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Best Outdoor/Rugged Smartphones

Q2/2021 update. Current smartphones are not just getting bigger and faster, they are also getting more and more fragile with each generation. Besides the display, the case is often made of glass as well and therefore subject to shattering when dropped. However, special-made and certified rugged smartphones are made to withstand massive abuse even without any protective shells. Here are the best outdoor smartphones reviewed by us.
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Waterproof alone just does not cut it, at least not for this category of smartphone. Let us be honest - how often do smartphones really kick the bucket after being submerged in fresh water for a few seconds? In our opinion, the fact that most smartphones are made entirely out of glass for reasons of design is much more problematic and risky, and this trend has been spurred by the increasing popularity of wireless charging technologies.

Unless you have purchased an extended warranty, repairing an iPhone X’s or XS’s broken display can cost around $280. However, repairing the glass panel on the back of these exact same phones will set you back at least $550. In other words, unless the phone is brand spanking new, a broken back panel nearly constitutes a total loss. Accordingly, using such a phone without a protective shell can almost be considered grossly negligent.

Outdoor enthusiasts are faced with a tough dilemma. Should they opt for a thick protective rubber case in order to continue using their phone even in adverse conditions? The downside is that considering the excessive repair costs an element of risk remains. Or should they opt for a smartphone specifically made to withstand the most adverse conditions humans can think of? Those can be used without protective covers, are capable of surviving high drops, and are dust- and water-proof to boot.

Please also take a look at the following top 10 lists:

Here are the 10 best rugged outdoor smartphones reviewed by us. The table can be sorted by clicking on the headers.

The Best Outdoor Smartphones

Pos.
Date
Rating
Image
Model
Height
Weight
Size
Resolution
OS
Best Price
1
03/2021
neu!
82 %Blackview BL6000 ProBlackview BL6000 Pro
MediaTek Dimensity 800
ARM Mali-G57 MP4
8 GB Memory, 256 GB UFS 2.1
12.8 mm273 g6.36"2300x1080Android 10
2
10/2020
78 %CAT S62 ProCAT S62 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
Qualcomm Adreno 512
6 GB Memory, 128 GB eMMC
11.9 mm248 g5.70"2160x1080Android 10
3
03/2020
78 %Samsung Galaxy XCover ProSamsung Galaxy XCover Pro
Samsung Exynos 9611
ARM Mali-G72 MP3
4 GB Memory, 64 GB UFS 2.0
9.94 mm218 g6.30"2340x1080Android 10
4
03/2019
78 %Crosscall Trekker-X4Crosscall Trekker-X4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
Qualcomm Adreno 512
4 GB Memory, 64 GB eMMC
12.85 mm250 g5.50"1920x1080Android 8.1 Oreo
5
01/2020
77 %CAT S52CAT S52
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765
PowerVR GE8320
4 GB Memory, 64 GB eMMC
9.7 mm210 g5.65"1440x720Android 9.0 Pie
6
01/2020
77 %Blackview BV9800 ProBlackview BV9800 Pro
Mediatek Helio P70
ARM Mali-G72 MP3
6 GB Memory, 128 GB eMMC
14.8 mm322 g6.30"2340x1080Android 9.0 Pie
7
02/2021
neu!
77 %F150 Bison 2021F150 Bison 2021
Mediatek Helio G25
PowerVR GE8320
6 GB Memory, 64 GB eMMC
18 mm318 g5.86"1520x720Android 10
8
10/2019
76 %Blackview BV9700 ProBlackview BV9700 Pro
Mediatek Helio P70
ARM Mali-G72 MP3
6 GB Memory, 128 GB NVMe
16.5 mm283 g5.84"2280x1080Android 9.0 Pie
9
11/2019
76 %Gigaset GX290Gigaset GX290
Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763V
ARM Mali-G71 MP2
3 GB Memory, 32 GB eMMC
15.3 mm279 g6.10"1560x720Android 9.0 Pie
10
02/2021
neu!
74 %Cubot King Kong Mini 2Cubot King Kong Mini 2
Mediatek Helio A22 MT6761
PowerVR GE8300
3 GB Memory, 32 GB eMMC
12.1 mm123 g4.00"1080x540Android 10
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Editor’s Note

The best way to protect the display against direct pointed impact is an additional layer of protective tempered glass, which is specifically designed to absorb the energy by shattering, thereby protecting the display underneath. At a price of $10 to $20, tempered glass is usually well worth it, and can be easily and safely applied and replaced at home. Among others, Amazon offers a large selection of protective tempered glass covers for the most common smartphones.

1st – Blackview BL6000 Pro

Blackview BL6000 Pro
Blackview BL6000 Pro

The Blackview BL6000 Pro is very different from other outdoor smartphones. Its case design is rather subtle, it offers a high level of performance, and as one of the first in its class supports 5G.

