When you read the review about Blackview BV9500, you could have been thinking that the next release from Blackview will be BV9600. Nevertheless, here we are, welcoming the Blackview BV9600 Pro into the smartphone market. It comes in at the time many smartphone manufacturers are releasing devices in anticipation of end of year rush.
The Blackview BV9600 Pro has been announced and released in the month of October 2018. However, the company has also released a Blackview BV9600 Plus earlier. Let’s take a look at how things pan out in the Blackview BV9600 Pro.
Design and Display of Blackview BV9600 Pro
Design type in the BV9600 Pro is metal and polycarbonate materials, ensuring that the device quality is higher than average level. This must be sleek as you can see from the pictures. The body dimensions of the device are 81.4 x 162.9 x 12.85 mm and it weighs 268 grams which shows that this smartphone is rugged. Furthermore, it comes in black, gray, and silver colors. Also, it is water resistant with IP69K certification.
Display screen measures 6.21 inches, showing that the Blackview BV9600 Pro is a large device that is very good for gaming and watching movies. Pixels resolution is 1080 x 2248 of 16 million colors. Pixel density is 402 ppi, screen to body ratio is put at 73.48 percent, and aspect ratio is 19:9.
Other features are scratch resistance, multi-touch which is up to 10 fingers, and Corning gorilla Glass 5. There is no secondary display.
In the camera department, there is dual rear camera setup of 16 MP plus 8 MP. These are high enough to produce good quality pictures. Also, things look good at the video department with 2160p@30fps that performs with FHD recording attribute.
Other features included in the rear cameras are auto focus, digital zoom, exposure compensation, face detection, geo-tagging, HDR, panorama, scene mode, self-timer, touch to focus, and other features. There are also dual LED flash capabilities in the rear cameras.
Front camera is a single is an 8 MP shooter with flash capacity. This selfie camera comes with a special feature: the Sony IMX134 Exmor RS. It also comes with f/2.2.
Hardware and Software in BV 9600 Pro
Android 8.1 Oreo runs on the Blackview BV9600 Pro. It comes with a modified user interface. In addition, the primary hardware in the BV9600 Pro is MediaTek Heio P60 (MT6771) SoC chipset with process technology 12nm. Next, there is the CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz 8-Cores, GPU ARM Mali-G72 MP3 3-Cores. Architecture found here is 64-bit.
Memory information in the BV9600 Pro reveals 6GB of RAM which is not expandable and also 128GB internal storage which can be increased to 256GB external storage. This is achievable through the use of a microSD card. In the other hand, sensors found in the Blackview BV9600 Pro are fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, compass, gyroscope, and barometer.
Network and Connectivity
Internet connectivity is versatile as there are 2G, 3G, and 4G networks which means that there are GSM, WCDMA, HSDPA, and LTE. These can work in dual SIM slots provided in the smartphone already. To complement this, there are components that make things work smoothly. These are Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, hotspot, USB Type-C, GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, NFC, HDMI, 3.5mm audio jack, etc.
BV9600 Pro Battery Life
To power the Blackview BV9600 Pro, there is a Li-Po 5580 mAh non-removable battery, which comes with wireless technology. In addition, there is fast charging technology as well in the device. This means that in the battery department, BV9600 Pro fares better than most mid-range devices.
Price and Availability
Pricing of Blackview BV 9600 Pro starts at $400 to about $450 USD. The device was announced sometime in the month of June 2018 and is now released in the month of October, 2018.