Ulefone Armor 17 Pro Review

21 December 2022, 16:29:26

Ulefone Armor 17 Pro Review

Overview

Ulefone Armor 17 Pro is quite an impressive bundle of features in its own right. On one side, this is a rugged smartphone with the corresponding official rating. On the other, it boasts a thin and lightweight body that's quite elegant and lacks the rough outlook of classic ruggedized devices. Furthermore, it boasts an upper-mid-range set of cameras, including a 108MP main unit, a big 120Hz FHD+ display, a powerful modern chipset, and ultra-fast charging capabilities. One can easily say this is a next-generation rugged smartphone. Our in-depth Ulefone Armor 17 Pro review follows but not before we check out the specifications in detail and what's in the box.
You can buy Ulefone Armor 17 Pro at a promotional price from Amazon France, Amazon Italy, or Ulefone's Official Website Store.

Specifications

Ulefone Armor 17 Pro is built around a 6.58-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1080 x 2408 pixels. It delivers a 120 Hz refresh rate and a 240 Hz touch sampling rate. The screen is protected by a 1.1 mm-thick Corning Gorilla Glass 5 with an oleophobic coating. The camera department of the model comprises three rear cameras and a single front one. The main one combines a 108MP Samsung S5KHM2 ISOCELL sensor behind an f/1.89 lens with 6 elements and an 82.3° FoV. There's an 8MP GalaxyCore GC08A3 ultra-wide camera with an f/2.2 aperture and a 118.8° FoV. The third rear shooter is a Nigth Vision one with an 8MP Samsung S5K4H7 sensor, an f/2.8 aperture, and a 77° FoV. It is aided by dual IR lights. The selfie camera employs a 16MP Sony IMX481 sensor behind a 5-element lens with an f/2.2 aperture. Power is supplied by a 5380 mAh battery supporting 66W fast charging and 15W wireless charging. The smartphone is based on the 6nm MediaTek Helio G99 (MT6789) chipset with a 2.2 GHz octa-core CPU and a 1GHz dual-core Mali-G57 GPU. The SoC is paired with 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 256GB of expandable UFS 2.1 storage.

Ulefone Armor 17 Pro has a triple-slot tray for two Nano-SIM cards and a microSD card. Both SIM cards support 4G connectivity simultaneously. The network bands supported by both cards are as follows: 2G GSM (2/3/5/8), 2.5G (BC0/BC1), 3G WCDMA (1/2/4/5/6/8), 4G FDD-LTE (B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/17/18/19/20/25/26/28A/28B/66), and 4G TDD-LTE (34/38/39/40/41). The wireless connectivity options of the model include Bluetooth 5.2, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Hotspot, and Wi-Fi Display. The smartphone also supports NFC and works with GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and Beidou. It is equipped with a USB Type-C port, a 3.5 mm jack, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. The model runs on stock Android 12 and is IP68, IP69K, and MIL-STD-810G certified.

Complete Ulefone Armor 17 Pro specifications.

What's in the box

Ulefone Armor 17 Pro is placed in Ulefone's signature box for the Armor series with distinctive yellow color and industrial-style print. The model and brand names are imprinted on the lid with the respective ingress ratings. There are several accessories accompanying the Armor 17 Pro and here's what's in the box:

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