Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5

Build Quality : 100
Display : 90
Camera : 80
Performance : 95
Memory : 95
Network : 90
Connectivity : 90
Battery : 100
Sensor : 80
Audio : 95

Announced

Date

March 2021

Official announce date only and not date for market product release.

Model Detail

GTIN / MPN

SM-G525*

Product identifier detail, seems like unique serial number, build number or model id.

Platform

OS

Android 11

Type Operating System (OS), included with the OS version number.

Firmware

One UI 3.1

Specific firmware name identity that used on the davices.

Mobile Network

Bands

2G / 3G / 4G

Available mobile network support options.

SIM

Single / Dual Nano SIM

Type and support on Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) feature.

Connectivity

WLAN

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual Band

Available enabled features on Wireless internet network connection hardware.

Bluetooth

5.0, A2DP, LE

Verison and feature on Bluetooth hardware.

USB

USB Type-C

Type of Connectivity port hardware.

Body & Design

Dimension

147.1 x 71.6 x 9.2 mm

Metric using (Height x Width x Length) on milimeter.

Weight

172 g

Metric using (Gram) calculation unit.

Material

Polycarbonate Case, IP68 Rated

Type of main body materials component and the extra feature if available.

Color Options

Black

Official available body color options.

Performance

Chipset

Exynos 850

Chipset (CPU) hardware name and series.

GPU

Mali-G52

Graphic (GPU) hardware name and series.

Memory

RAM

4GB

Random Access Memory (RAM) Amount size capacity.

Internal

64GB

Fully amount size Internal memory storage capacity.

External

MicroSDXC

Type of third party memory expansion feature, if available.

Display & Screen

Size

5.3"

Screen size on (Inch) calculation unit.

Panel

IPS LCD

Type of display panel hardware for visual.

Resolution

720 x 1480 pixels

Screen resolution on (Pixel) calculation unit.

Other

18.5:9 ratio, (~311 ppi density)

Extra display and screen features if available.

Battery

Type

Li-Ion

Type of Battery model.

Capacity

3000 mAh

Battery capacity number using Milliampere-hour (mAh) calculation unit.

Charger Model

USB Type-C

Charging method and type of charger port model.

Other

Fast charging 15W

Extra features on power sector, if available.

Camera

Rear

Single Setup

Total main / rear camera number.

+

16 MP, f/1.8, PDAF

Main camera unit.

+

-

Secondary camera unit, if available.

+

-

Third camera unit, if available.

+

-

Fourth camera unit, if available.

Front

Single Setup

Total front / selfie camera number, if available.

+

5 MP, f/2.2

Main front camera unit, if available.

+

-

Secondary front camera unit, if available.

Features

Video Recording [email protected]

Available video recording support and features.

Audio & Sound

Type

Loudspeaker

Primary sound system type.

Extras

3.5mm jack

Extra sound system features.

Sensor

Biometric

-

Biometric security hardware model, if available.

GPS

Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO

Global Positioning System (GPS) hardware support and features.

NFC

Yes

Near Field Communication (NFC) function support.

Other

Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass

Available sensor hardware type and function.

Price

USD

~ $273

Price on (USD) Dollar currency.

EUR

~ €270

Price on (EUR) Euro currency.

Benchmark Score

Build Quality : 100
Display : 90
Camera : 80
Performance : 95
Memory : 95
Network : 90
Connectivity : 90
Battery : 100
Sensor : 80
Audio : 95

[*] Indicated there was multiple series number (GTIN / MPN) for an product.

Price are aggregate only and may not reflect the real price on the market and the product price may can be different on each country.

We can't guarantee the specifications data are 100% accurate, there may be misspresentating or wrong information because lack of source data or human error.

Introductions

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 is the beautiful device that already officially announces at March 2021, this device adopting modern design with added multiple great features that can be use all their user directly.

The Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 also known as by the device model series SM-G525* this model series must be unique, so the user can easily find any other support from the internet, because when only using the main device name it may difficult for several user. Then next for Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 weight is 172 gram and the body dimension of Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 is 147.1 x 71.6 x 9.2 mm which is this the ideal physical body number dimension for modern devices today and the for the last introduction before we can do to the deeper things is the device also available on the Black color user options.

But, the color options availability itself may be different on the specific market country, some the device color option will only available for limited number such as because the specific event time, after the event ended the color option may be not available for the buyer.

Build Quality

The Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 using Polycarbonate Case, IP68 Rated combination body material, which is good material for modern use, it looks very solid, elegant, comfortable on hand and also it will more protect the device such as from any damage risk, this body material will be more powerful than only just plastic material without any glass for the protect body material.

Screen & User Navigation

Display screen configuration is very important factor for the user experience, in this Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 the setup of display screen are ideal which is bring 720 x 1480 pixels on the screen resolution combined with 5.3" screen size. Then the display screen also have several configuration that are 18.5:9 ratio, (~311 ppi density).

Other the important thing on the display screen is the display panel hardware, good display panel hardware will drive more best experience to the user. Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 using very common display panel hardware that is IPS LCD, it's good if used by entry-level to middle level devices. But, it should be minus when used by flagship device with higher prices product if there no any special screen technology innovation that implemented.

The physical button on Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 is made very clear by it's own function, also for design and positioning of the physical button is ideal and can be easily used by user for navigating the device, such as for powering up device or adjusting the volume master.

