8849 Tank Mini 1 by Unihertz Review

7 January 2024, 07:50:35

8849 Tank Mini 1 by Unihertz Review

Overview

Unihertz is a veteran in building compact, or let's say it better - mini smartphones. The 8849 Tank Mini 1 is the Unihertz venture in the mini design of truly rugged smartphones. The fourth model from the renowned Tank series is indeed like a miniature of its much bigger siblings. Yet, it is no less powerful or capable to keep you connected, entertained, and safe in any environment. The big battery shows impressive stamina, the chipset has proven its qualities for reliable performance over time, the cameras are excellent for such a small device, and the display is comfortable enough to work with and view in any environment. Moreover, the latest software and convenient apps and tools make sure you get the most out of the device.

Specifications

8849 Tank Mini 1 by Unihertz has a 4.3-inch IPS display with a resolution of 540 x 1200 pixels and a Panda Glass for protection. The display has a V-shaped notch for the 32MP Samsung S5KGD1 selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture, 25.1 mm focal length equivalent, and an FHD @ 30 fps video recording. On the rear shell, there's a single main camera. It uses a 200MP OmniVision OVA0B40 sensor that's limited to 100MP. The camera uses an f/1.75 lens with a 26.6 mm focal length equivalent and a quad-LED flash. It supports autofocus and 2K (QHD) @ 30 fps video recording. There's also a rear-mounted 1217 waterproof speaker. Moreover, the rear shell houses the bright camping light and the dual alarm lights. Other useful features of the model include a laser rangefinder, an IR blaster, two physical customizable buttons, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. Power is supplied by a 5800 mAh battery with 33W fast charging support. The tried and tested MediaTek Helio G99 (MT6789) chipset ticks under the hood paired with 12GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 256GB of UFS 2.2 storage. The Tank Mini 1 is fitted with a hybrid, dual Nano-SIM card slot with both SIM cards supporting 4G connectivity simultaneously as well as the following network bands: 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), and 4G FDD-LTE (B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/17/18/19/20/25/26/28A/28B/66). The wireless connectivity options of the model include Bluetooth 5.3, Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Hotspot, and Cast Display. The smartphone also supports NFC and works with GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and Beidou. There's a USB Type-C 2.0 port with OTG and a 3.5 mm jack sharing one protected space under a rubber cap on the bottom frame. The model runs on stock Android 13 and has an IP68 and IP69K rating for being resistant to water, dust, dirt, drops, extreme temperatures, etc.

Complete 8849 Tank Mini 1 by Unihertz specifications.

What's in the box

8849 Tank Mini 1 by Unihertz arrives in a black rectangular box with a textured surface that depicts the outlines of the model. The model name is imprinted in silver on the top of the lid and the bottom of the box. The 8849 logo is imprinted on the silver stickers sealing the box on both sides. Inside, the device lies on top of all accessories and paperwork placed in a protective wrap-around foil. Here's a full list of the box's contents:

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