The Ulefone Armor 5 has been introduced by the company as the latest smartphone from the Armour rugged series which focuses on affordable rugged smartphones. The company also claims the Armor 5 is the World’s first rugged smartphone with a notched screen.

Ulefone Armor 5

The device runs on the latest Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box and has 4GB/64GB storage offerings. It sports dual rear cameras and houses a massive 5000 milliamp hour battery. Without further ado, lets meet the Ulefone Armor 5.

Ulefone Armor 5

Design

Ulefone Armor 5

The Armor 5 was designed with Polycarbonate, making this device more rugged. It boasts IP68 certifications offering dust and water resistant as well, the device also sports tri-proof design and rubber edges for protection against falls.

Ulefone Armor 5

The features at the rear are simply plain and simple, the dual rear camera starts a vertical train at the top left corner with the fingerprint scanner coming underneath. It’s quite bulky by the sides, measuring 12.6mm in thickness and weighing 228g.

Display

Ulefone Armor 5

When you turn over to the front, the first thing you’d notice is the notch at the top. This is the world’s first rugged smartphone with the notched screen. The notch houses the selfie camera, speaker grille and sensors.

The 5.8-inch HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen is pretty sharp. It has a resolution of 720 x 1512 pixels and 286 pixel per inch density. The screen stretches up to 71.47% screen-to-body ratio with a Corning Gorilla Glass 4 on top.

Hardware and Software

The Helio P23 chip from MediaTek takes centre stage here, the chip was designed with 16nm process node and comes with 8-cores of processor. This reaches a max speed of 2.0GHz, while the ARM Mali-G71 MP2 comes with 2-cores and clocks at 700MHz.

There’s 4GB of RAM space available for multitasking, this reaches a memory speed of 933MHz as well. In the storage department, you get 64GB storage space and can expand 256GB using the SIM 2 slot. The Armor 5 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box.

Camera

The Armor 5 is equipped with dual 13MP + 5MP rear cameras and a dual-LED flash. The 13MP shooter has f/2.0 aperture and 5-element lens, while the 5MP underneath is the depth sensor. While the 8MP selfie camera has f/2.4 aperture with support for Face Unlock.

Battery

Powering the Ulefone Armor 5 is a 5000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery with fast charging and Qi wireless charging technology. With the fast charging feature, charging the battery from 0% to 100% shouldn’t take up to 2.5 hours.

Ulefone Armor 5 Full Technical Specifications

General

Device Type Smartphone
Model Ulefone Armor 5
Announced July, 2018
Released July, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G Network WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
SIM Type

Nano + Nano

SIM Count Dual SIM

Design

Type Polycarbonate
Dimensions 76 x 158.3 x 12.6 mm
Weight 228g
Protection Yes
Colours Blue, Black

Display

Display Type HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.85-inch
Resolution 720 x 1512 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 286ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 71.47%
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Yes
Features Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant
Secondary Display No

Camera

13MP + 5MP
Yes
1080p@30fps
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes, dual-LED
8MP

Software

Android 8.1 Oreo
Modified
Yes
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

MediaTek Helio P23
CPU Octa-core 2.0GHz
GPU ARM Mali-G71 MP2
4GB
Internal Storage 64GB
Yes, up to 256GB

Fingerprint (Rear)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Compass, Gyroscope

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

Yes
Infrared
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, microUSB
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC
HDMI
Facial Identification Yes
Yes

Battery

Battery Type Li-Po Battery
Capacity 5000mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging Yes
Standby
Talk Time
Music Play

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes

Yes

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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What is Ulefone Armor 5 Price and Availability Status?

The Ulefone Armor 5 will be available on Shopping stores, starting from $179 (€149) to $199 (€169). Click on the Gearbest link above to view the latest Ulefone Armor 5 price & availability on Shopping stores.


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