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Samsung New Rugged Smartphone: Galaxy XCover 5

Apr 13. 2021

Rugged and durable design as well as dust and water resistance meet the needs of mobile communication in tough environment

Hong Kong – April 13, 2021 - Samsung Electronics H.K. Company, Limited today announced the launch of the new Galaxy XCover 5 to withstand tough work environments. Rugged, lightweight and comfortable to grip, the Galaxy XCover 5 is MIL-STD-810H certified. The upgraded comfort of use, improved touch sensitivity and replaceable battery allow professionals like first responders and enterprise employees to work easily when wearing gloves to meet the diversified needs of business operations. The Galaxy XCover 5 will be available starting April 14.

Built for Tough Environments

The Galaxy XCover 5 is neat in design with an enhanced comfortable grip. The 5.3-inch display is convenient for users to browse content. The improved touch sensitivity helps users to use the device under humid environments, such as snow, rain or when wearing gloves. Its various upgraded features and practical functions enable users to handle tasks easily under extreme environments.

The Galaxy XCover 5 is MIL-STD-810H certified, and have enhanced shock absorption and IP68-rated dust and water resistance[1]. The device can withstand drops of up to 1.5 meters[2] and can be submerged in 1.5 meters of water for 30 minutes with complete protection against dust. Even when being carried along in different work environments, users don’t need to worry about any damage. And, as professionals in the field are required to wear gloves due to health and safety precautions, the Glove Touch feature increases touch sensitivity, allowing users to operate the device while wearing gloves for quick and convenient use.

In addition to being physically built for lasting durability, the Galaxy XCover 5 can also protect sensitive information critical to business operations. The Galaxy XCover 5’s hardware is protected by Samsung Knox, Samsung’s defense-grade security platform offering true end-to-end protection with security embedded across every single layer of the device, from the chip all the way up to the apps. Samsung Knox protects confidential business information in real-time and pre-emptively responds to increasingly advanced malware and malicious threats.

Integration with the Samsung Partner Ecosystem

The Galaxy XCover 5 is enhanced with unique partner-enabled mobility solutions for use in a wide range of business scenarios. Users can also configure which apps can be launched with the XCover Key, to access most frequently used apps with a single touch, such as LED flashlight, emergency calls or maps.

Greater Performance

Equipped with the powerful Exynos 850 processor, 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage and up to 1TB Micro SD card, the Galaxy XCover 5 has the power to keep up with the stringent demands of different businesses. The long-lasting, replaceable 3,000mAh battery also brings higher efficiency and convenient working experience.

Professional Grade Camera

The Galaxy XCover 5 comes equipped with a single 16MP rear camera that provides high sharpness. The 5MP front camera is ideal for video conferencing. Furthermore, the inclusion of Samsung Knox Capture also allows goods scanning right on the phone, making it easy for retail and logistic businesses to track record.

Convenient Features

The Galaxy XCover 5 is packed full of other convenient features that will aid users’ work and outdoor activities. The LED flashlight on the rear of the phone next to the camera can be used like a torch light, assisting the vision in darker environments. The Galaxy XCover 5 also supports NFC.

Availability and Suggested Retail Price

Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 will be available on the following dates with the suggested retail price:



Available Date

Suggested Retail Price

Galaxy XCover 5

(4GB RAM + 64GB ROM)


April 14, 2021


Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 Product Specifications:

Special Features


Display & Design:

- 5.3” HD+ TFT Display 18.5:9 (1480 x 720)

- Glove Touch Display

- Enhanced Touch for Wet Environment 

Rugged for harsh environment:

- 1.5M Anti-Shock

- IP68 Dust proof and water resistant   

- MIL STD 810H 


- Secured by KNOX

- Face Recognition 


- Voice call function (VoLTE)

- Swappable battery

- mPOS ready

- Dual SIM dual stand-by (3 cards slot), Micro SD card up to 1TB

- Support NFC

Operating Platform

Android 11


2G GSM- GSM850, GSM900, DCS1800, PCS1900

3G WCDMA - B1(2100), B2(1900), B4(AWS), B5(850), B8(900)

4G FDD LTE - B1(2100), B2(1900), B3(1800), B4(AWS), B5(850), B7(2600), B8(900), B12(700), B17(700), B20(800), B26(850), B28(700), B66(AWS-3)

4G TDD LTE - B38(2600), B40(2300), B41(2500)

Dimension (LxWxD)





5.3” HD+ TFT Display (1480 x 720)


Exynos 850 Octa Core Processor (2.0GHz)


4GB + 64GB

Support microSD (up to 1TB)




- 3,000mAh, 15W Fast Charging via USB-C


- 16 Mega-pixel Auto Focus back camera (F1.8)

- 5 Mega-pixel front camera (F2.2)

- UHD 4K (1920 x 1080)@ 30fps video recording

- UHD 4K (1920 x 1080)@ 30fps video play back

Music Player

- 3.5mm Stereo Headset Jack

Audio/Video format

- Video Play Format: MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM


Internet Tool

- Android Browser TM  

- Play Store TM

- Google TM  (Google, Chrome, Gmail, Maps, YouTube TM, Drive, YT Music, Play Movies & TV, Duo, Photos)

- Exchange Active Sync TM 

- Samsung Galaxy Store


- Accelerometer, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor


Data Transfer^

- LTE Cat 4 150Mbps / Cat 3 50Mbps

- HSPA+ 42Mbps / HSUPA 5.76Mbps  


- 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz

- Wi-Fi Direct


- V5.0

Data Connectivity

- Type C USB 2.0

Wireless ConnectivityD

- GPS, Glonass, Beidou, Galileo

- NFC (UICC only)

△ GPS/A-GPS connection is subject to local network and data services and network providers may charge additional service fees. Additionally, connection times can be affected by external factors, such as surrounding environment, weather, etc

^ Subject to local network, data and messaging services.

▲ Actual available memory for end user usage may vary due to phone pre-configuration. The pre-configuration includes preloaded operating system and applications

+ For reference only, please check with our staff for details.

* The talk time and stand-by time are approximate. Performance of the battery is subject to the network, signal strength, function, selection and profile.

# Stereo Bluetooth is only applicable to specific headsets.

***For details of the latest OS version, please visit

^^Only support by Samsung specific adapter, Battery time is based on our own laboratory measurements, and may vary depending on factors such as device settings, usage patterns and operating conditions.

** All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.

For more product information, please visit or contact the Samsung customer service hotline at (+852) 3698-4698.

[1] Water and dust resistant based on IP68 rating under IEC standard 60529, which tests submersion in freshwater up to 1.5 meters for up to 30 minutes. Resistance may decrease as a result of normal wear. Rinse residue/dry if wet.

[2] The Galaxy XCover 5 can withstand a drop of up to 1.5 meters when tested on a flat, steel surface. Actual results may vary.

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