Smartphones are an essential tool in everyday life, but often they are usually vulnerable. If you spend time outdoors, you can (rightly) worry about your phone on a cliff or have it on a rock — a piece of wet sand. An adventurous lifestyle requires a phone that can take a hit. Fortunately, there is a whole class of powerful smartphones.
Unfortunately, most smartphones designed to provide data stability also cost a lot of money. If you have already invested in camping equipment, you may not want to spend too much money on a new phone. Every manufacturer designs its phones to survive drops. It saves them money over the product lifecycle and improves customer satisfaction.
I know everybody loves their smartphone. After using your smartphone for so long, your smartphone has become a habit for you. I think rugged smartphones are invented to be your best friend. You can go with them anywhere you want — top of the mountain or down underwater. Even if you put your phone in the freeze by mistake, need not worry. Your smartphone is alright.
You may think I am kidding with you. Not at all. The rugged smartphone has an IP68 feature that keeps your handset protected from dust, water, and accidental drop. You don’t have to take a loan from the bank to buy these handsets. Today I am going to introduce you with the top 10 best-rugged smartphones under $300. Hope it will be an excellent buy for you this Christmas.
1.Blackview BV5800 Pro
Blackview has recently offered 10 rugged cellphones among which BV5800 Pro is one of the most affordable models. This phone comes with a big screen, big battery, big polycarbonate body, and modest processing power.
Comparatively Blackview BV5800 is quite heavier rugged phone. The phone size is 157 × 79 × 16 mm and weight is 250 g. It has 5.5 inch Gorilla Glass 3 screen surrounded by enough of a bezel that helps to survive a 1.6 meters drop onto a hard surface. The screen is also water-resistant and withstands submersion in 1.5 meters of water for 2 hours. The phone has textured rubber back which gives you a better grip on both dry and wet conditions and has a metal panel that surrounds the dual front camera torch and fingerprint sensor.
Blackview BV5800 Pro has CPU of ARM MT6739WW and its GPU is ARM T720-MP2 600MHz. It has 2 GB RAM and resolution of 1440 × 720. It allows 16 GB of internal storage. Its software version is OS Android 8.1.0. Running this latest version you can easily use all of your favorite apps.
The Blackview BV5800 Pro rears 13MP + 0.3MP camera in back and 8MP front camera. Its battery capacity is 5.58 Ah. It provides fast wireless charging which is particularly useful for outdoor workers. This phone allows you to have two SIM cards and a microSD memory card.
2. Blackview BV6100
The Blackview BV6100 is a big screen and waterproof connected rugged phone with a big battery. It has a lot of interesting features at a reasonable price point.
Blackview BV6100 is a kind of ruggedized smartphone that boasts IP68, IP69K, and MIL-STD 810G certification. This is a kind of tablet which size is 181 × 89.7 × 11.5 mm and a weight of 315 g.
This mobile is designed with a mixture of polycarbonate and metal. It has a glass cover and free carry case in the back. The front and back glass panels are recessed and protected by a raised plastic border that protects your phone in case of dropping even on a hard surface.
There is a SIM tray and a customizable “intelligence” button in the left of the rugged phone. In right there is a two-volume button and the power button is next to a fingerprint reader.Further down it contains a dedicated camera button. Its top and bottom edges host the Type-C connector and an audio socket and both behind have rubber flaps to prevent any dust/water ingress.
The front screen of the tablet is protected by a Corning Gorilla panel, with the right top edge of usable viewing area cut off and used for the front-facing camera. Its back has two cameras and a flash plus and a single speaker outlet.
It has 3 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage The screen size of the tab is 6.88 inch. It contains a screen resolution of 640 × 1352 px. Its uses the software version of Android 9.
Blackview BV6100 has rears dual camera 8 + 0.3 MP in back and 5MP in front. This tab affords a big battery of 5.58 Ah.
3. Doogee S55 rugged Smartphone.
Doogee has manufactured the S55 from aluminum and sturdy plastic. The dimension of the device is 77.8 × 161.32 × 14.15mm. It weighs 265 grams. It has 4GB RAM, 833 MHz. All the corners of the phone are protected by reinforced bumpers and all the connections have covers.
The case appears very robust and is dust and waterproof according to the IP68 standard. The slot has microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC. The display is 5.5 in, IPS, 720 × 1440 pixels. Has 24 bits. The display is covered by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and can be additionally protected by an included display protector. A fingerprint sensor and the dual-camera system are located in a slightly raised metal plate on the back.
The camera is of 4160 × 3120 pixels, 1920 × 1080 pixels, 30 FPS. Nano-SIM, Nano-SIM or micro SD is available. Bluetooth and WiFi functions are there. It’s a smooth device to use.
4. OUKITEL WP2
The Oukitel WP2 is a model of Android mobile phone which is of Oukitel brand that uses Android 8.0 Oreo. The dimensions of the phone are 85.3 x 176.6 x 16.5 mm. It weighs 350 grams. The display is 6 inches of 1080
x 2160 pixels and 24 bit.
