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Samsung reveals a new phone with a removable battery

Keep in mind when your cellphone’s batteries could possibly be modified out as simply as these in your TV distant? This Samsung smartphone may jog that reminiscence with its detachable battery.

Samsung’s XCover Professional is designed as a rugged, mid-range smartphone with pragmatic options together with a detachable 4,050mAh battery and a physique made from plastic, as a substitute of the standard metallic or glass.

ArsTechnica experiences that Samsung’s Nordic division issued a press launch on the XCover Professional, along with different beforehand introduced fashions, however later pulled all data on it.

The redacted launch stated the cellphone would go on sale in Finland beginning Jan 31, priced at €499 (RM2,261).

It acknowledged that the cellphone can be powered by an Samsung Exynos 9611 SoC processor and has 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard reminiscence, plus a microSD slot for expandable storage. It runs on Android 9 (Pie).

The XCover Professional’s entrance dealing with 13-megapixel digital camera is constructed into the show and flushed left, although it seems to have bezels thick sufficient to accommodate the digital camera. The rear has a two digital camera arrange with a 25-megapixel essential shooter and an 8-megapixel second digital camera.

In the meantime, the display is a 6.3in LCD, as a substitute of Samsung’s typical OLED display.

The cellphone has an IP69 water and mud resistance ranking and claims to be examined to outlive being dropped 1.5 meters.

ArsTechnica experiences that one other uncommon function is an orange-coloured push-to-talk button on its left aspect, which is programmable for different features too.

The tech web site notes that although the cellphone’s launch is up within the air, it has been submitted to the US Federal Communications Fee for approval, suggesting a US launch is probably going.

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