Wi-Fi performance is decent, the display is bright, and the smartphone is capable of recording video in 4K.

The Blackview BL6000 Pro is a good-looking and very fast outdoor smartphone with 5G support. Its camera, however, is mediocre at best

Our main gripes are the inaccurate autofocus and its mediocre overall sharpness in fine details. Another drawback is its short warranty of just 12 months.

The Blackview BL6000 Pro is available among others on Amazon.

2nd - CAT S62 Pro

CAT S62 Pro rugged smartphone
CAT S62 Pro rugged smartphone

Smartphone or tool? Hard to say when looking at the CAT S62 Pro.

Its thermal imaging camera renders it particularly interesting for professional industrial users. It no longer features its CAT S61 predecessor’s laser-supported rangefinder and its ambient air quality sensors but comes at a significantly lower price in return.

Even though it is practically pointless to compare this ruggedized smartphone to regular smartphones of its price class we have to note that for $600 you can get much more than a mid-range SoC and a simple rear-facing camera in regular smartphones. In return, the CAT S62 Pro is made to withstand pretty much all environmental conditions and situations.

If you don’t need a thermal imaging camera you might find the CAT S62 Pro overpriced. However, specialists and professionals may find this to be an indispensable tool.

Overall, the smartphone is a well-made tool for professionals that require a thermal image camera. If, however, you don’t need this feature you can save a lot of money by looking at its competitors.

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3rd – Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro

Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro
Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro

While the Galaxy XCover 4s was sort of old-fashioned and traditional, the Korean manufacturer spent a lot of effort on the Galaxy XCover Pro. The $500 expensive outdoor smartphone even received a camera worthy of that name. In addition, the devices features fast storage memory, freely configurable buttons, modern software, fast Wi-Fi, accurate GPS, and last but not least a swappable battery.

Great outdoor smartphone with swappable battery.

In return your expectations regarding call quality should be kept in check, and performance fluctuated wildly under load. All things considered the Galaxy XCover Pro is a great smartphone even though it might not be protected well enough for the roughest of environments. If you want a USB-C port, a 3.5-mm headphone jack, and a discreet case the XCover Pro might be worth a second look.

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4th - Crosscall Trekker-X4

Crosscall Trekker-X4
Crosscall Trekker-X4

The Crosscall Trekker-X4 is primarily designed for outdoor sport enthusiasts and shows reliability by long battery runtimes and good build quality. We also like the unusual design. The smartphone falls a bit short when it wants to replace an action cam with 1080p at just 30 fps, which results in stutters during fast movements.

A lot of accessories, good performance, long battery runtime: The Crosscall Trekker-X4 is a reliable outdoor companion and can sometimes even replace an action cam. 

The smartphone warms up significantly under load and the screen is pretty dim for an outdoor device. It is also one of the most expensive smartphones in this ranking. Still, you get useful preloaded apps, numerous sensors and many LTE bands, so the Crosscall Trekker-X4 can secure the current top spot in our ranking.

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5th – CAT S52

CAT S52
CAT S52

The CAT S52 is the pretty boy among its outdoor smartphone brethren. However, the question on everybody’s mind is whether or not a slim case like this will offer enough protection. At least according to the tests that we performed it does, and we liked the device a lot. It offers plenty of performance, it is comparatively small and handy, and comes in a very well-built case. The camera is okay for an outdoor smartphone, the screen’s color accuracy is fairly high, and the GPS modem is pretty accurate. In addition, it comes with an extensive warranty and remains comparatively cool.

The CAT S52 is a decent good-looking outdoor smartphone.

When subjected to our Wi-Fi test battery life was just okay at 10:37 hours, and not on a par with other devices. GPU power is also limited, and gaming in the wild is probably not a good idea. In addition, the number of supported LTE frequencies is pretty low, and the device thus not particularly well-suited for world travelers.

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6th – Blackview BV9800 Pro

Blackview BV9800 Pro
Blackview BV9800 Pro

The Blackview BV9800 Pro Pro is one of Backview’s flagship outdoor smartphones. It includes a thermal imaging camera and is very heavy at an impressive 322 g. It passed all important and relevant certifications, and you can thus be sure it is well-suited for rough outdoor adventures. We were also particularly surprised by its good Wi-Fi and its smooth system performance.

A massive smartphone with decent performance and a thermal imaging camera.

Thanks to its ginormous battery – the main culprit behind the device’s high weight – the smartphone lasted for an impressive 25 hours in our Wi-Fi test. Thus, when used sparsely it should easily run for a full week. The thermal imaging camera worked very well, but the camera was certainly nothing to write home about.

We would strongly advise you to buy the Blackview smartphone from a reputable seller. Otherwise, you might run into issues with warranty claims.