The phone supports dual SIM in the device. The camera has 4608 x 3456 pixels, 1920 x 1080 pixels, and 30 fps. The SoC of the device is MediaTek MT6750T. The phone has a RAM of 4 GB which is of 833 MHz. And the internal storage is 64 GB.
The memory card slot has microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC. The battery of the smartphone is 10000 mAh, Li-Polymer. The battery of this device keeps a remarkable position in the world of smartphones.
The Oukitel WP5000 is a model of Android mobile phone which is of Oukitel brand that uses Android 7.1 Nougat. The dimensions of the phone are 81.9 x 168.8 x 13.9 mm. It weighs 276 grams. The display is 5.7 inches of 720 x 1440 pixels and 24 bit. The phone supports dual SIM cards in the device.
The camera has 4608 x 3456 pixels, 1920 x 1080 pixels, and 30 fps. The SoC of the device is MediaTek MT6750T. The
phone has a RAM of 6 GB which is of 1600 MHz. And the internal storage is 64 GB. The memory card slot has microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC.
The battery of the smartphone is 5200 mAh, Li-Polymer. The battery of this device keeps a remarkable position in the world of smartphones. The phone usually comes in Black, Orange and Green color.
6.Blackview BV6800 Pro
Blackview BV6800 Pro is a waterproof with IP68 certification. It can withstand total immersion in water at a depth of 1.5 m for 30 minutes.
This phone is available in black, yellow and green colors. It includes 3.5 mm jackheadphones and the adapter to use the USB Type-C port along with a power supply and type-C cable and the adapter that allows you to use the older microUSB B charging.
Blackview BV6800 Pro uses CPU of MediaTek MT6750T octa-core 1.5 GHz. It’s GPU is ARM Mali-T860MP2.It contains 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage.The phone has dual camera 16MP + 16 MP in back and 8MP camera in front.It has 6580Ah battery.
This phone allows you wireless charging that means, you don’t need to plug anything to charge this. Moreover this phone contains fingerprint sensor, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor , accelerometer, compass and gyroscope.
7.Poptel P9000 Max
The Poptel P9000 Max is a model of Android mobile phone which is of Poptel brand that uses Android 7.0 Nougat. The dimensions of the phone are 86.5 x 168.8 x 15.9 mm. It weighs 334 grams. The display is 5.5 inches of 1080 x 1920 pixels and 24 bit. The phone supports dual SIM card in the device.
The camera has 4160 x 3120 pixels, 1920 x 1080 pixels, and 30 FPS. The SoC of the device is MediaTek MT6750V. The phone has a RAM of 4 GB which is of 667 MHz. And the internal storage is 64 GB. The memory card slot has microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC.
The battery of the smartphone is 9000 mAh, Li-Polymer. The phone usually comes in Black, Orange and Green color. The device is certified by IP68. It is a scratch-resistant and multi-touch device.
8.Doogee S70 Lite
The width of the phone is 80.8 mm, height is 171.8 mm and thickness is 13.6 mm. The weight of the device S70 lite is 278 grams. The CPU of the phone is 4 × 2.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4 × 1.65 GHz ARM Cortex-A53.
Doogee S70 Lite is a waterproof Dustproof, and shockproof rugged smartphone. The Cores is 8. It has the RAM of 6 GB of 1600 MHz. The total internal storage is 64 GB. Memory Card Slot has microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC.
Sensors like Proximity sensor accelerometer, light sensor, magnetometer sensor, fingerprint sensor, gyroscope, barometer, etcetera are available for the device. The camera is of 4160 × 3120 pixels, 1920 × 1080 pixels and 30fps. In GPU of the device, ARM Mali-G71 MP2, 770 MHz is there and the cores are 2.
The phone usually comes in three colors, Black, Red and Green. The body materials of the phone is Plastic and Aluminum Alloy. In the phone, dual SIM can be used. The SIM type is Nano. The color depth of the display is 24 bit. The sensor model of the camera is Sony IMX135 Exmor RS. It has the dual LED flash. The battery is a nonremovable one that can last for a long time, which is of 5500 mAh.
9.Ulefone Armor 6E
Armor 6E has 6.2 inch large display. It comes 64GB ROM and 4GB RAM. 16MP +2MP Rear camera and Front camera 8MP built -in this mobile phone. Battery is 5000mAh non removable. Ulefone Armor 6E is a waterproof ,shock and dustproof rugged phone. Many sensors are available but main senor is Fingerprint. Face ID and compass. Powerful processor Helio P70 built in this phone and CPU speed is 2.1 GHz that is 64 bit Octa-core .
10. Homtom Zoji Z33
This rugged phone comes with 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM. Display is 5.85 inch which is made by Corning Gorilla Glass. Battery is 4600mAh Non removable. Zoji Z33 has 13MP (SW-16MP)+2MP Rear camera and Front camera is 8 MP (SW-13MP). Homtom Zoji Z33 supports 2G,3G and 4G network. Zoji Z33 is a Dustproof , Shockproof phone and also it has IP68 waterproof rating .