Blackview has announced two latest rugged smartphone called the BV9800 and BV9800 Pro. This is coming after it unveiled the BV6100, which is the world’s largest display rugged phone. The device two devices came with some impressive specs, but we shall be taking a look at the Blackview BV9800 Pro. For the details released, the smartphone features a 6.3-inch FHD+ IPS display, with a screen resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. At the front is a Corning Gorilla glass 3 for protection.
The phone sports a Sony® 48MP camera, with a FLIR® Lepton® thermal imaging camera and a 5MP camera to provide FLIR MSX®, which lets users see and measure heat. On the front of the Blackview BV9800 Pro is a drop notch display where a 16MP front selfie camera is located. It is powered by a MediaTek Helio P70 octa-core SoC, paired by 6GB of RAM. It comes with 128GB of storage and this can be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card.
Blackview BV9800 Pro Key Specs
- 6.3-inch (2340 x 1080 pixels) FHD+ IPS display
- Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P70 with Mali-G72 MP3 GPU
- 6GB RAM with 128GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
- Android 9 (Pie)
- Dual SIM
- FLIR® Lepton® thermal imaging + 48MP primary sensor with LED flash, 5MP rear camera
- 16MP front camera
- 4G, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth, GPS + GLONASS
- 6580mAh battery
Blackview BV9800 Pro Design And Display
The Blackview BV9800 Pro is a rugged looking smartphone with a body dimension of 168.5 x 81 x 14.8mm and with a weight of 322 grams. It is available in both silver and black colour options. For the display, the device has a 6.3-inch FHD+ IPS water drop notch display, with a 2340 x 1080 pixel resolution.
Blackview BV9800 Pro Storage And Performance
It has a 128GB of internal storage, which can further be expanded up to 128GB using a memory card. The phone runs on Android 9 Pie OS, backed by a 6580mAh battery and supports wireless charging. The Blackview BV9800 Pro is powered by an Octa-core MediaTek Helio P70 processor, paired with a huge 6GB of RAM. For the graphics, Blackview went with the Mali-G72 MP3 graphic processing unit.
Blackview BV9800 Pro Camera Review
One area where the Blackview BV9800 Pro stands out, is the camera setup. The phone sports a 16MP front selfie shooter, which is located on the water drop notch display. The back on the other hand, features a combination of an FLIR® Lepton® thermal imaging, a 48MP primary camera with LED flash, and a 5MP rear camera.
The 5MP camera helps to provide FLIR MSX®, which lets users see and measure heat; a great function, useful for outdoor adventures. For nightshot mode, the BV9800 Pro tracks low-light and night time photography effortlessly. It presents incredible images in every setting even when daylight fades and night draws in. This is according to the maker of the phone.
Blackview BV9800 Pro Price
The Blackview BV9800 Pro will be coming with a price tag of around $400. This could be lesser or higher depending on the agreed price after the official launching.
Blackview BV9800 Pro – Full Specifications
SIM Card Dual SIM
2G Yes, GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 850
3G Yes, HSDPA 2100 / 900 / 850
4G Yes, LTE band 2100 / 1900 / 2300
Weight 322 grams
Dimensions 162.9 x 76.6 x 9mm
Colours Silver and Black
Internal 128 GB
External Up to 128 GB, microSD
RAM 6 GB
Size 6.3-inch FHD+ IPS Water Drop Notch display
Type IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
RESOLUTION 2340 x 1080 pixels
PROCESSOR & OS
GPU Mali-G72 MP3
OS Android 9.0 (Pie)
CHIPSET Mediatek Helio P70 Processor
Wi-Fi Yes, WiFi 802.11
Sensor Face Unlock
Front 16MP front-facing camera
Rear FLIR® Lepton® thermal imaging + 48MP + 5MP rear camera
Camera Flash Yes, LED flash
Video Recording Yes,
Camera Features Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch focus, Face detection
SOUND & VIDEO
Video 3GP, MP4, WMV, AVI, MKV, FLV, H.264, H.263
Jack Size 3.5mm
Battery Model 6580mAh Li-Ion Battery with support for wireless charging