Last updated: 22 September 2022 at 19:19 UTC+02:00
Samsung has announced several new rugged devices for enterprise customers in the US. The Galaxy XCover 6 Pro and Galaxy Tab Active 4 Pro are now official in the United States, with one device hitting the market today.
The Galaxy Tab Active 4 Pro is the first to be sold through Samsung’s business portal, as well as through Amazon Business and other tier one and two IT channel partners. The rugged tablet is available starting today for $649 and up. The base model has 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, but the company is also offering a 6GB variant with 128GB of storage for $709. Both can be had with Wi-Fi only or 5G connectivity, supporting Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile networks. The 5G variant costs $759 and $819, respectively.
Samsung’s latest powerful tablet is powered by the Snapdragon 778G 5G chipset. It is equipped with a 10.1-inch display that has a resolution of 1920 x 1200 and a peak brightness of 550 nits. The panel supports the S Pen and the tablet ships with Samsung DeX.
On its own, the Galaxy Tab Active 4 Pro has an IP68 rating, but Samsung wrapped the tablet in a MIL-STD 810H anti-shock case. Other unique features include a user-replaceable 7,600mAh battery and NFC support that supports mPOS. This tablet ships with Android 12 and includes 1 year of Knox Suite. Samsung guarantees three OS upgrades and five years of security updates.
Galaxy XCover 6 Pro will be available in the US next month
The second rugged Galaxy device to come to the US is the XCover 6 Pro smartphone. The company hasn’t revealed a launch price for the US market yet, but the phone will be available through Samsung’s online store starting October 20.
Also shipping with Android 12, the Galaxy XCover 6 Pro will receive four OS upgrades. The phone is powered by the same Snapdragon 778G 5G chipset as its tablet counterpart. It will be offered with one memory configuration consisting of 6GB RAM and 128GB storage.
This sturdy Samsung smartphone features a 6.6-inch TFT LCD display with a resolution of 2408 x 1080 and an Infinity-V cutout for the 13MP selfie camera. By the way, the phone also carries a 50MP wide sensor on the back panel, alongside an 8MP ultra wide camera.
Similarly, the phone has mPOS-Ready NFC connectivity, an IP68 rating, and a MIL-STD-810H-certified construction. The user-replaceable battery goes up to 4,050mAh.
Both the Galaxy Tab Active 4 Pro and Galaxy XCover 6 Pro come with basic features like expandable storage via microSD and a 3.5mm headphone port.