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Samsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690 vs Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 GT-S7710

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy Xcover vs Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 X01Samsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690
Samsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690
3.65"
TFT

320x480

3.1
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Single

1500
mAh

(Removable)

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Xcover X21Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 GT-S7710
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 GT-S7710
4"
TFT

480x800

5
MP

0.3mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

1700
mAh

(Removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 GT-S7710

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


01 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690
Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690vsGalaxy Xcover 2 GT-S7710
 48%48%
+Lighter
100 grams (3.5 ounces)vs148 grams (5.18 ounces)

21 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 GT-S7710
Galaxy Xcover 2 GT-S7710vsGalaxy Xcover GT-S5690
 50%50%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1Ghz 32bit Dual-Corevs800Mhz 32bit Single-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
1GB LPDDR2vs512MB
 13 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
4GB (2GB user available)vs512MB (150MB user available)
 61 times100%
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
16 millionvs260 thousand
 150%100%
+Higher resolution screen
480x800 pixelsvs320x480 pixels
 47%47%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
233 PPIvs158 PPI
 10%10%
+Larger screen
4"vs3.65"
 60%60%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 5MPvs(back) 3.1MP
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
EIS: Digital stabilizationvsNot supported
Advantage
+With a secondary camera is easier to take selfies
(front) 0.3MPvsNot supported
 2 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
HD (1280x720 pixels)vsVGA (640x480 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean is newer and safer
Android 4.1.2 Jelly BeanvsAndroid 2.3.6 Gingerbread
Advantage
+The 3G+ HSPA+ network is newer and faster
3G+ HSPA+vs3G HSUPA
 100%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(3G+ HSPA+) 14.4 Mbpsvs(3G HSUPA) 7.2 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Ambient LightvsNot supported
 13%13%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1700 mAhvs1500 mAh
Advantage
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
Video callingvsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Micro-B USB - MHLvsNot supported
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 4.0 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.0 version A2DPvs3.0 version A2DP
Advantage
+Better sites viewing on the internet
HTML, XHTML, HTML5vsHTML, XHTML

21 Common items in both devices
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
11.95 millimeters (0.47 inches)
TFT LCD
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Li-Ion (Removable)
Speakerphone
Vibrating alert
FM with RDS
A-GPS, GeoTagging / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
MicroUSB 2.0
Gorilla Glass
Waterproof (IPxx certified)
+ COMMON ITEMS

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 GT-S7710
ModelGalaxy Xcover GT-S5690Galaxy Xcover 2 GT-S7710
Also known asSamsung Galaxy Xtreme S5690Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 S7710, Samsung GT-S7710
Country or region availableEuropeVarious (International)South AfricaAustraliaEuropeVarious (International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2011March, 2013
Depth11.95 millimeters (0.47 inches)11.95 millimeters (0.47 inches)
Size (width x height)65.9 x 121.5 millimeters (2.59 x 4.78 in)67.7 x 130.5 millimeters (2.67 x 5.14 in)
Weight100 grams (3.5 ounces)148 grams (5.18 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IPxx certified)Waterproof (IPxx certified)
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 GT-S7710
Operating systemAndroid 2.3.4 GingerbreadAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updateAndroid 2.3.6 Gingerbreadfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 GT-S7710
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Marvell MG2 (45nm)32bit - ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500 (45nm)
CPU processor800Mhz Single-Core ARMv71Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerfeature not registeredARM Mali-400
RAM memory512MB1GB LPDDR2
Internal storage512MB (150MB user available)4GB (2GB user available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 GT-S7710
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LCD
Screen size3.65" inches4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~49.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~51.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution320x480 pixels480x800 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)158 PPI233 PPI
Colors260 thousand16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassGorilla Glass
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 GT-S7710
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 900/2100UMTS 900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkCSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload7.2/5.76 Mbps14.4/5.76 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 GT-S7710
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 GT-S7710
Main camera3.1 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution2048x1536 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)VGA (640x480 pixels) 30 fpsHD (1280x720 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusNot supportedSupported
Image stabilizationNot supportedEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionNot supportedFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedNot supported
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 GT-S7710
Front cameraNot supported0.3 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported640x480 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedVGA (640x480 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 GT-S7710
RadioFM with RDSFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 GT-S7710
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB - MHL
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth3.0 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 GT-S7710
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTMLHTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerSupportedYes / No
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Gray
- 2GB microSD included
- WiFi hotspot
- IP67 certified: dust tight and water proof up to 1m for 30min
- Colors: Gray, Red
- Samsung TouchWiz UX 5.0
- DNSe
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP67 certified: dust and water resistant up to 1m and 30min
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 GT-S7710
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity1500 mAh1700 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time396 minutes | 6.6 hours | 0.3 day540 minutes | 9 hours | 0.4 day
Standby39600 minutes | 660 hours | 27.5 days22200 minutes | 370 hours | 15.4 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 GT-S7710
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered0.61 W/Kg (head) | 1.03 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.5 W/Kg (head) | 0.51 W/Kg (body)