Doogee announced the launch of a new rugged smartphone, the S96 GT. This rugged phone follows the market trend, which is to incorporate a night vision camera. Which promises to offer a range of 15 meters of vision in the dark of night. On the other hand, like any self-respecting rugged smartphone, it has IP68, IP69K, and military specification MIL-STD-810H certifications. All this into a great resistance to shocks falls, and extreme temperatures (from -55ºC to +70ºC), that can be submerged in water up to 1.5 meters deep or its immunity to suffering any type of damage linked to dust or the sand.
Doogee S96 GT – Specifications in Details
The Doogee S96 GT is built around a 6.22-inch IPS panel with an HD+ resolution of 1,520 x 720 pixels at 60 Hz with a maximum brightness of 480 nits. This panel is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass laminate and brought to life by the MediaTek Helio G95 @ 12nm SoC. It offers an 8-core configuration (2x Cortex-A76 @ 2.10 GHz + 6x Cortex-A55 @ 2.00 GHz) accompanied by ARM Mali-G76 graphics at 900 MHz. The SoC is attached to an 8 -core configuration. GB of LPDDR4X RAM memory along with 256 GB of storage (Samsung UFS) expandable via microSD card with up to 512 GB capacity.
In the photographic section, we have a 48-megapixel Samsung S5KGM1ST main sensor. An 8 MP Samsung S5K4H7 ultra wide-angle sensor, a 2 MP depth sensor with macro mode. And the 20 MP Sony IMX350 night vision camera comes with 4 lights infrared and 4 LED lights.
On the front, Doogee S96 GT has a 32 MP Sony IMX616 selfie camera installed in a water drop notch. All this is powered by a 6,350 mAh capacity battery. That promises up to two days of autonomy with moderate use. This has a 24W fast charging technology. With which the battery can be charged from 0 to 50 percent in 1 hour.
To improve security, the device has a fingerprint reader on the side (0.19 seconds response time) for login or online payments. It has a dedicated customizable button (to activate the flashlight, call emergency, underwater photos, etc.). It has WiFi 802.11ac + Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity, and access to GLONASS. BeiDou, GPS, and Galileo positioning satellites, it also have NFC (to make payments, access sites, etc. ). And supports the use of two SIM cards with access to the 4G LTE network together with the microSD card. Finally, use of the Android 12 operating system. And all this is integrated into a 15.5 mm thick chassis with a weight of 310 grams.
The Doogee S96 GT will be available for purchase in black, and black with a touch of orange or gold, expected to go on sale on October 10 with attractive discounts and coupons on AliExpress and Doogeemall. There are also ways to get freebies by donating. Those interested can visit the official website of Doogee S96 GT for more details.
Unfortunately, it will not be until its launch that we know the price of this phone. But a price similar to other options available on the market is expected.