What is it? The Oukitel WP5 is the cheapest large capacity Android 10 rugged smartphone available right now.
What makes it special and why should I buy it? Not everyone can afford the latest and the fastest smartphone. The WP5 will appeal to those who want a reasonably affordable device with a big battery (8000mAh). if you’ve found something similar and cheaper, let us know via Twitter!)
How much does it cost? The Oukitel WP5 is available from Banggood for $105.99 (about £78/AU$139) until December 27 without any codes. That’s an extra $10 off the current sale price of $115.99. Overall, you get more than 44% off its suggested retail price.
What else should we know? Inside, there’s a quad-core MediaTek chipset that is paired with 4GB of RAM and 32GB storage memory, all of this running on stock Android 10.
Its 5.5-inch display has a fairly low resolution (720 x 1440 pixels) which should – in theory – improve battery life. Add in a 4-LED bar, a fingerprint reader, triple rear camera sensors and Corning Gorilla glass and you have a pretty impressive entry-level durable smartphone.
Oukitel has also managed to squeeze two Nano SIM slots and a type-C connector in what is a capable, decently-priced smartphone that will survive more than a few shocks. Just bear in mind that a big battery means an increased thickness (18mm) and heavier weight than most other non-rugged smartphones around today (a whopping 285g).
Any cons? We’d love to have 64GB storage at this price.
Have you reviewed it? Not yet.
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Bear in mind
- If this product ships from mainland China, it will take a month to reach either the UK or US (and potentially more). You may be levied an additional tax, either directly or through the courier.
- If you’ve managed to get hold of a cheaper product with equivalent specifications, in stock and brand new, let us know and we’ll tip our hat to you.