Galaxy C5 Pro update: Samsung has launched the C7 Pro cousin; Xcover 4 smartphone compared

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A journalist walks at the Samsung booth during a media preview day at the IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin, September 5, 2013. Reuters/Fabrizio Bensch

The 2017 Galaxy Unpacked event will go live on March 30, 2 a.m. AEDT. People can register at the Samsung Australia website to receive exclusive notifications about the live stream event. While the Galaxy S8 is eagerly awaited, Samsung has quietly unveiled Galaxy C7 Pro’s smaller cousin, the Galaxy C5 Pro.

The Samsung Galaxy C5 Pro is already available for pre-order in China and is priced at ¥2,499 (AU$480 approx). It will go live on March 16. The smartphone packs a 4GB RAM and 16MP front and rear cameras. It will be available in Lake Blue, Maple Leaf, and Powder Rose colour variants and will sport a metal unibody with antenna bands on the top and bottom chin at the back. The Galaxy C5 Pro has a front Home Button with the fingerprint scanner embedded. The rear camera is situated at the top, slightly protruding.

The bottom edge of the smartphone hosts the USB Type-C port, speaker grille and 3.5mm headphone jack. The power button is situated on the right, whereas, the volume buttons are on the left. According to Gadgets 360, the Samsung Galaxy C5 Pro is a hybrid dual-SIM smartphone with a 5.2-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display and screen resolution of 1,080 x 1,920 pixels. It has 64GB internal storage, expandable up to 256GB via microSD card. It sports a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core Cortex-A53 chipset clocked at 2.2GHz.

The 16MP rear camera has f/1.9 aperture and LED flash support, whereas the selfie camera can record 1080p videos at 30fps. Battery capacity is of 2,600 mAh. The Samsung Galaxy C5 Pro has Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, 4G LTE, GPS, NFC, Radio and WLAN connectivity, writes Tech Times. Apart from the fingerprint scanner under the Home button, the device also sports acceleration sensor, gyroscope, magnetometer, proximity sensor and RGB light sensor. Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4 is launching in April.

The smartphone is only for extreme adventurers who do not need a premium flagship. The Galaxy Xcover 4 is a rugged, hardy device that has an IP68 certification, making it water and dust resistant. It has a 13MP primary camera and a 5MP front camera. The Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system and is powered by a 2GB RAM and a 2,800 mAh battery. The display has a screen resolution of 720 x 1,280 pixels with a 294ppi. It has an internal storage of 16GB and the memory is expandable up to 256GB via microSD card.

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