Samsung Galaxy Xcover FieldPro
Display: IPS LCD
Camera: Single, 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, PDAF
CPU: Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
OS: Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Battery: Li-Po 4500 mAh, removable
The Samsung Galaxy Xcover FieldPro is a rugged smartphone specifically designed for individuals who work in challenging environments or require a device with enhanced durability. In this review, we will delve into its price, accessibility, camera, performance, design, software, battery life, and charging capabilities.
Samsung Galaxy Xcover FieldPro Price and Accessibility Review
The Galaxy Xcover FieldPro falls into the higher price range due to its rugged features and specialized build. It is important to note that the device’s pricing may vary depending on the region and availability. While it may be relatively more expensive than mainstream smartphones, its robustness and durability make it a worthy investment for those in demanding work environments.
Samsung Galaxy Xcover FieldPro Camera Review
The Galaxy Xcover FieldPro is equipped with a 12-megapixel rear camera, which captures decent photos in well-lit environments. However, its camera performance may not match that of flagship smartphones in low-light conditions. The device also features a 5-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calls, which produces satisfactory results.
Samsung Galaxy Xcover FieldPro Performance Review
Under the hood, the Xcover FieldPro houses a capable Exynos 9810 processor paired with 4GB of RAM. While it may not offer the same level of performance as top-tier smartphones, it delivers smooth and reliable performance for everyday tasks, including browsing, multitasking, and running productivity apps. The device also provides sufficient storage with its 64GB internal storage, expandable via a microSD card slot.
Samsung Galaxy Xcover FieldPro Design Review
The rugged design of the Galaxy Xcover FieldPro prioritizes durability and functionality. It features reinforced corners, a ruggedized body, and a large tactile power button for easy access. The device has a 5.1-inch display with physical navigation buttons below it. The display is not as bezel-less as some modern smartphones, but this design choice allows for more durability and protection.
Samsung Galaxy Xcover FieldPro Software Review
The Xcover FieldPro runs on Android and is complemented by Samsung’s customized user interface. The software experience is smooth and intuitive, with access to a wide range of apps and features available on the Google Play Store. Samsung also provides regular security updates, ensuring the device stays protected from potential vulnerabilities.
Samsung Galaxy Xcover FieldPro Battery Life and Charging Review
The Xcover FieldPro houses a 4,500mAh battery, which offers excellent longevity, especially considering the power-efficient nature of its hardware. The device easily lasts a full day with moderate to heavy usage, ensuring uninterrupted operation in demanding environments. It supports fast charging, allowing for quick replenishment of the battery when needed.
The Samsung Galaxy Xcover FieldPro is a rugged smartphone designed for professionals who require durability and reliability in challenging work environments. While it may come at a higher price point, its accessibility features, rugged design, capable performance, and long battery life make it a suitable choice for those who prioritize durability and functionality in their smartphone. The camera performance is satisfactory, though it may not excel in low-light conditions. If you are in need of a robust and dependable device, the Xcover FieldPro is worth considering.
|Released||2020, April 06|
|Model||Samsung Galaxy Xcover FieldPro|
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only)
|3G Network||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - USA|
|4G Network||1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 14, 20, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66 - USA|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps|
|Dimensions||158.5 x 80.7 x 14.2 mm (6.24 x 3.18 x 0.56 in)|
|Weight||256 g (9.03 oz)|
|SIM <strong>SIM</strong> (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.||Single SIM (Micro-SIM) or Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Display Type <strong>Display Technology => </strong> A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)||IPS LCD|
|Size||5.1 inches, 71.7 cm2 (~56.1% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1440 x 2560 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~576 ppi density)|
|RAM (Memory) <strong>RAM</strong> (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.||64GB|
|Internal Storage <strong>Internal Storage</strong> is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.||4GB|
|Card Slot <strong>Memory Card Slot</strong> is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.||microSDXC (dedicated slot)|
|Call Record Memory||Yes|
12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, PDAF
|Camera Features||Triple-LED flash, HDR, panorama|
8 MP, f/1.7
|Chipset <strong>Chipset</strong> is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.||Exynos 9810 (10 nm)|
|CPU <strong>CPU</strong> (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.||Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|GPU <strong>GPU</strong> (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.||Mali-G72 MP18|
|Operating System <strong>OS => </strong> Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.||Android 8.0 (Oreo)|
|Java Support <strong>Java</strong> for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications.|
|Facebook <strong>Facebook</strong> is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues. The site is available in 37 different languages.|
|Youtube <strong>Youtube</strong> is a popular free video-sharing website, Youtube is the largest video sharing site in the world, Millions of users around the world have created accounts on the site that allow them to upload videos that anyone can watch.|
|Bluetooth <strong>Bluetooth</strong> is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|Infrared <strong>Infrared</strong> connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.|
|Wi-fi <strong>Wi-Fi</strong> is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6/i/r, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|GPS <strong>GPS</strong> The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO|
|USB||USB Type-C 2.0|
|NFC <strong>NFC</strong> (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.|
|HDMI <strong>HDMI</strong> (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant source device to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.|
|Loudspeaker||Yes, with dual speakers|
|Audio Jack Type||3.5mm|
|SMS <strong>SMS</strong> (Short Messaging Service) is a text messaging service component of phone, Web, or mobile communication systems. It uses standardized communications protocols to allow mobile phone devices to exchange short text messages over the networks.||Yes|
|MMS <strong>MMS</strong> (Multimedia Messaging Service) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content (audio clips, video clips and images) to and from mobile phones over wireless networks using the WAP protocol.|
|Email <strong>Email</strong> (Electronic Mail) is a system for receiving, sending, and storing electronic messages, Similar to a letter, email is text messages that may contain files, images, or other attachments sent via the internet to a recipient by using applications and software prograps. An email address is required to receive email, and that address is unique to the user.||Yes|
|IM <strong>IM</strong> (Instant Messaging) is an exchange of text messages through a software application, it enable you to create a kind of private chat room with another individual in order to communicate in real time over the Internet.||Yes|
|Battery Type <strong>Battery Type => </strong> Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.||Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)|
|Capacity <strong>Battery Capacity</strong> is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.||4500 mAh|
|Sensors <strong>Sensors</strong> are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
- A Samsung Galaxy Xcover FieldPro
- A USB Type-C Cable
- A printed setup guide and instructions
- A SIM card tool.