Doogee S89 Pro review: rugged phone inspired by Batman

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In this review we will test the new Doogee S89 Pro rugged smartphone, a unique product in the industry thanks to the huge 12000 mAh battery, 65W fast charging and IP68 and IP69K certifications.

Doogee is a brand linked to the concept of smartphone rugged. It is a Chinese companyfounded in 2013, with the desire to develop devices capable of overcoming the normal limitations of the market. Over the years it has grown, becoming a real international point of reference. There are many collaborations, but also sponsorships in the sports field.

We had the opportunity to test the new one S89 Proa unique product in the industry thanks to its huge 12000 mAh battery, with fast charging from 65W. On the back, the smartphone stands out due to its two “eyes” integrated into the camera box, which can light up through the Customizable RGB LEDs. Doogee S89 Pro is a rugged smartphone in all respects, and can boast IP68 and IP69K certifications. Will he be able to satisfy us? Let’s find out together in detail in this review.

Doogee S89 Pro review: rugged phone inspired by Batman

Data sheet

  • Dimensions: 172 x 86 x 19.4 mm
  • Weight: 420 g
  • Battery: 12000 mAh
  • Refill: rapida 65W Type-C / Wireless 15W
  • International certifications: IP68 / IP69 / MIL-STD-810H
  • Processor: Helio P90 / Octa Core / 2.1GHz / 12nm
  • GPU: ARM GM9446 Up to 970MHz
  • Memory: RAM 8GB / ROM 256GB ROM / Slot MicroSD 512GB
  • Rear Camera: 64MP + 20MP ( Sony Night Vision ) + 8MP ( Samsung )
  • Front camera: 16MP
  • Display: 6.3 Pollici LCD FHD+ DotDisplay
  • Connectivity: 4G
  • WI-FI: 2.4G/5G
  • Bluetooth: 5.1
  • Navigation: GPS / Glonas / Galileo / Beido
  • Dual Sim: Support Nano SIM card + Nano SIM + TF card
  • Safety: Face ID / Fingerprint Reader (side)
  • Operating system: Android 12

Doogee S89 Pro review: rugged phone inspired by Batman

Packaging e design | Review Doogee S89 Pro

The packaging is really very well crafted, durable and large (with respect to the category) to be able to contain everything, inside we find everything we need: it smartphone, adapter for fast charging from 65W, transparent film, kit for cleaning the glass, a multipurpose pen for opening the compartment sim, jack and charging and instruction and warranty booklets.

Il design it is typical of the category rugged. Presenting itself with an important structure, designed to increase its resistance. Corners harnessed, able to cushion shocks and blows. To reinforce the structure, some metal inserts, along the sides. As well as each output (charging and headphone jack) is protected by silicone rubber pads.

On the right side we find the button to adjust the volume and the on / off button. While on the opposite side we find a customizable button and the slot for inserting the Sims. The front is characterized byampio display LCD FHD+with good 16.7 million colors. In addition to this it benefits from 480cd/m² brightness. In combination with 5000: 1 contrast and without frames. While on the back we find the three cameras e due led customizable integrated, defined by the manufacturer “Doogee Eye”.

International certifications and battery | Doogee S89 Pro review

The phone is equipped with international certifications more advanced. Among which: IP68, IP69K and the militaristic MIL-STD-810H professionally tested. Allows theimmersion in water for a maximum of 30 minutes to a depth of 1.5 m. Fully resistant against dust and sand, it can withstand one 1.5 m drop. The glass Corning Gorilla prevents damage and scratches to the screen.

One of the advantages of the Doogee S89 Pro is certainly linked to theautonomy. In fact, it features a high-capacity lithium-ion battery. Let’s talk about ben 12000mAh, really impressive. Watching movies and TV series we are around 18 ore playback. If we like to talk to our friends or loved ones, we have well available 60 hours of phone calls and even 2340 ore (36 days) of stand by. While for normal use it safely lasts between 4/6 days.

