handset. The point here to be noted is that this new phone also features Samsung’s new point-of-sale software built-in, and is Visa approved for accepting payment directly. Samsung also claims that the Tap to Phone’s sophisticated software terminal is built on the EMV chip transactions to generate the same functionality as a regular POS machine while giving the user complete peace of mind and assurance that his financial data remains safe and secure.
The interesting part is, Samsung has used the Pogo pin charging support and is compatible with almost all the regular third-party charging docks which ensure the users that the phone is powered as soon as the workflow begins, the phone also has a dedicated glove mode, where users will be able to touch the screen and perform all the functions even with the gloves put on. The Galaxy XCover Pro will also be available in certain markets with an Enterprise Edition as well which will be providing the users two years of market availability and confirmed four years of security updates.
Let us know, what do you guys think of this smartphone, are you people interested in buying this smartphone? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below.