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7th – F150 Bison 2021

F150 Bison 2021
F150 Bison 2021

The exotic Oukitel F150 Bison is not officially sold in North American and must therefore be imported. But is it really worth it? Well, let us put it this way: should you be looking for a smartphone with the very long battery life the answer is a resounding yes. Thanks to its ginormous 8,000 mAh battery the device lasted an impressive 32:33 hours in our Wi-Fi battery test, and thus almost 3x as long as the Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro.

The F150 Bison is an exotic smartphone with extremely long battery life one the one hand but also open questions regarding future software updates on the other.

Unsurprisingly, the device is rather large, bulky, and heavy, and its golden color may be somewhat controversial with some users. Its camera did not perform very well, and its SoC is fairly slow.

Overall, this is a smartphone for individualists looking for a smartphone with extremely long battery life that don’t mind taking a risk.

The device has to be imported from China and currently sells for around $200.

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8th – Blackview BV9700 Pro

Blackview BV9700 Pro
Blackview BV9700 Pro

Don’t be fooled by the specs sheet: the actual screen size is several tenths of an inch smaller than Blackview claims. The manufacturer’s press material also shows much narrower bezels than the actual device features. Considering that nobody would mind larger bezels on a rugged outdoor smartphone we fail to understand the reasoning behind this publicity stunt.

A device with pros and cons, and one that is advertised as something that it is not.

The Blackview BV9700 Pro is a rugged and robust smartphone with decent system performance. For roughly $300 you get an IP-certified smartphone with an elongated USB-C port requiring special charging cables. In addition, it offered comparatively poor Wi-Fi performance and a slow card reader.

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9th - Gigaset GX290

Gigaset GX290
Gigaset GX290

The German manufacturer Gigaset has recently entered the rugged smartphone market. The Gigaset GX290 offers long battery life, a rugged case, and even wireless charging. At 615 nits, the IPS display was very bright and should work great in sunny environments.

The Gigaset GX290 is “Made in Germany”, and it offers a bright display and long battery life.

In return, its color accuracy was rather poor, and it has a few flaws as well. Namely, the lack of ExFAT support or the missing DRM certification for high definition streaming content. The speaker was also rather poor, and the device would have certainly benefitted from a more up-to-date processor.

Nevertheless, roughly $300 will get you a decent outdoor smartphone made in Germany.

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10th – Cubot King Kong Mini 2

Cubot King Kong Mini 2
Cubot King Kong Mini 2

The Cubot King Kong Mini 2 may look like a ruggedized smartphone, with its rubberized outer shell and its beveled and protected display but it is not IP-certified, which means you cannot be 100 % certain of its water- and dust proofness. 

Well protected against impact and with good battery life the Cubot King Kong Mini 2 is not IP-certified.

If you’re looking for a compact outdoor smartphone that is not going to be taken to the extremes this might be the right phone for you.

Additional benefits are its long battery life, its bright display, and its fast Wi-Fi modem.

The device is not official available in North America and has to be imported from China or other European countries where it sells for around $120.

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The Best Outdoor Smartphones in Comparison

Size Comparison

168.5 mm / 6.63 inch 81 mm / 3.19 inch 14.8 mm / 0.583 inch 322 g0.71 lbs165.9 mm / 6.53 inch 81.3 mm / 3.2 inch 16.5 mm / 0.65 inch 283 g0.624 lbs166.7 mm / 6.56 inch 81.3 mm / 3.2 inch 12.8 mm / 0.504 inch 273 g0.602 lbs162.4 mm / 6.39 inch 79 mm / 3.11 inch 15.3 mm / 0.602 inch 279 g0.615 lbs158 mm / 6.22 inch 78 mm / 3.07 inch 18 mm / 0.709 inch 318 g0.701 lbs162.6 mm / 6.4 inch 82 mm / 3.23 inch 12.85 mm / 0.506 inch 250 g0.551 lbs158.5 mm / 6.24 inch 76.7 mm / 3.02 inch 11.9 mm / 0.4685 inch 248 g0.547 lbs159.9 mm / 6.3 inch 76.7 mm / 3.02 inch 9.94 mm / 0.3913 inch 218 g0.4806 lbs158.1 mm / 6.22 inch 76.6 mm / 3.02 inch 9.7 mm / 0.3819 inch 210 g0.463 lbs119 mm / 4.69 inch 58 mm / 2.28 inch 12.1 mm / 0.4764 inch 123 g0.2712 lbs

