Doogee may not be known in the mainstream smartphone industry but they have gradually solidified their hold on the rugged smartphone niche.
Doogee S90 Modular Rugged Phone
Rugged devices have existed for quite a while but modular device niche is an area most OEMs fear to thread. The greatest success recorded in that field happens to be with Motorola Z series which have different mods (even a 5G mod).
Doogee have taken things further by adding different mods too a rugged device and the result blew people away at the concluded MWC 2019. The device is already available for pre-sale but first, here are the features.
Design and Display.
Doogee S90 is what you would expect from a rugged phone with IP68/IP69k certifications and MIL-STD-810G standard showing that sturdiness shouldn’t be a worry.
Like all rugged phones, beautiful design isn’t the main focus but durability. The S90 Modular has a dual vertical camera set up at the top centre and an LED flash on each side of the camera.
The phone has a 6.18 U notched display with 2246 x 1080 resolution along with capacitive and multi-touch features.
The body is made with Titanium alloy, soft compound-rubber corners and anti skid crocodile carving cover with Gorilla Glass 4 screen protection.
The Doogee S90 has a three-camera setup. One at the front and two at the back. The selfie camera is an 8MP shooter while the dual rear 16 MP + 8 MP cameras are touted as AI cameras with deep learning.
Hardware / Memory Components
The S90 runs on the Helio P60, and AI enabled 64 bit octa-core processor, fabricated with 12nm technology. 4 Cortex A73 cores are clocked at 2.0 GHz while the remaining 4coretex A53 are clocked at 2.0GHz.
The Processor is assisted by an ARM Mali G72 MP3 with the speed at 800 MHz.
The device comes with 6GB of RAM space and 128GB of storage space. Storage memory can be increased to 256GB using a memory card
Battery, MODS, Connectivity and OS
The Doogee S90 has a 5050 mAh non removeable battery with 10W wireless charge support. What makes the Doogee S90 standout are the mods that accompany it.
There is the 5000mAh extra battery mod that increases the battery to 10050 mAh and can be charged using Type C charger. There is also a night vision camera mod that enables you to see clearly in the dark, a walkie talkie, a game mod that converts your device to agaming smartphone.. The device is 4G enabled but a rumored 5G mod is on the way. It also uses a USB type C charger. The phone runs Android OS 8.1
|OS||Android 8.1 Orreo|
|Display||6.18 inch LCD IPS HD+ U Notch Display|
|Camera||16 MP + 8 MP rear, 8 MP selfie|
|RAM||6 GB RAM|
|Storage||128 GB, up to 256GBwith MicroSD|
|Processor||MediaTek Helio P60 Octa Core, 2.0 GHz|
|Battery||5050 mAh, Up to 10050 With 5000 mAh mod|
|Security||Face ID and Fingerprint ID|
|Technology||GSM / CDMA / HSPA|
|2G||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G||HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G||FDD Band 1(2100 MHz), Band 3 (1800 MHz), FDD|
Band 5 (850 MHz), Band 7(2600MHz), FDD Band
8(900MHz), FDD Band 20(800MHz), TDD Band
38(2600MHz) ,TDD Band 39 (1900 MHz), TDD
|SIM Type||Dual nano-SIM slot|
Design and Display
|Dimensions||168.50 x 80.7 x 14.10mm|
|Display Size||6.18 Inch U-notch In-Cell|
|Display Resolution||1080p FHD+ (2246 * 1080 pixels)|
|Build||Titianium alloy, soft compound-rubber corners|
and anti skid crocodile carving cover
|Protection||Gorilla Glass 4 screen protection.|
|Colors||Mineral Black, Fire Orange|
Platform and Hardware
|OS||Android 8.1 Oreo|
|Processor Name/Technology||MediaTek Helio P60 with AI|
|Number of Processor Cores||8|
|Processor Speed||4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53|
|Graphics Chipset||Mali-G72 MP3 GPU clocked at 800MHz|
|RAM||6 GB of RAM Space|
|Internal Storage||128 GB of storage space|
|External Storage||Yes, up to 256GB expansion|
|Sensors||G-sensor, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Senor,|
Compass, Geomagnetism, Gyroscope, Barometer, Hard Coulometer
|Front||8 MP Camera, f/2.0 lens; 1080p video recording @30 fps|
|Rear||16MP Sony, f/2.0 lens; Secondary 8MP depth sensor; Quad LED flash;|
1080@30fps video recording,
External Night Mode mods available
|Features||HDR, Face Beauty, Face Detection, Self Timer,|
ISO, Exposure, White Balance Adjustment, Anti-flicker, GPS location info, colour filters, Night
|Video||AVI, MP4, WMV, RMVB, MKV, MOV, ASF, RM, FLV and Other Video Formats.|
|Audio||WAV, MP3, MP2, ACC, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, MIDI, Vorbis,|
APE, AAC-Plus V1, AAC-Plus V2, FLAC, WMA, ADPCM
|Image||Jpeg, Png, Gif, Bmp|
|Speaker Chipset||Information not available.|
|Audio Jack||Yes. Type C|
|USB||Yes, type C|
|Battery Capacity||5050 mAh, Expandable using 5000 mAh battery mod|
|Fast Charging||No, but supports Wireless Charge|
|Security Features||Face ID and 360 degrees Finger Print|