If you’re in the market for a rugged Android mobile that is water and dust proof, but on a budget, then the Samsung Galaxy XCover 2 may be just what you’re after.
Dick Smith is currently offering the Samsung Galaxy XCover 2 for $299 via their website offering free delivery or click and collect to pickup in-store. The IP67 rating that the XCover 2 has been certified for seems to be the next big market for Android manufacturers and this if the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is out of your price range, then the XCover 2 may just be for you
Here are just some of the features the XCover 2 is packing:
- 4.0″ screen – 480 x 800 pixels, 4.0 inches (~233 ppi pixel density)
- 1 GHz Dual-core Cortex-A9CPU
- 1 GB RAM
- 4 GB on-board storage with microSD Card slot up to 32GB
- 5 MP rear facing camera with autofocus and LED flash as well as a VGA front facing camera
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA, Bluetooth
- Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
- 1,700mAh battery
- 130.5×67.7×12.08mm @ 148.5 grams
With the unfortunate incidents that occur in our every day life, then a phone that’s more in the ‘life proof’ category may well be for you. Head on over to the Dick Smith website or into a store to check out the XCover 2.
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