With a type-C fast charging from 65 W (Ultra Fast technology) capable in just 20 minutes to restore the 15% energy, while for a full charge almost is needed 2 ore. It also supports charging Wireless da 15w, useful for eliminating the problem of connecting and disconnecting cables. Also with the function OTGsupports charging other devices.

Doogee S89 Pro review: rugged phone inspired by Batman

Cameras | Doogee S89 Pro review

Doogee S89 Pro, is equipped with a 64MP + 20MP + 8MP AI triple camera it’s a 16MP front camera, to capture photos and videos at the most important moments.

  • 64Mp main camera : with integrated AI function. The photos are clearer and more realistic. It supports PDAF technology and is flanked by two Flash LEDs.
  • 8MP Wide Angle Camera: enjoys both a wide focal aperture and a 130 ° viewing angle (Samsung S5K4H7)
  • 20MP night vision sensor: integrates 4 infrared that allow a clear view even in the total absence of light (SONY IMX350 sensor)
  • 16MP front camera: with integrated AI beauty function, thanks to which it is possible to shoot with good results, above all in the context of the selfie

Of note in our test, that the videos are not synchronized with the audio, they often freeze in 4k mode, making it difficult to manage and edit videos both at the amateur level and at the creator level. The quality of the audio and microphone are not top notch.

Doogee S89 Pro review: rugged phone inspired by Batman Doogee S89 Pro review: rugged phone inspired by Batman

Processor, memories and operating system | Doogee S89 Pro review

Nothing is left to chance and the rugged smartphone is aware of it, it is equipped with a chipset Mediatekwith the fast and efficient Helio P90 Octa-corealong with a pair of Cortex-A75 e sei Cortex-A55. Complete the whole PowerVR GM 9446 GPU. 8GB from RAM and an internal memory equal to 256 GB expandable via MicroSD fino a 512Gb. The device runs smoothly, even in difficult situations such as the Multitasking without delay.

Use the latest version OS released by Googlethat is to say Android 12. One of the best curated, enriched and functional versions ever released. Not to mention the new gesture functions, such as quick access widgets.

Connectivity and security

In addition to the simple modulo GPS, other technologies are added such as: Glonass, Galileo and Beidou. Indispensable for satellite navigation, online location sharing. There is no shortage of classics, Bluetooth 5.1 and a Dual Wi-Fi. Also equipped with NFCwhich among other things enables payment contactless. Also taking advantage of technology Dual Sim, lo smartphone manages to manage the telephone traffic of two Sim cards always active.

Doogee S89 Pro protects data via double safety system. In fact, it integrates a sensor for scanning fingerprintsdirectly integrated into the button on-off. As well as also benefits from the face recognition. Both systems are quick and accurate in unlocking the screen.

Doogee S89 Pro review: rugged phone inspired by Batman

Customizable Button and Doogee Eye | Doogee S89 Pro review

We are talking about a really useful addition, since it is possible to associate several quick-activation features to this key to simplify everyday life. Whether it’s turning on a flashlight, using one of the many stopwatches, or making an emergency call.

As for the Doogee Eyes, this option also improves their usability, since they can be customized. By assigning a color and a flashing mode. Relating to the type of call and message notifications. Among other things, they can be synchronized with music.

Conclusions

The Doogee S89 Pro offers a solid image of itself, supported by the many specificities that make it unique in its kind, where a traditional smartphone would find considerable difficulties. Ideal for work professions such as the worker, the painter, mechanic or construction worker, fields in which it exploits its characteristics of indestructibility and impermeability.

But also suitable for outdoor enthusiasts or anyone who puts solidity first. Not forgetting that it is a latest generation smartphone. Equipped with everything necessary for digital management, advanced functions, without neglecting noteworthy photographic sensors in which to immortalize everyday life. In short, a quality device, which for the umpteenth time highlights the work of this brand.

In order not to miss this opportunity, Doogee provides the code “89890920” valid until 10/10/2022, to take advantage of a discount of 20 euro.

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Points in favor

  • Infinite battery
  • Excellent video quality
  • IP68 and IP69K certifications
  • Night vision
  • Customizable LEDs

Points against

  • Low sound
  • Heavy enough
  • Videos out of sync with audio