CPU & GPU Performance

Processor is very vital hardware for processing any task on the device software, this is also included for the Graphic hardware that have main function for rendering graphic image on the device, the both of hardware is related each other every times, on the Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 we can see this device use Exynos 850 for CPU model and Mali-G52 for GPU model, are them good enough?

Yes, they are a good combination, this CPU and GPU setup can be use for handling multiple purpose on this device, such as for run some games, opening some apps, also have good performance when processing and rendering 3D image on the specific level that they can do at the maximal limit.

Memory

Besides CPU and GPU hardware, memory hardware is also very important sector for getting best experience for user when use that device for any multiple purpose, the memory sector itself are combination from the RAM capacity, internal memory storage and support for external expansion memory, then does Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 is good enough on term of memory performance?

When we see the memory combination specification we can see the Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 have 4GB amount of RAM, then also have 64GB internal memory storage capacity and the user can get more storage in this device, because Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 does support external memory expansion with using MicroSDXC type.

Thus, is Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 have a good memory performance? from the spec said Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 it's good for use to any purpose in the modern use, but it's also depending from the user perspective need.

Camera

Just like other modern smart devices that exist today, Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 also have camera feature for bringing best experience to their user, on the main / rear camera feature we can found Single Setup camera configuration feature that exist on there.

The main / rear camera specification on Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 are 16 MP, f/1.8, PDAF for the main camera configuration setup.

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 have Single Setup for front / selfie camera feature. The main selfie camera spec on Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 are 5 MP, f/2.2.

Mobile Network

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 fully support for using the mobile network broadband, Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 already supporting by Single / Dual Nano SIM Card feature. The mobile network technology that using on Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 are 2G / 3G / 4G, user can freely choose the mode of mobile network on this device, because they can switch easily every times when the user needed.

Connectivity features

Actually, the best device for the modern use it should have multiple connectivity features on it, on the basic perspective the Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 are already have complete connectivity features.

The wireless connectivity on Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 that are already supporting by the Wi-Fi technology with the complete spec Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual Band and also supported by Bluetooth version 5.0, A2DP, LE. The other great things that available on Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 is fully support for NFC technology.

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 also supported by using wired connectivity that use USB Type-C Port technology. So, this feature can be very useful to their user for connecting Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 to the other device such as Desktop Computer or other.

OS & Security

Because Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 designed for the modern user, that mean Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 should be operated by the smart Operating System, and the good thing is the Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 already use smart OS that known as Android 11. The vendor of this device also make some customization from the basic Android 11 firmware then known as One UI 3.1 ROM, the goal of this thing will increasing more best experience for the user, because the more feature will be added on the One UI 3.1 ROM, that may can't be found on the basic OS.

Now, how about the security technology on Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5? The Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 only use default basic security feature on the software OS, there was no dedicated security hardware on this device.

Speaker & Sound

Speaker hardware on Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 is very same as most other devices, there was a speaker hardware with using good loudspeaker quaility for calling and play some music and the other feature on this sector that are Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 fully supported by 3.5mm jack technology, which is very good by the way.

Battery

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 comes with 3000 mAh battery capacity and have Li-Ion battery model, this battery specification basically can be use for all long day use in normal term. But, take it easy if the device on the low battery state, because Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 already support Fast charging 15W technology, in the mean the charging time will go shortly depending on how big the (Watt) number on the fast charging feature, normally battery can be fully under 2 hours, 1 hours or 40 minutes.

This device also comes USB Type-C that it's very good because the USB Type-C is the universal charger Port that can be easy suitable for most charger cable on the most modern phone that exist today.

Common frequently asked questions

When the release date for the Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 ?

This device officialy unveiled at March 2021, so typically for the availability product at the market it should be around from the time announced.

What is model type / serial number on Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 ?

The known model type / serial number on Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 are SM-G525*.

Does Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 support 5G?

No, Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 does not support 5G mobile network.

How much Cameras that available on Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 ?

On the rear camera sector Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 have Single Setup camera, and for front / selfie camera Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 also have Single Setup camera .

What is CPU model on Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 ?

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 using Exynos 850 for hardware processor series.

What is GPU model on Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 ?

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 using Mali-G52 GPU model.

How much RAM on Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 ?

The RAM capacity number on Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 are 4GB.

How big internal Memory size on Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 ?

The internal Memory size on Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 are 64GB.

Does Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 support external Memory expansion ?

Yes, external Memory expansion is available on Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 with using MicroSDXC type.

What the type of screen panel in Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 ?

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 use IPS LCD screen panel type.

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 screen size ?

The screen size is 5.3" (inch).

How big screen resolution in Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 ?

The Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 screen resolution is 720 x 1480 pixels.

How big battery capacity on Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 ?

The Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 comes with 3000 mAh battery capacity.

Does Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 support Fast Charging ?

Yes, Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 does support Fast charging 15W.

Does Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 support NFC ?

Yes, Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 does fully support NFC feature.

Does Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 have biometric security hardware ?

No, Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 is not have any extra biometric hardware feature, the all thing is only use default basic security feature from the software OS.

What is Port model type on Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 ?

The Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 using USB Type-C Port model type.

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5

Build Quality : 100
Display : 90
Camera : 80
Performance : 95
Memory : 95
Network : 90
Connectivity : 90
Battery : 100
Sensor : 80
Audio : 95