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NOMU S50 Pro Review: Secure Smartphone

Smartphone with a display 18:9 and the operating system Android 8.1

I am happy to announce that the Chinese company Nomu, specializing in secure and rugged smartphones, has released another novelty, the Nomu S50 Pro. Its main features are the extended display 18:9 and the operating system Android 8.1 (previously released smartphones S10-30, S30 Mini and S10 Pro have not yet received an upgrade to Android 8.0).

Nomu S50 Pro dimensions

Android 8.1 Features

Android 8.1 is better than the previous version of Android 7.1:

The speed of work: Slowing down Android’s work over time has been a significant problem for more than a year. We want to gain your attention to the fact that Android 8.1 is twice as fast as the previous version. Moreover, the downloading and processing speed is improved as well.

User-friendly interface: Easy to use, split screen mode, the ability to adapt the screen size, configure quick access, and icons in the notification panel. The buttons “Shutdown” and “Reboot” are located at a distance of the thumb, which makes it easy to use with one hand.

Smart management: Automatic filling of information, intelligent typing, etc. 

Safe Browsing: Allows you to detect attempts to redirect a user to any malicious URLs, thereby avoiding a latent security risk to the system.

Nomu S50 Pro: Main features

The smartphone received IP68-protection class. It also has the protection of the standard MIL-STD-810G. Moreover, a 5.72-inch display with a resolution of 1140 x 720 pixels and the mid-level chip set MediaTek Helio P23 power the device. Even though the 64GB of ROM is enough for most buyers to store photos and videos, the memory capacity can always be expanded with micro SD cards too.

It is equipped with a 13 megapixels main camera with an 8-megapixel front camera, NFC module and a fingerprint scanner on the rear panel. The battery is good. For a day should be more than enough with a large margin. It guarantees about 9-10 hours of active screen time. The list of merits is enriched by Android Oreo, LTE, and OTG. 

Let’s go ahead and discuss all the above mentioned features in details.

Nomu S50 Pro: Design and description of the smartphone

More and more often on the shelves of electronics stores, you can find smartphones that have a high level of protection. The presence of such phones is quite justified: people often drop smartphones. Nomu S50 Pro is just a representative of the category of rugged smartphones, which are not afraid of falling or taking a hit, and if you consider that the device has all the necessary features, then this model becomes a welcome choice for many users.

Nomu S50 Pro display

Nomu S50 Pro: Appearance and body of the protected smartphone

Externally, the Nomu’s device looks very heavy, but it’s not surprising. The smartphone is covered with a protective coating of glass, plastic, and metal, also has waterproof properties according to the IP68 standard. That is, it can not fail when immersed in water to a depth of up to two meters. On the front of the device is a large display with a front camera, and on the back surface, there is the main camera, a flash, and a fingerprint scanner. The dimensions of the smartphone, as expected, are very high: 159.5 x 77.5 x 14.3 mm, and the mass of the device is 216 grams.

Nomu S50 Pro: Display of waterproof smartphone

Even though the display occupies only 68% of the front panel area, it has a popular 18:9 aspect ratio. The screen diagonal is 5.72 inches, and its resolution is 1440 x 720 pixels.

Nomu S50 Pro 1

Nomu S50 Pro:  Camera of the smartphone

Counting on the fact that in the device, the main feature of which is protection, a very steep camera it’s not necessary, but the main one at 13 megapixels and frontal at eight will be enough. It’s hard to imagine that any hunter, taking with him the Nomu S50 Pro to the forest, will try to take a few pictures with the different effects. Similar specs have smartphones from the budget price category.

Nomu S50 Pro

Nomu S50 Pro: Performance of the smartphone

Nomu S50 Pro has a fairly powerful 8-core processor from MediaTek with a clock speed of two gigahertz. Also in the device, there is a dual-core video chip Mali G71 MP. So even the most demanding games on this device will work perfectly. The amount of RAM is 4 gigabytes, and the built-in memory is 64GB with the ability to expand using a Micro SD card up to 256GB gigabytes.

Nomu S50 Pro side

Nomu S50 Pro:  Battery of the smartphone

As you might expect from a rugged smartphone, in the new phone from company Nomu, there is an incredibly powerful battery of 5000 mAh. So you can use it up to several days, without worrying about the urgent need for charging.

The smartphone has a compartment for two Nano-SIM and a 3.5-mm headphone jack. Also, the device has all the necessary sensors, including the proximity sensor, gyro, and compass.

Available color versions of the smartphone are black and orange.

Nomu S50 Pro colors

Nomu S50 Pro: Key Features

Basic information
Brand: Nomu
Material: Aluminum alloy Polycarbonate
Sim card type: Nano-SIM
Number of Sim cards: 2
Colour: Black, Orange
Screen and dimensions
Type of screen: IPS
Diagonal: 5.72
Screen resolution: 720 x 1440
Dimensions 77.5 x 159.5 x 14.3 cm
Other screen characteristics Multi touch
Hardware
Chipset: MediaTek Helio P23 (MT6763V)
Processor (CPU): 8-core, 2 GHz (4x 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53, 4x 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
Number of Cores: eight cores
CPU Frequency: 2
Operational (RAM): 4 GB
Built-in memory: 64 GB
Connectivity
Navigation:
GPS
A-GPS
With GLONASS support
Wireless connectivity: Wi-Fi: 802.11 a / b / g / n
Hot spot
Dual-band
Connectivity: LTE Cat 6 (51.0 Mbps, 301.5 Mbps)
HSPA +
TD-SCDMA
EDGE
GPRS
UMTS
TD-HSDPA
Cameras
Main camera: 13.0 MP
Front camera: 8.0 MP
Characteristics: HDR, ISO, Geometry, Panorama, Autofocus, Face Detection, Specify the focus point
Self-timer, Scene Selection
Battery
Battery type: Lithium Polymer
Scope: 5000
Battery Features: Non-detachable
Quick charge
In the standby mode (3G) 829
In the talk mode (3G) 40
Additionally
Certification: IP68, MIL-STD-810G
Sensors: Accelerometer
Sensor light
Proximity sensor
Compass
Fingerprint reader
Gyro
Features of the device: Metal casing
Fingerprint scanner
Fast charging A
capacious battery
Moisture protection

