Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 vs Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro – Review, specifications and prices

The new Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 handset has a 1 camera setup with a main lens of 16 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a pixel size of 1.2 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f MP, Samsung Exynos 850 (S5E3830) processor chipset and a battery of 3000 mAh. On other side, the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 5.3 in (inches) 6.67 in (inches)
Processor Samsung Exynos 850 (S5E3830) Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
Operating System One UI 3.0 One UI 3.0
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 4 GB (gigabytes) 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 64 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 16 MP 48/8/5/2 MP
Front Camera 5 MP 16 MP
Battery 3000 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 runs on Samsung Exynos 850 (S5E3830) chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.0 GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2000 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 4x Cortex-A55 and 64 bit architecture. Running on One UI 3.0 operating system.

The Samsung Exynos 850 (S5E3830) is a less powerful chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G.

Meanwhile, the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.3 GHz Kryo 465 and 6 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 465. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2300 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on One UI 3.0 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 is carrying a ARM Mali-G52 gpu in the interior and the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro has the Qualcomm Adreno 618,750 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 battery capacity is 3000 mAh which is a 66.6% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro. Some features include Fast charging and Removable.
The Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro battery include Fast charging, Non-removable and 33W in-box charger.

Screen

The device is using a TFT display with 720 x 1600 pixels and a screen size of 5.3 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro is featuring a IPS display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.67 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 is a 25.8% smaller than Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro
Capacitive 1500:1 contrast ratio
Multi-touch 2.5D curved glass screen
Scratch resistant 450 cd/m² typical brightness
Wet finger and glove-on working technology 84% NTSC
Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Oleophobic coating
Scratch resistant
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 is carrying a ram memory of 4 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 1866 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro is coming with a 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 4 gigabytes.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 is 4 gigabytes ,which is a 50% smaller than the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro with 6 gigabytes

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 comes with or 64 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 64 gigabytes.

The maximum storage capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 is 64 gigabytes ,which is a 100% less than the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro with 128 gigabytes

Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro gets you or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 rear camera setup is composed by 1 lenses of 16 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a pixel size of 1.2 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/8/5/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 13 mm (#2) , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro
Autofocus 2 cm shooting distance (#4)
Continuous shooting Angle of view – 119° (#2)
Digital zoom Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Exposure compensation Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Face detection Autofocus
Geotagging Digital image stabilization
HDR Digital zoom
ISO settings Exposure compensation
Panorama Face detection
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2)
Scene mode Fourth rear camera – 5MP (macro)
Self-timer GalaxyCore GC8034 model also available(#2)
Touch focus Geotagging
White balance settings HDR
ISO settings
Macro mode
Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Pixel size – 1.12 m (#2)
Pixel size – 1.12 m (#4)
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3)
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide)
Self-timer
Sensor edition – GalaxyCore GC02M1 (#3)
Sensor edition – OmniVision OV8856 (#2)
Sensor edition – Samsung S5K5E9 (#4)
Sensor size – 1/4″ (#2)
Sensor size – 1/5″ (#3)
Third rear camera – 2MP (depth-sensing)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 comes with a 5 MP in the front.

The Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro has a 16 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro
5 MP 16 MP
Aperture:f/2.2 Aperture:f/2.0
Face unlock Face detection
Face unlock
HDR
Pixel size:1 µm /0.001000 mm
Sensor model:OmniVision OV16A1Q

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro
EDGE EDGE
GPRS EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
HSPA+(42.2/ 5.76 Mbit/s) GPRS
LTE HSPA+
UMTS(384 kbit/s) LTE Cat 12(102.0/603.0 Mbit/s)
TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 price is $350 and the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro price tag is $200 (6 GB + 64 GB) or $225 (6 GB + 128 GB)

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