Test Results

Blackview BL6000 Pro
Mali-G57 MP4, Dimensity 800, 256 GB UFS 2.1 Flash
CAT S62 Pro
Adreno 512, SD 660, 128 GB eMMC Flash
Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Exynos 9611, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
CAT S52
PowerVR GE8320, Helio P35 MT6765, 64 GB eMMC Flash
Blackview BV9800 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB eMMC Flash
F150 Bison 2021
PowerVR GE8320, Helio G25, 64 GB eMMC Flash
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
Gigaset GX290
Mali-G71 MP2, Helio P23 MT6763V, 32 GB eMMC Flash
Cubot King Kong Mini 2
PowerVR GE8300, Helio A22 MT6761, 32 GB eMMC Flash
Response Times
Response Time Grey 50% / Grey 80% *
40 (19, 21)
45.6 (22.8, 22.8)
46 (21, 25)
46 (21, 25)
66 (31, 35)
64.8 (30.8, 34)
60 (28.4, 31.6)
47 (25, 22)
34.4 (7.6, 26.8)
46 (23, 23)
Response Time Black / White *
26 (13, 13)
22.8 (6.4, 16.4)
20 (7, 13)
35 (20, 15)
28 (13, 15)
32 (10.8, 21.2)
32.8 (10.8, 22)
26 (13, 13)
17.6 (5.2, 12.4)
22 (7, 15)
PWM Frequency
543.5 (33)
2358 (35)
250 (30)
2315 (20)
2500 (10)
90.9
354.6 (15)
Screen
Brightness middle
583
506
569
374
521
511
398
521
635
624
Brightness
518
489
562
352
530
508
393
525
615
633
Brightness Distribution
83
86
91
86
91
89
86
87
91
90
Black Level *
0.6
0.41
0.42
0.35
0.16
0.29
0.42
0.29
0.39
0.87
Contrast
972
1234
1355
1069
3256
1762
948
1797
1628
717
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 *
4.78
6.9
6.14
7.46
2.69
8.1
4.7
6.22
10.5
5.21
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 max. *
8.7
12.6
10.92
13.27
5.07
15.2
8.6
9.5
17.9
10.59
Greyscale DeltaE2000 *
5.5
8.5
7.9
9.8
1.8
10.9
5
11
11.8
4.8
Gamma
2.22 99%
2.4 92%
2.256 98%
2.152 102%
2.243 98%
2.08 106%
1.97 112%
0.558 394%
1.86 118%
2.585 85%
CCT
6830 95%
8818 74%
8696 75%
10554 62%
6622 98%
9859 66%
7107 91%
8077 80%
9570 68%
6953 93%
Heat
Maximum Upper Side *
39.5
38.9
40.4
49.4
40.3
36.2
35.6
40.1
36.3
45.6
Maximum Bottom *
38.2
39.2
39.5
44.5
40.8
30.4
27.7
41
32
44.6
Idle Upper Side *
31.8
35.2
29.3
34.7
27.9
34.8
33
29.5
33.3
41.5
Idle Bottom *
30.9
27.9
26.9
28.7
28.8
27.6
26.3
28.8
28
34.3
Battery Runtime
Reader / Idle
1259
WiFi v1.3
846
668
731
839
637
1492
1953
1033
1316
1072
Load
268
Power Consumption
Idle Minimum *
1.68
0.9
0.7
1
0.87
0.67
1.2
0.89
Idle Average *
2.75
1.8
1.4
1.9
1.91
1.85
1.5
2.09
Idle Maximum *
2.8
2.3
2.2
2.7
2.03
1.88
2.8
2.15
Load Average *
4.84
5.4
4.1
3.6
4.4
3.21
3.5
4.49
Load Maximum *
7.79
6.9
6.4
5.2
7.49
4.5
7
5.78

