Thursday October 22, 2020

Gadget Guru: Samsung XCover Pro, Dell XPS 15, Hooke Lav

A sturdy phone that’s ideal for builders or hospitality workers, a laptop update that gets the basics right and a Bluetooth microphone are reviewed this week

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

27th September, 2020
Samsung’s XCover Pro is in a durable class of its own

Samsung XCover Pro

Price: €449

Rating: ****

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