First impressions & Quick Review of Doogee S40, The Rock-solid Explorer

Posted in May 14, 2019 in Reviews, no comment

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Doogee S40

Meet Doogee S40, The Rock-solid Explorer
The Doogee S40 is made out of Polycarbonate. The cell phone is guaranteed with IP68, IP69K, and MIL-STD-810G. The cell phone comes in three unique hues, Black, Green and Orange. It includes a 5.5 inches IPS show with 720 x 1440 px goals. The Doogee S40 keeps running on Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the case, however the S40’s firmware can be moved up to a more up to date form of OS. Particulars can not be reprimand or recognition. These are Mediatek MTK6739 processor, standard at the cost section, 2GB of RAM and PowerVR GE8100 video quickening agent, from which you don’t need to hold up much. Not the most asset serious applications will keep running with no issues, yet gamers should better take a gander at the more costly contraptions with the best equipment. 16GB of ROM is enhanced with a space for microSD cards, so many films and music collections can be put away in the new item.

S40 is 3G and 4G competent. This cell phone has a worked in GPS collector. GPS is a satellite based route framework that permits the assurance of the definite geological area on Earth. The S40 accompanies Near Field Communications (NFC) usefulness for exchanging content with other NFC-empowered gadgets. This Doogee cell phone has FM radio collector. A colossal 4650mAh battery offers more than 11-12 hours of dynamic screen time, decreasing the requirement for a power bank. Contactless installments ( NFC ), OTG, LTE and an Android Pie attempted to the littlest detail divert the gadget from Dougie into a potential hit. The Doogee S40 keeps running on Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the crate. It accompanies a Li-Po 4650 mAh, non-removable battery.

The cell phone sensors measure physical amounts and transmit them to the application processor. The telephones’ accelerometer is a worked in electronic segment that estimates tilt and movement. A unique mark sensor is one of the simplest and most secure approaches to ensure your cell phone. The vicinity sensor recognizes when a client is holding the telephone close to their face amid a cancel and turns the showcase to avert keypad presses and battery utilization from the presentation. The S40 has Dual SIM ability, which implies that you can embed two diverse SIM cards and use them both from one telephone.

Here you can read about the unboxing of Doogee S40 Rugged Smartphone.
Next, watch the first impressions and the first experience on Android Pie 9.0 OS
Firmware tested: Android Pie 9. stock
Build number: DOOGEE-S40-Android9.0-20190121
Kernel version:  4.4.146
Android Patch Level: March 5, 2019
Firmware version: DOOGEE-S40-Android9.0-20190319_20190411-1425
Hardware: mt6739
API Level: 28
Java VM: ART 2.1.0
Root: Firmware is not rooted.
Available features: A sturdy body, Waterproof and Dustproof, Dual SIM,  Radio FM, WiFi, WiFi Hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0,  A-GPS, GPS, Microphone, Front Camera & Dual Rear Camera, LED Flash, USB Host, OTA Sync, Scheduled Power On & Off, Printing, Cloud Print, Voice Search, Sound Recorder, Calculator, Quick Flash Light, Airplane Mode, App Widgets, Audio Jack Output, USB Accessory, OTG, Multitouch, Audio Profiles, Google Play Store & gapps, Adaptive brightness, BesLoudness Sound Enhancement, Battery Saver mode, Standby intelligent power saving, Fingerprint, NFC, Gesture Motion (Three fingers screenshot, Gesture Motion, Smart Motion), Navigation Bar, Dura Speed, Scan, Gestures – Jump to camera, Adobe Captivate, Night Light, Invert Colors.
Sensors available on device: Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Magnetometer,  Orientation, Light, Proximity & GeoMag Rotation Vector.
CPU & GPU
CPU: MediaTek MT673 ARM Cortex-A53 1.3 GHz Quad-Core 64 Bit
GPU: PowerVR GE8100.
Cameras. Rear Cameras: 8.0MP+5.0MP f/2.2 80° Wide-angle LED Flash. Front Camera: 5.0MP f/2.2 80° Wide-angle. You can expect image quality and rendering power that every photo fanatic deserves from a phone. Enjoy Capturing!
Display. Display Size: 5.5″. Resolution: 480*960 FWVGA. Pixel Density: 195ppi. Panel Technology: Multi-touch / Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Type: IPS. Others: Capacitive, LED Notifications, Without Notch, Scratch resistant.
Battery. 4650mAh Built-in Polymer Battery 5V/2A Non-removable. So now you can enjoy movie marathons, launch apps, and play games without worrying about running out of battery.
Internal storage.   Capacity: 16 GB. Space without OS: 8.69 GB. (54%). SD slot up to 128 GB. Tested with  Mixza Tohaoll 64GB SDXC Micro SD Memory Card.
Cost-effective. 7.3 from 10 – pretty impressive regarding the actual low price.

In Antutu Video Tester 3.0 Doogee S40 scores 625 points, this firmware version fully supported 14 video files, partially supported 9 video files and didn’t managed to play 7 video file types.

Wifi Internet speed tested gets also pretty good values: over 51 Mbps in download and the upload speed was over 16 Mbps. The router used in this test is Xiaomi Mi WiFi Router, mounted in another room.

Conclusion
In use, the phone proved to be a capable performer and didn’t stutter or run sluggishly during our brief encounter. The S40 is equipped a lot better than most other rugged smartphones out there, it has lots of features and it also looks pretty good. In terms of ruggedness, the S40 excels in every aspect, it is waterproof, dustproof and can handle lots of drops.Android 9.0 Pie OS on the Doogee S40 runs very smooth – transitions, animations, apps switching and general OS fluidity is just great, the WiFi speed is very good, I really like it a lot. During our tests, we experienced zero force closes, hangups or stability issues. Google Play and gapps are working without issue. Google Play Services updated no problem. 3rd party apps downloaded and updated without issues.

Doogee S40 has now an amazing affordable price and very good value for the money, go ahead and buy it from here!

Photo gallery full album here. Official webpage here. Unboxing Photo Album with Hi-Rez images here. Unboxing Doogee X70 Affordable and Durable Smartphone here. Unboxing Doogee S55 Rugged Smartphone – Rugged Inside Out – here. Here you can read about the unboxing of Doogee S60 Lite. Unboxing DOOGEE S80 Proffesional Walkie-Talkie Rugged Smartphone here. Here you can read about the unboxing of Doogee BL7000 4G Phablet.

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