Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 Review of The Pros And Cons
Designed for the active and the adventurous, the Galaxy Xcover 2 is ready for the outdoors. Not only it is dust, sand, and water-resistant, but it can also monitor your workout and training with its Cardio Trainer Pro app. That put aside, the rest is rather modest: A dual-core 1GHz CPU and a 5-megapixel main camera. And where is the 4G?
The Galaxy Xcover 2 can record high-resolution (1280 x 720 pixels) video clips. Bravo! But we couldn't confirm whether it had an HDMI port or not. HDMI, which lets you connect to an HDTV, is not essential, but would be great on an HD phone.
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The Galaxy Xcover 2 weighs 148.5 grams. It's kind of chubbier-than-usual.
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At 148.5 grams of weight, the Galaxy Xcover 2 might turn out heavy to carry around.
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A large touch screen is nice, but we are not extremely impressed that it is just a capacitive model. Of course, capacitive screens are okay, but according to Wikipedia and many other expert sources, resistive touch screens are much better.
And Now, the Pros:
It is promoted as more resistant to water, dust and shocks.
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Not only does it have a 1GHz processor clock speed, but it also has two cores.
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With Swype, you can "type" text just by gliding a finger over the letters one would normally press.
It includes these accessories: Strap holder, Battery cover lock. This might prove convenient.
** This phone is also known as: Samsung Galaxy Xcover II
*** These cons and pros are generated automatically based on our proprietary algorithm and the specs we found for this phone. Should you spot a mistake, please let us know.
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