The Oukitel WP12 is a rugged smartphone meant to endure the harshest of conditions. The device is part of the Oukitel WP series which over the years has targeted to provide tough and rugged smartphones while still maintaining the features on a normal Android device. The Oukitel WP12 is best for engineers, construction workers, miner workers, or oil rig workers who work in harsh conditions or close to extreme temperatures. The Oukitel WP12 is designed to endure those factors which would otherwise damage normal smartphones like water, heat, or pressure. Although the phone is designed to be tough, it still manages to offer a normal android experience like face unlock, dual SIM, and even NFC. The phone is available for purchase on AliExpress for $149.99 as this is where Oukitel’s official website redirects you to.
Oukitel WP12 Specifications
The Oukitel WP12 has a 5.5 inches screen when measured diagonally. The screen uses an IPS LCD panel which offers a 20 x 1440 screen resolution. The phone runs on Android 11 out of the box and is the world’s first rugged smartphone to ship with this version of Android. This brings along features like face unlock, NFC, GPS, system-wide dark mode, Bluetooth 5.0, useful gestures, screen recording, and screencasting. It is powered by a MediaTek Helio A22 processor which has an Octa-core CPU with a 1.8 GHz base frequency. It has 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage which expandable up to 256 GB with a memory card.
The WP12 features a 13 MP main camera and an Auxiliary camera at the back. Next to the camera lenses lies a Tri-LED flashlight illuminates dark areas very well especially at night or during camping. The selfie camera is a 5 MP sensor that lies at the top of the screen next to the earpiece. The battery on this phone is big enough as it has a 400 mAh battery capacity. The battery can offer approximately 420 standby hours, 25 music hours, 22 calling hours, 10 gaming hours, and up to 11 hours of gaming.
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Oukitel WP12 Protective Features
As I had mentioned before, the Oukitel W12 is a tough device. It is meant to survive in the harshest conditions. This is because it has IP68 and IP69K certifications. This means that it can handle the pressure of up to 57kPa, temperatures of up to 25 degrees, 50%-90% humidity, acidic atmospheres of up to 4.17 PH, and 1120W/M squared of solar radiation energy. It is also waterproof up to 1.5 M for about 30 minutes. It will also easily handles falls from up to 1.5 M without any damage to the display of internal hardware. In case you’re wondering you can also shoot photos underwater and use the touch screen while your gloves are still on. No need to take off your gloves just to operate the device. However, this works on gloves not thicker than 1.5 mm.