Say hey to the Blackview BV8800 a cellphone that is constructed to be as powerful as any work requires of it. It’s been examined for rain, sand, mud, shock, excessive temperatures, humidity, altitude, and immersion. It can face up to drops of 1.5 meters and will be submerged as much as a meter and a half for as much as half-hour.
Blackview ship the BV8800 (really horrible identify, btw) with a 33W charger, USB cable, Blackview stick-on token, and with a pre-applied plastic display screen protector.
An absolute unit of a tool, the BV8800 is 17.7mm thick and weighs in at 365g.
The show is a perfectly-acceptable 6.58-inch IPS LCD, which will get very vivid when it must, and refreshes at an honest 90Hz. The display screen is flanked by chunky black bezels and there is a raised, orange-accented lip of strong plastic that may shield the show from grinding on any floor.
There’s a Helio G96 chip paired with 8GB of RAM. The BV8800 ships with 128GB storage, which is non-expandable. Performance is seemingly strong, if not fairly as a lot because the physique of the cellphone.
Another standout function of the BV8800 is the battery. It’s a mammoth 8,380mAh energy pack that ought to present ample endurance, however may also give energy again, permitting the Blackview BV8800 to function an exterior battery for different units.
The USB-C port on the underside is protected by a flap that is a bit onerous to undo with a fingernail. In reality, on occassion we needed to resort to a pocket knife to get it pried open.
In distinction, the quantity and power-button-slash-fingerprint-scanner are very simple to push and spongy-feeling.
There’s a 50MP f/1.8 essential digital camera with phase-detect autofocus on the Blackview BV8800, however that is not probably the most attention-grabbing digital camera on provide right here. That’s the 20MP IR digital camera that may virtually see in the dead of night.
The fixed-focus IR digital camera is nice enjoyable to make use of, however may also be of assist to subject professionals that want its performance. You can see within the digital camera UI screenshots beneath simply how a lot of a dramatic impact it has.
Infrared digital camera in motion
The Blackview BV8800 is a particular kind of machine aimed toward a particular kind of purchaser. It is available in three colours, however it’s principally a Black cellphone with particular accents – both Orange, Green, or full-on Black. Normally $460, it is presently on provide at a particular pre-order value of $300.