The Doogee S96 Pro lodges in the same category as the Doogee S88 Pro which was released earlier in 2020. It presents capable smartphone hardware wrapped in a tough chassis, having resistance against drop, water, dust e.t.c. What’s more, the Doogee S96 also offers a 20MP Night vision camera, which comes in handy in scenarios where you desire to see objects in the dark.
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Doogee S96 Pro Key Specs & Features
- 6.22-inch IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1520 Pixels (270 PPI)
- Octa-core MediaTek Helio G90 Processor
- 8GB RAM
- Android 10
- 128GB Built-in Storage, with SD-Card Support up to 256GB
- 48MP + 20MP + 8MP + 2MP Quad Cameras Rear Camera
- Night Vision Camera
- 16MP Front Camera
- IP68 / IP69K MIL-STD-810G Rating
- Fingerprint (Side-mounted)
- Fingerprint Scanner (Side-Mounted)
- Wired Fast Charging (24W Capacity)
- Wireless Charging (10W Capacity)
- 6,350 mAh Non-Removable Battery
Design and Display
As someone who is conversant with rugged smartphone designs, I don’t need to be educated the Dooge S96 status of being a rugged smartphone. Meer looks says it all. Its sophisticated looks is more than enough for many to grasp this info.
As discussed in the introductory paragraph, it was built to offer protection against common accidents that lead to the water loo of smartphones. As a matter of fact, it offers an IP68 / 1P69k protection rating for water and dust resistance.
Enthusiast will also get drop protection from a height maxed at 1.8m. This drop protection can also be classified as shock proofing as it dampens the effect of the shock that would arise from the fall.
Perusing the chassis, you will find a 6.22-inch IPS LCD display with a drop notch bearing a selfie camera. This display bears a resolution of 720 x 1520 Pixels and a density of 270 PPI.
The fact that the display doesn’t lacks some of the features that makes for a fancy display, paves way for a solid display that with high integrity. Pioneer the display strength here is the Gorilla Glass.
Moving on the rear panel, we have got a circular camera module, with four cameras, while the outer circle bears dual LED flashes. Below this camera module, are some symbols that describe some of its features. You will also find the Doggee branding, that indicates its a Dooge smartphone.
Enthusiats who decide to purchase the Doogle S96 Pro will have to settle for three color variants and they include, Fire orange, Army Greeen and Mineral black.
Rugged smartphones in generally do not really feature the best cameras, However, Doogee made efforts in offering enthusiasts a substantial camera hardware.
The star of this camera setup, is a 20MP night vision camera that will help you see objects in the dark. The other members of the rear camea setup include a 48MP primary camera, an 8MP wide angle camera pegged at 130° and lastly we have a 2MP macro camera tha lets enthusiats shoot images as closed as 4CM.
Upfront we have a single 16MP shooter, which Doogee claims will allow enthusiats snap natural and clear selfies.
Hardware and Software
The performance hardware department is headed by a MediaTek G90 processor, which will get through many tasks without hitches.
The other top members of the performance hardware department include 4GB of RA, 128GB of internal storage and a non-rremovable 6350mAh battery, which falls in line as one of the biggest on mobile phones currently.
In order to hasten charging speeds, Doogee employed a fast charging mechanism with 24W capacity. It also offers wireless charging with 10W capacity.
On the software side, the Doogee S96 Pro runs its interface on top of the Android 10 operating system.
The Doogee S96 pro features a USB Type-c port, Bluetooth, NFC support, Wifi, and lots more.
Internet connectivity is capped at 4G, which means enthusiasts won’t have access to 5G internet on this device.
Doogee S96 Pro Price and Availability
Doogee S96 Pro price starts at around $300, however during its global launch on AliExpress 11 11 Sale you can snap it up for just $239.99.
The $300 price translates to 114,000 Naira in Nigeria, 32,685 KSH in Kenya and 1,749 GHC in Ghana.
The Doogee S96 Pro was announced on the 26th of October 2020 and is currently available for purchase from leading online retail stores.
Doogee S96 Pro Specs
Here are a few specs of the Doogee S96 Pro:
- Platform: Android 10
- Processor: Octa-core MediaTek Helio G90 (2.0GHz dual-core Cortex A76 + 2.0 GHz hexa-core Cortex A55)
- GPU: –
- Memory: 8GB RAM
- Colours: Fire Orange, Army Green, Mineral Black
- Dimension: –
- Weight: –
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual-SIM
- Display: 6.22-inch IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1520 Pixels, 19:9 Aspect Ratio, 16.7 Million colors, 1000:1 Contrast Ratio
- Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 48MP (AI Main Camera) Samsung S5KGM1SP03-FGX9 + 20MP (Night Vision) Sony IMX350 + 8MP (Wide Angle) 130° FOV + 2MP (Macro) Capture Close Objects from 4cm
- Rear Camera Features: 3D HDR, 1080p HD Video Recording
- Front Camera: 16MP Camera
- Built-in Storage: 128GB (Samsung UFS)
- Memory Card Support: Yes (Shared Slot)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: B2 /B3 /B5 /B8
- 2G CDMA 1X: –
- 3G WCDMA: B1/2/4/5/8
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes, LTE Bands B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/17/18/19/20/25/26/28A/28B/66
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: Yes, USB Type C
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: –
- Push Emails: –
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: –
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: GPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidu
- Maps: Yes (Google Maps)
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor:
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: –
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Side-Mounted)
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes (Google Assistant)
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: Yes (10W Charging Capacity)
- Built-in Mobile Payment: Yes (Google Pay)
- Water Resistant: Yes (IP68 / IP69k), Military Grade Ruggedness (MIL-STD-810G)
- Dust Resistant: Yes
- Image Editor: –
- Video Editor: –
- Document Viewer: –
- Document Editor: –
- Battery: Non-Removable 6350mAh Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes (24W Fast Charging Capacity)