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Samsung Galaxy S8 Active vs Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Display

Size:

5.8 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution:

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 568 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 409 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

74.89 %
79.37 %

Features:

HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Samsung Exynos 9611

Processor:

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 540
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB
64GB, available to use: 48.5 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI
Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh
4050 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
User replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Fast charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
25 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm

Second camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)

Features:

HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus, HDR)
13 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

2560x1440 (QHD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.99 x 2.95 x 0.39 inches (152.1 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm)
6.30 x 3.02 x 0.39 inches (159.9 x 76.7 x 9.9 mm)

Weight:

7.34 oz (208.0 g)
7.76 oz (220.0 g)

Resistance:

Water, Dust, Shock, Vibration, Temperature; IP68; MIL-STD-810 certified
Water, Dust, Shock; IP68; MIL-STD-810 certified

Biometrics:

Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Gold, Gray
Black

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.1, EDR
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band, i; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 30, 2017
Aug 01, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG892A
A3LSMG715U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.57 W/kg
0.68 W/kg

Body:

0.37 W/kg
0.48 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.44 W/kg
0.78 W/kg

Phablet:

3.88 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 850
$ 499 / € 496

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy XCover Pro User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 07, 2017
Jan 12, 2020
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