Ulefone Armor 2 Review : Ruggedness combined with powerful Hardware

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Ulefone Armor 2 Review

(Overview of Features and Specifications)

Ulefone is Chinese smartphone manufacturer. This company has launched many revolutionary smartphones in the mid-range sector which were appreciated by its users. This company came up with its 1st ever rugged device the Ulefone Armor last year, which was an amazing rugged device featuring many top notch features and durability. However, there were some shortcomings in that device and Ulefone decided to upgrade them by launching the successor of this smartphone which will be called the ‘Ulefone Armor 2’.

Ulefone Armor 2 smartphone ReviewThe Ulefone Armor 2 boats many top end features which surpass its predecessor in many ways. On top of being a rugged smartphone, the Ulefone Armor 2 will be coming with some lesser known features in the rugged smartphone sector, which will eventually make it one of a kind. The rugged range of Ulefone has been applauded by many, and many say that it is the perfect companion to sportsmen due to its strength, toughness and few upgraded components.

Also Read: Ulefone S8 Pro Review: A Budget Smartphone with narrow bezels!

In this article, we will be reviewing the Ulefone’s Armor 2 which was showcased in the recent MWC 2017 held in Barcelona, Spain. This smartphone is said to be a comprehensive upgrade to the original Ulefone Armor.

Design:   

Front Ulefone Armor 2
Front- Ulefone Armor 2

The Armor 2 sports a metal and plastic built with beautifully sculptured designs that look very amazing. Rugged smartphones generally have tough edges making them unbreakable, here also we will find tough edges that are perfectly blending with the design of this smartphone.

Back Ulefone Armor 2
Back- Ulefone Armor 2

Due to its rugged properties and a large battery, this smartphone tends to be a bit on the thicker side and due to this, it’s a bit bulkier.

Display:

Display Review of Ulefone Armor 2
5 Inch Full HD Rugged Smartphone

The Ulefone Armor 2 sports a 5 inch Full HD IPS touchscreen with a maximum resolution of 1080 x 1920 p whose picture density is around 441 pixel per inch with 24 bit of color depth. The Armor 2’s display measures around 2.45 inches in width and 4.36 inches in height.

This smartphone also has many supporting features to protect its screen, like scratch resistance and corning gorilla glass 4 protecting it from shattering and breaking making it a formidable combination just like a rugged device should be.

Hardware:

MediaTek Helio P25 (MT6757T) Chipset

Many people think that a rugged smartphone’s main property is being durable and long lasting so they tend to compromise with loaded features and powerful hardware of high-end smartphones that are unfortunately very delicate. But, with Armor 2 you will be getting uncompromised power along with durability and its long lasting battery.

The Ulefone Armor 2 boosts a MediaTek Helio P25 (MT6757T) which is famous for its high-speed processing power under this SoC. Here we will be getting an 64-bit octa core ARM Cortex-A53 processor which is dived in two parts one with 2.5 GHz clocking speed and another with 1.4 GHz clocking speed. It eventually results in a more balanced app management and faster user experience.

To boost things up even more, we will also be getting ARM Mali-T880 MP2 GPU running along with 6 gigabytes of LPDDR3 double channel RAM. It has 64 GB of internal storage capacity which can be extended with the help of a microSD card slot

Camera:

The person who is more interested in buying a Best rugged smartphone are generally explorers and adventurers and these people take pictures on daily basis and hence require a pro like a camera to do so and thanks to Ulefone’s Armor 2 they will not be needing one anymore.

Because this device sports a decent rear camera of 13 megapixels with CMOS sensor and an aperture of f/2.2 which also has a LED flash. Talking about the features you will be getting most of the features like Autofocus, HDR, Face detection, ISO setting, exposure compensation, etc. Rumors are that it will also have a 5 MP front camera but this information is yet to be confirmed.

Software:

The big thing found here is the type of operating system Armor 2 is running on. Although, it sports the same Android-based operating system the changing factor here is its version because with Ulefone Armor 2 you will be getting the latest Android 7.0 nougat out of the box which is definitely a big plus point of this rugged phone.

Battery:

We have mentioned this a lot, that the basic need of a rugged smartphone user is long battery life and Ulefone doesn’t seem to disappoint you in that aspect, as it will be coming with a long lasting 4700 mAh non-removable Li-polymer battery which will certainly meet the needs of its customers.

Other Features:

USB Type-C:

The Ulefone Armor 2 will be coming with the unique USB type C which is very well recognized by customers nowadays. This also means that this device is capable of all the additional features that come along with USB type C-like fast charging, fast data exchange, read-write speed, etc.

The Ulefone Armor comes with all the general features, computer sync, OTA sync, tethering, NFC. It also has Bluetooth version 4.0 with A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) which can be very useful for music lovers. It also supports GPS, A-GPS, and GLONASS for advanced and accurate navigations.

This smartphone will also support most of the available network bands including superfast as well as advanced 4G LTE with calling on the go with help of VOLTE support. It is also an IP68 certified water and dust resistant.

Price and Avaialiblty of Ulefone Armor-2 Smartphone:

Ulefone Armor 2 recently launched in August 2017. The phone can easily pick from any e-commerce websiite. We found that some of the reputed sites like Gearbest & Tomtop are providing good discount on this device with the price somewhere between $250-$260 which is not at all expensive for the features offered here. You can buy from the below link.

Bottom Line:

The Ulefone Armor 2 is made for those who love travelling and hate to handle their delicate and expensive smartphones. It is for them who want to get the best possible durability along with a powerful, useful user experience and features.

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