Samsung has launched the Galaxy XCover 7 and Galaxy Tab Active 5 with 5G connectivity. The latest XCover model comes with a lot of upgrades, including an improved rear camera and larger display, six months after the Galaxy XCover 6 Pro. Both devices have IP68-certified builds and military-grade (MIL-STD-810H) durability, with Gorilla Glass Victus protection designed to withstand challenging working environments. The XCover 7 features a 50-megapixel rear camera and a 4,050mAh battery, while the Tab Active 5 boasts a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5,050mAh battery.
The pricing for the Galaxy XCover 7 and Tab Active 5 has not been announced yet, but both devices are confirmed to go on sale later this month. More details should be available soon.
The dual SIM (SIM + embedded SIM) Samsung Galaxy XCover 7 runs on Android 14 and features a 6.6-inch full-HD+ (1,080 x 2,408 pixels) TFT display with a 60Hz refresh rate. The display includes a water-drop style notch to house the selfie camera. The phone comes with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus+ coating for durability and scratch resistance and is powered by an octa-core 6nm processor with 6GB of RAM.
The XCover 7 has a 50-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture and a 5-megapixel front camera, along with 128GB of onboard storage that can be expanded up to 1TB via a microSD card. The phone includes a USB Type-C port with Pogo pin connectors for fast charging, as well as 5G, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, and a 3.5mm audio jack for connectivity. It also features sensors such as accelerometer, proximity sensor, geomagnetic sensor, gyro sensor, and a fingerprint sensor, with built-in face recognition. The Galaxy XCover 7 is MIL-STD-810H certified and has an IP68-rated build, with a replaceable 4,050mAh battery. It measures 169.0 x 80.1 x 10.2mm and weighs around 240 grams.
The dual-SIM (SIM + embedded SIM) Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 5 runs Android 14 and features an 8-inch WUXGA TFT display with a 120Hz refresh rate. The tablet has Gorilla Glass 5 protection and runs on a 5nm octa-core processor with up to 8GB of RAM. It is offered in 6GB +128GB and 8GB + 256GB RAM and storage configurations, with the option to expand storage up to 1TB with microSD card support. The tablet also includes a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera.
Connectivity options for the Tab Active 5 include 5G LTE, Bluetooth 5.3, Wi-Fi 6, Wi-Fi Direct, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, NFC, a pogo pin connector, a 3.5mm audio jack, and a USB Type-C port. On-board sensors include an accelerometer, fingerprint, geomagnetic, gyroscope, light sensor, hall sensor and proximity sensor, with a user-replaceable 5,050mAh battery. The tablet is MIL-STD-810H certified and has an IP68 rating for protection against vibrations, accidental shocks, drops, rain, and dust. It includes an Active Key for customization, Dolby Atmos speakers, and Samsung Knox. The tablet measures 126.8×213.8×10.1mm and weighs 433 grams.
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In conclusion, the unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy XCover 7 and Galaxy Tab Active 5 rugged devices signifies Samsung’s commitment to providing durable and reliable technology for professionals working in tough environments. With enhanced durability, improved performance, and a range of useful features, these devices are designed to withstand the challenges of demanding work settings. Whether it’s on the construction site, in a healthcare facility, or out in the field, these rugged devices offer the reliability and functionality needed to meet the needs of today’s mobile workforce.