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- ☔☔【Tougher Smartphone Than Expected】Military grade cell phone is wrapped by a sturdy metal casing, which not only effectively reduces the damage to the screen from falling from a height of 6 inches. It has also passed the IP68/IP69K and MIL-STD-810H tests and can be used normally in various harsh environments.
- 🔋🔋【All-day Massive Battery Life】DOGGEE S51 rugged smartphone has a 5180 mAh large battery to provide all-day power for your outdoor adventures or long shift work without interruption. Long-lasting rugged cell phone battery uses up to 15 days on standby, 2-3 days of normal use.
- 🚀🚀【Octa-core&4GB+64GB】DOOGEE S51 smartphone rugged is equipped with the latest and most cost-effective Helio G25 Octa-core processor in 2023. The frequency is up to 2.0Ghz. It is more energy-efficient and faster can maximize the running speed and give you a better experience.
- 📱📱【Record Beautiful Moments】The camera of the rugged phone ushered in a comprehensive upgrade not only with a 16MP rear camera for high-resolution photos but also with adopting SONY 486 Sensor chip that high-speed image capture through A/D converters to obtain still pictures with a high dynamic range. It allows you to capture the beautiful moments you want to record and make your beautiful moments clearer.
- ❗❗【Dual SIM 4G Phone】DOOGEE S51 rugged cell phone is compatible with T-Mobile, MetroPCS, Mint Mobile and Sprint. AT&T/CRICKET/Verizon/Boost Mobile/Straight Talk or U.S. Cellular is NOT supported! Supported frequency bands: 2G: GSM: B2/B3/B5/B8; 3G: WCDMA: B1/B2/B4/B5/B8; 4G: FDD: B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B12/B13 /B17/B18/B19/B20/B25/B26/B28(A+8)/B66, TDD: B38/B40/B41 Please confirm the carrier before purchasing.
- 【64MP Triple AI Camera and 20MP Night Vision Camera】DOOGEE V20 outdoor smartphone comes with 3 cameras. 64MP triple camera can capture the beauty of life. The 20MP night vision can touch every moment of wild animals with high quality images during daytime. Also it can take excellent clear images even at night. It is the ideal choice for outdoor photographers.
- 【DUAL 5G Network, Dimensity 700 / Octo-Core】DOOGEE rugged smartphone is equipped with powerful dual 5G signal, it won't be delayed or carton when you enjoy large-scale games and Ultra-HD videos. Equipped with Dimensity 700 / Octo-Core, which can provide an incredible remarkable system operating experience.
- 【8GB+256GB & Android 11 OS】 8GB RAM+ 256GB ROM storage provide enough space for DOOGEE V20 rugged smartphone to store your favorite app, picture and video. The latest Android 11 operating system keep everything run smoothly. You can get an extra smooth gaming experience.
- 【Miltary-Grade Carbon Fiber Finish, IP68/IP69K】 DOOGEE V20 rugged cellphone is made of high quality kevlar. It won't be weared easily, and very soft to touch. It is more resistant and lighter than metal . IP68 waterproof, the operating temperature range is 70°C to -55°C( Special for outdoor use) with dustproof, waterproof, shockproof, water-resistant at a depth of 1.5m up to 30 minuates.
- 【FaceID Fingerprint NFC& Rugged Outdoor Smartphone】 Our rugged smartphone is designed with power supply and fingerprint key, the screen will be unlocked easily. Supports Face unlocked, smarter and safer.
- 🎁The Ulefone Armor 17 Pro features 108MP main camera, 8MP night vision camera, 8MP ultra wide angle lens, and 16MP front sensor. Supports 4K Video Recording and underwater shooting. (Note: The camera's default pixel is 12MP. If you want to shoot with 108MP, please select HD shooting from the settings in the camera.)
- 🎁This phone come with 13GB RAM (8GB+5GB Virtual Memory) and 256GB ROM, can be Expand up to 2TB via MicroSD card. Armor 17 Pro's new memory expansion technology can expand 8GB memory to 13GB. (Please activated the virtual memory expansion in settings if you need it).
- 🎁Support 66W super fast charging, the 5380mAh battery of this cell phone can be charged to 38% in just 10 minutes, which is 60% faster than a regular 20W. Also support 15W wireless charging(Qi Standard) and wireless reverse charging.
- 🎁6.58 inch waterproof and tough screen, and the 2408*1080 FHD+ ultra-high resolution brings an immersive visual experience, makes every frame clear and vivid. With the latest Android 12 system.
- 🎁360° all around protection, certified by MIL-STD-810G rugged smartphone, The Ulefone Armor 17 Pro reached IP68 and IP69K levels with resistance to water, dust, dirt, and sand. Built for a wide user working in various industries, even stand up to shocks from all faces, edges, and corners.
