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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 XSamsung Galaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)01Point
Samsung Galaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)
3.65"
TFT

320x480

3.1
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Single

1500
mAh

(Removable)

vs
21PointsSamsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710)Compare Samsung Galaxy Xcover X
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710)
4"
TFT

480x800

5
MP

0.3mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

1700
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)1 Advantage Samsung Galaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)vsGalaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710)21 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710)
+100 grams (3.5 ounces)48%
Lighter
vs148 grams (5.18 ounces)
800Mhz 32bit Single-Corevs+1Ghz 32bit Dual-Core50%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
512MBvs+1GB LPDDR2100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
512MB (150MB user free)vs+4GB (2GB user free)13 times
More internal storage for applications and files
260 thousandvs+16 million61 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
320x480 pixelsvs+480x800 pixels150%
Higher resolution screen
158 PPIvs+233 PPI47%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
3.65"vs+4"10%
Larger screen
(back) 3.1MPvs+(back) 5MP60%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+EIS: Digital stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+(front) 0.3MPAdvantage
With a secondary camera is easier to take selfies
VGA (640x480)vs+HD (1280x720)2 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 2.3.6 Gingerbreadvs+Android 4.1.2 Jelly BeanAdvantage
Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean is newer and safer
3G HSUPAvs+3G+ HSPA+Advantage
The 3G+ HSPA+ network is newer and faster
(3G HSUPA) 7.2 Mbpsvs+(3G+ HSPA+) 14.4 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Ambient LightAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
1500 mAhvs+1700 mAh13%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Video callingAdvantage
The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
Not supportedvs+Micro-B USB - MHLAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
3.0 version A2DPvs+4.0 version A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.0 version A2DP is newer and faster
HTML, XHTMLvs+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet

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
+14 specs and more in the table below

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

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710)
ModelGalaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy Xtreme S5690Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 S7710, Samsung GT-S7710
Country or region available(Global, International)Europe
(Global, International), Europe
(Global, International)South AfricaAustraliaEurope
(Global, International), South Africa, Australia, Europe
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)
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)Samsung 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-S5690)Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710)
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 free)4GB (2GB user free)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)Samsung 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)
Display resolution320x480 pixels480x800 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)158 PPI233 PPI
Colors260 thousand16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassGorilla Glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/upload7.2/5.76 Mbps14.4/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
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 networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 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
CallingSamsung Galaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)Samsung 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
CameraSamsung Galaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710)
Back camera (main camera)3.1 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution2048x1536 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)VGA (640x480) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 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
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710)
Front camera (secondary)Not supported0.3 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported640x480 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedVGA (640x480)
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-S5690)Samsung 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
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)Samsung 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-S5690)Samsung 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 supplySamsung Galaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710)
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity1500 mAh1700 mAh
Charger, watts• Standard charging• Standard charging
Talk time autonomy396 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 rateSamsung Galaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.61W/kg (head) | 1.03W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.5W/kg (head) | 0.51W/kg (body)
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