Samsung officially released the Galaxy Xcover 5 rugged mobile phone. This phone is the successor to the XCover 4 launched in 2017. It features strong protection and can maintain normal use in harsh working environments.

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 has an improved design. The size is 147.1×71.6×9.2mm. It is equipped with a 5.3-inch TFT display with a resolution of HD + (1600 x 720 pixels). Because it is a rugged phone, it has a frame.

The device is furnished with Samsung’s entry-level eight-core processor Exynos 850, equipped with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage space, and can be increased with a microSD card.

As for the camera, the device utilizes a 16-megapixel single rear camera and a front 5-megapixel camera. The device is equipped with a 3000mAh battery and a USB-C interface that supports 15W charging and is also equipped with a Pogo pin interface and facial recognition function.

As the main feature highlight, the device supports IP68 waterproof and dustproof, and has obtained MIL-STD810H military certification, can withstand drops of up to 1.5 meters, and can be immersed in 1.5 meters of water for 30 minutes.

The device also has a programmable button on the left frame that can be used to perform various tasks. Samsung has not yet confirmed whether the device will be launched in markets outside of Europe.