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Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4
5"
720 x 1280 pixels
13 MP
5 MP front
RAM: 2 GB
BATTERY: 2800 mAh
MEMORY: 16 GB + MicroSD
Announced: Mar 1, 2017
Market status: Announced
Release date: April 2017 ,
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

Pros

  • Water-resistant phone

Cons

  • Low pixel density screen (294 ppi)

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Description

The Xcover 4 is designed with durability in mind. The phone is IP68 certified, meaning it can withstand prolonged immersion in water at depths of up to 1.5 m, and is fully resistant to dust. Further, the Xcover 4 can sustain quite the beating and work in extreme temperatures, both low and high, as guaranteed by its US military rating (standard MIL-STD 810G). The Xcover 4 is equipped with a 5-inch 720p TFT display, backed by a 1.4 GHz quad-core CPU, 2GB of LPDDR3 RAM, and 16GB of internal storage, which is expandable via SD cards of up to 256GB. The phone is powered by a 2,800 mAh battery and features a 13MP primary camera coupled with a 5MP selfie shooter. The Xcover 4 runs Android 7.0 and is fully usable with gloves.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (7.0)
  • Weight:
    • 6.07 oz (172 g)
      the average is 5.3 oz (153 g)
  • Rugged:
      • Water, Dust, Shock, Vibration, Temperature resistant
    • IP certified:
      • IP 68
    • MIL-STD-810 certified:
      • Yes
  • Colors:
    • Black

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 5.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 294 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • TFT
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 13 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Aperture size:

      Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

      • F1.9
    • Hardware Features:
      • Autofocus
    • Software Features:
      • Touch to focus, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
    • Settings:
      • Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets
    • Shooting Modes:
      • Burst mode, Panorama
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes
    • Features:
      • Video calling, Video sharing
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 5 megapixels

Hardware

  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Quad-core, 1400 MHz
  • Graphics processor:
      • Yes
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 2 GB RAM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 16 GB
  • Maximum User Storage:
    • 10.1 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 256 GB

Battery

  • Capacity:
    • 2800 mAh

Multimedia

  • Mirroring:
    • Wireless screen share
  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Cellular

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • LTE, HSPA

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • Yes
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS, A-GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation
  • Other:
    • Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 01 Mar 2017
  • Scheduled release:

    Scheduled release - Shows when is the particular phone scheduled to be made available to the public in North America

    • April 2017

Shopping information

  • MSRP price:
    • € 259

Regulatory Approval

  • FCC approval:

    FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

    • Date approved:

      Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

      • 28 Feb 2017
      • FCC ID value:

        FCC ID value - Shows the FCC Identifying value of the particular phone

        A3LSMG390F link
  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

    • Head:
      • 0.51 W/kg
    • Body:
      • 0.63 W/kg
    • Product Specific Use:
      • 0.75 W/kg
    • Simultaneous Transmission:
      • 0.81 W/kg

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This device is also known as Samsung SM-G390F


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