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Galaxy Xcover 2: Samsung’s water resistant smartphone

Last Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013 - 19:03

Zeebiz Bureau

Korean smartphone maker, Samsung has officially announced Galaxy Xcover 2 on Monday, however the price and market availability is yet to be confirmed.

It runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean sporting a 4-inch WVGA TFT LCD display with the company's TouchWiz UI atop. The device has a 5-megapixel rear camera and a VGA front camera.

The Galaxy Xcover2 is a smartphone which can face dust, sand and even resist water to a depth of one meter for up to 30 minutes.

Other interesting feature includes a camera that can take under water pictures, a strap holder which will help you avoid dropping the phone and a battery cover lock.

The smartphone also comes pre-installed with apps like ChatON messenger, S-Cloud, S Voice, Best Shot, Smart Stay and apps from the Samsung Hub like Readers Hub, Video Hub, Game Hub and Music Hub.

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 key specs

• 4-inch WVGA TFT LCD display
• 1GHz dual-core processor
• 4GB of on-board storage expandable upto 32GB
• 5-megapixel rear camera
• VGA front camera
• WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0, A-GPS, Glonass
• Li-ion 1,700mAh battery
• Android 4.1
• 130.5x67.7x12 mm
• Weighs 148.5 grams

First Published: Monday, January 28, 2013 - 19:03
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