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Ulefone Armor 5


Ulefone Armor 5
Ulefone Armor 5 (Armor Series)
Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T 8 x 2.3 - 2.5 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
4 GB 
5.85 inch 18.9:9, 1512 x 720 pixel 286 PPI, capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
, 55 GB free
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm audio port, Card Reader: microSD (FAT, FAT32), 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: gravitation sensor, proximity sensor, position sensor, gyroscope, compass, charging gauge
802.11a/b/g/n (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/), Bluetooth 4.0, GSM (1900/1800/850/900), 3G WCDMA (2100/850/900), 4G LTE FDD (B1/3/7/8/20), Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 12.6 x 158.3 x 76 ( = 0.5 x 6.23 x 2.99 in)
5000 mAh Lithium-Polymer, Talk time 2G (according to manufacturer): 18 h, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 440 h
Operating System
Android 8.1 Oreo
Primary Camera: 13 MPix 13 MP (interpolated to 16 MP, f/2.2) + 5 MP
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix (interpolated to 13 MP, f/2.4)
Additional features
Speakers: 1 speaker, Keyboard: virtual, Keyboard Light: yes, USB charger, USB Type-C cable, SIM tool, screen cover, tool to open the connection covers, USB OTG adapter, USB Type-C to micro-USB adapter, 12 Months Warranty, fanless, ruggedized
228 g ( = 8.04 oz / 0.5 pounds), Power Supply: 65 g ( = 2.29 oz / 0.14 pounds)
250 Euro



Average Score: 83.53% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 59%, features: 40%, display: 85% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 88%, ergonomy: 74%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Ulefone Armor 5

78.6% Ulefone Armor 5 Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
According to Ulefone, the notch in the Armor 5 is a distinguishing characteristic that makes it stand out among outdoor smartphones. We clarify in our test whether this is really the only thing that distinguishes the Armor 5 from the other robust smartphones.
90% Ulefone Armor 5 review
Source: Techradar English version
The iPhone-style notch display is one way of minimising the bulk of this trim and tough handset. It feels robust, looks good and makes room for a large battery that fast charges via a USB-C port.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%

Foreign Reviews

82% Ulefone Armor 5
Source: German DE→EN version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/14/2018
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 80% display: 90% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90%


ARM Mali-G71 MP2: Integrated GPU that can be found e.g. in the Mediatek Helio P23 SoC with 700 or 770 MHz clock speed. Supports OpenGL ES 3.2, Vulkan 1.0, OpenCL 2.0, DirectX 11 FL11_1 and RenderScript.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

Helio P23 MT6763T: ARM-based octa core SoC (4x Cortex-A53 1.65 GHz for power efficiency and 4x Cortex-A53 at 2.3-2.5 GHz) for smartphones and tablets.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


It is a very small display format for smartphones. You should by no means be mis-sighted and you will generally see very little on the screen and only have a small resolution available. In return, the device should be very small and handy.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


Shenzhen Ulefone Technology Co, Ltd is a Chinese company that specializes in manufacturing smartphones. The company was founded in 2014 and has since launched a variety of Android smartphones. However, before 2014, it was already a manufacturer for other brands (OEM).

83.53%: This rating is slightly above average, there are somewhat more devices with worse ratings. However, clear purchase recommendations look different.

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2018-09-27)