* ... smaller is better

Benchmarks

AnTuTu v6 - Total Score (sort by value)
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
118396 Points ∼40%
AnTuTu v7 - Total Score (sort by value)
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
140917 Points ∼25%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
148726 Points ∼26%
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4
64 Bit Multi-Core Score (sort by value)
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
5021 Points ∼8%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
5796 Points ∼9%
64 Bit Single-Core Score (sort by value)
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
1570 Points ∼19%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
1529 Points ∼19%
3DMark
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Physics (sort by value)
Blackview BL6000 Pro
Mali-G57 MP4, Dimensity 800, 256 GB UFS 2.1 Flash
3969 Points ∼73%
CAT S62 Pro
Adreno 512, SD 660, 128 GB eMMC Flash
2451 Points ∼45%
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
2751 Points ∼51%
CAT S52
PowerVR GE8320, Helio P35 MT6765, 64 GB eMMC Flash
1172 Points ∼22%
Blackview BV9800 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB eMMC Flash
2856 Points ∼53%
F150 Bison 2021
PowerVR GE8320, Helio G25, 64 GB eMMC Flash
1083 Points ∼20%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
2895 Points ∼53%
Gigaset GX290
Mali-G71 MP2, Helio P23 MT6763V, 32 GB eMMC Flash
1483 Points ∼27%
Cubot King Kong Mini 2
PowerVR GE8300, Helio A22 MT6761, 32 GB eMMC Flash
870 Points ∼16%
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Graphics (sort by value)
Blackview BL6000 Pro
Mali-G57 MP4, Dimensity 800, 256 GB UFS 2.1 Flash
4806 Points ∼29%
CAT S62 Pro
Adreno 512, SD 660, 128 GB eMMC Flash
1802 Points ∼11%
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
1914 Points ∼11%
CAT S52
PowerVR GE8320, Helio P35 MT6765, 64 GB eMMC Flash
736 Points ∼4%
Blackview BV9800 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB eMMC Flash
1278 Points ∼8%
F150 Bison 2021
PowerVR GE8320, Helio G25, 64 GB eMMC Flash
740 Points ∼4%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
1285 Points ∼8%
Gigaset GX290
Mali-G71 MP2, Helio P23 MT6763V, 32 GB eMMC Flash
633 Points ∼4%
Cubot King Kong Mini 2
PowerVR GE8300, Helio A22 MT6761, 32 GB eMMC Flash
381 Points ∼2%
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 (sort by value)
Blackview BL6000 Pro
Mali-G57 MP4, Dimensity 800, 256 GB UFS 2.1 Flash
4591 Points ∼41%
CAT S62 Pro
Adreno 512, SD 660, 128 GB eMMC Flash
1872 Points ∼17%
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
2053 Points ∼18%
CAT S52
PowerVR GE8320, Helio P35 MT6765, 64 GB eMMC Flash
802 Points ∼7%
Blackview BV9800 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB eMMC Flash
1457 Points ∼13%
F150 Bison 2021
PowerVR GE8320, Helio G25, 64 GB eMMC Flash
796 Points ∼7%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
1466 Points ∼13%
Gigaset GX290
Mali-G71 MP2, Helio P23 MT6763V, 32 GB eMMC Flash
725 Points ∼6%
Cubot King Kong Mini 2
PowerVR GE8300, Helio A22 MT6761, 32 GB eMMC Flash
435 Points ∼4%
1280x720 offscreen Ice Storm Unlimited Physics (sort by value)
CAT S62 Pro
Adreno 512, SD 660, 128 GB eMMC Flash
17452 Points ∼18%
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
19890 Points ∼21%
CAT S52
PowerVR GE8320, Helio P35 MT6765, 64 GB eMMC Flash
17243 Points ∼18%
Blackview BV9800 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB eMMC Flash
17113 Points ∼18%
F150 Bison 2021
PowerVR GE8320, Helio G25, 64 GB eMMC Flash
15702 Points ∼16%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
18798 Points ∼19%
Gigaset GX290
Mali-G71 MP2, Helio P23 MT6763V, 32 GB eMMC Flash
12304 Points ∼13%
Cubot King Kong Mini 2
PowerVR GE8300, Helio A22 MT6761, 32 GB eMMC Flash
14016 Points ∼14%
1280x720 offscreen Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score (sort by value)
CAT S62 Pro
Adreno 512, SD 660, 128 GB eMMC Flash
26893 Points ∼4%
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
29055 Points ∼5%
CAT S52
PowerVR GE8320, Helio P35 MT6765, 64 GB eMMC Flash
12064 Points ∼2%
Blackview BV9800 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB eMMC Flash
20321 Points ∼3%
F150 Bison 2021
PowerVR GE8320, Helio G25, 64 GB eMMC Flash
13403 Points ∼2%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
20307 Points ∼3%
Gigaset GX290
Mali-G71 MP2, Helio P23 MT6763V, 32 GB eMMC Flash
10913 Points ∼2%
Cubot King Kong Mini 2
PowerVR GE8300, Helio A22 MT6761, 32 GB eMMC Flash
6349 Points ∼1%
1280x720 offscreen Ice Storm Unlimited Score (sort by value)
CAT S62 Pro
Adreno 512, SD 660, 128 GB eMMC Flash
23993 Points ∼8%
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
26356 Points ∼9%
