Ulefone Power Armor 16S Review

17 April 2024, 21:02:02

Ulefone Power Armor 16S Review

Overview

Ulefone Power Armor 16S is an affordable rugged smartphone intended to be a faithful companion while you're enjoying the great outdoors or working in a challenging environment. With a powerful 122dB speaker, a bright torch, strong connectivity, and antenna-free radio reception, you're sure to be entertained, connected, and safe with this phone at hand. The big battery and the power-efficient chipset ensure extended autonomy. This Ulefone Power Armor 16S review will cover in detail every aspect of the device. As usual, we begin with a specifications overview and what's in the box.
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Specifications

Ulefone Power Armor 16S has a 5.93-inch IPS display with an HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2460 pixels and 450 cd/m² brightness. It has a thick top bezel housing the 8MP Samsung S5K4H8 selfie camera. The latter has a 4-element lens with an 86.4° FoV and an f/2.0 aperture. The 122 dB, 3.5W speaker is on the rear shell surrounded by the 50MP Samsung S5KJN1 main camera and the 2MP macro lens. The Power Armor 16S has a waterproof triple tray providing two slots for Nano SIM cards and a third slot for a microSD card. It supports the following network bands on both SIM cards: 2G GSM (2/3/5/8), 3G WCDMA (1/2/4/5/8), and 4G FDD-LTE (B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/17/19/20/28A/28B/66) The rest of the connectivity options include NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Hotspot, and Cast Display. Furthermore, the Power Armor 16S has a uSmart connector, POGO pins for dock charging, a USB Type-C 2.0 port, a headphone jack, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. It arrives with a powerful antenna that allows you to listen to the radio without plugging in headphones. GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and Beidou are also supported with excellent accuracy. The model runs on Android 13 and is powered by a 9600 mAh Li-Pol battery that should provide up to 52 hours of talk time and up to 528 hours of standby time. The unit supports 18W wired charging. It is IP68, IP69K, and MIL-STD-810H certified for being resistant to water, dust, dirt, impact, drops, and other extremities.

Complete Ulefone Power Armor 16S specifications.

What's in the box

Ulefone Power Armor 16S is placed in the Ulefone Armor series' signature box in yellow with industrial elements. The model and brand names are imprinted on the lid with the respective ingress ratings. Inside, the device is accompanied by the following:

Additional Ulefone Power Armor 16S accessory

We received the Power Armor 16S with a compatible Armor Case. Manufactured from a rigid and impact-resistant material, it provides additional protection against drops, shock, and scratches. The case has a 180-degree rotatable clip allowing you to attach the device to your belt as well as a secure carabiner for added functionality.

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