Samsung recently unveiled a new rugged phone in the Xcover range of phone, the Samsung Xcover 271 (B2710). The rugged phone protects the handset against shock, dust, water and drops. Samsung Xcover 271 is an IP67 certified device and it is the highest rating ever received by a Samsung handset. This phone works even after being submerged in the water for up to 30 minutes.
Samsung Xcover 271 comes with some great features such as 3G Connectivity, 2 inch display, loudspeaker, torch, video calling capabilities, digital compass, pedometer, FM Radio, 3.5mm audio jack, audio and video player and so on. It also has an built-in GPS receiver which supports Google Maps.
This handset has 30MB of internal memory and the storage can be expanded with the help of microSD card. Samsung Xcover 271 has an amazing battery life, which delivers up to 19 hours of talk time on 2G networks and up to 7 hours talk time on 3G networks. This handset is expected to be released next month in Sweden and comes with a price tag of 1,700 kronor (approx. $240).