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Samsung Galaxy Xcover Pro (SM-G715U1) vs Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Xcover Pro vs Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix XSamsung Galaxy Xcover Pro (SM-G715U1)08Points
Samsung Galaxy Xcover Pro (SM-G715U1)
6.3"
IPS

1080x2340

25
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4050
mAh

(Removable)

vs
22PointsAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy Xcover Pro X
Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)
6.59"
AMOLED

1080x2340

64
MP

24mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)

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 Pro (SM-G715U1)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Xcover Pro (SM-G715U1)vsROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)22 Advantages Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+218 grams (7.63 ounces)10%
Lighter
vs240 grams (8.4 ounces)
+409 PPI5%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs391 PPI
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core29%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+12GB LPDDR52 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (49GB available)vs+128GB (100GB available)104%
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs+9.85 millimeters (0.39 inches)1%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
60Hzvs+144Hz140%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
16 millionvs+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
6.3"vs+6.59"5%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 25MP + 8MPvs+(triple camera) 64MP + 13MP + 5MP149%
Higher resolution main camera
(front) 13MPvs+(front) 24MP86%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)15 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 5000 Mbps7 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
4050 mAhvs+6000 mAh48%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
15Wvs+30W100%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO is newer and faster
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.

25 Common items in both devices
1080x2340 pixels
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
f/1.8 (aperture)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+18 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 Pro (SM-G715U1)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)
ModelGalaxy Xcover Pro (SM-G715U1)ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)
Other model namesGalaxy XCover Pro SM-G715UZKDXAA (Unlocked)Asus ROG Phone 3 ZS661KS Strix edition (12GB RAM)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungAsus
Release dateJanuary, 2020July, 2020
Depth9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)9.85 millimeters (0.39 inches)
Size (width x height)76.7 x 159.9 millimeters (3.02 x 6.3 in)78 x 171 millimeters (3.07 x 6.73 in)
Weight218 grams (7.63 ounces)240 grams (8.4 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30min.
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.
Not supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Xcover Pro (SM-G715U1)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Xcover Pro (SM-G715U1)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G72 MP3Qualcomm Adreno 650
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X12GB LPDDR5
Internal storage64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (100GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Xcover Pro (SM-G715U1)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDAMOLED
Screen size6.3" inches6.59" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~79.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~79.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)409 PPI391 PPI
Colors16 million1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 6
Display features60Hz144Hz, 650 nits, HDR10+
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Xcover Pro (SM-G715U1)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/50 Mbps5000/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat11 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 14, 20, 28, 29, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41, 48)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (41, 77, 78, 79)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy Xcover Pro (SM-G715U1)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy Xcover Pro (SM-G715U1)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
25 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4.0"1.12µm
(triple camera)
64 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.4125º11mm
5MP macrof/2.0
Main camera resolution5760x4320 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.72" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Xcover Pro (SM-G715U1)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels24 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels5632x4224 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.9µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Xcover Pro (SM-G715U1)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Xcover Pro (SM-G715U1)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Xcover Pro (SM-G715U1)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black
- One UI 2
- Drop-to-concrete resistance from up to 1.5m
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black glare
- ROG UI (Republic Of Gamers)
- Always-On display
- DTS:X stereo speakers (2 amplifiers)
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- AeroActive Cooler 3
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Xcover Pro (SM-G715U1)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4050 mAh6000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging30W Fast battery charging
10W Reverse charging USB between devices
Quick Charge 3/4
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Xcover Pro (SM-G715U1)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.11W/kg (head) | 0.48W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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