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Samsung S5690 Galaxy Xcover / Samsung Galaxy Xtreme S5690

alaTest has collected and analyzed 559 reviews of Samsung S5690 Galaxy Xcover / Samsung Galaxy Xtreme S5690. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Opinions about the performance and durability are on the whole positive. The battery and usability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some negative views about the camera.

size, usability, battery, durability, performance

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung S5690 Galaxy Xcover / Samsung Galaxy Xtreme S5690 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Samsung S5690 Galaxy Xcover / Samsung Galaxy Xtreme S5690

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Samsung S5690 Galaxy Xcover / Samsung Galaxy Xtreme S5690 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the usability.

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73% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung S5690 Galaxy Xcover IP67 Orange / Black Dust and Water Resistant Factory Unlocked GSM OEM Mobile Phone GT-S5690Samsung S5690 Galaxy Xcover IP67 Orange / Black Dust and Water Resistant Factory Unlocked GSM OEM Mobile Phone GT-S5690

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Sandra Vogel (techradar.com)

Samsung Galaxy Xcover Extreme S5690 review

 

Samsung's first rugged Android smartphone hits the deck

Looks nice ; Rugged features ; Well protected microSD card slot ; Torch function ; Gorilla Glass screen

Low screen resolution ; Some water seepage in our under the tap test ; Poor camera ; On the large side ; No Flash support

We all know that Samsung isn't exactly a shrinking violet when it comes to smartphones. It has a wide range of handsets, spanning all price points and covering Android, Windows Phone and even its own Bada operating system.

Feb, 2012

Expert review by: Sandra Vogel (itreviews.co.uk)

Samsung Galaxy Extreme Xcover S5690 review

 

Samsung has plenty of phones in its portfolio, but the...

Solid and rugged; good chassis design

General specifications lean solidly towards the mid-range

The Samsung Galaxy Extreme looks great, and its rugged features will appeal to many; but look under the hood and you find it is not particularly well specified.

Mar, 2012

Expert review by: GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

Samsung Galaxy S5690 Xcover preview: First look

 

The Samsung S5690 Galaxy Xcover brings a touch of class and authority to a lineup of durable dumb phones for the outdoor enthusiasts. It's arguable whether it can take as much bashing as its less sophisticated siblings, but this rugged smartphone is...

Sep, 2011

Expert review by: Arne Hess (theunwired.net)

Samsung Galaxy Xcover / Xtreme S5690 ruggedized Android 2.3 Smartphone

 

Announced back September, the Samsung Galaxy Xcover/Xtreme S5690 is powered by a Marvell MG2 CPU at 800 MHz and runs Android 2.3.6/Gingerbread. It supports quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE as well as dualband UMTS/HSDPA at 900/2100 MHz, Bluetooth 3.0+EDR, WiFi...

Consumer review by: rosemary (reevoo.com)

Samsung Galaxy XCOVER GT-S5690

 

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Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: damien (reevoo.com)

Samsung Galaxy XCOVER GT-S5690

 

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May, 2013

Consumer review by: Jimmy (reevoo.com)

Samsung Galaxy XCOVER GT-S5690

 

I wasnt sent an xcover

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: James (reevoo.com)

Samsung Galaxy XCOVER GT-S5690

 

Tough as old boots. Built for life rather than looks

Limited RAM can be a bit restrictive

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: marc (reevoo.com)

Samsung Galaxy XCOVER GT-S5690

 

i love it, easy to use lot's af things to do on it, wifi is brill, a very good sturdy phone overall it's a brilliant phone

internal memory is'nt brill but i dont want it clogged up with loads of app's ect anyway

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Adrian (reevoo.com)

Samsung Galaxy XCOVER GT-S5690

 

Works well with my big fat fingers! Nice size screen, good clear photographs, good on wifi & 3g

My first smart phone and no manual to get me started!? Had to rely on others to start off

Oct, 2012

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:1500
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (3G):640
Talk time (2G):13.3
Talk time (3G):11

Call management

Call hold: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Camera

Auto Focus:Y / Yes
Built-in Camera:Y / Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Digital Zoom:3
Flash type:LED
Front Camera: No
Geotagging: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):3 / 3.2
Photo effects:black&white, Negative film, Sepia
Rear camera resolution (numeric):3 / 3.2
Second Camera:N / No
Video recording: Yes
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Incandescent / auto, Cloudy, daylight, Fluorescent, Tungsten

Certificates

Body SAR (EU):0.839
Head SAR (EU):0.585
Head SAR category (EU):B

Design

Colour of product:Black, Orange / Grey
Form factor:Bar
Standard colour:Black, Orange / Grey

Display

Display diagonal:9.27 / 9.271 / 92.7
Display number of colours:0.262144 / 16.77 / 16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:320 x 480 / 480 x 320
Display Type:TFT
Orientation sensor: Yes
Touch screen:Y / Yes
Touchscreen: Yes

Ergonomics

Accelerometer: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes

Messaging

E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes
Text prediction system:T9

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:AAC, AMR, eAAC+, MP3
FM radio:Y / Yes
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Video formats supported:3GP, H.263, H.264, MPEG4

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
GPS:Y / Yes
GPS (satellite): Yes
Position location: Yes

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS / EDGE, GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:900,2100
3G standards:HSDPA, HSUPA
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:3.0+EDR / 3.0+HS
Data network:3G
GPRS multislot class:12
SIM card capability:Single SIM
WAP:2.0
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other features

Camera included: Yes
EDGE: Yes
Music player: Yes
Polyphonic ring:Y / Yes
Ringer type:MP3
Video Playback: Yes
Wireless Connection: Yes

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Office support:Y / Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:2.3
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter, Games / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Games
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription / Sim-lock free
Video call: Yes

Ports & interfaces

USB port: Yes
USB version:2.0

Processor

Processor frequency:0.8

Software

Office support: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:2.3

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal Memory:158
Internal ROM:158
Maximum memory card size:32
USB mass storage: Yes

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Video

Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.2 / 1.200 / 11.95
Height :12.150 / 12.2 / 121.5
Weight:100 / 135
Width:6.59 / 6.600 / 65.9