Orange has just announced the launch exclusive of the Samsung B2710 o Samsung XCover 271, a simple terminal design candybar that has the particularity to resist shocks, dirt and submerging to a depth meter.
Interestingly, the operator has not put the Samsung XCover 271 available to private clients, but only for freelancers or companies, by which we assume you will want it to go to companies like construction companies whose personnel need a mobile more leathery than normal. Professionals or companies that want to get one can get it from zero euros or points program.
With one index of protection IP67 certification (completely water tight to dust and submersible to one meter a maximum of half an hour), the Samsung XCover 271 It is a simple terminal. Its dimensions are 120.7 x 53 x 17.9 mm and weighs 115 grams. The display is a 2 inch LCD with resolution 240 x 320 pixels and its camera is only 2 megapixel camera, with video recording QVGA @ 15 fps.
Storage is provided by 30MB of internal memory or MicroSD card. Phone connectivity includes 3G, although it is limited to 384 kbps. Despite this, has dedicated access to Facebook and Twitter, and incorporates A-GPS with Google Maps and digital compass. Apart from the 3 G, it has Bluetooth 2.1, but not with WiFi.
The Samsung XCover 271 It also includes other details intended for activities outdoors, such as a stopwatch, altimeter, pedometer, microphone with cancellation of noise, or headlamp. On paper, their batteries resist up to 7 hours of talk time, or 500 on hold, both with the 3G active.