DOOGEE S96 Pro - outdoor smartphone with IP69K protection

by Timo8. November 2020
With the DOOGEE S96 Pro, a new outdoor smartphone is in the starting blocks. Whether on a construction site, in the mountains or camping, thanks to its IP69K certification, the DOOGEE S96 Pro presents itself as a particularly hard-wearing smartphone that is not only waterproof and dustproof, but can also withstand high temperatures. We'll take a closer look at what else the smartphone has to offer.





Processor and memory
CPU: MediaTek Helio G90
Internal memory: 128GB UFS2.1

Display diagonal: 6.22 inches
Display resolution: HD (720 x 1520 pixels)
Display Type: IPS

Main camera: 48 MP Samsung S5KGM1
Night vision camera: 20 MP Sony IMX350
Wide angle camera: 8 MP 130 °
Macro camera: 2 MP 4cm

Dual SIM: Yes
SIM size: Nano SIM

GSM: B2 / B3 / B5 / B8
WCDMA: B1 / B2 / B4 / B5 B8
TDD-LTE: B38 / B40
FDD-LTE: B1 / B2 / B3 / B4 / B5 / B7 / B8 / B12 / B13 / B17 / B18 / B19 / B20 / B25 / B26 / B28A / B28 / B66

WiFi: 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac
Bluetooth: 5.0
GPS: Yes
NFC: Yes

Battery: 6.350 mAh
Charging: 24W USB-C / 10W wireless

Operating system: Android 10
Rating: IP68 / IP69K MIL-STD-810G


Update 08. November 2020

The DOOGEE S96 Pro is now available and Banggood is one of the first retailers to sell the outdoor smartphone. In the pre-sale offer, the first 60 customers the device 171,95 Euros. Then the price rises to 206,34 euros. The dispatch should from 16. November respectively. Our test copy is already on its way, so you can find our detailed one under this link soon DOOGEE S96 Pro Review expected.

Buy DOOGEE S96 Pro at Banggood.

Classic rugged design with IP69K protection

A robust housing made of hardened plastic and solid metal elements give the DOOGEE S96 Pro the typical Rugged look. The control buttons and the rear camera module reach deep into the housing and are therefore optimally protected against falls and knocks. The usually sensitive Display (6.22 inches - IPS - 720 x 1520 pixels) is going through hardened protective glass from Corning protected. DOOGEE does not state which Corning glass type it is.

DOOGEE S96 Pro IP69K waterproof and dustproof

The smartphone is IP68 and IP69K certified. When broken down, these types of protection mean that the smartphone dustproof and waterproof is. Just sink the DOOGEE S96 Pro in the bathtub, the smartphone doesn't mind. The protection class IP69K goes even further and certifies the smartphone according to industry standards, according to which it is protected against water even with high pressure / steam jet cleaning, as well Temperature ranges from -30 to +70 ° C withstands. To MIL-STD-810G, a technical military standard, the smartphone has undergone various tests for US military equipment.

DOOGEE S96 Pro HD IPS display

MediaTek Helio G90 and Android 10

In terms of hardware and software, the DOOGEE S96 Pro is well positioned. A works inside the outdoor smartphone MediaTek Helio G90 chip, whose 8-core CPU (2x Cortex-A76 and 6x Cortex-A55) and Mali-G76 GPU ensure sufficient performance in everyday life. On the memory side, the smartphone is fast 8GB LPDDR4X Memory and one, also belonging to the fast storage types, 128GB UFS2.1 data store fitted. The data memory can also be equipped with a MicroSD memory card be expanded. Those who opt for it, however, have to do without the dual SIM function, as the SIM and memory card share one space.

DOOGEE S96 Pro Worldwide cellular reception

In mobile communications, the DOOGEE S96 Pro gets along with the most popular worldwide 4G LTE cellular bands. Fast WiFi comes in the form of Dual AC WiFi supported. An extensive sensor system and the reception of position data via GPS, BEIDOU, GOLNASS and Galileo make the smartphone the ideal outdoor companion. The built-in is useful NFC module, which enables mobile payment via Google Pay. The user interface builds up Android 10 on.

Quad camera with night vision

Outdoor smartphones were frowned upon for a long time because many models offered a high protection factor, but at the same time were poorly equipped in terms of internal hardware. Outdoor smartphones are now also equipped with better hardware, especially better cameras. In the case of the S96 Pro comes a Quad camera system with a 48 MP Samsung main camera, one 20 MP Sony “night vision camera”, one 8 MP wide angle camera and a 2 MP macro camera for use.

DOOGEE S96 Pro 48 MP quad camera

The main camera uses one 48 MP Samsung ISOCELL GM1 (S5KGM1) Image sensor that comes with a Quad Bayer matrix works and ensures a usable recording quality, especially in the middle class segment. What DOOGEE as "Night vision camera" is nothing more than a combination of one 20 MP Sony IMX350 image sensor and 4 infrared LEDs. The 8 MP wide angle camera takes with a particularly wide Field of view of 130 ° on. With the 2 MP macro camera are sharp shots except for 4 cm distance possible. Of the LED flash is divided into 4 particularly bright single LEDs, which are also called flashlight act. The front camera dissolves with 16 MP.

Huge 6350 mAh battery

DOOGEE S96 Pro 6350 mAh battery

Lange Terms of more than 2 days does the 6350 mAh battery possible. Fast loading comes with up to 24 Watt supported. With just one hour of electricity, the battery is charged by 50 percent. The DOOGEE S96 Pro can be charged with up to 10 watts without contact.

Price and availability

The DOOGEE S96 Pro is currently only available from AliExpress in presale. The advance booking price there is 299,99 USD. The dispatch should take place from November.

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Prices last updated on: 25. November 2020 09: 43
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That sounds very promising. When can we expect a test of the S96 Pro?