Samsung announced the Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 in January this year which is powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor with 1GB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage, ships with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS with TouchWiz UI. A Finnish retailer, Gigantti is now taking pre-order for the device at 325 Euros and it will be delivered starting March 7.
The Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 has got IP67 certification with dust and sand proof capabilities, and it is water resistant to a depth of one meter for up to 30 minutes. Users can also capture photos under water using the dedicated direct camera key.
In terms of connectivity, it supports 3G with 14.4Mbps HSDPA speeds, Bluetooth version 4.0, 802.11 Wi-Fi b/g/n, and enhanced GPS + GLONASS. It includes a set of pre-installed apps for this phone such as Smart Stay, Best Shot, S Voice, S Cloud, ChatOn messaging services, AllShare Play, Samsung Hub, and more.
Earlier at the time of official announcement of the device, the South Korean manufacturer didn’t reveal the price and availability information of the device. But a Swedish retailer website, CDON already offered the device, priced at 2,690 Swedish krona ($415). It is expected that the device will be available in other regions as well very soon.