$280 rugged phone with 9800mAh battery and Helio G99 SoC

Oukitel, a tough phone manufacturer, has released a new, inexpensive, and appealing phone.

The recently introduced Oukitel WP21 from Oukitel is a phone that adds a unique and inventive design characteristic to the appearance of a rugged phone. Water damage is the guiding principle of tough cellphones. It boasts maximum dust resistance and a large battery capacity, as well as an auxiliary AMOLED screen in the middle of the rear camera and LED flash that can display the time clock and notifications.

The Oukitel WP21 has a sturdy body design, a 6.78-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, with a refresh rate of 120Hz. A second AMOLED display with Always-On Display functionality and alerts is located on the rear. By raising or reducing music playback, it can also be utilized as a camera viewfinder for individuals who snap selfies.

The AOD Display on the back may also switch between several watch faces. The photography cameras have a 64MP Sony IMX 686 sensor adjacent to the AOD Display on the back. Installed are a 20MP Night Vision camera and a 2MP Macro camera. The Oukitel WP21 is waterproof to IP68 and dustproof to IP69K. In addition to being tough, it meets MIL-STD-810H, the military’s toughness standard.

This phone is powered by a Helio G99 CPU manufactured in a 6nm technology and features 12GB of RAM/256GB of storage that can be upgraded with a MicroSD card. The 9800mAh battery is supposed to offer up to 1150 hours of standby life and up to 12 hours of continuous video viewing. The weight is up to 398 grams due to the body being made to be as sturdy as the battery power.

NFC compatibility It supports GNSS positioning and the Bluetooth 5.0 system, and it is software-based on the Android 12 operating system. The Oukitel WP21 costs $280 on AliExpress.