Samsung is officially launching its new rugged smartphone the Galaxy Xcover 4 for outdoor use. The phone will be priced at $273 and its specs have already emerged. It is a mid-range smartphone, so, does it belong to the kind of bang-for-your buck handset? Let’s make a comparison in terms of specs of Galaxy Xcover 4 and AGM A8 which is budget rugged handset.
|SPECS||Galaxy Xcover 4||AGM A8|
|Display||4.99″ TFT||5″ IPS|
|Processor||Exynos 7570 Quad core||Qualcomm 410 4-Core|
|Rear Camera||13 MP||13 MP|
|Front Camera||5 MP||2 MP|
As you can see, both feature IP68 rating and are guaranteed by US Military Standard MIL-STD 810G to withstand drops, high or low temperatures and they can remain submerged in under five feet of water for up to 30 minutes. AGM A8 provides better value with hardware, battery life and internal storage, Galaxy Xcover 4’s front camera is the only feature better than the AGM A8. Given the fact that the AGM A8 is available for just $149, the Galaxy Xcover 4 seems not that cost-efficient. If you are want more details of the AGM A8, you can visit the official site here.