I do like the Doogee variety of phones — equally rugged, modular, and slender models. Now Doogee has extra a couple of new models to its rugged variety that I was eager to try out.

The Doogee S86 Professional is a wonderful rugged mobile phone functioning Android ten, which is relaxed in my hand. Some Doogee models are only relaxed if you have huge arms and tend to experience ‘edgy’ and sharp in my more compact arms.

The S86Pro appears to be slimmer to keep at 81.2mm huge, taller at 164.6mm, and not too thick at 16.8mm. This depth squeezes an 8,500mAh battery into its casing, so the mobile phone weighs a comfortably hefty 323g. You surely know when it is in your pocket.

Within the box, the S86 Professional comes with a charger, a variety-C USB cable, a cloth lanyard tackle that attaches to the bottom of the mobile phone to avoid the mobile phone from dropping out of your arms and falling on the flooring.

There is also a compact instrument to pull open the SIM card slot and avoid you from snapping your fingernails. There are also two blue screens — which Doogee suggests are ‘anti-explosion’ films. I suspect this movie is actually a shatter protector if you crack the exhibit glass.

The mobile phone has a 6.one inch Corning Gorilla Glass Lcd display screen with a resolution of 1560 x 720px and an factor ratio of 19.five:nine. Its IP68/IP69K regular implies that it is water resistant, even coping with immersion in drinking water up to one.5m for up to 30 minutes.

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Doogee provides the S86 Professional in 3 colors: black, black with orange trim, or black with red trim accents. The trim is unobtrusive as the body of the mobile phone is mainly black.

Within, the S86 Professional is powered by an Helio P60 octa-main, 4 cortex-A53, and 4 Cortex A73 functioning at up to two.0GHz. Its graphics chip is an AMR Mali G72, functioning at up to 800MHz.

It comes with 8GB RAM and 128GB ROM, so there is a whole lot of storage place on the mobile phone. You can prolong the storage with a TF card up to 256GB capacity.

There is a dual SIM slot on the still left-hand aspect of the S86 Professional with a silicone ring all around the SIM to avoid drinking water ingress. There is also a tailor made operate important for you to configure or use for the SOS characteristic. The operate important can be employed to choose a screenshot or engage in any installed application with a one, double click on or a lengthy press of the button.

The proper-hand aspect of the mobile phone has the quantity buttons, the electric power button and the fingerprint sensor. The fingerprint sensor location implies that it is least difficult to use your thumbprint if you are proper-handed — but you have a variety of unlocking fingerprint possibilities if you keep the system in your still left hand.

The best of the mobile phone has a headphone jack slot, covered by a tightly fitting silicone seal, and at the bottom of the mobile phone, there is a USB-C charging slot, once more covered with a silicone seal.

On the back again of the mobile phone, there is what looks like 4 digital camera lenses. A single of the lenses is an 8MP huge-angle lens with a discipline of view of 130 levels, and the key digital camera is a 16MP digital camera.

There is also a 2MP portrait or macro digital camera and an array of LED flashes underneath the lenses. Nevertheless, the circle at the best proper of the digital camera array is not one more lens but a thermal sensor. The entrance digital camera is 8MP.

A large promoting point for this mobile phone is its innovative temperature sensor. Stage the digital camera at someone’s brow, tap the evaluate button and wait for the vibration to get an exact temperature examining in both Fahrenheit or Celsius.

The application will report the measurement of human recordings in its log. You can also evaluate the temperature of objects — like pets or sizzling liquids. It is really a neat characteristic — specifically in these instances.

The mobile phone also has NFC, which supports Google Spend and supports equally two.4GHz and 5GHz Wi-Fi frequencies.

The mobile phone is loud — equally when actively playing audio and through alerts or phone calls. There is a 2W speaker, which is alternatively fantastic. The bass is a minimal tinny — but the onboard loudspeaker is genuinely fantastic across the ranges.

The S86 Professional has a couple of added attributes truly worth mentioning. The clever assistance characteristic allows you flip the mobile phone to silence an incoming connect with, answer an incoming connect with by putting the mobile phone close to your ear, and configure the mobile phone to limit operation owing to it sliding all around in your pocket — the ‘anti-phony contact mode’.

You can also activate split-display screen manner making use of a 3-finger swipe, calibrate the proximity sensor and horizontal calibration modes and lift the digital camera to wake it. Other settings allow you configure applications to run in the history.

Like most Doogee models, the out of doors toolbox icon has attributes this kind of as a flashlight, top meter, protractor, plumb bob a sound meter, and an incredibly loud alarm.

There is a person challenge with the Doogee S96 Professional if you are in the US. The unlocked model of the mobile phone does not assist some CDMA carriers this kind of as Dash, Xfinity, Verizon, and Trac Fone. You will need to check with your provider before you purchase the S86 Professional.

All in all, the Doogee S96 Professional is a fully-featured rugged, water resistant mobile phone with a lengthy-long lasting battery and some wonderful added attributes like a temperature sensor.

Nice to keep in hand, its huge battery will final you for many days before you will need to demand it, and its 2W loudspeaker implies that you will not have to have all around an added Bluetooth speaker with you.

For underneath $270, the Doogee S86 Professional rugged mobile phone is surely a fantastic acquire.