Ulefone is planning to announce a new smartphone in its rugged ‘Armor’ series, the Armor 5. The company has just shared images of the device, along with some info regarding its specifications. Ulefone says that the Armor 5 will be the world’s first tri-proof smartphone, and by that, the company probably refers to its ruggedness, as the device is IP68 certified, while it will almost certainly be drop and dust resistant as well, even though Ulefone did not confirms that just yet.
Now, to make things more interesting, it’s worth noting that this phone comes with a glass back, or so it seems based on the provided renders. Glass phones are usually quite prone to shattering when dropped, but Ulefone included protection all around the phone’s back and front side, while the device’s sides are also well-protected, so the phone really looks like it can be dropped and withstand it without a problem. There’s always a chance you’ll drop it on something narrow directly on the display or its back, which won’t exactly be good for it, of course, but it should be able to handle drops to cement, dirt, and what not. The phone sports a rear-facing fingerprint scanner, and a dual camera setup above it. A dual-LED flash is also included on the back of this device, and so is the company’s branding. All the physical keys are located on the right, while the device does sport a notch at the top of the display. This phone’s bezels are not that thick at all, especially for a rugged smartphone.
Ulefone has a tradition of including rather large batteries in its Armor-series smartphones, and this one is no different. The company will include a 5,000mAh battery on the inside of this phone, while the device will sport a 5.85-inch display, we still do not know what resolution to expect, but it’s probably an 18:9 display. MediaTek’s Helio P23 64-bit octa-core processor will fuel this smartphone, while 16 and 5-megapixel cameras will be included on the back of the device. That is more or less as far as the provided info is concerned, this device will become official in the near future, so stay tuned for that.