Nomu S50 Pro:  Conclusion

Thus, the Nomu S50 Pro will be an excellent device for those who are tired of constantly attributing their smartphone to cosmetic repairs and frantically look for a charger when the phone is diluted at the most inopportune moment.

We highly recommend purchasing this smartphone if you are looking for the best quality in a rugged phone.

Buy Nomu S50 Pro Smartphone on Aliexpress

Read More: Nomu S10 Pro Review: World’s First IP69 Smartphone

 

NOMU S50 Pro Review: Secure Smartphone
  • Design - 8.5/10
    8.5/10
  • Display - 8.5/10
    8.5/10
  • Camera - 8/10
    8/10
  • Permormance - 9/10
    9/10
  • Features - 9/10
    9/10
  • Battery - 8.5/10
    8.5/10
8.6/10

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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22 Comments

  1. NOMU S50 pro can work well at -20?!?Amazing! It’s really…a great news for us who always in extreme cold temperature.

  2. I always worries about the phone dropping power suddenly in winter. Quite danger i feel. So when i see this S50pro can work normal in cold environment, i am impressed a lot and prepare to buy.

  3. Nomu S50 pro is just like the rugged phone that i am thinking. Passed the extreme water, drop test. Assuring a lot.

  4. I always worries about the phone dropping power suddenly in winter. Quite danger i feel. So when i see this S50pro can work normal in cold environment, i am impressed a lot and prepare to buy.

  5. I always go fishing if i have free time, i will put this rugged phone on my buying list. You know, there is a high possibility the phone have some accidents by the river.

  6. I have been working in the workshop all year round. The environment is very hot and stuffy. Phone can sometimes get stuck, If this phone really has such high temperature resistance, it should be very durable.

  7. The appearance of this S50pro is what the original rugged phone like. I don’t know what material they used but the rubber-like cover can protect the phone very well indeed.

  8. When people ask me what kind of phone i use, is it good, is it costly, i’d like to let them know the nomu. A good price can buy a good phone. And now they release this product, good to hear it is more tougher.

  9. When people ask me what kind of phone i use, is it good, is it costly, i’d like to let them know the nomu. A good price can buy a good phone. And now they release this product, good to hear it is more tougher.

  10. If you ask me what i value most about a rugged phone, the signal of course. Whenever i need to go to some suburb or remote places, the weak or no signal of phone makes me crazy. What if something unexpected happened? I just can’t connect with anyone. So i am quite satisfied with this S50pro which gets strong signal.

  11. Compare to some phones seek for round shape, I prefer such a square rugged phone. Maybe it’s just like my character, i don’t like to say some beautiful words. nomu phone is always my choice, the reason is so simple since it’s hard for me to change when i used to something.

  12. I find more and more phone infrastructures pay a lot attention to their screen design, nomu S50 PRO for example, adopts the 18:9 display design, i think this action do improve the touching feeling and it’s better for single handed use.

  13. I have been working in the workshop all year round. The environment is very hot and stuffy. Phone can sometimes get stuck, If this phone really has such high temperature resistance, it should be very durable.

  14. Compare to some phones seek for round shape, I prefer such a square rugged phone. Maybe it’s just like my character, i don’t like to say some beautiful words. nomu phone is always my choice, the reason is so simple since it’s hard for me to change when i used to something.

  15. If you ask me what i value most about a rugged phone, the signal of course. Whenever i need to go to some suburb or remote places, the weak or no signal of phone makes me crazy. What if something unexpected happened? I just can’t connect with anyone. So i am quite satisfied with this S50pro which gets strong signal.

  16. I always thought that the rugged phone was small and heavy, but seeing the S50PRO released on nomu’s official website, I felt quite different this time.

  17. I have bought a NOMU phone before, and i only hope more battery for outdoor things. And this S50 PRO is quite satisfied for 5000mAh big battery. I’d like to try one.

  18. I have bought a NOMU phone before, and i only hope more battery for outdoor things. And this S50 PRO is quite satisfied for 5000mAh big battery. I’d like to try one.

  19. One of the troubles brought by mobile phone to me is that when something urgent needs to be communicated, the signal suddenly is not so good, which leads to the delay of work. This is also the most appealing part of this rugged mobile phone, which has excellent signal.

  20. Although i have a trendy phone, I’d like to buy this rugged phone for a backup. Whenever i want travel or do outdoor activities, it’s more safe and convenient to carry it.

  21. Maybe I’m not impressed by the camera function of the rugged phone, but now this phone is equipped with 8+16MP camera combination, which is very impressive.

  22. There is a time i find fast charge is really important. Because of the delay of the airplane, my phone runs out of battery and i find a place to charge in the waiting hall. after 1 hours the electricity is enough for me to go through the whole flying time and contact the receiver of hotel. I just can’t imagine what will happen if my phone didn’t work. I am glad to see that the S50pro has big battery and fast charge.

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