Here’s everything you need to know about the newly launched “Military-Specific” Samsung Galaxy S23 and Galaxy XCover 6 Pro

Software for tactical radios and mission-critical devices is stated to be pre-configured for the Samsung Galaxy S23 and Galaxy XCover 6 Pro Tactical Edition.

Launched in the United States as military-focused smartphones are the Samsung Galaxy S23 Tactical Edition and Galaxy XCover 6 Pro. These smartphones are described as “mission-ready” devices that handle “the requirements of tactical and classified applications”. The US military’s security needs are being met by their design. Features like the Android Team Awareness Kit (ATAK) and the Battlefield Assisted Trauma Distributed Observation Kit (BATDOK) are included. Despite receiving new software, security measures, and a tough case, the phones’ core functions—such as display features and others—remain unchanged.

Samsung Galaxy S23 Tactical Edition characteristics include Night vision mode, stealth mode, the lock screen rotating automatically, and other unique features are only available on the Galaxy S23 Tactical Edition. Other primary features, such as a 6.1-inch full-HD+ display with a 120Hz refresh rate and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC, are identical to those of the usual Galaxy S23.


It has up to 512GB of storage and 8GB of RAM. The triple rear cameras of the Galaxy S23 are led by a 50-megapixel primary wide-angle sensor in terms of optics. The phone also features 360-degree audio recording and 8K video capture at 30 frames per second. It has a 3,900mAh battery inside that can be charged 25W cable and 15W wirelessly.

Features of the Samsung Galaxy Xcover 6 Pro Tactical Edition

The Galaxy XCover 6 Pro Tactical Edition also has unique tactical features and a tough design that is believed to have passed a 1.5-m drop test and MIL-STD-810H testing. Additionally, it boasts an IP68 rating for resistance to water, sand, dirt, and dust.

It offers a 6.6-inch PLS LCD screen with full-HD+ resolution and a refresh rate of 120Hz. It is powered by a Snapdragon 778G SoC and 6GB of RAM. The phone has a 50-megapixel main sensor on its twin rear cameras and a 4,050mAh battery.

In addition to this, the Samsung DeX software, which delivers a PC-like experience and lets users conduct reports, training, or mission planning while in the vehicle or back at the base, is included with the Galaxy S23 and Galaxy XCover 6 Pro Tactical Edition, according to a statement from the firm. The devices are compatible with a variety of carrier networks, as well as Wi-Fi 6E, CBRS (Citizens Broadband Radio Service), and private 5G SIM card networks.

Additionally, Samsung said that the DualDAR architecture used by the Galaxy S23 and Galaxy XCover 6 Pro Tactical Edition phones secures the device using dual-layered encryption. Even with the phone off or in an unauthenticated state, it still functions.