Smartphones are an essential accessory for almost everyone nowadays but those who work in more intense environments like construction, usually seek something that can withstand bumps, drops, and even water. Blackview is a traditional rugged smartphone manufacturer and their latest release is an upgraded version of BV9600 that features all the necessary rugged specs one would need. The BV9600 inherits most of the BV9600 Pro’s legacy while having a more affordable price. Their design is the same but how do they compare in terms of performance? Let’s see.
The BV9600 is powered by MediaTek 6771 (Helio P70) octa-core SoC, the successor of P60 and gathers class-leading hardware to provide an even better experience for users. It brings longer battery life, fast, fluid and fun gaming, a more sustainable, higher performance in extremely harsh environments.
In addition, the Blackview BV9600 comes with IP68/IP69K and MIL-STD-810G certification so its waterproof, dustproof and drop-proof while its performance is no weaker than the BV9600 Pro. The Helio P70 brings AI evaluation for clearer low-light pictures to the table making outdoors photography exciting with better low light performance.
Even more important is the fact that it comes with the latest Android version as Chinese manufacturers have been greatly accused in the past for not receiving software updates or coming with older OS versions. Android 9 Pie harnesses the power of artificial intelligence, it’s smarter, faster, and adapts to you according to how you use your phone and learning your preferences as you go. What’s more, despite the fact that it is a rugged phone, it sports a modern FullView Display with 19:9 aspect ratio, ultra-narrow bezels, and AMOLED panel.
Coming to the battery, outdoor workers or enthusiasts will have no problem at all since the BV9600 comes with a 5580mAh battery capacity that delivers up to 600h of standby time. Lastly, there are 4GB of RAM backing the CPU as well as 64GB of storage. This is less than the Pro version but the price is significantly lower as well. The storage is expandable nonetheless. All in all, BV9600 is an excellent choice for those looking for a cost-effective phone that doesn’t compromise on quality.