Neat sophisticated smartphones with large display, thin frame and a protruding advanced camera – all this will not be in our current issue. There is a category of users who need a truly strong, “masculine” (although gender in this case plays no role) of the mobile device in a very robust housing and, preferably, with a capacious battery. Often these smartphones looking for industry workers, travelers and extreme sports. Let’s learn that today the market can offer for such requests.
Not the most famous in wide circles of the brand, which has phenomenal resistance to shocks and falls of up to 1.5 m. the Device is designed to work in temperatures from -20°C to +55°C IP67 guarantees the absence of dust inside the case and the possibility of falling into water without any consequences. However, to go to long voyage with GeoTel A1 in hand is still not recommended. From the point of view of characteristics, this is a very mediocre unit: 4.5 inch screen, Quad core CPU, 1 GB RAM, battery is 3400 mAh. But there is an Android operating system 7.0 Nougat. For their $79 this is perhaps one of the best solutions on the market.
From the point of view of the characteristics GuoPhone V19 is a nearly complete copy of GeoTel A1 with subtle differences. First, it runs on Android 6.0. Secondly, the battery capacity is 4500 mAh when the thickness of the case 16,6 mm. thirdly, the declared enclosure protection according to IP68 standard, which means, GuoPhone better tolerate long-term immersion in water. Front installed by tempered glass Corning Gorilla Glass 3. All connectors are hidden under the plugs, but out of the box available in many languages, including Russian.
Smartphones of this company are familiar to our readers for the numerous reviews and stress tests. Thanks to the closed vacuum Assembly HomTom HT20 managed to do fine, protected from damage, bumps and also resistant to water and dust to standard IP68. The smartphone can be used for shooting underwater. Despite the small price, in case you installed the rapid fingerprint scanner. The screen size is 4.7 inch with HD resolution. Inside you can install two SIM cards. Battery capacity is 3500 mAh, and is responsible for the performance Quad-core chipset paired with 2 GB of RAM. We should also mention the support for 4G LTE networks.
Doogee T5 Lite is instantly recognizable in design and comfortable to use 5-inch screen. The case is made of durable aluminum, so Doogee T5 Lite is protected from bumps and drops. Due to the observance of the manufacturing technology, the inside of the case does not fall moisture and dust, the sound from the speaker remains loud and clear. Doogee is positioning this smartphone as a business decision with additional options. Responsible for the performance of one of the most popular budget chips MT6735 MediaTek and 2 GB of RAM, and the data stored on the flash drive capacity of 16 GB which can be expanded with a memory card. For ease of use offers gesture control. Thanks to the battery 4 500 mAh Doogee T5 Lite works up to 725 hours in standby mode.
Another frequent guest in our news section. The smartphone has an extremely strong body with a large margin of safety. 4.7-inch HD screen makes it comfortable to use Blackview BV6000S even outside on a Sunny day. Hardware “stuffing” is completely standard, you can not say about the case is 16 mm thick: full metal Blackview BV6000S survived a fall from a height, swimming in the pool and even burning. None of this could have a significant impact on the efficiency of the apparatus. A broad range of global positioning systems and global network 3G and LTE.
Waterproof and shock proof mobile Kenxinda W7 at the time, was one of the toughest stress tests: the manufacturer scored their nails, proving the unmatched durability of the case. The thickness of the case is only 13,7 mm. the Smartphone is protected by standard IP68, support LTE and two SIM-cards. From obvious minuses is worth noting a rather old operating system Android 5.1 Lollipop and not the most capacious battery. On the other hand, Kenxinda W7 uses a compact 5-inch high-definition screen, MediaTek processor, 1 GB of RAM and a main camera with support for video recording in 720p.
Rugged smartphone from a famous Chinese brand. Different from previous devices OCTA core processor MediaTek MT6753 and 3 GB of RAM. Paired with more or less relevant operating system Android 6.0 Marshmallow Ulefone Armor is one of the most productive devices in its price category. The smartphone can operate at low temperatures, resistant to drops and tempered glass on the screen saves it from scratches when in contact with hard objects. Rear mounted 13-Megapixel camera, claimed to support LTE.
The novelty in our market, which immediately captured the attention of users. Device Lenovo have a less aggressive design than the majority of shock proof mobile devices in lower price categories and different productive “stuffing.” Lenovo S20 got 3 GB RAM and 32 GB ROM 5-inch HD Sharp IGZO display, Quad-core chipset MT6737T with a clock frequency of 1.5 GHz and battery capacity of 3000 mAh with fast charging MediaTek Pump Express Plus. Lenovo S20 protected from moisture and dust, works steadily at low temperatures, experiencing bathing in dirty river water and deep freeze. In the price category up to $200 this is one of the best options for fans of compact, rugged phones.
Absolutely the same protective properties Lenovo S30 offers a large 5.5-inch screen, 4 GB of RAM, increased storage capacity and OCTA core chipset. Lenovo S30 offers many popular options: LTE, USB OTG, Android 6.0 Marshmallow, quick charge, two slots for SIM-cards and other traveler tips. The smartphone has a minimalist design, straight lines and design with a thickness of 13 mm.
Productive mobile Kenxinda W9 with OCTA-core processor and 6-inch Full HD screen. Kenxinda W9 has a standard set of protective functions and a variety of communication interfaces, including LTE and FM radio. Swimming in the water, journey through the dusty desert, the trip to the Arctic circle – this SmartPad can be a good companion of people of all professions.
Outwardly unusual, but the most secure smartphone RugGear RG500 with a rubberized case to protect your smartphone during any extreme tests. It withstands a drop from 2 meter height, high and low temperatures, submerged under water. The case has a built in amplified speakers, which compensate for the presence of a special membrane, which sound at times can seem unnatural and distorted. In the RugGear RG500 is touch-sensitive 3.2-inch screen, dual-core processor and battery of the smartphone for two weeks in standby mode. Instead of on-screen buttons are hard physical button “Home”, “apps List” and “Back”. This is a minimalistic Android smartphone for real adventurers who need a duplicate device during outings.
Conquest S8 is not allocated from the point of view of the productive platform and protective properties, but has a very powerful battery of 6,000 mAh and is equipped with an additional external antenna to operate in the mode of the radio. As a bonus attached to a smartphone charging dock. The housing is made of metal, so Conquest S8 experiencing drops and bumps. The screen is covered with tempered glass Gorila Glass 4-th generation. The 13-Megapixel camera allows you to create high-quality images and record Full HD videos. Additionally geotagging, HDR and digital image stabilization.
One of the few representatives shock proof smartphones based on Qualcomm CPU. Responsible for the performance of Snapdragon 410 paired with 2 GB of RAM. 4.7-inch HD screen has a brightness of 450 nits and is protected by glass Gorilla glass. RugGear RG740 supports navigation systems GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, and also has the possibility of contactless synchronization Protocol NFC. Battery 3 950 mAh is enough for 208 hours in standby and 480 minutes of talktime.
The most expensive representative of our column – the Sonim XP7. Has characteristics typical for the low-price segment, but is completely protected by the housing with the possibility of immersion in water to a depth of 1.5 meters for 30 minutes. Thanks to energy-efficient platform, built-in battery provides up to 10 hours of talk time. By the way, charging occurs through a magnetic connector. Sonim XP7 stands out with unusual design and multi frequency GSM, WCDMA and LTE. Included are a protective fabric case and strap with carabiner and compass.
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