Rugged smartphones with powerful battery of 2018 (IP67 and IP68)

Protected smartphones are very popular, especially among those people who prefer an active lifestyle. Indeed, such a smartphone with a shockproof case and protection against water and dust, if it falls, in most cases it will not be anything. Of course, intentionally hitting such a device on asphalt or immersing in water is not recommended, but still. So, the top rating of the best protected smartphones.

LG X venture M710DS

The smartphone has a degree of protection against water and dust IP68. And although the LG X venture M710DS received a shockproof case, it looks more like a familiar smartphone.

X venture M710DS has several important advantages: high-quality display, NFC support, high quality materials and assembly, fast charging function, relatively small weight and dimensions (for this category of smartphones), fingerprint scanner.

In terms of power, the smartphone is not a record holder, but you can not call it weak.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.2 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 166g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4100 mAh
  • Camera: 16 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Caterpillar cat s60

Here is the world’s first smartphone with a thermal imager! The thermal imager allows you to see objects that emit invisible thermal radiation. Typically, thermal imagers are used to obtain the temperature field of an object, or as a night vision device.

As for the smartphone itself, it received a stylish shockproof case, although by no means the lightest – 249 g, the degree of protection against external influences is IP68. The Cat S60 runs on the basis of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal. Battery capacity – 3800 mAh, supports fast charging function.

  • Screen diagonal: 4.7 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 249g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 617
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3800 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Blackview BV6000s

Inexpensive device from the company Blackview: shockproof housing, and the degree of protection – IP68 according to various sources.

Although the smartphone is inexpensive, it got a 4.7-inch screen with HD resolution, a MediaTek MT6735 processor, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory, and a memory card slot. There are two cameras, and the battery capacity reaches an impressive 4,500 mAh.

Android Version 6.0.

  • Screen diagonal: 4.7 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 247g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6735
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4500 mAh
  • Camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Blackview BV6000

A similar smartphone to the previous one, the difference, consider the details.

So, here we use the more powerful MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755) processor, 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of ROM, updated cameras with a higher resolution, and there is also a quick charge function (however, it is also announced in the BV6000s).

  • Screen diagonal: 4.7 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 247g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio P10
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4500 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Caterpillar cat s30

An inexpensive protected smartphone from the well-known company Caterpillar, which at the time of writing is about 11-14 thousand rubles. Degree of protection – IP68.

The smartphone received a relatively small 4.5-inch display with a resolution of 854 × 480 pixels, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal memory, there is support for memory cards. Battery capacity – 3000 mAh.

  • Screen diagonal: 4.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 854 × 480
  • Weight: 181g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 1
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 210
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Blackview BV8000 Pro

If you want to buy a powerful and simultaneously protected smartphone, pay your attention to the Blackview BV8000 Pro – it is an inexpensive, stylish, protected and very powerful gadget (degree of protection – IP68).

The smartphone boasts a 5-inch screen with Full HD resolution, an 8-core MediaTek Helio P20 processor (MT6757), 6 GB (!) RAM, 64 GB ROM, a memory card slot, a fingerprint scanner, support for fast charging, a battery capacity 4180 mAh, USB Type-C and Android version 7.0.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 233g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio P20 (MT6757)
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4180 mAh
  • Camera: 16 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

HOMTOM HT20

Homtom – a sub-brand of the Chinese company Doogee, if you suddenly did not know.

HOMTOM HT20 – an inexpensive model, degree of protection – IP68 (information taken from open sources). The smartphone received a 4.7-inch display with HD resolution, a MediaTek MT6737 processor, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of ROM, a memory card slot, a 3500 mAh battery, a pretty shockproof case and even a fingerprint reader.

  • Screen diagonal: 4.7 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 190g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6737
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3500 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

HOMTOM HT20 Pro

Similar to the previous smartphone, the difference is in some details. So, a more powerful MediaTek MT6753 processor appeared here, 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal memory, camera resolution increased. The differences end there, although there are some misunderstandings with the mass: it is indicated that the HT20 Pro weighs 220 g, while the HT20 according to various sources – 190 g or 210 g, although fundamentally the same smartphones.

  • Screen diagonal: 4.7 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 222g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6753
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3500 mAh
  • Camera: 16 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Blackview BV5000

One of the most affordable shockproof smartphones. As for water protection and dust, the information is not exactly known: somewhere it is claimed that the degree of protection is IP67, others say it is a maximum of IP65. It is unclear who to believe, but we will add the device to the review.

The Blackview BV5000 is interesting in that it looks like a regular smartphone, and it weighs a little – only 145 g, which is very small for the standards of protected smartphones.

The processor uses MediaTek MT6735P, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of ROM, there are two cameras, as well as a very capacious 5000 mAh battery. Case color can be selected upon purchase.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 145g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6735P
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 5000 mAh
  • Camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Conquest s8

The device is not the newest, and besides not the cheapest and lightest – as much as 308 g! True, this can be explained by the shockproof case, as well as the presence of a very capacious 6000 mAh battery. Degree of protection – IP68 (according to other sources, IP67).

The smartphone has a 5-inch screen with HD resolution, a MediaTek MT6735 processor, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory, LTE support, GPS / BeiDou satellite navigation, two cameras, a memory card slot, and also, attention, built-in walkie-talkie and even a barometer!

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 308g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6735
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 6000 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Caterpillar cat s40

Another Caterpillar smartphone with shockproof housing, IP 67 protection and a 3000 mAh battery.

The smartphone received a 4.7-inch screen with a resolution of 960 × 540 pixels, support for 1 SIM card, two good cameras, LTE support, Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor, 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory + memory card slot.

  • Screen diagonal: 4.7 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 960 × 540
  • Weight: 185g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 1
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 210
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

AGM A8 32GB

AGM A8 differs not only in protection against water and dust (degree of protection – IP68), as well as in shockproof housing, but also in the ability to install Lineage OS firmware (it is not known whether this axis can be installed on all versions).

AGM A8 has a 5-inch screen with HD resolution, Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor, 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal memory, a memory card slot, a capacious 4050 mAh battery, version of Android 7.0.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 247g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4050 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes