Shockproof smartphones: which is better to buy in 2020?

In recent years, the number of shockproof smartphones is only growing – it is understandable, because there is a demand for such devices. Who? First of all, among outdoor enthusiasts, fishermen and hunters. Many shockproof devices also have water protection and a powerful battery. What to choose? We have prepared for you a rating of the best shockproof smartphones in our humble opinion.

DOOGEE S40

Nice and at the same time relatively inexpensive smartphone from DOOGEE.

I got a 5.5-inch display, however, with a small resolution of 960 × 480 pixels, a 4-core MediaTek MT6739 processor, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of main memory. Yes, not the most powerful smartphone, but it is corny cheap.

A powerful 4650 mAh battery, a dual main camera, a fingerprint sensor are installed.

Declared protection against water level IP68.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 960 × 480
  • Weight: 238g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6739
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4650 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 8/5 MP
  • Front camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Blackview BV6100

Probably the shockproof smartphone with the largest screen on the market – its diagonal reaches 6.88 inches! Please note that the front camera is not in the center of the display, but on the side – an unusual solution.

The BV6100 is based on the MediaTek Helio A22 chip, the memory capacity is 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of ROM. There is a powerful battery with a capacity of 5580 mAh with support for fast charging, a fingerprint scanner, an NFC module. The rear camera is dual, but not high resolution – 8 / 0.3 MP.

IP68 and IP69K protection is declared – in the latter case, the smartphone must survive an immersion to a depth of 1.5 meters (it is not recommended to check).

  • Screen diagonal: 6.88 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1352 × 640
  • Weight: 315g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio A22
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 5580 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 8 / 0.3 MP
  • Front camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Caterpillar cat s61

The heir to the Cat S60, which was distinguished by the fact that on its board for the first time in the world of smartphones was a thermal imager. The Cat S61 also has a thermal imager, but now the device is also able to measure distances of up to 10 meters between objects thanks to a laser range finder, as well as determine the quality of indoor air using a special sensor. There is protection against water of the IP68 level, protection according to the MIL-810G standard.

As for the other characteristics, they can be called ordinary: a 5.2-inch high-resolution screen, an NFC module, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of main memory, a 4,500 mAh battery.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.2 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 250g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4500 mAh
  • Rear camera: 16 MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Blackview BV9600 Pro

Blackview BV9600 Pro is more expensive than some of its competitors, but this is easily explained by its characteristics.

So, in addition to the shockproof case and IP68 water protection, it received fast and wireless charging, a powerful 5580 mAh battery, a relatively powerful MediaTek Helio P60 processor, 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of ROM.

Good cameras installed, there is an NFC module, a fingerprint scanner.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.21 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2248 × 1080
  • Weight: 268g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio P60
  • Memory capacity: 128 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 5580 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 16/8 MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Caterpillar cat s60

Obviously you can’t name cheap Caterpillar Cat S60, but at the same time it managed to become cheaper in price – a year ago it cost much more.

Why is this model so expensive? It’s simple – Caterpillar Cat S60 was the first smartphone that received a built-in thermal imager (used, for example, by builders).

The smartphone has a small 4.7-inch display with a resolution of 1280 × 720 pixels, an 8-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of main memory. The battery capacity is not bad – 3800 mAh, there is support for fast charging.

  • 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
  • Rear camera: 13 MP
  • Front camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

DOOGEE S30

One of the cheapest shockproof models on the market.

DOOGEE S30 received a 5-inch screen with a resolution of 1280 × 720 pixels, a MediaTek MT6737 chip, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of ROM. If you believe the inscriptions on the front panel, protected against water according to IP68.

Despite the budget cost, it boasts a classy exterior, a powerful 5580 mAh battery, a fingerprint sensor, and relatively small dimensions..

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: –
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6737
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 5580 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 8/3 MP
  • Front camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Blackview BV6000

This model from Blackview appeared on sale a few years ago, but it’s still in service – apparently due to its good features and low cost.

The diagonal of the matrix is ​​4.7 inches with a resolution of 1280 × 720 pixels. The processor used is MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755), the memory capacity is 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal. Battery capacity reaches 4500 mAh, fast charging supported.

Even the NFC module is claimed, but there is no fingerprint reader.

  • 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
  • Rear camera: 13 MP
  • Front camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Blackview BV5500 Pro

At the back, the Blackview BV5500 Pro is surprisingly reminiscent of Xiaomi’s first gaming smartphone, Black Shark. And we like it.

Protection is noted in accordance with all basic standards IP69K / IP68, MIL-STD-810G. A 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 1440 × 720 pixels is installed, and the “core” of the device is the 4-core MediaTek MT6739. The amount of memory is 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of ROM. Battery – at 4400 mAh.

Interestingly, despite the low cost, the BV5500 Pro received an NFC module. But there was no place for a fingerprint sensor.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1440 × 720
  • Weight: 225g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6739
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4400 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 8/8 MP
  • Front camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Blackview BV8000 Pro

The chip of this shockproof smartphone can be called its appearance – it resembles expensive devices from Vertu, and the device itself is relatively inexpensive.

What is interesting here besides design? IP68 water resistant, NFC module, fingerprint scanner located on the side.

The buyer also gets a 5-inch high-resolution screen, a MediaTek Helio P20 chip (MT6757), a 4180 mAh battery with fast charging, as much as 6 GB of RAM.

  • 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
  • Rear camera: 16 MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

DOOGEE S55

Another shockproof smartphone from DOOGEE.

It has a 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 1440 × 720 pixels, a dual main camera, and a fingerprint sensor underneath. The chipset uses MediaTek MT6750, the memory capacity is 64 GB ROM and 4 GB ROM.

The battery capacity reaches 5500 mAh, fast charging is claimed. Water Protection Level – IP68.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1440 × 720
  • Weight: 265g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6750
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 5500 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 13/8 MP
  • Front camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Blackview BV9700 Pro

A smartphone with a FullView screen and a small cutout at the top for the camera and sensors.

Of the features, the night vision system is noted – the Blackview NVC-01 camera is connected, which the creators call the night vision system. The camera is designed to work in low light conditions.

The diagonal of the display is 5.84 inches, the resolution is high – 2280 × 1080 pixels. There is a dual rear camera, NFC, a 4380 mAh battery with support for fast and wireless charging, a MediaTek Helio P70 processor. There is also a fingerprint scanner.

Protection Level – IP68, IP69K and Military MIL-STD 810G.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.84 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2280 × 1080
  • Weight: 283g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio P70
  • Memory capacity: 128 GB
  • RAM capacity: 8 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4380 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 16/8 MP
  • Front camera: 16 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Blackview BV6800 Pro

Blackview device with shockproof housing, IP68 water resistance and a very powerful 6580 mAh battery with support for fast and wireless charging.

The BV6800 Pro is based on the MediaTek MT6750 chipset, with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory. The diagonal of the screen is 5.7 inches, resolution – 2160 × 1080 pixels.

The rear camera is dual, there is an NFC module, a fingerprint reader. Like most competitors, the BV6800 Pro has a face unlock feature.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.7 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2160 × 1080
  • Weight: 170g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6750
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 6580 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 16 / – MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

DOOGEE S80

And this device has two cool features at once: firstly, a very powerful battery with a capacity of as much as 10080 mAh (!) Is installed here, and secondly, it can be used in walkie-talkie mode, and, as far as we know, the antenna is already included . And get ready for the weight of the smartphone – 398 g!

Screen size – 5.99 inches, high resolution – 2160 × 1080 pixels. There is a dual camera, NFC, fast and wireless charging, a MediaTek Helio P23 chip (MT6763T), 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of ROM, a dual rear camera.

Degrees of protection – IP68, IP69K and MIL-STD-810G.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.99 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2160 × 1080
  • Weight: 398g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio P23 (MT6763T)
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 10080 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 12/5 MP
  • Front camera: 16 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

OUKITEL WP2

Do you know what makes this smartphone different? That’s right, a huge battery capacity – as much as 10,000 mAh! It supports fast charging, but not wireless.

Screen size – 6 inches, resolution – 2160 × 1080 pixels. The platform consists of a MediaTek MT6750 chip, the memory capacity is 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal.

There is NFC, a dual main camera, a fingerprint reader. Declared level of protection against water IP68.

  • Screen diagonal: 6 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2160 × 1080
  • Weight: –
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6750
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 10000mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 16/2 MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

DOOGEE S70

DOOGEE S70 is not just a smartphone with a protected case, but also a gaming device. Why? Manufacturers claim that the DOOGEE S70 has sufficient performance thanks to the MediaTek Helio P23 processor (MT6763T). In addition, a branded gamepad can be purchased separately..

The diagonal of the display is 5.99 inches, the resolution is 2160 × 1080 pixels. The amount of memory is 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of ROM. There is NFC, a 5500 mAh battery with fast and wireless charging, a fingerprint sensor.

Protection Level – IP68, IP69K, MIL-STD-810G.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.99 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2160 × 1080
  • Weight: 278g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio P23 (MT6763T)
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 5500 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 12/5 MP
  • Front camera: 16 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes