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
4096 MB 
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
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
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.


This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

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

0.228 kg:

This weight is typical for smartphones.


Shenzhen ulefone Technology Co., Ltd. is a smaller Chinese smartphone manufacturer. There are currently no reviews on Ulephone smartphones. The first tests have been registered starting with late 2015. The ratings are slightly below average (as of 2016).

83.53%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2018-09-27)