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Ulefone Armor 6E

Specifications

Ulefone Armor 6E
Ulefone Armor 6E (Armor Series)
Processor
Mediatek Helio P70 8 x 2.1 GHz, Cortex-A73 / A53
Graphics adapter
Memory
4 GB 
Display
6.20 inch 18.7:9, 2246 x 1080 pixel 402 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
, 57.5 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: audio output through USB type-C, Card Reader: microSD up to 256GB, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Sensors: accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, compass, UV sensor, barometer, USB type-C
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 4.2, GSM: B2/3/5/8; UMTS: B1/2/4/5/8; LTE: B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/17/18/19/20/25/26/28A/28B/34/38/39/40/41/66, Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 13.3 x 166 x 83 ( = 0.52 x 6.54 x 3.27 in)
Battery
5000 mAh Lithium-Polymer, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 25 h, Standby 3G (according to manufacturer): 440 h
Charging
wireless charging, fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
Camera
Primary Camera: 16 MPix f/​1.8, phase detection AF, dual-LED flash, video @1080p/​30FPS (camera 1); 2.0MP, depth of field (camera 2)
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix f/1.8
Additional features
Speakers: mono speaker on the back, Keyboard: virtual keyboard, Charger, USB cable, USB type-C to 3.5 mm adapter, OTG cable, SIM tool, screen protector, trye stick, 12 Months Warranty, IP68/​IP69K certified, MIL STD-810G certified, notification LED, LTE speed: 300 MBit/s download, 150 MBit/s upload, fanless, ruggedized, waterproof
Weight
268 g ( = 9.45 oz / 0.59 pounds), Power Supply: 80 g ( = 2.82 oz / 0.18 pounds)
Price
259 Euro

 

Price comparison

Average Score: 77.05% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 59%, features: 39%, display: 82% mobility: 83%, workmanship: 81%, ergonomy: 75%, emissions: 93%

Reviews for the Ulefone Armor 6E

76.2% Ulefone Armor 6E Smartphone Review – Outdoor Phone with Bargain Potential | Notebookcheck
The Ulefone Armor 6E is strongly related to the Armor 6 and even the packaging's differences come down to just one sticker. The Armor 6E is cheaper and while it offers less storage space, it also comes with a more modern SoC and better protection against the elements. In this review, we are taking a look at the outdoor smartphone in order to determine if this makes it a bargain.
76% Device review: Ulefone Armor 6E
Source: What Mobile English Archive.org version
If there are any active negatives to the phone beyond it not being the greatest thing since sliced bread, they would be the lack of a 3.5mm headphone jack (although you can use a USB-C adapter like later iPhones), and the fact that it got stuck on Game Mode – an alternative home screen layout – with no obvious way to disable it.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/05/2019
Rating: Total score: 76% price: 80% performance: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
76% Device review: Ulefone Armor 6E
Source: What Mobile English Archive.org version
The phone is a chunky beast, but it doesn’t feel particularly bulky to hold or carry. It also runs very well, no doubt in part due to the fact that its CPU is in fact more powerful than that of the Armor 6 – a Helio P70 in comparison to the latter’s P60. The camera is solid if unremarkable, with a variety of modes that you probably won’t find yourself using because of the not-quite stellar quality, but the 6E also comes with a nifty UV sensor and barometer – making it good for taking on extended outdoor trips.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/23/2019
Rating: Total score: 76% price: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
80% Ulefone Armor 6E rugged smartphone review
Source: Techradar English Archive.org version
The Ulefone Armor 6E is an exceptionally well priced rugged smartphone. Android 9, a super fast CPU, wireless charging and a gorgeous display are the highlights. The fingerprint sensor is still problematic though.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/29/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

Model: The Ulefone Armor 6E is rather unique in its own way. It does not comes off as the average-looking smartphone which has already been nigh high saturated in the market, but the Ulefone Armor 6E is a direct derivative of rugged phones that are used for very specific fields of work or occasions. Its palm-sized physique belies its multitude of features and purposes which undoubtedly would require further examination in order to come into a full understanding.

The Ulefone Armor 6E is mainly designed to withstand harsh conditions and rough wear-and-tear basis. This vision is due to the fact that it is a rugged phone by technical default, and thus its construction requires the toughest yet malleable of materials in order to sustain extremities. The Ulefone Armor 6E is constructed with materials that are legitimately graded with IP68 and IP69K protection level. This entails to the fact that the Ulefone Armor 6E can withstand various environmental pressure such as shock, dust, humidity, solar radiation, and etcetera. Not only that, the Ulefone Armor 6E is also tested to be able to hold itself for up to 2 hours under the pressure of 2 m water depth as well as being able to hold itself for up to 24 hours under 1 m depth of concrete. These test results make the Ulefone Armor 6E perfect for jobs that require the user to dive deep into the ocean for research or excavation purposes as well as making it the perfect candidate to be carried into construction sites.

The Ulefone Armor 6E also provides an abundance of professional tools waiting to be properly utilized in the user’s disposal. With an array of tools and functions specifically designed towards laborious heavy duty work, the Ulefone Armor 6E presents a Toolkit as well as a Professional Sensor to make arduous tasks all the more easier and convenient on site. For instance, the Ulefone Armor 6E’s toolkit comes with a Sound Meter, Height Measure, UV, Barometer, Plump Bob, a Pedometer, and other technical essentials that are guaranteed to make the Ulefone Armor 6E the most practical of tools to be carried into a work site. The Ulefone Armor 6E also has a range of professional sensors such as the G-sensor, P-sensor, L-sensor, E-compass, and also a handy dandy Gyroscope.

The Ulefone Armor 6E packs the world’s first Helio P70 processor unit with octa-core AI efficiency in order to prevent sluggishness or potential lag from ever occurring on work sites. Dangerous jobs require critical precision in which there is no room for errors and mistakes. The Helio P70 processor unit sees to the very core itself to prevent any of such to occur with its outstanding functionality.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

ARM Mali-G72 MP3: Integrated graphics card from ARM with 3 cores based on the 2nd generation of the Bifrost architecture.

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 P70: ARM based octa-core SoC with 4x big ARM Cortex-A73 cores and 4x small and power efficient ARM Cortex-A53 cores. All clocked up to 2.1 GHz. Integrates a Cat-7 (DL) / Cat-13 (UL) LTE Modem (4G), ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU and a dedicated AI processing unit.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


6.20":

It is a small display format for smartphones. You shouldn't be severely defective in vision, and you won't see much detail on the screen and only have a small resolution available. For that, the device should be small and handy, easy to transport.

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


Ulefone:

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).


77.05%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.


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

 

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2019-08-11)