Ulefone Power Armor 14 Review - reliable battery autonomy and bespoke rugged qualities

27 December 2021, 11:25:17

Ulefone Power Armor 14 Review - reliable battery autonomy and bespoke rugged qualities

Overview

The Ulefone Power Armor 14 with a 10000 mAh battery is the eighth big-battery smartphone from the Armor series following the Ulefone Power Armor 13 which has an even bigger, 13200 mAh accumulator. Such smartphones are not a first for the brand which already has several behemoths on its belt - the Power 5 and Power 5S with 13000 mAh batteries, the Armor 3 and Armor 3T with 10300 mAh batteries, as well as the Armor 3W and 3WT with 10300 mAh batteries. Having significant battery autonomy and a reliable rugged body that can withstand most harsh environments is an advantageous combination. Whether using the Ulefone Power Armor 14 as a second device, power bank, or as the main smartphone while enjoying the great outdoors, this model will always come in handy.
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Specifications

The Ulefone Power Armor 14 is very similar to the Armor 12. It has the same 6.52-inch IPS display with a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels and an oleophobic coating. The same V-shaped notch houses the same 16MP Sony IMX481 selfie camera with a 5-element lens with an f/2.2 aperture. The rear, however, is completely different. There's a centrally positioned camera island housing a 20MP Sony IMX350 main camera with an f/1.8 aperture and a 6-element lens, a 2MP GalaxyCore GC02M2 macro lens, and an 8MP depth-sensing unit. A 10000 mAh battery with 18W fast charging and 15W wireless charging keeps the lights on. Processing power depends on a MediaTek Helio G35 (MT6765V/WB) chipset with four 2.3GHz Cortex-A53 CPU cores and four other of those but clocked at 1.8GHz. The graphics department is managed by an IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU clocked at 680 MHz. The smartphone arrives with 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 64GB of storage that can be expanded via a microSD card.

The Ulefone Power Armor 14 has a hybrid, dual Nano-SIM tray with both SIM cards supporting 4G VoLTE. The supported network bands include 2G GSM (2/3/5/8), 3G WCDMA (1/2/4/5/8), 4G TDD-LTE (38/40), 4G FDD-LTE (B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/17/18/19/20/25/26/28A/28B/66). The SAR values for the model are as follows: EU head - 0.382 W/kg, body - 0.599 W/kg. The wireless connectivity options of the model include Bluetooth 5.0, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Display. The smartphone also supports NFC and works with GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and Beidou. It also has a built-in antenna, which ensures direct radio reception without the need for headphones. The model is further equipped with a USB Type-C port, a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, a 3.5 mm jack. The Power Armor 14 runs on Android 11. The rugged body is IP68 and IP69K rated for water and dust resistance and has a MIL-STD-810G certification for resistance to drops, shock, pressure, humidity, acidic atmosphere, temperature extremes, and similar types of impact.

Complete Ulefone Power Armor 14 specifications.

What's in the box

The Ulefone Power Armor 14 is placed in the traditional Armor series box with its signature yellow color and a print of metal elements that convey toughness. The brand and model names are imprinted on top of the lid in black. The bottom of the box has a sticker with the main features of the model. Inside the box, the smartphone lies beneath an envelope with part of the accessories and on top of the USB cable and charger. The full list of accessories comprises:

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