This is a phone meant for the outdoor enthusiast. The hardy handset can survive adverse temperatures, rain, humidity and other conditions associated with altitude. It is dustproof and wonder of wonders, even resistant to shock and water. This rugged handset was launched in April 2015 has been certified by IP67 as dust and water resistant when submerged in 1 meter of water for 30 minutes. MIL-STD-810G has certified it as shock, vibration, solar radiation, dust, humidity and rain resistant. These are quite a lengthy list of superlative qualifications.
The phone has a 4.5inch PLS TFT display with a resolution of 480x800 pixels. This might not be anything to write home about but is sufficient if you are ready to compromise a bit in lieu of the amazing sturdiness of this phone. It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat currently but a Lollipop upgrade is possible. The phone has an 8GB internal memory that can be expanded by a maximum of 128GB through a microSD slot and a 1.5GB RAM.
Xcover 3 has a 5 megapixel rear camera which has a cool underwater shooting mode and a 2 megapixel front camera for those selfies that you plan to click as you scale the toughest of mountains or the thickest of jungles. A Li-Ion 2200mAh batter provides up to 10 hours of talk time and 85 hours of music play.
The USP of this handset is its extreme ruggedness which will prove a boon for anybody venturing into the unknowns of nature.
|Size||Dimensions||132.9 x 70.1 x 10 mm (5.23 x 2.76 x 0.39 in)|
|Weight||154 g (5.43 oz)|
|Status||Coming soon. Exp. release 2015, April|
|Display||Type||PLS TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||4.5 inches (~61.9% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Ringtones||Type||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot|
|Features||OS||Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat), planned upgrade to v5.0 (Lollipop)|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|Camera||5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash|
|Card Slot||microSD, up to 32 GB|
|Shared Memory||8 GB, 1.5 GB RAM|
|Battery||Type||Li-Ion 2200 mAh battery|