- ⭐【8GB + 256GB & Helio G95】8GB RAM supports smoother multitasking. 256GB ROM provides powerful storage space. Upgraded Helio G95 has improved the CPU running speed of the phone. DOOGEE S96 rugged smartphone also added gyroscope, completely changing your gaming experience. Android 12 , the operation is more convenient, and the running speed is faster.
- ⭐【6.3" Upgraded Waterdrop Screen】Unlocked cell phone rugged with the ultra- bright 6.22” impact-proof waterdrop screen, 720*1520 resolution, provides crisp, clear images to ensure outdoor visibility. DOOGEE smartphone screen made of scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass supports the screen glove-on and wet hands working thus you don’t waste time fumbling to answer your rugged smartphone.
- ⭐【48MP Main Camera + 20MP Night Vision Camera +32MP Front Camera】Feature the night vision function of DOOGEE S96GT rugged smartphone, plus the assistance of 4 infrared lights and 4 LED lights, the phone can capture scenes even in dark. 48MP AI quad camera+32MP front camera+20MP night vision+8MP wide angle +2MP portrait camera, take clear and beautiful photos anytime and anywhere. Suitable for outdoor scenes.
- ⭐【IP68 Waterproof, MIL-STD-810G】The S96GT rugged cell phone unlocked has passed the IP68/IP69K standard certification, will not be damaged when dropped on 1.5m high concrete, and can stay 1.5m underwater for 15 minutes. Obtained MIL SPEC 810G certification, the mobile phone can withstand all kinds of harsh environments, it is a truly sturdy and durable mobile phone.
- ⭐【6350mAh, 24W Fast Charging & 15W Wireless Charging】6350mAh battery supports 2 days of operation, smarter AI power management, longer battery life. S96 PRO also supports 2V/2A (24W) fast charging technology to say goodbye to frequent charging.10W wireless charging provides more options for charging.
- PRO CAMERA SYSTEM RUGGED CELL PHONE: 108MP Pro-grade main camera of Ulefone Armor 17 Pro is with 12000x9000 high resolution, f/1.89 aperture, Smart ISO to less noise, 9-in-1 to 2.1µm. The video is max up to 2K. The 8MP Night Vision Camera is with two Infrared LEDs to get more clearer visible, upgrading over the previous version. The 8MP Ultra-Wide Angle Camera is with f/2.2 aperture, fov 118.8°. The 16MP Front Camera is with intelligent portrait enhancements, which show the best of you.
- 120HZ 6.58-INCH DISPLAY RUGGED SMARTPHONE: 6.58" Display of Ulefone Armor 17 Pro is with 1080x2408 FHD+ resolution, 120Hz ultra high refresh rate and 240Hz touch sampling rate, the PPI is up to 401, 10 Multi-touch, you can get a silky-smooth scrolling of web pages and animations. With the ultra slim, sleek design, Armor 17 Pro is only 0.49 inches thickness, 10.22 ounces weight, a perfect choice for business use.
- HELIO G99 PROCESSOR UNLOCKED CELL PHONE: The Helio G99 is an octa-core CPU with 2.2GHz main frequency, 6nm process. Also Ulefone Armor 17 Pro is with a powerful Arm Mali-G57 GPU, which is an all-new chipset. As a next-gen gaming processor, it improves 15% faster in gaming experience, save 30% more energy efficiency. Providing superior 3D graphics capabilities than ever.
- SUPER BIG STOREAGE UNLOCKED SMARTPHONE: Ulefone Armor 17 Pro except coming with a 8GB RAM, also can up to 5GB virtual RAM, which is activated in settings as per your demands. If the 256GB internal storage is not enough for you, you can add a 1TB TF card to expand its space for your favorite apps, files, photos, and videos, making downloading and sharing a breeze.
- 5300mAh & 66W QUICK CHARGE ANDROID PHONE: The battery of Ulefone Armor 17 Pro is 5380mAh, 294 hours standby time, 29 hours talking time. Supports PD 3.0 protocol 66W wired quick charge, can be charged to 38% in just 10 minutes, 53% in 15 minutes, 90% in 30 minutes. Also supports QI protocol 15W wireless charge, wired and wireless reverse charge to to other devices.
- 【Tougher Smartphone Than Expected】DOOGEE S89 rugged phone unlocked is made of tough stuff and complies with harsh environments using standards which is passed IP68/IP69K and MIL-STD-810H tests outstandingly. Feature excellent protective military grade rugged cell phone is hassle-free on dropping from 6FT height onto the ground, fully submerging into 4FT depth water 30mins, dusty or sandy complete covering. It is very suitable for construction workers, outdoor adventurers, explorers and long-shift drivers.
