Ulefone Armor 3 Review

15 December 2018, 10:19:21

Ulefone Armor 3 Review
You can buy an Ulefone Armor 3 at a promotional price from Amazon DE, Ulefone's official store on AliExpress, GearBest or Banggood.

Display

Ulefone Armor 3 is built around a 5.7-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 for protection. Below you will find our measurements of the white and black luminance, static contrast ratio and colour temperature of the display. The measurements are taken in two different ways. The Single Frame ones show the white and black luminance of a screen that shows 50% white and 50% black. The Separate Frames measurements show the white and black luminance of a fully white and fully black screen. This way you can get a more realistic picture of the static contrast, white and black luminance.

A single frame, 50% white / 50% black

Brightness White luminance Black luminance Contrast Color temperature
100 % 344.314 cd/m2 0.257 cd/m2 1340 : 1 8548 K
0 % 11.843 cd/m2 0.008 cd/m2 1480 : 1 9156 K

Two separate black and white frames

Brightness White luminance Black luminance Contrast Color temperature
100 % 422.840 cd/m2 0.129 cd/m2 3278 : 1 8583 K
0 % 15.315 cd/m2 0.000 cd/m2 - 9183 K
As expected, the white luminance measured when on a whole-white screen is higher than the one measured on a single frame that shows 50% white and 50% black. We get a maximum brightness of 422.840 cd/m2 from the separate frames and 344.314 cd/m2 from the single frame measurement. As long as it concerns the black luminance, things are just the opposite. The black luminance measured on separate frames is much lower than the one measured on a single frame that shows 50% white and 50% black. Hence, the static contrast ratio received from separate frames measurements is extremely high - 3278:1, while the one received from the single frame measurement is more realistic: 1340:1. The temperature of the white point is within one and the same range for both types of measurements: from 8500K at 100% brightness to 9200K at 0% brightness. In general, the Armor 3 has an average brightness and contrast. Content is visible outdoors but not very clearly under direct sunlight.
Maximum brightness (100% APL)
Ulefone Armor 2
433.216 cd/m2
OnePlus 5T
433.149 cd/m2
OnePlus 3
432.536 cd/m2
OnePlus 5
431.892 cd/m2
OnePlus 6T
431.037 cd/m2
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3
430.777 cd/m2
Doogee Mix 2
426.842 cd/m2
Meizu m3 note
426.377 cd/m2
OnePlus 3T
425.272 cd/m2
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X
424.655 cd/m2
Ulefone Armor 3
422.84 cd/m2
Ulefone Vienna
420.3 cd/m2
Oukitel K10000 Pro
418.812 cd/m2
UMIDIGI Z1 Pro
418.503 cd/m2
Oukitel U15S
415.441 cd/m2
Nokia X5
412.093 cd/m2
Oukitel WP2
406.155 cd/m2
Oukitel K8
401.167 cd/m2
Blackview BV7000 Pro
393.042 cd/m2
Elephone P8 (2017)
390 cd/m2
UMi Touch
386.54 cd/m2
The CIE diagram clearly shows a slightly lower-than-100% sRGB colour space coverage. The display panel has a traditional vertical striped RGB subpixel arrangement.

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