Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5

Added: 03.05.21 | Updated: 01.10.24
  • Model: Galaxy Xcover 5
  • Brand: Samsung
  • Rating: 3.33 out of 5 (57 votes)
  • Price: 280 EUR
  • Year of manufacture: 2021
  • Dimensions: 147.1 x 71.6 x 9.2 mm
  • Weight: 172 g
  • Chipset: Exynos 850 (8nm)
  • Built-in memory
  • Screen: PLS IPS 5.3 inches
  • Battery: 3000 mAh
  • Rear camera: Single, 16MP
  • Front camera: Single, 5MP

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Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 specs

Common | Price | Design | Screen | Hardware | Memory | Software | Main Camera | Selfie camera | Cellular | Connectivity | Battery | Audio | Sensors | Performance Benchmark

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 Release dateCommon

Brand and model

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5

Launch date

2021, March 04

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 PricePrice

First price

280 EUR

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 dimension, size, weightDesign


5.79 in (147.1 mm)


2.82 in ( 71.6 mm)


0.36 in ( 9.2 mm)


6.07 oz (172 grams)

Water resistant

IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins) MIL-STD-810H compliant




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Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 screenScreen

Technology PLS IPS

5.3 in

Screen Area

67.8 cm2


720 x 1480 px

Points per inch

311 PPI

Color Depth


Ratio (height:width)


Ratio (screen:body)


Screen protector

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Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 ProcessorHardware


- Exynos 850 (8nm)


- Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)


- Mali-G52

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 Memory and storageMemory

Internal Memory


Memory Card Slot

microSDXC (dedicated slot)

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 SoftwareSoftware

Operating System (OS)

Android 11, One UI 2.0

User Interface

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 main camera specsMain Camera

Number of Cameras



-16 MP, f/1.8, PDAF


Dual LED flash, HDR, panorama

Video Recording 1080p@30fps

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 selfie camera specsSelfie camera

Number of Cameras



-5 MP, f/2.2

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 Cellular BandsCellular

Bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only)
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE
SIM Card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
SAR EU 0.70 W/kg (head)     1.27 W/kg (body)    

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 wifi bluetooth gps nfcConnectivity

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
USB USB Type-C 2.0, charging connector pins

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 Battery type and CapacityBattery


3000 mAh


Li-Ion, removable


-Fast battery charging 15W

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 sound and multimediaAudio

Headphone Jack Yes


Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Other specifications


Performance Benchmark

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 antutu score Antutu Score

Antutu 8 Score117907 (Position 819 out of 1146)

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Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 geekbench ScoreGeekbench Score

GeekBench 5 Single Core180 (Position 1407 out of 1884)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core1111 (Position 1230 out of 1873)

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Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from Samsung. However, there may be differences in specifications.

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Review of Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5

Even though smartphones are getting thinner, more fragile and more futuristic every year, there are still models on the market that go the other way. The Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 is exactly that. It's a different generation and can survive a bump in the tarmac. It has its niche and users who would prefer it.
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Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 Reviews and Opinions

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3.33 / 5

  • Fast Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Replaceable battery for extended device usability
  • No performance throttling under load
  • Flicker-free screen, reducing eye strain
  • МicroSD card slot, headphone jack
  • Rugged build suitable for rough use
  • Low contrast ratio 
  • Lack of hardware navigation buttons 
  • Outdated single camera 
  • Mediocre speaker quality
  • Slow card reader, potentially impacting file transfer speeds
  • Lacks notification LED
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 cost?

The price of the Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 varies based on the specific model and storage capacity. As of the latest update, the base model starts at 280 EUR. Prices increase for models with larger storage capacity and additional features.

When did the Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 come out?

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 mobile was launched on in these colors: Black.

What is the size and weight of Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 ?

The Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 has dimensions of Height: 147.1 mm Width: 71.6 mm Thickness: 9.2 mm and weighs approximately 172 grams.

What is the screen size and resolution of Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5?

When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 5.3 inches diagonally offering a resolution of 720 x 1480 px at a pixel density of 311 ppi.

How much memory and storage does a Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 have?

Device comes with chipset Exynos 850 (8nm) with processor Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55). Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 is available with internal memory of 64GB 4GB RAM.

What are the main camera specifications and megapixels of the Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5?

The device have a Single rear camera setup with specs of 16 MP, f/1.8, PDAF and features like Dual LED flash, HDR, panorama

What are the front camera specs and MP of the Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5?

The device comes with Single front camera setup with specs of 5 MP, f/2.2 and features like