Samsung Galaxy XCover 7 spotted on BIS certification: is an India launch on the cards?

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Samsung Galaxy XCover 7 has been spotted on the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) certification.
  • The phone bears the model number SM-G556B.
  • The handset could come with Dimensity 6100+ SoC and 6GB RAM.

Samsung Galaxy XCover 7 is set to debut very soon as the renders of the phone appeared last week. The phone was also spotted on Geekbench and this reveals the device will be powered by the Dimensity 6100+ SoC. Now, while we wait for the official launch, the Samsung Galaxy XCover 7 has been spotted on the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) website. While it’s not guaranteed, it could be an indication that the Samsung Galaxy XCover 7 could be launching in the country.

 

If it indeed does, it’ll be the first model from Samsung’s line of rugged phones to enter India.

Samsung Galaxy XCover 7 might launch in India

  • The Samsung Galaxy XCover 7 has been listed on the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) website with model number SM-G556B.
  • While the BIS listing, as spotted by MySmartPrice, doesn’t reveal any hardware specifications, but is an indication to suggest the phone will be launching in the country.
  • The Samsung XCover 5 and the XCover 6 were never launched in India, so the new development comes as a surprise.

The rugged Samsung Galaxy XCover 7 will ship with thick bezels around the display and a waterdrop notch to accommodate the selfie shooter. The handset is MIL-STD-810H-compliant and has drop-to-concrete resistance and an IP68 rating for water and dust resistance. Other details of the phone are under wraps at the moment. The handset will arrive as a follow-up to the XCover 6 Pro Samsung Galaxy XCover 6 Pro specifications

  • Display: The Samsung Galaxy XCover 6 Pro sports a 6.6-inch FHD+ 120Hz display with 2400 x 1080 pixels resolution, 20:9 aspect ratio, Wet Touch, Glove Mode, and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus+ protection.
  • Processor: Snapdragon 778G Octa-Core 6nm processor with Adreno 642L GPU
  • RAM and Storage: 6GB RAM and 128GB storage, which is further expandable up to 1TB via a microSD card.
  • OS: Android 12 with Samsung One UI 4.1
  • Cameras: 50MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture and an 8MP Ultra-Wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture, LED flash. There is a 13MP shooter for selfies.
  • Others: IP68 water and dust resistance and US Military Standard MIL-STD-810H
  • Connectivity: 5G SA / NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, Type-C USB 3.2, POGO Pin (charging only), and NFC.
  • Battery: 4,050mAh removable battery.

Key Specs

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 7
MediaTek Dimensity 6100 Plus | 6 GBProcessor
6.65 inches (16.89 cm)Display
50 MPRear camera
13 MPSelfie camera
4500 mAhBattery
  • Samsung Galaxy M55 5G spotted on Geekbench 4.2.
  • The Galaxy M55’s Geekbench scores and key specs are thus revealed.
  • The new phone could come with a Snapdragon processor.

Samsung Galaxy M55 5G launch could be around the corner as the phone has appeared on the Geekbench 4 database revealing its key specifications such as the processor and RAM. This is the first time we have spotted any reference to this device. So, let’s break down the Geekbench listing to learn everything we know so far about the device.

Samsung Galaxy M55 Geekbench details

  • From the screenshot shared by MySmartPrice, we learn the SamsungGalaxy M55 5G’s model number is SM-M556B.
  • Its single-core performance is 3,575 and the multi-core score is 11,330. The scores may differ on other versions of Geekbench.
  • The processor in use is believed to be a Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 SoC with the motherboard codenamed Taro. The listing shows the base frequency of this chip is 1.80GHz and the publication adds the max clock speed goes up to 2.40GHz. This is apparently backed by Adreno 644 GPU.
  • The model in the test has 8GB of RAM and Android 14-based One UI software.

That’s all we gather from the leaked Geekbench post. This device would be a follow-up to the Samsung Galaxy M54 5G. So, here’s a quick refresher on its specs Samsung Galaxy M54 specifications

  • Processor:Samsung Galaxy M54 is propelled by Exynos 1380 SoC with Mali-G68 MP5 GPU.
  • Memory:The performance is aided by 8GB RAM and 128/256GB of internal storage. This is further expandable via a microSD card.
  • Battery:Inside, there is also space for a 6,000mAh battery with 25W fast charging support.
  • Software:On top of this setup, there is Android 13-based OneUI 5.0 skin.
  • Display:On the front, the device has a 6.7-inch sAMOLED Plus panel with an FHD+ resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate, an embedded fingerprint reader, and Corning Gorilla Glass layer 5 protection.
  • Cameras: Behind the phone, there is a 108MP main camera with OIS, an 8MP ultrawide sensor, and a 2MP macro module. The front camera is a 32MP sensor.
  • Connectivity: The repertoire consists of USB-C, 5G, Dual 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.3, GPS, and NFC.

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