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Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5

From $360 From 27 522 ₽ From 10 134 ₴
Status: Available.
Announced: March 2021.OS: Android 11. VDRD caring review: We advise you to buy!
  • Screen 5.3" TFT
  • Rear сamera 16 MP
  • Selfie camera 5 MP
  • CPU 8 cores Exynos 850 (8nm)
  • Memory 4 GB RAM
  • Storage 64 GB ROM
  • Memory cards microSDXC
  • Battery 3 000 mAh
  • Thickness 9.2 mm
  • Sim Cards 2 items dual sim
  • WaterProof
All characteristics

Short description Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5

This is a smartphone on Android 11 with a very fast and productive processor, with a large touchscreen size, with a very good main camera, and the front camera here turned out to be absolutely ordinary. And Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 has such features: a slot for two SIM cards, dust and water protection.

Versions: SM-G525F, SM-G525F/DS.

Disclaimer. The table shows the main technical characteristics of the device. For a full list of features and capabilities of this model, see the manufacturer’s website. We can not guarantee that the information on this page is 100% correct.

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Android version and market relevance

New smartphone from the company Samsung got the name Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 and was announced in March 2021. This model is released in the series of smartphones Samsung Galaxy Xcover.

Smartphone Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 works out of the box under the operating system Android version 11. According to our information, this model has not received any updates to the software, and if you want to choose some other smartphone on this version of the OS with support for updates, then look at these smartphones on Android 11 in our catalog.

In addition the Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 — is a smartphone for 2 SIM cards, which is ideal if you use the services of several mobile operators. But this model has one weak point — it does not support 5G networks, which can significantly increase the speed of receiving and sending data to the network. If such a requirement for a smartphone is relevant for you today, then we have collected in the catalog all smartphones with support for 5G networks at any price and from different manufacturers.

Screen, body and battery

TFT touchscreen with a diagonal 5.3″ mounted on the front panel Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5, thickness 9.2 mm, which has a dust and water protection.

The battery in Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 is installed on 3 000 mAh. It can be said that by today′s standards, such a volume is the minimum acceptable, we recommend looking at other smartphones with a powerful battery.

Main camera and selfie camera

A regular 16 MP with a regular lens camera located on the back of the smartphone. And on the front of the smartphone we see a camera with one lens: 5 MP with a regular lens. Today this is a weak camera. If you are looking for a good camera phone to take pictures of yourself, then be sure to look selfie smartphones in our catalog.

Processor and Internal Memory

A smartphone that always works fast, smoothly and does not overheat is a smartphone-dream! You can see how fast our Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 works in video reviews, and now let′s talk briefly about the characteristics of the processor and memory. This model received 8-core processor on the chipset Exynos 850. The amount of RAM is 4 GB.

The built-in memory on which you will store photos, videos, music and all your data, has a volume of 64 GB. In addition, the smartphone supports memory cards microSDXC.

Price for Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5: buy or not to buy?

So we told about not very expensive powerful smartphone Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 with a large screen, very good main camera and weak frontal, and still there is a good battery.

All these characteristics in 2021 may be good, but the time goes by and the smartphone will somehow become obsolete in half a year of the beginning of sales. And by the way, to sell it start in March 2021 at a price of $360. This is the official price from the manufacturer without taxes and fees, so it can differ in each country, and not only for different sellers.

Before you buy Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5, be sure to check out all the photos and video reviews on it, or better still go to the offline store (electronics supermarket) and twist it in your hand. And already then, based on the emotions received from the smartphone, make the decision to buy.

And if Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 is not already sold, when you are reading this text, then do not be upset. We advise you to always visit the page DROID smartphones, where we collect only the most current models on new versions of Android OS.

Photos from the rumors

Rumors about Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5

[EN] Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 Rugged Smartphone

[EN] Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 - The Next Rugged Phone Will Launch Soon

[EN] Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 Price, Official Look, Design, Specifications, Camera, Features, Sale Details

4 March 2021

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 announced on Android 11 - IP68, MIL-STD-810 waterproof and shockproof

The new model in the Galaxy Xcover series was indexed 5 because the previous models were indexed 4 and 4s. This is a highly anticipated update to the series as there have been no announcements since 2019. So, what new features does the new Galaxy Xcover 5 boast?

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 is the toughest Android 11 smartphone ever

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 received a 5.3-inch touch screen, Android 11, Exynos 850 processor, 64 GB of internal memory and 4 GB of RAM, a camera with one 16 megapixel module and a 5 megapixel front camera.

Communication capabilities of Xcover 5 look like this: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS navigation, NFC module, USB Type-C 2.0 connector, there is a 3.5 mm audio jack for headphones. The smartphone also has an accelerometer, gyroscope, proximeter, compass and a fingerprint scanner (mounted on the side).

The Xcover 5 smartphone is powered by a 3,000 mAh battery, which is not as much as for a 5-inch device.

There will be only one black version of the body color available for sale. The price starts at $360, the model will be on sale in March 2021 in Europe, Asia, Latin America.

26 January 2021

Galaxy Xcover 5 features: Android 11, Exynos 850 chipset, 4 GB RAM, IP68 water and MIL-STD 810G shock protection

On the Geekbench website, the test results of the Galaxy Xcover 5 have appeared. Some characteristics have become known. Most likely, the announcement will be very soon in the first quarter of 2021. The price is not yet known.

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5
Geekbench test results - Galaxy Xcover 5 scores 182 points in single-core mode and 1,148 points in multi-core mode

The Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 is a new smartphone from the Xcover series that features a robust case with IP68 water and dust resistance and MIL-STD 810G certified shock protection. Typically all models in this series have robust cases, so Xcover 5 simply continues this lineup.

A short list of characteristics became known today, after the publication of the results of the Geekbench test. So, the Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 will have 4GB of RAM and an Exynos 850 processor that doesn’t have 5G support. But some insiders have mentioned that perhaps 5G support will be added to this smartphone separately. Android 11 will be installed out of the box.

This model, which has the code number SM-G525F, should be released very soon. Hopefully the presentation will take place in the first quarter of 2021.

We picked up these models at a similar price.

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