Realme V3 smartphone – $ 174.32 from AliExpress
(£ 138.55 / AU $ 241.77)
Watch this model from Realme while you wait for the BV10000 to drop. It has a 5000 mAh battery, 6.5-inch HD + display and 5G connectivity.View deal
In a strangely executed leak campaign, Blackview sent us a press release with rumors about the first 5G robust smartphone, is likely to be called the BV10000 (given its current flagship – and our current leader in the rankings – the BV9900Pro).
We got a picture of the phone and we know it has a 5G Mediatek processor (likely a Dimensity 800 or 1000), LPDDR4 memory, a 6.5-inch display with a thinner bezel, and a metal frame.
The big improvement, however, appears to be the inclusion of a Honeywell 2D scanner, which Blackview describes as “flagship level”.
As an outdoor device capable of very fast wireless speeds, the BV10000 is likely a potential winner for anyone who needs a powerful scanning device that can work in all weather conditions.
Blackview also claims to have improved the cameras. As a reminder, the BV9900Pro has a 48 megapixel Sony camera sensor, so a 64 megapixel model is not out of the question.
Another unknown is whether Blackview will keep the FLIR infrared camera sensor or remove it altogether. Disabled FLIR would certainly save on the total material cost, but we would like it to continue anyway.
The rugged smartphone manufacturer has confirmed that the phone could arrive as early as next month, putting it in direct competition Ulefone’s armor 8. Expect both to indeed have Android 10 and quite a large battery.