Samsung Galaxy XCover 4S Renders & Specs Leaked
Samsung has been focusing a lot on the budget smartphone segment in India lately. The South Korean technology company has tasted success in the hands of Galaxy M-series devices, such as the Galaxy M20 and Galaxy M30. As per latest leaked renders, a smartphone from the company believed to be the Galaxy XCover 4S is in the works. The device previously received FCC certification in the month of May 2019.
Samsung XCover 4S: Specifications And Features
The device bears the model number SM-G398. As per renders, the Galaxy XCover 4S sports a rubber coating which will improve the grip and durability of the smartphone. The smartphone is rated IP68 water and dust resistant. Moreover, it also has MIL-STD 810G certification, which means that the XCover 4S can survive drops from up to 120 centimetres high as well. An interesting feature to note is that the device has physical navigation buttons placed right below the display.
The smartphone features a 5 inch LCD with a 1280 x 720 px resolution and 294 PPI. Since the device doesn’t exactly lie on the side of design and looks, it features reasonably wide bezels on all edges. Under the hood, the Galaxy XCover 4S runs on the Samsung Exynos 7885 chipset, which is clocked at 1.6GHz. It is bundled with 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal memory, which can be expanded via the microSD card slot.
In terms of optics, the device features a single rear 16MP (f/1.7) camera. which supports scene optimization via AI. The camera supports Full HD video recording. For selfies, the company has included a 5MP (f/2.2) aperture front camera, which is placed in the top bezel of the handset. It packs a 2800 mAh replaceable battery, which can be charged via the USB Type-C port present at the bottom of the smartphone. It supports Bluetooth v5.0 and NFC. In addition to a 3.5mm headphone jack, the XCover 4S also has a XCover key which can be assigned to any application or service of choice.
Samsung XCover 4S: Expected Price And Availability
The smartphone is expected to be launched on 12 June 2019. It will be targeted towards users who are looking for a rugged and durable device without any game-changing features. At the time of launch, it is expected to be priced at US$ 280 (~INR 19,500).