8849 Tank 3 by Unihertz Review

21 November 2023, 12:10:24

8849 Tank 3 by Unihertz Review

Overview

8849 by Unihertz continues its journey to create the world's finest rugged electronic products that can withstand the harshest conditions and exceed customer expectations. The brand name itself conveys the company's commitment to pushing boundaries and surpassing excellence. The third generation of the Tank series is the subject matter of this review. The 8849 Tank 3 by Unihertz has an impressive specifications sheet with the main points of focus being the snappy 5G chipset, huge battery, cameras, display, and features such as an IR blaster and a laser rangefinder. We put the Tank 3 through our usual routine of tests and measurements. Let's begin our review journey with the specifications overview and what's in the box.
You can buy a 8849 Tank 3 by Unihertz at promotional prices with discount code UNTANK3 from Nov 23 to Nov 29 from the 8849 Official Store on AliExpress. For the U.S., there's another promotion on the 8849 US Store on AliExpress.

Specifications

8849 Tank 3 by Unihertz is equipped with a 6.79-inch IPS display made by TCL CSOT. It has a resolution of 1080 x 2460 pixels and a refresh rate of 120Hz. A Panda MN228 glass is responsible for the protection. The camera department comprises a 50MP SK Hynix Hi-5022Q selfie camera with an f/2.25 aperture and four rear shooters. The main one uses a 200MP Samsung S5KHP3 sensor with an f/1.65 aperture. It is adjoined by a 64MP OmniVision OV64B40 Night Vision camera with four IR lights, a 50MP SK Hynix Hi-5022Q ultra-wide camera with an f/2.2 aperture and autofocus, and an 8MP SK Hynix Hi-847 telephoto unit with autofocus. A MediaTek Dimensity 8200 (MT6896Z) chipset ticks under the hood of the 8849 Tank 3 by Unihertz. It features a 3.05GHz octa-core CPU and a 950MHz Mali-G610 sexta-core GPU. There are 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage that can be expanded via a dedicated microSD card slot. A massive 23800 mAh battery keeps the lights on and supports 120W fast charging. The 8849 Tank 3 by Unihertz has a triple-slot tray for two Nano-SIM cards and a microSD card. Both SIM cards support 5G connectivity simultaneously. The network bands supported by both cards are as follows: 2G GSM (B2/3/5/8), 2.5G (BC0/BC1), 3G WCDMA (B1/2/4/5/6/8/19), 4G TDD-LTE (B34/38/39/40/41), 4G FDD-LTE (B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/17/18/19/20/25/26/28A/28B/66), and 5G (N1/2/3/5/7/8/12/20/25/28/38/40/41/66/77/78). The wireless connectivity options of the model include Bluetooth 5.3, Wi-Fi 6E (802.11ax), Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Hotspot, and Cast Display. The smartphone also supports NFC and has an IR blaster. It works with GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and Beidou and is fitted with a USB Type-C 2.0 port with OTG, a 3.5 mm jack, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. A laser rangefinder and an ultra-bright camping light with blue and red emergency lights are some of the perks of the model as well. The model runs on stock Android 13 and has an IP68 and MIL-STD-810H rating for being resistant to water, dust, dirt, drops, extreme temperatures, etc.

Complete 8849 Tank 3 by Unihertz specifications.

What's in the box

8849 Tank 3 by Unihertz arrives in a black rectangular box with a textured surface that depicts the outlines of the model. The 8849 brand is imprinted on the top of the lid and the model name appears on its sides and the bottom. Inside, the smartphone lies on top of a compartment that houses the charger and USB cable alongside other accessories. Here's a full list of the box's contents:

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