CAT S52
PowerVR GE8320, Helio P35 MT6765, 64 GB eMMC Flash
12927 Points ∼5%
Blackview BV9800 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB eMMC Flash
19508 Points ∼7%
F150 Bison 2021
PowerVR GE8320, Helio G25, 64 GB eMMC Flash
13854 Points ∼5%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
19951 Points ∼7%
Gigaset GX290
Mali-G71 MP2, Helio P23 MT6763V, 32 GB eMMC Flash
11194 Points ∼4%
Cubot King Kong Mini 2
PowerVR GE8300, Helio A22 MT6761, 32 GB eMMC Flash
7228 Points ∼3%
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
1920x1080 T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 (sort by value)
CAT S62 Pro
Adreno 512, SD 660, 128 GB eMMC Flash
45 fps ∼0%
Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Exynos 9611, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
40 fps ∼0%
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
50 fps ∼0%
CAT S52
PowerVR GE8320, Helio P35 MT6765, 64 GB eMMC Flash
21 fps ∼0%
Blackview BV9800 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB eMMC Flash
42 fps ∼0%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
43 fps ∼0%
Gigaset GX290
Mali-G71 MP2, Helio P23 MT6763V, 32 GB eMMC Flash
21 fps ∼0%
T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 (sort by value)
CAT S62 Pro
Adreno 512, SD 660, 128 GB eMMC Flash
42 fps ∼1%
Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Exynos 9611, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
37 fps ∼1%
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
49 fps ∼1%
CAT S52
PowerVR GE8320, Helio P35 MT6765, 64 GB eMMC Flash
29 fps ∼1%
Blackview BV9800 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB eMMC Flash
38 fps ∼1%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
39 fps ∼1%
Gigaset GX290
Mali-G71 MP2, Helio P23 MT6763V, 32 GB eMMC Flash
32 fps ∼1%
GFXBench 3.0
off screen Manhattan Offscreen OGL (sort by value)
CAT S62 Pro
Adreno 512, SD 660, 128 GB eMMC Flash
20 fps ∼2%
Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Exynos 9611, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
20 fps ∼2%
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
22 fps ∼2%
CAT S52
PowerVR GE8320, Helio P35 MT6765, 64 GB eMMC Flash
11 fps ∼1%
Blackview BV9800 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB eMMC Flash
23 fps ∼3%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
23 fps ∼3%
Gigaset GX290
Mali-G71 MP2, Helio P23 MT6763V, 32 GB eMMC Flash
11 fps ∼1%
on screen Manhattan Onscreen OGL (sort by value)
CAT S62 Pro
Adreno 512, SD 660, 128 GB eMMC Flash
19 fps ∼5%
Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Exynos 9611, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
22 fps ∼6%
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
23 fps ∼6%
CAT S52
PowerVR GE8320, Helio P35 MT6765, 64 GB eMMC Flash
19 fps ∼5%
Blackview BV9800 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB eMMC Flash
21 fps ∼6%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
21 fps ∼6%
Gigaset GX290
Mali-G71 MP2, Helio P23 MT6763V, 32 GB eMMC Flash
20 fps ∼5%
BaseMark OS II
Web (sort by value)
CAT S62 Pro
Adreno 512, SD 660, 128 GB eMMC Flash
1334 Points ∼62%
Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Exynos 9611, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
1202 Points ∼55%
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
1095 Points ∼50%
CAT S52
PowerVR GE8320, Helio P35 MT6765, 64 GB eMMC Flash
887 Points ∼41%
Blackview BV9800 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB eMMC Flash
1045 Points ∼48%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
1174 Points ∼54%
Graphics (sort by value)
CAT S62 Pro
Adreno 512, SD 660, 128 GB eMMC Flash
2083 Points ∼7%
Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Exynos 9611, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
2150 Points ∼7%
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
2247 Points ∼8%
CAT S52
PowerVR GE8320, Helio P35 MT6765, 64 GB eMMC Flash
866 Points ∼3%
Blackview BV9800 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB eMMC Flash
1712 Points ∼6%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
1721 Points ∼6%
Memory (sort by value)
CAT S62 Pro
Adreno 512, SD 660, 128 GB eMMC Flash
2236 Points ∼25%
Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Exynos 9611, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
1717 Points ∼19%
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
2799 Points ∼31%
CAT S52
PowerVR GE8320, Helio P35 MT6765, 64 GB eMMC Flash
1141 Points ∼13%
Blackview BV9800 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB eMMC Flash
2559 Points ∼28%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
2839 Points ∼31%
System (sort by value)
CAT S62 Pro
Adreno 512, SD 660, 128 GB eMMC Flash
