Blackview BV8100 rugged phone

Blackview BV8100 – The perfect device for your Nighttime Activities

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Blackview has quietly released a new rugged phone, called the Blackview BV8100. Just like the Fossibot F106 Pro, the BV8100 is suitable for anyone that engages in nighttime activities. This is because the BV8100 is equipped with a very bright 170 lumens dual LED flash, located at the top of the device.

Just like many other rugged phones from Blackview, the specs of the Blackview BV8100 does not disappoint.

Key details of the Blackview BV8100

It runs a highly-optimised and smooth Android OS but has a custom skin

The Blackview BV8100 is one of the few rugged phones with the Android 14 OS, which is quite impressive, because many rugged devices released in 2024 so far, ships with the Android 13. On top of the Android 14, is the DokeOs 4.0, which is Blackview’s custom skin.

The BV8100 display is among the best when compared to other rugged phones

Its punch-hole display measures 6.5-inches and it’s FHD+, with an IPS LCD panel, 120Hz refresh rate, 440 nits peak brightness and Corning gorilla glass 5 protection. The display has be optimized and tuned to function even while wearing gloves.

It’s powered by a powerful 4G chipset

The powerful Helio G99 handles performance, it also has 8 GB RAM, that is virtually expandable up to 16 GB and 256 GB internal storage, with up to 1 terabytes TF card expansion support.

Nice camera setup with OIS support

At the back of the device, lies a circular module that houses two camera lenses and a flash. Speaking of camera, the phone’s main camera is 50 MP and it supports OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) that captures steadier photos and videos.

It also supports True-Chroma Image 2.0, which helps to capture natural-looking images with more precise and accurate colors. The exact sensor is the Samsung ISOCELL GN5. The secondary camera is a 13 MP ultra-wide angle lens, that also function as a macro lens. The cameras are also integrated with Arcsoft camera tech and the phone supports underwater photography.

Gigantic battery and fast charging support, the Blackview BV8100 could also charge other devices

As expected, the BV8100 comes equipped with a gigantic 8,800 mAh battery and according to Blackview, the battery was able to attain up to 883 hours of standby time, which is equivalent to 37 days.

Additionally, it supports 45W fast charging and 5W reverse wired charging, which means that this device can be used to charge other devices.

Very rugged and durable

Furthermore, the Blackview BV8100 is IP68 & IP69K certified, which means the BV8100 is water-proof, dust-proof and is likely resistant to high pressure water. It’s also MIL-STD-810H certified. Which means it’s passed the military-grade standard test and is certified to survive different harsh environmental conditions.

Other features includes, FM radio, GPS, NFC, OTG, Bluetooth 5.1, Side fingerprint and face unlock, 5GHz Wi-Fi, etc. The rugged phone is offered in Black, Green and Orange colorways and would officially launch before the ending of April.

Is it a buy?

The Blackview BV8100 is undoubtedly, one of the best feature-packed rugged phones to launch in 2024. It’s a rugged phone with premium durability features, which means this device is suitable for anyone that works in a harsh environment, like a construction site. The device is also equipped with a 170 lumens bright LED flash, which means that the Blackview BV8100 can be used as a backup flashlight for anyone that engages in nighttime activities. Competitors in terms of specs and price range includes the Fossibot F102 and the Hotwav W11.

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