A couple of years back, Samsung launched the rugged smartphone called Galaxy Xcover 4. Now, a new Samsung smartphone with the model SM-G398FN/DS just got certified by FCC. It is rumored to be launched as Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 in the coming weeks. The FCC listing only revealed the battery capacity of the device. It sports 2,800mAh non-removable battery, same as seen on its predecessor. A few days, the same SM-G398FN was spotted on Geekbench.
As per the Geekbench listing, the Galaxy Xcover 5 comes powered by the in-house Exynos 7885 octa-core processor coupled with Mali-G71 GPU and 3GB of RAM. It also runs on Android 9.0 Pie out of the box. As of now, these are the only details available about the Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5. Talking about the two-year-old Galaxy Xcover 4, it came with MIL-STD 810G certified rugged body. The device is also IP67 certified for water and dust resistance.
The Galaxy Xcover 4 sports a 4.99-inch display with HD (1280 × 720 pixels) resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio. It came with Exynos 7570 quad-core processor and includes just 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory. The device was launched with Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. In the camera department, the device is equipped with a 13MP camera on the rear with f/1.9 aperture and a 5MP camera on the front for selfies. On the connectivity front, the device also supports NFC.
While the Galaxy Xcover 4 was launched at EUR 259 (approx USD 290 / INR 20,500), the upcoming Galaxy Xcover 5 is rumored to be launched for EUR 250 (approx USD 280 / INR 19,500). With the Galaxy Xcover 5, we expect the device to come with Full HD display and better cameras. Stay tuned on Phone Radar for more details about the upcoming Samsung smartphones!