4627 Points ∼28%
Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Exynos 9611, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
4029 Points ∼24%
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
5048 Points ∼31%
CAT S52
PowerVR GE8320, Helio P35 MT6765, 64 GB eMMC Flash
2390 Points ∼15%
Blackview BV9800 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB eMMC Flash
3915 Points ∼24%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
3977 Points ∼24%
Overall (sort by value)
CAT S62 Pro
Adreno 512, SD 660, 128 GB eMMC Flash
2225 Points ∼26%
Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Exynos 9611, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
2057 Points ∼24%
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
2428 Points ∼29%
CAT S52
PowerVR GE8320, Helio P35 MT6765, 64 GB eMMC Flash
1203 Points ∼14%
Blackview BV9800 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB eMMC Flash
2057 Points ∼24%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
2186 Points ∼26%
PCMark for Android
Work 2.0 performance score (sort by value)
Blackview BL6000 Pro
Mali-G57 MP4, Dimensity 800, 256 GB UFS 2.1 Flash
8315 Points ∼54%
CAT S62 Pro
Adreno 512, SD 660, 128 GB eMMC Flash
6093 Points ∼40%
Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Exynos 9611, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
5351 Points ∼35%
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
6135 Points ∼40%
CAT S52
PowerVR GE8320, Helio P35 MT6765, 64 GB eMMC Flash
5794 Points ∼38%
Blackview BV9800 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB eMMC Flash
8074 Points ∼53%
F150 Bison 2021
PowerVR GE8320, Helio G25, 64 GB eMMC Flash
5269 Points ∼34%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
8046 Points ∼53%
Gigaset GX290
Mali-G71 MP2, Helio P23 MT6763V, 32 GB eMMC Flash
5133 Points ∼34%
Cubot King Kong Mini 2
PowerVR GE8300, Helio A22 MT6761, 32 GB eMMC Flash
4658 Points ∼30%
Work performance score (sort by value)
Blackview BL6000 Pro
Mali-G57 MP4, Dimensity 800, 256 GB UFS 2.1 Flash
9959 Points ∼50%
CAT S62 Pro
Adreno 512, SD 660, 128 GB eMMC Flash
6902 Points ∼35%
Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Exynos 9611, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
5886 Points ∼29%
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
6651 Points ∼33%
CAT S52
PowerVR GE8320, Helio P35 MT6765, 64 GB eMMC Flash
7739 Points ∼39%
Blackview BV9800 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB eMMC Flash
11419 Points ∼57%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
11781 Points ∼59%
Cubot King Kong Mini 2
PowerVR GE8300, Helio A22 MT6761, 32 GB eMMC Flash
6539 Points ∼33%
AndroBench 3-5
Sequential Write 256KB SDCard (sort by value)
CAT S62 Pro
Adreno 512, SD 660, 128 GB eMMC Flash
55.22 MB/s ∼63%
Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Exynos 9611, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
59.4 MB/s ∼68%
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
59.5 MB/s ∼68%
CAT S52
PowerVR GE8320, Helio P35 MT6765, 64 GB eMMC Flash
61.8 MB/s ∼71%
Blackview BV9800 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB eMMC Flash
61.1 MB/s ∼70%
F150 Bison 2021
PowerVR GE8320, Helio G25, 64 GB eMMC Flash
63.34 MB/s ∼73%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
1.7 MB/s ∼2%
Gigaset GX290
Mali-G71 MP2, Helio P23 MT6763V, 32 GB eMMC Flash
74.3 MB/s ∼85%
Cubot King Kong Mini 2
PowerVR GE8300, Helio A22 MT6761, 32 GB eMMC Flash
62.6 MB/s ∼72%
Sequential Read 256KB SDCard (sort by value)
CAT S62 Pro
Adreno 512, SD 660, 128 GB eMMC Flash
74.43 MB/s ∼48%
Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Exynos 9611, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
72.4 MB/s ∼47%
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
83.5 MB/s ∼54%
CAT S52
PowerVR GE8320, Helio P35 MT6765, 64 GB eMMC Flash
82.6 MB/s ∼54%
Blackview BV9800 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB eMMC Flash
77.23 MB/s ∼50%
F150 Bison 2021
PowerVR GE8320, Helio G25, 64 GB eMMC Flash
83.52 MB/s ∼54%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
45.1 MB/s ∼29%
Gigaset GX290
Mali-G71 MP2, Helio P23 MT6763V, 32 GB eMMC Flash
81.05 MB/s ∼53%
Cubot King Kong Mini 2
PowerVR GE8300, Helio A22 MT6761, 32 GB eMMC Flash
83.7 MB/s ∼54%
Random Write 4KB (sort by value)
Blackview BL6000 Pro
Mali-G57 MP4, Dimensity 800, 256 GB UFS 2.1 Flash
181.9 MB/s ∼57%
CAT S62 Pro
Adreno 512, SD 660, 128 GB eMMC Flash
12.43 MB/s ∼4%
Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Exynos 9611, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
100.5 MB/s ∼32%
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
14.3 MB/s ∼4%
CAT S52
PowerVR GE8320, Helio P35 MT6765, 64 GB eMMC Flash
