There are a number of rugged phones in the market of US and China like Homtom, AGM, etc. but Blackview has its own charm. Coming across BV7000 Pro, it is proposed keeping the price and durability in mind. It claims to be enhanced when compared with its predecessors. Now affording a durable and decent looking rugged phone will not burn a hole in your pocket.
Talking about the durability of the device, it is not very heavy. Initially this raised a few questions on the sturdiness of BV7000 Pro. But when used, it actually proved out to be an advantage. To analyze it better, this blog will highlights all the features of Blackview BV7000 Pro.
While analyzing the specifications, the very first thing that will draw your attention is the looks and the size of the phone. The display is 5 inches long. The screen is moderate size and easy to handle with a single hand. BV7000 Pro has a full high definition screen which makes the screen content flawless and clearly visible. It has 8 MP front and 13 MP back camera. It also has a fingerprint sensor intact in the model beneath the rear view camera.
BV7000 Pro has a MediaTek MT6750T processor along with a 4 GB RAM, Mali-T860 GPU and 64GB internal storage space for apps, games, files, and media. It also supports expandable storage. With a 3,500mAh battery this device has the power to last longer. It has an Android 6.0 Marshmallow which is considered as a drawback. It has an IP68 rating that makes it dustproof and waterproof.
Blackview BV7000 Pro Features and Specifications –
Display: 5.0 inch FHD Corning Gorilla Glass 3 screen
Android: 6.0 Marshmallows
Processor: MTK6750 1.5GHz Octa Core
Max Storage Expansion: 32GB
Camera: Back camera 13.0MP with AF and flashlight +
Front camera 8.0MP
Navigation: GPS + GLONASS
Sensor: Ambient Light Sensor, E-Compass, Geomagnetic Sensor,
Gravity Sensor, Gyroscope, Proximity Sensor
SIM Card: dual SIM dual standby, micro SIM + micro SIM
Other features: IP68 Waterproof + Fingerprint Scanner
Network: 2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz
3G: WCDMA 900/2100MHz
4G: FDD-LTE 800/900/1800/2100/2600
Hardware & Design – It is assumed that rugged phones are not meant to be stylish and trendy. This assumption is wronged by the look and feel of BV7000 Pro. However its style may not be liked by everyone. Its body is designed in such a manner that it can withstand a few knocks and also can be submerged in water. It has a rubber material on its body along with the metal frame. That makes it well protected.
In the bottom bezel BV7000 Pro has capacitive keys. In the top bezel it has light sensors along with an earpiece, LED indicator light and front camera. There are buttons on the side that can be used for activating camera, opening an app or taking screenshots. You can customize the button by changing it in settings. SIM card inset is on the left side of the phone and the charging port is at the bottom. The camera, fingerprint sensor, speaker and LED flash are visible when the phone is flipped.
Display – The display is one of best features this phone has. It has a clear vision along with sharp levels of brightness and contrast. The sensitivity of the screen is also good. There were no signs of missed touch or hanging of the phone screen. It may not be a high-end digitizer but it is a decent phone when it comes to display.
Performance – If analyzed correctly, this device has Pros as well as Cons to its list. But its virtues are far more in number to count, so much so, that you can actually ignore its shortcomings. This device sometimes lags while surfing through the apps and multitasking. The use of MediaTek CPU could have been upgraded with processors like Snapdragon for better performance. But even this does a fair deal of work. The 4 GB RAM plays a major role in supporting the device with smooth functionality. However, they should have used Nougat instead of Marshmallow, for dependable software. It is good device for traveling and outdoor excursion.
Battery Life – BV7000 Pro has a 3,500mAh battery, claiming an active screen-time of 5-6 hours. When tested, the battery life turned out to be 7 hours. The difference may vary in the way the phone is used. Batteries of this specification are readily available in the market in most of the smartphones. Most of them are decent performers. Considering this, BV7000 Pro provides a good battery life and upright performance.
Software – BV7000 Pro doesn’t have anything exceptions to highlight in this section. The gesture unlock feature is however worth mentioning. If you want to open a certain app just draw the concerned letter on the sleeping screen and the application will open. It is a quick shortcut to avoid time consumption. Similar to gesture unlock is the smart key feature that unlocks a certain application by setting a shortcut key of single click, double click and a long press. These features make BV7000 Pro versatile enough to access apps efficiently.
Apart from them this device also has a transition animation home screen. The rest of the features are included in almost every smart phone. However the Android marshmallow should have been upgraded, but that doesn’t make it an indecent pick. The software may not be exceptional, but all the basic features are there.
Camera – BV7000 Pro gives enhanced and decent pictures when compared to the other members of BV series. The images are high quality and sharper with upright contrast and brightness level. When it comes to HDR setting BV7000 Pro lags a manual or pro mode that can control the image setting before you go for the click. Only standard and panorama mode is present in the camera. If you are satisfied with a decent camera this phone will not disappoint you.
Buying a Blackview BV7000 Pro depends more on your personal preferences rather than the mobile features. If you are looking for good battery backup and exceptional durability, this device is the best pick for you. But if you are looking for superior sound and excellent camera quality, you must search for another gadget. Not that the camera is below average. It has a decent camera with the exteriors, robust enough that will not have to worry about the maintenance. By accepting a few compromises, you can readily enjoy the virtues BV7000 Pro has to offer.