Samsung Announces Galaxy Xcover 2 Android Phone


Samsung recently added another Android handset to its line-up.  It’s a tough phone this time around and it targets the active and the adventurous types.  The Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 is being marketed as a durable mobile device with all the essential smartphone capabilities.  It is said to be dust-proof, sand-proof and even water-proof.  The Galaxy Xcover 2 is optimized for the most rugged outdoor conditions.  It’s water resistant to a depth of one meter for up to 30 minutes,which means you can take photos under water using this phone.

To make the package complete, the Galaxy Xcover 2 has pre-downloaded Google map data, an enhanced GPS  plus GLONASS, LED flash which doubles as torch, and a battery capacity that lasts 570 hours.  It also features the Cardio Trainer Pro workout application for those who are into workouts.


In terms of hardware, there’s nothing really mind-blowing about the Galaxy Xcover 2 but it’s still a capable handset.  It has a 4-inch display, a 5-megapixel rear camera, a VGA front camera, Bluetooth 4.0, a 1GHz dual core processor, 1GB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage.  The Galaxy Xcover 2 runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean out of the box and features the usual software improvements from Samsung like Motion UI, S-Cloud, S Voice, Best Shot and Smart Stay.

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 Specifications

  • 4-inch WVGA display with 480 x 800 resolution
  • 1GHz dual-core processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 4GB internal storage
  • microSD slot (up to 32GB)
  • Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
  • 5-megapixel auto focus rear camera with LED flash
  • VGA front camera
  • Bluetooth v 4.0
  • USB 2.0
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • A-GPS, Glonass
  • IP67 Certified

There’s no word yet as to pricing and availability in the Philippines.  Go here if you want to learn more about the Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2. is one of the most active tech sites in the Philippines. We enjoy sharing interesting and relevant stories about the latest trends in technology, developments in mobile phones and social media, and modern digital and geek culture.

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