Ulefone Armor 11 5G Review: Rugged Smartphone with Night Vision Camera

Ulefone could easily pass as the Xiaomi of outdoor smartphones, at least when it comes to cell phones. Because only a few months after the Ulefone 10 5G, the Ulefone Armor 11 5G follows. With some surprising changes.

Features of Ulefone Armor 11:

Is Ulefone taking a step back here? At first glance, the Ulefone Armor 11 looks like a leap into the past; instead of the “more modern” punch-hole optics á la Samsung, there is now the drop notch at the top the display. The screen edges have not necessarily become thinner either, and all four corners have been chamfered instead of being modernly rounded.



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Most noticeable, however, is the size. Instead of a 6.67 ? screen diagonal, a 6.1 ? screen is now used. A sensible decision, especially with a somewhat clunky outdoor cell phone, the dimensions are still 163.8 x 81.6 x 14.2 mm, with a weight of 295 g.

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The disadvantage: Ulefone reduces the screen resolution from FullHD + to HD +, i.e., to 1560 x 720 pixels. With a diagonal of 6.088, this results in a pixel density of 282 pixels per inch for the IPS display. That is already below average for a smartphone in the price range of up to 400 €, especially since it is not an AMOLED display.

But the Armor 11 5G is appropriately protected against water according to the IP68 rating, so it can also fall into the sink or the pool. As the name suggests, the Armor also optically complies with the outdoor approach—clearly visible screws, bumper elements, and a metal housing frame. The fingerprint sensor is on the right.


The back reveals a Penta camera system. Equal to five camera sensors placed Ulefone on the back of the main sensor is the Sony IMX582 sensor with 48-megapixel resolution. The sensor, which is bright thanks to ƒ / 1.79 aperture. There is also a 13-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera with a 124.8 ° viewing angle, a 2 MP macro camera, a 2 MP portrait sensor, and a 20-megapixel night vision camera. For this, Ulefone uses the Sony IMX350 sensor and two infrared LEDs. The front selfie camera comes with 16MP sensor to capture best moments.

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The heart of the Ulefone Armor 11 5G, however, does not change. The Mediatek Dimensity 800 processor sits on the board, an octa-core with a clock frequency of up to 2.0 GHz, manufactured using the energy-efficient 7nm process. The Mali-G57 GPU supports this.

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This is a slightly modified form of the Dimensity 800U that is in the Realme 7 5G. The Dimensity 800 comes with stronger A76 cores. However, we do not expect any major performance differences from this. Especially since Ulefone is very generous here with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal storage 


At 5,200 mAh, the battery is slightly smaller than that of the Armor 10 5G, but the display is also smaller, and the resolution is lower. So we should expect a battery life of around one and a half to two days. On the other hand, the charging time with 18W Fast Charging takes a little longer than average, but if you like, you can also charge wirelessly with 10W.

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Thanks to the Dimensity 800 processor, the Ulefone Armor 11 is also 5G-capable. A dual SIM slot is instal for this, which can receive 5G on both cards. These do not have to come from the same provider. On 5G frequency bands, the Armor 11 supports the n1, n28, n77, and n78 bands relevant in Germany, but LTE bands 20 and 28 are also on board for LTE. Dual-band 802.11 ac WiFi is available for local internet.

Also, there is Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, GLONASS, NFC for Google Pay, a USB Type-C 2.0 port, and a notification LED that lights up red, green, and blue.

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According to Ulefone, the Ulefone Armor 11 5G runs a pure Android 10. Already in the short test of the Armor 9, it was noticed that the cell phone remains largely untouched, but a little bloatware is likely to be expected.


In a way, the Ulefone Armor 11 5G doesn’t directly look like a successor to the Armor 10 but rather like a weaker variant. The Samsung Galaxy S21 proves that this can work quite well. In the Armor 11, too, there is a little less in terms of the display and the more compact size. Do check this unboxing video to get certain help about the smartphone.

A night vision camera also works as a highlight; a thermal imaging camera is more specific. Ulefone also manages to round off the package with Qi charging, NFC, 5G, and IP rating. This makes the Ulefone 11 5G a mainstream outdoor smartphone, even if I really would have liked the FullHD + resolution.

You could test it, right? If you are interested in the Armor 11 5G, you can still take part in a giveaway before the release in February, in which five Armor 11 5Gs will be raffled off. The price of the Smartphone is below, just click on the Buy Now link. Xiaomi Today bring the lowest price on the internet for the customers. 


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