21.3 MB/s ∼7%
Blackview BV9800 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB eMMC Flash
20.74 MB/s ∼7%
F150 Bison 2021
PowerVR GE8320, Helio G25, 64 GB eMMC Flash
14.62 MB/s ∼5%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
21.86 MB/s ∼7%
Gigaset GX290
Mali-G71 MP2, Helio P23 MT6763V, 32 GB eMMC Flash
10.95 MB/s ∼3%
Cubot King Kong Mini 2
PowerVR GE8300, Helio A22 MT6761, 32 GB eMMC Flash
9.4 MB/s ∼3%
Random Read 4KB (sort by value)
Blackview BL6000 Pro
Mali-G57 MP4, Dimensity 800, 256 GB UFS 2.1 Flash
190.2 MB/s ∼52%
CAT S62 Pro
Adreno 512, SD 660, 128 GB eMMC Flash
79.4 MB/s ∼22%
Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Exynos 9611, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
108.6 MB/s ∼29%
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
71.5 MB/s ∼19%
CAT S52
PowerVR GE8320, Helio P35 MT6765, 64 GB eMMC Flash
76.6 MB/s ∼21%
Blackview BV9800 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB eMMC Flash
86.68 MB/s ∼24%
F150 Bison 2021
PowerVR GE8320, Helio G25, 64 GB eMMC Flash
65.85 MB/s ∼18%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
89.48 MB/s ∼24%
Gigaset GX290
Mali-G71 MP2, Helio P23 MT6763V, 32 GB eMMC Flash
33.33 MB/s ∼9%
Cubot King Kong Mini 2
PowerVR GE8300, Helio A22 MT6761, 32 GB eMMC Flash
25.5 MB/s ∼7%
Sequential Write 256KB (sort by value)
Blackview BL6000 Pro
Mali-G57 MP4, Dimensity 800, 256 GB UFS 2.1 Flash
198.5 MB/s ∼15%
CAT S62 Pro
Adreno 512, SD 660, 128 GB eMMC Flash
185.32 MB/s ∼14%
Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Exynos 9611, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
181.1 MB/s ∼14%
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
194.7 MB/s ∼15%
CAT S52
PowerVR GE8320, Helio P35 MT6765, 64 GB eMMC Flash
195.4 MB/s ∼15%
Blackview BV9800 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB eMMC Flash
185.88 MB/s ∼14%
F150 Bison 2021
PowerVR GE8320, Helio G25, 64 GB eMMC Flash
203.12 MB/s ∼15%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
190.2 MB/s ∼14%
Gigaset GX290
Mali-G71 MP2, Helio P23 MT6763V, 32 GB eMMC Flash
33.77 MB/s ∼3%
Cubot King Kong Mini 2
PowerVR GE8300, Helio A22 MT6761, 32 GB eMMC Flash
137.8 MB/s ∼10%
Sequential Read 256KB (sort by value)
Blackview BL6000 Pro
Mali-G57 MP4, Dimensity 800, 256 GB UFS 2.1 Flash
872.5 MB/s ∼43%
CAT S62 Pro
Adreno 512, SD 660, 128 GB eMMC Flash
304.2 MB/s ∼15%
Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Exynos 9611, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
507.6 MB/s ∼25%
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
272.4 MB/s ∼13%
CAT S52
PowerVR GE8320, Helio P35 MT6765, 64 GB eMMC Flash
286.2 MB/s ∼14%
Blackview BV9800 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB eMMC Flash
286.45 MB/s ∼14%
F150 Bison 2021
PowerVR GE8320, Helio G25, 64 GB eMMC Flash
293.86 MB/s ∼14%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
293.81 MB/s ∼14%
Gigaset GX290
Mali-G71 MP2, Helio P23 MT6763V, 32 GB eMMC Flash
275.59 MB/s ∼14%
Cubot King Kong Mini 2
PowerVR GE8300, Helio A22 MT6761, 32 GB eMMC Flash
275.5 MB/s ∼14%
Octane V2 - Total Score (sort by value)
CAT S62 Pro
Adreno 512, SD 660, 128 GB eMMC Flash
9431 Points ∼14%
Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Exynos 9611, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
7442 Points ∼11%
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
10573 Points ∼16%
CAT S52
PowerVR GE8320, Helio P35 MT6765, 64 GB eMMC Flash
4494 Points ∼7%
Blackview BV9800 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB eMMC Flash
8520 Points ∼13%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
9863 Points ∼15%
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score (sort by value)
CAT S62 Pro
Adreno 512, SD 660, 128 GB eMMC Flash
4662.3 ms * ∼8%
Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Exynos 9611, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
6212.4 ms * ∼10%
Crosscall Trekker-X4
Adreno 512, SD 660, 64 GB eMMC Flash
3954.2 ms * ∼7%
CAT S52
PowerVR GE8320, Helio P35 MT6765, 64 GB eMMC Flash
10848.6 ms * ∼18%
Blackview BV9800 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB eMMC Flash
4845.2 ms * ∼8%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
4496.1 ms * ∼8%
WebXPRT 3 - --- (sort by value)
CAT S62 Pro
Adreno 512, SD 660, 128 GB eMMC Flash
47 Points ∼16%
Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Exynos 9611, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
46 Points ∼16%
Blackview BV9800 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB eMMC Flash
47 Points ∼16%
Blackview BV9700 Pro
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB NVMe
52 Points ∼18%

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Florian Schmitt, 2018-09-26 (Update: 2021-04-22)