- 【12000mAh Massive Battery & 33W Fast Charging】DOGGEE S89 rugged unlocked android cell phone is equipped with a 12000 mAh large battery with 33w fast charging making it fully charged within 60mins to provide quick experience and all-day power for your outdoor adventures or long shift. Long-lasting rugged phone battery uses up to 36 days on standby, 4-6 days of normal use, and 56 hours of calling.
- 【Customize Colorful Breathing Light & Side Fingerprint】Stylish rugged smart phone equips rear customization breath light to match your unique style. Rear customization breath light in DOOGEE 89 rugged unlocked phone could choose breathe, always on, wake up, alternate, shines, rainbow & more light functions as you like. Side Fingerprint/Navigation: GPS | Glonass | Galileo | Beidou/ NFC/OTG
- 【Capture High-resolution Moment As Memory】Toughest & waterproof DOOGEE S89 outdoor rugged smartphone with upgraded cameras with 48MP AI main camera, 16MP front camera to shoot high-resolution pictures to capture those beautiful moments you plan to preserve as memory. 20MP night vision camera to unveil the night sight.8MP wide angle & macro camera for more sense view.
- 【Android 12 OS & 8GB+128GB】Features stylish multicolor breathe light DOOGEE S89 cell phone rugged embraces the latest Android 12 system and MediaTek Helio P90/Octa-core/2.1GHz CPU to provide the smoothest operating experience. 8GB RAM+ 128GB ROM rugged phone has enough storage to download types of apps, collect favorite pictures and videos. (available for expanding micro SD card up to 512GB - SD card not included )
- 【Tougher Smartphone Than Expected】DOOGEE S61 Pro rugged phone unlocked is made of tough stuff and complies with harsh environments using standards which is passed IP68/IP69K and MIL-STD-810H tests outstandingly. Feature excellent protective military grade cell phone is worry free on dropping from 6FT height onto the ground, fully submerging into 4FT depth water 30mins, dusty or sandy complete covering.
- 【Smooth Touch Screen & Stylish See Through Rear Case Design】Unlocked android phone rugged with the super- bright 6.0” impact proof HD screen provides crisp, clear images to ensure outdoor visibility. DOOGEE smartphone not just focus on rugged, but aslo make it feature stylish with see through rear case design.
- 【All-day Massive Battery Life】DOGGEE S61 Pro unlocked cell phone is equipped with a 5180 mAh large battery to provide all-day power for your outdoor adventures or long shift work without interruption. Long-lasting unlocked android phones battery uses up to15 days on standby, 2-3 days of normal use, and 24 hours of calling.
- 【Capture Beauty Moment As Memory】DOOGEE toughest & waterproof outdoor rugged smartphones upgraded cameras with double AI camera (48mp+20mp), 16MP front camera to shoot high-resolution pictures to capture those beautiful moments you plan to preserve as memory. SONY IMX350 20MP night vision camera to unveil the night sight. 6GB RAM+128GB ROM （available for expanding micro SD card up to 512GB - SD card not included） cell phone rugged ensures enough storage to store the images.
- 【Latest Android 12 Unlocked Phones】Dual SIM 4G DOOGEE S61 Pro waterproof smartphone rugged embraces the latest Android 12 system and MediaTek Helio G35 Octa-core CPU to provide the smoothest operating experience. Navigation support - GPS | Glonass | Galileo | Beidou
- 🚀【Android 12 Smartphone & 4GB + 32GB ROM +4000mAh Battery】Ulefone Armor X6 Pro rugged android phone unlocked is packed with MT6761 processor to offer fast and fluent handling speed, enables you to run multitasks, watch movies, and play demanding games smoothly. The internal storage can totally satisfy your daily use, store the files, images, music you want, while 128GB storage expansion supported will greatly improve the storage space.
- ❄️【IP68/IP69K Waterproof Phone + Underwater Mode】The Ulefone Armor X6 Pro IP68 smartphone always remains perfectly functional despite wet and dusty environments, and Armor X6 Pro rugged smartphone can withstand water immersion for 30 minutes at 1.5m depth, handle 24 hours of immersion in 1m depth of concrete, and can withstand extreme temperatures between -4°F(-20°C) to 131°F(55°C) . The IP68 waterproof rating allows Ulefone X6 Pro smartphone to take photos and videos underwater.
