Samsung GALAXY Xcover 2 Waterproof Smartphone AnnouncedFri, Jan 25, 2013 - 9:43 AM
Samsung has unveiled the Samsung GALAXY Xcover 2 smartphone, which is aimed at those with an active lifestyle that want a durable mobile device that can be used outdoors. One of the main features of the GALAXY Xcover 2 is that it is both dust and sand proof and even water resistant to a depth of one meter for up to 30 minutes (IP67 Certified)! This means you can take photos under water thanks to the special camera button on the side of the smartphone that controls the rear 5MP camera! The GALAXY Xcover 2 runs Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and is powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor. Other features include a 4.0″ WVGA display, 1700mAh battery, Bluetooth 4.0 and a slew of other mainstream features. The first XCover came out in 2011 and the phone certainly is a huge update!
The GALAXY Xcover 2 is optimized to endure against the most rugged outdoor conditions, whether you’re at work or play. Protected against the elements, it is dust and sand proof. It’s even water resistant to a depth of one meter for up to 30 minutes (IP67 Certified). You can now take photos under water with the direct camera key, hold on tight to your device with the strap holder and not worry about dropping your phone as the battery cover lock gives added protection.