OUKITEL WP2 Rugged Smartphone Review

Introduction
OUKITEL is a relatively prolific Android handset maker that has specialized for quite some time in developing rugged devices in the mid-range with oversized batteries at a reasonable cost. It’s fair to say there hasn’t been a lot of change in those devices over the years, with each successive device bringing refinements or placing emphasis on a particular attribute meant to cater to a very specific audience. That continues with the company’s latest mobile gadget, the OUKITEL WP2.

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This time around, OUKITEL has set its sights on customers that need a battery that keeps going for days at a time and in a package that won’t break when they take it to work or out into nature.

The design and display
The WP2 is not a small device by any means and actually feels quite a bit heavier, thicker, and bigger overall than other rugged handsets we’ve tested. The device measurements back that up, at 176.6 x 85.3 x 16.5mm and 360 grams, with OUKITEL seemingly aiming for the large-hands end of the market. For context, the display is only set at 6-inches with the WP2 but the overall diagonal size is at around 7.7-inches. It’s also over half an inch thick.

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The display OUKITEL chose for its WP2 is set at a laudable 2,160 x 1,080 resolution at an 18:9 ratio with 403 pixels-per-inch and that’s topped with Gorilla Glass for crack and scratch protection.

Hardware, Software and Performance
The Oukitel WP2 to make even more impressive its offer, accompanied by a processor MediaTek MTK6750T Octa core, which operates at a frequency of 1.5 GHz, also provides a GPU ARM Mali-T860 MP2, consequently this has a memory RAM of 4GB with a memory ROM of 64GB, expandable via a micro SD card up to 256GB.

Oukitel WP2
The Oukitel WP2 is not any device and requires an operating system according to its conditions, so the company is encouraged and gives a special touch with a software quite recognized worldwide, we refer to Android Oreo 8.0, making it a phone Ruggedized high caliber.

Camera
The main or rear camera, dual and has sensors Samsung S5K2P7 of 16 MP + 2MP aperture f / 2 with features such as Effect blur, dual Pixel Autofocus, bokeh effect in his portraits and more, allowing us to capture pictures and clear and high-quality FHD videos. While the front camera has an 8-megapixel sensor that promises excellent selfies and amazing video-calling quality.

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Battery Life
The Oukitel WP2 supports flash charge for its huge battery. The device packs a lithium polymer battery that’s non-removable. The charge output is capped at 9V/2A for its 10000mAh battery capacity.

Oukitel WP2

Pros
Near stock Android 8.0 Oreo
IP68 military-grade ruggedization
Great screen resolution with Gorilla Glass
10,000mAh battery with reverse OTG charging and USB Type-C
Good camera

Cons
Massive device with huge bezels
Performance and specs haven’t improved much from prior devices
Moderate lag in high-intensity applications

Conclusion
OUKITEL’s WP2 is a solid alternative to more expensive options available. This device certainly survive far more abuse than even the most well-built top-tier smartphones available. At Banggood.com this rugged Smartphone is sold for $203.99 and you stand a chance to acquire one for free when you join in the ongoing 0.01 lucky draw.

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