Samsung introduces Galaxy XCover Pro, again

The Galaxy XCover Pro that was quietly unveiled last week in Finland alongside the Galaxy A51 and Galaxy A71 now gets a proper introduction by Samsung.

The Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro is an enterprise-ready rugged smartphone aimed at business professionals and field workers. It comes with Samsung KNOX to protect crucial business information and there’s Microsoft Teams in tow with walkie-talkie capability.

The Galaxy XCover Pro also supports Samsung POS, which allows the phone to be used at the mobile-based point of sale. Besides, it comes with features that let you track inventory and scan barcodes.
Samsung introduces Galaxy XCover Pro, for real this time
The Galaxy XCover Pro has two programmable buttons that can be customized to perform different actions with a click – like opening an app and turning on the flashlight.

The phone is IP68-certified for water and dust resistance and can survive drops from a height of up to 1.5m. It can also withstand extreme weather conditions as testified by its MIL-STD-810G certification.

The Galaxy XCover Pro is built around a 6.3″ FHD+ Infinity Display which can be used with gloves and even when it’s wet.

On the inside, the XCover Pro has an Exynos 9611 SoC paired with 4GB RAM. It boots Android 10 and has 64GB of storage onboard that can be expanded by up to 512GB via a microSD card.

The Galaxy XCover Pro sports a dual camera on the back – 25MP f/1.7 and 8MP f/2.2 modules. For selfies and video calls, there’s a 13MP f/2.0 camera on the front inside the punch hole in the upper-left corner.
Samsung introduces Galaxy XCover Pro, for real this time
The Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro features a side-mounted fingerprint reader and packs an NFC chip. It ships with a 4,050 mAh removable battery, which supports 15W fast charging.

The Galaxy XCover Pro will go on sale starting January 31 for €500, with Finland being one of the first countries to get it.

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