Doogee S80 Review: Protected Smartphone

Smartphone with a digital walkie-talkie

The Chinese company Doogee has expanded its assortment of protected devices with another novelty, the Doogee S80 smartphone. The latest devices were three secure smartphones, the most affordable S55, the game-oriented S70, and a brand-new S80 with a digital walkie-talkie. The Doogee S80 rugged smartphone is featured with a convenient Walkie-Talkie function. Moreover, it has an exclusive clip that attaches to your pocket. It’s nice to know that Doogee is becoming more professional in the production of rugged phones to provide extreme features with advanced and practical features. If by chance you work on a construction site, or you are an adventure enthusiast who spends a lot of time away from home, your most reliable communication device can be the new IP68 S80 phone from Doogee.

All the above-mentioned features will be discussed further in our review.

Doogee S80_design

Doogee S80: Design and appearance of the smartphone

The screen size of the Doogee S80 is 5.99 inches. Moreover, is an IPS capacitive touch screen with 1080 x 2160 px resolution. The Doogee S80 smartphone is a real protected smartphone with all the necessary functions for outdoor activities. Besides the advantage that the smartphone has an IP68 waterproof, dustproof and shockproof case, what attracts the most users, there is a Walkie-Talkie in the Doogee S80.

Doogee S80 for hunters

Just by pushing the Talk (PTT) button, which is located on the side of the smartphone, users can contact their teammates even in an abandoned place without a cellular network.


Doogee manufacturers did their best to be sure that this function was in line with Digital Mobile Radio (DMR). Note that the latter is a standard for digital mobile wireless communications introduced in April 2005.

DMR Walkie-Talkie uses its resources more efficiently compared to analog walkie-talkies. It has better compatibility with common analogs, more functions, is easier to group, more sensitive and hard to eavesdrop. Having a range of 400-480 MHz and a detection range of 4-6 kilometers, the Doogee S80 has a wider operating frequency than the 400-470 MHz Blackview BV9500.

Doogee S80

The appearance of the novelty is modern and beautiful. Even though the smartphone has a big body size, the dual camera, scanner, fingerprint fingers, the brutal mix of metal and polycarbonate and a large 5.99-inch screen with an aspect ratio of 18: 9, leaves only a positive impression of the design of the gadget.

The Developers of the Doogee S80 have created a compact back cover for the phone, making it more resistant to falls and facilitating carrying. It is a brilliant and practical solution, which is rarely seen on standard rugged phones.

Doogee S80 backside

In comparison to the flagships OGS panels, the display lacks contrast and color saturation. However, the rest of the panel is more than good. The smartphone with the resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and a large margin of brightness shows a beautiful and vivid image. In addition to the mentioned features, the Doogee S80 smartphone is equipped with stereo speakers too.

Doogee S80: Functionalities and main features of the smartphone

The technical characteristics of the smartphone are represented by the standard processor Mediatek MTK6763T, 6GB of RAM and Mali G71MP2 GPU. Due to it, many modern games will perform without lags or slowdowns. Incredible figure! NFC, OTG, LTE and the current Android Oreo along with the previously mentioned advantages make not the most powerful, but stylish and durable device as an applicant for good sales.


In addition to protection from water and dust, the smartphone boasts the ability to fall from a height of six feet (182 cm), get under the car, bathe in oil, endure temperatures from -30 ° C to + 60 ° C – all without catastrophic consequences for efficiency. The full set of standards of device stability to environmental impacts looks like this: IP68, IP69K, MIL-STD-810G.

Features of the smartphone

The device has a MediaTek Helio P23 chipset. Doogee S80 smartphone sensors can measure physical activities and transfer them to the application processor. The phones’ accelerator is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. The smartphone has a fingerprint sensor as well, which is one of the easiest and most secure ways for protection. There is a  proximity sensor which can detect when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call. Then it turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display. The Doogee S80 protected smartphone has Dual SIM capability, which means that you can insert two different SIM cards and use them both from one phone.


Doogee S80: A Huge Battery

The Li-Po 10080 mAh non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good power backup. The battery can last for 1,380 hours of standby time or 136 hours of talk time. Doogee S80 battery supports quick charging 24 W and wireless charging.

Doogee S80: Autofocus Camera

In the process of conquering mountain peaks/jungles/ice poles/hot desert sands, the Doogee S80 can serve as a brave traveler camera.

Doogee S80 smartphone

The smartphone is equipped with a dual camera with a leading module Sony IMX363 12 MP with aperture f / 1.8 and an additional 5-megapixel. The camera is provided with a fast and accurate Dual Pixel autofocus system. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone.

Doogee S80 phone

The main camera which has a 12-megapixel module of the Sony IMX363, is combined with a 5-megapixel auxiliary camera. It can be used for high-quality images even in the evening shooting. Of course, the photos will not be wholly deprived of noise, however, the results of photo sessions will not cause negative results.

Front camera 16 MP is made by Samsung company.

Doogee S80: Memory

The smartphone’s memory RAM is 6 GB. Internal storage ROM is 64 GB. However, the internal memory (64 GB) can be expanded with a MicroSD card. Note that it can support up to 256 GB.

Doogee S80: Connectivity

Doogee S80 smartphone is 3G and 4G connectivity capable. This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. As you know, GPS is a satellite-based navigation system that allows determining the exact geographical location on Earth. The protected Doogee S80 comes with Near Field Communications (NFC) functionality for transferring content with other NFC-enabled devices. Furthermore, this Doogee smartphone has an FM radio receiver too.


Main characteristics Doogee S80:

Screen: S-IPS, 5.99 “, 1080×2160, 16M colors, touch, capacitive, multitouch
Iron: MediaTek Helio P23
2.5 GHz, 8 x Cortex-A53, Mali-G71 MP2
Memory: Nano-SIM
Mobile Internet: LTE cat.4 150/50 Mbps
Mobile networks: LTE Bands 1-5,7,8,12,17,19,20,34,38-41
UMTS 850, 900, 1900, 2100
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
CDMA 800
Battery: Li-Ion, 10080 mAh, fast charging 24W, wireless charging
Dimensions: 167 x 80 x 14,5 mm
Camera: 12MP, flash, autofocus, dual: Sony IMX363 12MP 1.4?m, f / 1.8 + 5 MP, Dual Pixel PDAF
front: 16MP , Samsung
Navigation: GPS, GLONASS
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyro, Compass, Approach, Illumination, Fingerprint scanner
Colors: Fire Orange, Mineral Black

Doogee S80 color versions

Doogee S80 Smartphone Review Conclusion

The Doogee S80 smartphone is equipped with a convenient Walkie-Talkie function and an exclusive clip for attaching to the pocket. It’s a great advantage for the travelers to have this protected smartphone with them. From our standpoint, it is the most reliable communication device which can you have while traveling. The device has the all the necessary advanced and practical features for outdoor activities. Doogee S80 smartphone manufacturers did everything possible to ensure that this smartphone is the most protected and has sufficient features for having an uninterrupted connection, long stay battery, and dual camera with autofocus.

Read More: Doogee BL9000 Review, a powerful terminal with a 9000mAh battery and wireless charging support

Unfortunately, there isn’t available price information now. However, we will keep you updated as soon as the Woogee S80 Smartphone goes on sale.


Mariam Dabaghyan

A writer by day and a reader by night. She believes that people with great ideas rock because they can make the world a better, brighter and colorful place. Feel free to contact me using [email protected] email address!

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