[dropcap]R[/dropcap]ecently, the Blackview brand unveiled the new Blackview BL8800 series (BL8800/BL8800 Pro) of rugged smartphones. The latest rugged smartphone series includes Blackview BL8800 and Blackview BL8800 Pro. Both models support 5G, while the main difference between smartphones is quite significant. BL8800 supports night vision, while Blackview BL8800 Pro supports thermal by Flir. The world premiere for the Blackview BL8800 series (BL8800/BL8800 Pro) will be open on May 23 PT.
The Blackview BL8800 series is the follow-up of its recent best-seller flagship, Blackview BV8800, which withstands even the harshest environments and practically is a dream-come-true for most rugged phone lovers in terms of high-end specs, top-notch performance and the value-add of a night vision. With the addition of 5G and thermal imaging technology, the BL8800 series is expected to bring a huge leap in performance.
Blackview BV8800 vs Blackview BL8800 series
Before getting down any details of the upcoming upgraded versions, here’s a short recap of its predecessor. The BV8800 features a 50MP ultra-clear main camera, along with a 20MP IR night vision camera that allows users to see through darkness as well as to take photos and videos in complete blackness. A blazing-fast 90Hz display on BV8800 is a breakthrough in this industry where all the competitions sport the average 60Hz display.
Besides, has a giant 8380mAh battery, 45% above average capacity, which shockingly delivers 4G/WiFi off standby time up to 720 hrs (30 days). Battery refill is easy with a 33W fast charge. This rugged smartphone is powered by the top-end 4G octa-core chipset, MediaTek G96, and running on the latest Doke OS 3.0, based on Android 11. BV8800 revolutionizes the toughness by ascending to MIL-STD-810H, the latest revision of MIL-STD-810 while matching up to the industry-leading IP68 & IP69K waterproof rating.
BL8800 / BL8800 Pro Rugged Smartphone Overview Features
The Blackview BL8800 series (BL8800/BL8800 Pro) is the direct 5G & thermal iteration of the BV8800. And by that, the BL8800 stays the same in appearance and generally keeps all the functions and features that make the predecessor a serious rugged phone flagship.
What makes a world of difference for the BL8800 series is that it’s powered by a 5G chipset (Dimensity 70, Octa Core, 2*2.2GHz Cortex-A76, 6*2.0GHz Cortex-A55), upgraded from 4G. Supports faster uploads, downloads, streaming, and gaming. Most of all, it delivers peace of mind for the user in the 5G-prevailing times. For those who find the BV8800 quite fascinating but hesitate about the 4G connectivity or just want a nearly-unbreakable phone to withstand the elements from demanding working environments or unpredictable nature, the BL8800 series 5G is the way to go.
Blackview BL8800 Pro with thermal by Flir, BL8800 with Nigh Vision
The addition of a thermal imager makes the BL8800 series (BL8800 / BL8800 Pro) even more efficient and reliable for outdoor applications. It allows you to avoid dangers by detecting wild animals, to finding lost party members even on the darkest night. Additionally, it can be a powerful troubleshooting tool for your home. Everything is so much more interesting through the “alien” vision.
BL8800 Pro thanks to the thermal imaging camera, FLIR®Lepton® locates the heat source and it in the image you can see, regardless of the lighting location.
With a 20MP IR night vision camera, backed by two IR LEDs, BL8800 allows you to see through darkness as well as to take photos and videos in complete blackness.
Availability and price
The world premiere for the Blackview BL8800 series (BL8800/BL8800 Pro) will be open on May 23 PT. More upgrades and details will be announced in the days to come. Click here to find out more and add to cart.