- 📱 【Custom Key & Gloves Mode】The Upgraded rugged phones -- Armor X6 Pro support user-customizable button technically installed on the left side as a shortcut key. The recording, flashlight, screenshot, underwater camera and many other apps can be run with a single press, the custom key is default set as a PTT (Push-to-talk) button. And the gloves mode allows you to work with the touch screen of your device while wearing the gloves. No need to take off your gloves before using X7 Pro smartphone.
- 📷【13MP + 5MP Dual Camera + Face Unlock】 Armor X6 Pro cell phone equips with a 13MP rear camera and comes with dual rear flash, helps to brighten up the scene in low light condition. And there is a face-fronting 5MP camera for swift face unlocking and exquisite selfie. A face glimpse, unlock your phone immediately. unlocking methods also can provide your property and privacy more safety, 0.2s with face unlock.
- 📶【Dual 4G Global Network + One Year US Local Warranty】Ulefone Armor X6 Pro global unlocked 4G smart phone can work with GSM WCDMA and LTE in most carriers such as T-mobile, Metro PCS &etc. But Not compatible with AT&T or Cricket and CDMA Carriers.(NOT support CDMA like Straight Talk,U.S. Cellular, Boost,Cricket Wireless,Sprint and Verizon). We provide 1 year warranty, if you have any questions about the mobile phone, please freely to contact us.
- ★【6.5in FHD+ Large Screen & 64MP Quad Camera】6.5in FHD large screen bringing high screen-to-body ratio is a treat for the eye, delivering you immersive visual experience and stunning color and crisp images. UMIDIGI BISON GT2 features a 64MP main camera with an aperture size of F/1.8, stunning photos feast on us no matter what you are shooting.
- ★【6150mAh Large Battery & 18W Fast Charging】UMIDIGI GT2 is packed with a 6150mAh large capacity battery, supporting 18W fast charging. Power up fast, make full use of the huge capacity, and enjoy efficient energy management.
- ★【MediaTek Helio G95 & 8GB + 128GB & Android 12】 UMIDIGI BISON GT2 run the latest Android 12 system at boot. Powered by an octa-core processor - MediaTek Helio G95, BISON GT2 delivers users breakthrough performance and a more efficient power consumption experience. Coupled with 8GB RAM, and up to 128GB internal storage, which allows you to perform multi-task smoothly and fluently and you can bump extra memory with a 512GB TF card.
- ★【Headset-free FM Radio&Useful Outdoors Toolkit for Adventure】BISON GT2 owns an antenna for FM radio internally, the loud and clear FM radio will play directly once you enable FM radio without plugging in headphones or using mobile data any longer. Equipped with many basic sensors on the device, BISON GT2 not only has High-Precision Bosch Altimeter & Barometer, you can check real-time information about various adventures via outdoor toolkit apps, elevation, pressure, direction, position and more
- ★【Durable Rugged Phone & 1-Year Warranty】This smartphone meets a whole list of advanced performance standards, including IP68, IP69K & MIL-STD-810G. Covered by advanced industrial rubber, BISON GT2 enhances protection for fragile parts, is perfect for outdoor sports adventurers, and is tough like armor in any place, in any condition. We provide a 12-month warranty, if you have any questions about the phone, we will reply to you within 24 hours.
- 🔋【Big Battery】: The Power Armor X11 Pro brings to the industry a rare combination of compact size and long battery life. A larger 8150mAh battery keeps the phone going much longer. And its 5W OTG reverse charging can be a lifesaver sometimes, to fuel another phone, watch, or earbuds.
- 💪【Rugged Phone】A truly rugged phone can brave any extreme environments. Ulefone Power Armor X11 Pro is IP68/IP68K rated for supreme water and dust protection, and its MIL-STD-810G certification is proof of protection against severe temperatures and drops from up to 1.5 meters.
- ⚡【Latest Android 12】This unlocked smartphone powered by Helio G25 Octa-Core processor, and runs the latest Android 12 OS. Even more personal, safe and effortless, the latest Android 12 delivers you all-new pleasant experiences on your phone. Coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage( Max support 128 TF card).
- 📷【Camera & Screen】The Ulefone Power Armor X11 Smartphone come with 16MP rear camera, 5MP Front Camera, also supported underwater photography. Additionally, this screen is 5.45-inch. At a time when every rugged phone seems to be big and heavy, this phone is so surprisingly modern and compact that it fits easily into your pocket and is comfortable to hold even with one hand.
- 🎃【Other Useful Function】Custom Key; NFC & Google Pay; Headset-free FM Radio; Digital Toolbox; GPS+Glonass+Beidou+Galileo; face unlocked etc. Whether you work on industrial or construction sites, or you love extreme sports such as rock climbing, kayaking and diving, go ahead with this phone.
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