Oukitel WP8 Pro - $119.99 at AliExpress (opens in new tab)
This rugged smartphone from Oukitel delivers exceptional value for money, available at 40% off until September 29. Grab it while you can!
The Oukitel WP8 Pro (opens in new tab) doesn’t necessarily have any unique selling points that really wowed us, but that doesn't mean it's not a solid device - plus, it's available at 40% off.
A balanced specification sheet, coupled with a great price means it's an attractive proposition for anyone looking for a rugged smartphone that can double as an outdoor, waterproof tablet.
Its main selling point is a big 6.49-inch HD+ display, which is just slightly smaller than the 6.88-inch display on the BlackView BV6100 (opens in new tab).
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Add in 4GB of RAM, 64GB onboard storage, Android 10, a massive 5Ah battery, NFC and IP68/69K/MIL-STD-810G and suddenly you have a rather enticing rugged smartphone indeed.
Granted, the entry level Mediatek Octacore CPU and 16-megapixel triple camera sensor might raise a few eyebrows, but these are acceptable compromises given the price.
We’ve been following Oukitel for quite some time now and it has surprised us with a few of its models - especially the WP6 (opens in new tab), which sports a massive 10Ah battery.
We are still yet to see a 5G rugged smartphone (opens in new tab), nearly two years after the technology first hit the scene, although Oukitel rivals Blackview and Ulefone have both promised to launch 5G models later this year.
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Bear in mind
- If this product ships from mainland China, it will take a month to arrive in the US or UK (and potentially more). You may also be levied an additional tax, either directly or through the courier.
- If you've managed to get hold of a cheaper product with equivalent specifications, in stock and brand new, let us know and we'll tip our hat to you.